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2022

CMV infection and management among pediatric solid organ transplant recipients.
Downes KJ, Sharova A, Boge CLK, Vader D, Mitrou M, Hayes M, Galetaki DM, Gianchetti L, Vella LA, Li Y.
Pediatr Transplant. 2022 Jan 6:e14220. doi: 10.1111/petr.14220. Online ahead of print.
PMID: 34994041

2021

Proteomic profiling of MIS-C patients indicates heterogeneity relating to interferon gamma dysregulation and vascular endothelial dysfunction.
Diorio C, Shraim R, Vella LA, Giles JR, Baxter AE, Oldridge DA, Canna SW, Henrickson SE, McNerney KO, Balamuth F, Burudpakdee C, Lee J, Leng T, Farrel A, Lambert MP, Sullivan KE, Wherry EJ, Teachey DT, Bassiri H, Behrens EM.
Nat Commun. 2021 Dec 10;12(1):7222. doi: 10.1038/s41467-021-27544-6.
PMID: 34893640

Current Insights Into the Pathophysiology of Multisystem Inflammatory Syndrome in Children.
Vella LA, Rowley AH.
Curr Pediatr Rep. 2021 Oct 19:1-10. doi: 10.1007/s40124-021-00257-6.
PMID: 34692237

mRNA vaccines induce durable immune memory to SARS-CoV-2 and variants of concern.
Goel RR, Painter MM, Apostolidis SA, Mathew D, Meng W, Rosenfeld AM, Lundgreen KA, Reynaldi A, Khoury DS, Pattekar A, Gouma S, Kuri-Cervantes L, Hicks P, Dysinger S, Hicks A, Sharma H, Herring S, Korte S, Baxter AE, Oldridge DA, Giles JR, Weirick ME, McAllister CM, Awofolaju M, Tanenbaum N, Drapeau EM, Dougherty J, Long S, D'Andrea K, Hamilton JT, McLaughlin M, Williams JC, Adamski S, Kuthuru O; UPenn COVID Processing Unit‡, Frank I, Betts MR, Vella LA, Grifoni A, Weiskopf D, Sette A, Hensley SE, Davenport MP, Bates P, Luning Prak ET, Greenplate AR, Wherry EJ.
Science. 2021 Dec 3;374(6572):abm0829. doi: 10.1126/science.abm0829. Epub 2021 Dec 3.
PMID: 34648302

Vaccine-induced ICOS+CD38+ circulating Tfh are sensitive biosensors of age-related changes in inflammatory pathways.
Herati RS, Silva LV, Vella LA, Muselman A, Alanio C, Bengsch B, Kurupati RK, Kannan S, Manne S, Kossenkov AV, Canaday DH, Doyle SA, Ertl HCJ, Schmader KE, Wherry EJ.
Cell Rep Med. 2021 May 7;2(5):100262. doi: 10.1016/j.xcrm.2021.100262. eCollection 2021 May 18.
PMID: 34095875

CD8+ T cells contribute to survival in patients with COVID-19 and hematologic cancer.
Bange EM, Han NA, Wileyto P, Kim JY, Gouma S, Robinson J, Greenplate AR, Hwee MA, Porterfield F, Owoyemi O, Naik K, Zheng C, Galantino M, Weisman AR, Ittner CAG, Kugler EM, Baxter AE, Oniyide O, Agyekum RS, Dunn TG, Jones TK, Giannini HM, Weirick ME, McAllister CM, Babady NE, Kumar A, Widman AJ, DeWolf S, Boutemine SR, Roberts C, Budzik KR, Tollett S, Wright C, Perloff T, Sun L, Mathew D, Giles JR, Oldridge DA, Wu JE, Alanio C, Adamski S, Garfall AL, Vella LA, Kerr SJ, Cohen JV, Oyer RA, Massa R, Maillard IP, Maxwell KN, Reilly JP, Maslak PG, Vonderheide RH, Wolchok JD, Hensley SE, Wherry EJ, Meyer NJ, DeMichele AM, Vardhana SA, Mamtani R, Huang AC.
Nat Med. 2021 Jul;27(7):1280-1289. doi: 10.1038/s41591-021-01386-7. Epub 2021 May 20.
PMID: 34017137

Cutaneous Findings in SARS-CoV-2-Associated Multisystem Inflammatory Disease in Children.
Blatz AM, Oboite M, Chiotos K, Castelo-Soccio L, Odom John AR; Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia MIS-C Research Collaborative.
Open Forum Infect Dis. 2021 Feb 16;8(3):ofab074. doi: 10.1093/ofid/ofab074. eCollection 2021 Mar.
PMID: 33778091

