Publications

Journal Articles

  1. & Limitations in the use of PSMγ, agr , RNAIII, and biofilm formation as biomarkers to define invasive Staphylococcus epidermidis from chronic biomedical device-associated infections. International Journal of Medical Microbiology 307(7), 382-387.
  2. & The Bacterial Species Campylobacter jejuni Induce Diverse Innate Immune Responses in Human and Avian Intestinal Epithelial Cells. Frontiers in Microbiology 8
  3. et. al. Recombination-Mediated Host Adaptation by Avian Staphylococcus aureus. Genome Biology and Evolution 9(4), 830-842.
  4. & Critical review of the current and future challenges associated with advancedin vitrosystems towards the study of nanoparticle (secondary) genotoxicity. Mutagenesis 32(1), 233-241.
  5. & Biofilm Morphotypes and Population Structure among Staphylococcus epidermidis from Commensal and Clinical Samples. PLOS ONE 11(3), e0151240
  6. & Correction: Biofilm Morphotypes and Population Structure among Staphylococcus epidermidis from Commensal and Clinical Samples. PLOS ONE 11(4), e0154510
  7. & Effects of polysaccharide intercellular adhesin (PIA) in an ex vivo model of whole blood killing and in prosthetic joint infection (PJI): A role for C5a. International Journal of Medical Microbiology
  8. et. al. Ecological Overlap and Horizontal Gene Transfer in Staphylococcus aureus and Staphylococcus epidermidis. Genome Biology and Evolution 7(5), 1313-1328.
  9. & Quantum dot induced cellular perturbations involving varying toxicity pathways. Toxicol. Res.
  10. & Dormant Cells of Staphylococcus aureus Are Resuscitated by Spent Culture Supernatant. PLoS ONE 9(2), e85998
  11. & Differential response to bacteria, and TOLLIP expression, in the human respiratory tract. BMJ Open Respiratory Research 1(1), e000046
  12. & Combined dysfunctions of immune cells predict nosocomial infection in critically ill patients. British Journal of Anaesthesia 111(5), 778-787.
  13. & Comment on "Changes and Regulation of the C5a Receptor on Neutrophils during Septic Shock in Humans". The Journal of Immunology 191(10), 4893-4893.
  14. Monocytes control second-phase neutrophil emigration in established LPS-induced murine injury. Am J Respir Crit Care Med 186(6), 514-524.
  15. & An extracellular Staphylococcus epidermidis polysaccharide: relation to Polysaccharide Intercellular Adhesin and its implication in phagocytosis. BMC Microbiology 12(1), 76
  16. & Bacterial adhesion, intracellular survival and cytokine induction upon stimulation of mononuclear cells with planktonic or biofilm phase Staphylococcus epidermidis. FEMS Microbiology Letters 330(1), 56-65.
  17. & Ventilator-Associated Pneumonia Is Characterized by Excessive Release of Neutrophil Proteases in the Lung. Chest 142(6), 1425-1432.
  18. & Raman Spectroscopy of Bacterial Species and Strains Cultivated under Reproducible Conditions. Spectroscopy: An International Journal 27, 361-365.
  19. & Monocytes Control Second-Phase Neutrophil Emigration in Established Lipopolysaccharide-induced Murine Lung Injury. American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine 186(6), 514-524.
  20. & WAP domain proteins as modulators of mucosal immunity. Biochem Soc Trans 39, 1409-1415.
  21. & A Randomized Controlled Trial of Nebulized Gentamicin in Non–Cystic Fibrosis Bronchiectasis. American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine 183(4), 491-499.
  22. & C5a-mediated neutrophil dysfunction is RhoA-dependent and predicts infection in critically ill patients. Blood 117(19), 5178-5188.
  23. & The Human Cathelicidin LL-37 Preferentially Promotes Apoptosis of Infected Airway Epithelium. American Journal of Respiratory Cell and Molecular Biology 43(6), 692-702.
  24. & NO-loaded Zn2+-Exchanged Zeolite Materials; A Potential Bi-Functional Anti-Bacterial Strategy. Acta Biomaterialia, 692-702.
  25. & Polyinosine-Polycytidylic Acid Stimulates Versican Accumulation in the Extracellular Matrix Promoting Monocyte Adhesion. American Journal of Respiratory Cell and Molecular Biology 43(1), 109-120.
  26. & NO-loaded Zn2+-exchanged zeolite materials: A potential bifunctional anti-bacterial strategy. Acta Biomaterialia 6(4), 1515-1521.
  27. & Correction. Thorax 65(9), 844-844.
  28. & C5a mediates peripheral blood neutrophil dysfunction in critically ill patients. American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine 180(1), 19-28.
  29. & Reactive Oxygen Species Regulate Neutrophil Recruitment and Survival in Pneumococcal Pneumonia. American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine 177(8), 887-895.
  30. & Galectin-3 Reduces the Severity of Pneumococcal Pneumonia by Augmenting Neutrophil Function. The American Journal of Pathology 172(2), 395-405.
  31. & The human cationic host defense peptide LL-37 mediates contrasting effects on apoptotic pathways in different primary cells of the innate immune system. Journal of Leukocyte Biology 80(3), 509-520.
  32. & Overexpression of hyaluronan synthases alters vascular smooth muscle cell phenotype and promotes monocyte adhesion. Journal of Cellular Physiology 206(2), 378-385.
  33. & Differential Regulation of Neutrophil-Activating Chemokines by IL-6 and Its Soluble Receptor Isoforms. The Journal of Immunology 172(9), 5676-5683.
  34. & Pro- and Anti-Inflammatory Factors Cooperate to Control Hyaluronan Synthesis in Lung Fibroblasts. American Journal of Respiratory Cell and Molecular Biology 31(1), 92-99.
  35. & Interplay between IFN-γ and IL-6 signaling governs neutrophil trafficking and apoptosis during acute inflammation. Journal of Clinical Investigation 112(4), 598-607.
  36. & Differential Regulation of Chemokine Production in Human Peritoneal Mesothelial Cells: IFN-  Controls Neutrophil Migration Across the Mesothelium In Vitro and In Vivo. The Journal of Immunology 167(2), 1028-1038.
  37. & IL-6 and Its Soluble Receptor Orchestrate a Temporal Switch in the Pattern of Leukocyte Recruitment Seen during Acute Inflammation. Immunity 14(6), 705-714.
  38. & Early peritoneal responses to bacterial invasion: Cellular exudation. Sepsis 3(4), 303-309.

Books

  1. & Biomaterials Associated Infection.