Deep immune profiling of MIS-C demonstrates marked but transient immune activation compared to adult and pediatric COVID-19.
Vella LA, Giles JR, Baxter AE, Oldridge DA, Diorio C, Kuri-Cervantes L, Alanio C, Pampena MB, Wu JE, Chen Z, Huang YJ, Anderson EM, Gouma S, McNerney KO, Chase J, Burudpakdee C, Lee JH, Apostolidis SA, Huang AC, Mathew D, Kuthuru O, Goodwin EC, Weirick ME, Bolton MJ, Arevalo CP, Ramos A, Jasen CJ, Conrey PE, Sayed S, Giannini HM, D'Andrea K; UPenn COVID Processing Unit, Meyer NJ, Behrens EM, Bassiri H, Hensley SE, Henrickson SE, Teachey DT, Betts MR, Wherry EJ.
Sci Immunol. 2021 Mar 2;6(57):eabf7570. doi: 10.1126/sciimmunol.abf7570.
PMID: 33653907

Seasonal human coronavirus antibodies are boosted upon SARS-CoV-2 infection but not associated with protection.
Anderson EM, Goodwin EC, Verma A, Arevalo CP, Bolton MJ, Weirick ME, Gouma S, McAllister CM, Christensen SR, Weaver J, Hicks P, Manzoni TB, Oniyide O, Ramage H, Mathew D, Baxter AE, Oldridge DA, Greenplate AR, Wu JE, Alanio C, D'Andrea K, Kuthuru O, Dougherty J, Pattekar A, Kim J, Han N, Apostolidis SA, Huang AC, Vella LA, Kuri-Cervantes L, Pampena MB; UPenn COVID Processing Unit, Betts MR, Wherry EJ, Meyer NJ, Cherry S, Bates P, Rader DJ, Hensley SE.
Cell. 2021 Apr 1;184(7):1858-1864.e10. doi: 10.1016/j.cell.2021.02.010. Epub 2021 Feb 9.
PMID: 33631096

The Identity of Human Tissue-Emigrant CD8+ T Cells.
Buggert M, Vella LA, Nguyen S, Wu VH, Chen Z, Sekine T, Perez-Potti A, Maldini CR, Manne S, Darko S, Ransier A, Kuri-Cervantes L, Japp AS, Brody IB, Ivarsson MA, Gorin JB, Rivera-Ballesteros O, Hertwig L, Antel JP, Johnson ME, Okoye A, Picker L, Vahedi G, Sparrelid E, Llewellyn-Lacey S, Gostick E, Sandberg JK, Björkström N, Bar-Or A, Dori Y, Naji A, Canaday DH, Laufer TM, Wells AD, Price DA, Frank I, Douek DC, Wherry EJ, Itkin MG, Betts MR.
Cell. 2020 Dec 23;183(7):1946-1961.e15. doi: 10.1016/j.cell.2020.11.019. Epub 2020 Dec 10.
PMID: 33306960

Evidence of thrombotic microangiopathy in children with SARS-CoV-2 across the spectrum of clinical presentations.
Diorio C, McNerney KO, Lambert M, Paessler M, Anderson EM, Henrickson SE, Chase J, Liebling EJ, Burudpakdee C, Lee JH, Balamuth FB, Blatz AM, Chiotos K, Fitzgerald JC, Giglia TM, Gollomp K, Odom John AR, Jasen C, Leng T, Petrosa W, Vella LA, Witmer C, Sullivan KE, Laskin BL, Hensley SE, Bassiri H, Behrens EM, Teachey DT.
Blood Adv. 2020 Dec 8;4(23):6051-6063. doi: 10.1182/bloodadvances.2020003471.
PMID: 33290544

Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome-Coronavirus-2 (SARS-CoV-2) Antibody Responses in Children With Multisystem Inflammatory Syndrome in Children (MIS-C) and Mild and Severe Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19).
Anderson EM, Diorio C, Goodwin EC, McNerney KO, Weirick ME, Gouma S, Bolton MJ, Arevalo CP, Chase J, Hicks P, Manzoni TB, Baxter AE, Andrea KP, Burudpakdee C, Lee JH, Vella LA, Henrickson SE, Harris RM, Wherry EJ, Bates P, Bassiri H, Behrens EM, Teachey DT, Hensley SE.
J Pediatric Infect Dis Soc. 2021 May 28;10(5):669-673. doi: 10.1093/jpids/piaa161.
PMID: 33263756

2020

Convalescent plasma for pediatric patients with SARS-CoV-2-associated acute respiratory distress syndrome.
Diorio C, Anderson EM, McNerney KO, Goodwin EC, Chase JC, Bolton MJ, Arevalo CP, Weirick ME, Gouma S, Vella LA, Henrickson SE, Chiotos K, Fitzgerald JC, Kilbaugh TJ, John ARO, Blatz AM, Lambert MP, Sullivan KE, Tartaglione MR, Zambrano D, Martin M, Lee JH, Young P, Friedman D, Sesok-Pizzini DA, Hensley SE, Behrens EM, Bassiri H, Teachey DT.
Pediatr Blood Cancer. 2020 Nov;67(11):e28693. doi: 10.1002/pbc.28693. Epub 2020 Sep 4.
PMID: 32885904

Multisystem inflammatory syndrome in children and COVID-19 are distinct presentations of SARS-CoV-2.
Diorio C, Henrickson SE, Vella LA, McNerney KO, Chase J, Burudpakdee C, Lee JH, Jasen C, Balamuth F, Barrett DM, Banwell BL, Bernt KM, Blatz AM, Chiotos K, Fisher BT, Fitzgerald JC, Gerber JS, Gollomp K, Gray C, Grupp SA, Harris RM, Kilbaugh TJ, John ARO, Lambert M, Liebling EJ, Paessler ME, Petrosa W, Phillips C, Reilly AF, Romberg ND, Seif A, Sesok-Pizzini DA, Sullivan KE, Vardaro J, Behrens EM, Teachey DT, Bassiri H.
J Clin Invest. 2020 Nov 2;130(11):5967-5975. doi: 10.1172/JCI140970.
PMID: 32730233

SARS-CoV-2 seroprevalence among parturient women in Philadelphia.
Flannery DD, Gouma S, Dhudasia MB, Mukhopadhyay S, Pfeifer MR, Woodford EC, Gerber JS, Arevalo CP, Bolton MJ, Weirick ME, Goodwin EC, Anderson EM, Greenplate AR, Kim J, Han N, Pattekar A, Dougherty J, Kuthuru O, Mathew D, Baxter AE, Vella LA, Weaver J, Verma A, Leite R, Morris JS, Rader DJ, Elovitz MA, Wherry EJ, Puopolo KM, Hensley SE.
Sci Immunol. 2020 Jul 29;5(49):eabd5709. doi: 10.1126/sciimmunol.abd5709.
PMID: 32727884

Deep immune profiling of COVID-19 patients reveals distinct immunotypes with therapeutic implications.
Mathew D, Giles JR, Baxter AE, Oldridge DA, Greenplate AR, Wu JE, Alanio C, Kuri-Cervantes L, Pampena MB, D'Andrea K, Manne S, Chen Z, Huang YJ, Reilly JP, Weisman AR, Ittner CAG, Kuthuru O, Dougherty J, Nzingha K, Han N, Kim J, Pattekar A, Goodwin EC, Anderson EM, Weirick ME, Gouma S, Arevalo CP, Bolton MJ, Chen F, Lacey SF, Ramage H, Cherry S, Hensley SE, Apostolidis SA, Huang AC, Vella LA; UPenn COVID Processing Unit, Betts MR, Meyer NJ, Wherry EJ.
Science. 2020 Sep 4;369(6508):eabc8511. doi: 10.1126/science.abc8511. Epub 2020 Jul 15.
PMID: 32669297

Comprehensive mapping of immune perturbations associated with severe COVID-19.
Kuri-Cervantes L, Pampena MB, Meng W, Rosenfeld AM, Ittner CAG, Weisman AR, Agyekum RS, Mathew D, Baxter AE, Vella LA, Kuthuru O, Apostolidis SA, Bershaw L, Dougherty J, Greenplate AR, Pattekar A, Kim J, Han N, Gouma S, Weirick ME, Arevalo CP, Bolton MJ, Goodwin EC, Anderson EM, Hensley SE, Jones TK, Mangalmurti NS, Luning Prak ET, Wherry EJ, Meyer NJ, Betts MR.
Sci Immunol. 2020 Jul 15;5(49):eabd7114. doi: 10.1126/sciimmunol.abd7114.
PMID: 32669287

2019

TCF-1-Centered Transcriptional Network Drives an Effector versus Exhausted CD8 T Cell-Fate Decision.
Chen Z, Ji Z, Ngiow SF, Manne S, Cai Z, Huang AC, Johnson J, Staupe RP, Bengsch B, Xu C, Yu S, Kurachi M, Herati RS, Vella LA, Baxter AE, Wu JE, Khan O, Beltra JC, Giles JR, Stelekati E, McLane LM, Lau CW, Yang X, Berger SL, Vahedi G, Ji H, Wherry EJ.
Immunity. 2019 Nov 19;51(5):840-855.e5. doi: 10.1016/j.immuni.2019.09.013. Epub 2019 Oct 9.
PMID: 31606264

T follicular helper cells in human efferent lymph retain lymphoid characteristics.
Vella LA, Buggert M, Manne S, Herati RS, Sayin I, Kuri-Cervantes L, Bukh Brody I, O'Boyle KC, Kaprielian H, Giles JR, Nguyen S, Muselman A, Antel JP, Bar-Or A, Johnson ME, Canaday DH, Naji A, Ganusov VV, Laufer TM, Wells AD, Dori Y, Itkin MG, Betts MR, Wherry EJ.
J Clin Invest. 2019 Jul 2;129(8):3185-3200. doi: 10.1172/JCI125628. eCollection 2019 Jul 2.
PMID: 31264971

The Pediatric Cell Atlas: Defining the Growth Phase of Human Development at Single-Cell Resolution.
Taylor DM, Aronow BJ, Tan K, Bernt K, Salomonis N, Greene CS, Frolova A, Henrickson SE, Wells A, Pei L, Jaiswal JK, Whitsett J, Hamilton KE, MacParland SA, Kelsen J, Heuckeroth RO, Potter SS, Vella LA, Terry NA, Ghanem LR, Kennedy BC, Helbig I, Sullivan KE, Castelo-Soccio L, Kreigstein A, Herse F, Nawijn MC, Koppelman GH, Haendel M, Harris NL, Rokita JL, Zhang Y, Regev A, Rozenblatt-Rosen O, Rood JE, Tickle TL, Vento-Tormo R, Alimohamed S, Lek M, Mar JC, Loomes KM, Barrett DM, Uapinyoying P, Beggs AH, Agrawal PB, Chen YW, Muir AB, Garmire LX, Snapper SB, Nazarian J, Seeholzer SH, Fazelinia H, Singh LN, Faryabi RB, Raman P, Dawany N, Xie HM, Devkota B, Diskin SJ, Anderson SA, Rappaport EF, Peranteau W, Wikenheiser-Brokamp KA, Teichmann S, Wallace D, Peng T, Ding YY, Kim MS, Xing Y, Kong SW, Bönnemann CG, Mandl KD, White PS.
Dev Cell. 2019 Apr 8;49(1):10-29. doi: 10.1016/j.devcel.2019.03.001. Epub 2019 Mar 28.
PMID: 30930166

2018

Identification and characterization of HIV-specific resident memory CD8+ T cells in human lymphoid tissue.
Buggert M, Nguyen S, Salgado-Montes de Oca G, Bengsch B, Darko S, Ransier A, Roberts ER, Del Alcazar D, Brody IB, Vella LA, Beura L, Wijeyesinghe S, Herati RS, Del Rio Estrada PM, Ablanedo-Terrazas Y, Kuri-Cervantes L, Sada Japp A, Manne S, Vartanian S, Huffman A, Sandberg JK, Gostick E, Nadolski G, Silvestri G, Canaday DH, Price DA, Petrovas C, Su LF, Vahedi G, Dori Y, Frank I, Itkin MG, Wherry EJ, Deeks SG, Naji A, Reyes-Terán G, Masopust D, Douek DC, Betts MR.
Sci Immunol. 2018 Jun 1;3(24):eaar4526. doi: 10.1126/sciimmunol.aar4526.
PMID: 29858286

Spatial distribution and function of T follicular regulatory cells in human lymph nodes.
Sayin I, Radtke AJ, Vella LA, Jin W, Wherry EJ, Buggert M, Betts MR, Herati RS, Germain RN, Canaday DH.
J Exp Med. 2018 Jun 4;215(6):1531-1542. doi: 10.1084/jem.20171940. Epub 2018 May 16.
PMID: 29769249

2017

CD4+ T Cell Differentiation in Chronic Viral Infections: The Tfh Perspective.
Vella LA, Herati RS, Wherry EJ.
Trends Mol Med. 2017 Dec;23(12):1072-1087. doi: 10.1016/j.molmed.2017.10.001. Epub 2017 Nov 12.
PMID: 29137933

Successive annual influenza vaccination induces a recurrent oligoclonotypic memory response in circulating T follicular helper cells.
Herati RS, Muselman A, Vella L, Bengsch B, Parkhouse K, Del Alcazar D, Kotzin J, Doyle SA, Tebas P, Hensley SE, Su LF, Schmader KE, Wherry EJ.
Sci Immunol. 2017 Feb;2(8):eaag2152. doi: 10.1126/sciimmunol.aag2152. Epub 2017 Feb 17.
PMID: 28620653