Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine

Department of Pediatrics

Allergy and Immunology Publications

Below are listed selected publications by faculty members in the Division of Allergy and Immunology in the Department of Pediatrics at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine.  For a more complete list, please click on the faculty member’s name.

Ramsay Fuleihan, MD
Impaired B cell development and function in mice with a targeted disruption of the homeobox gene Hex.
Bogue CW, Zhang PX, McGrath J, Jacobs HC, Fuleihan RL
Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America 2003 Jan 21; 100(2):556-61
PMID: 12522149
CD40 ligand-deficient T cells from X-linked hyper-IgM syndrome carriers have intrinsic priming capability.
Lobo FM, Scholl PR, Fuleihan RL
Journal of immunology (Baltimore, Md. : 1950) 2002 Feb 1; 168(3):1473-8
PMID: 11801691

Rajesh Kumar, MD
African ancestry, early life exposures, and respiratory morbidity in early childhood.
Kumar R, Tsai HJ, Hong X, Gignoux C, Pearson C, Ortiz K, Fu M, Pongracic JA, Burchard EG, Bauchner H, Wang X
Clinical and experimental allergy : journal of the British Society for Allergy and Clinical Immunology 2012 Feb; 42(2):265-74
PMID: 22093077
Genetic ancestry in lung-function predictions.
Kumar R, Seibold MA, Aldrich MC, Williams LK, Reiner AP, Colangelo L, Galanter J, Gignoux C, Hu D, Sen S, Choudhry S, Peterson EL, Rodriguez-Santana J, Rodriguez-Cintron W, Nalls MA, Leak TS, O'Meara E, Meibohm B, Kritchevsky SB, Li R, Harris TB, Nickerson DA, Fornage M, Enright P, Ziv E, Smith LJ, Liu K, Burchard EG
The New England journal of medicine 2010 Jul 22; 363(4):321-30
PMID: 20647190
Gestational diabetes, atopic dermatitis, and allergen sensitization in early childhood.
Kumar R, Ouyang F, Story RE, Pongracic JA, Hong X, Wang G, Pearson C, Ortiz K, Bauchner H, Wang X
The Journal of allergy and clinical immunology 2009 Nov; 124(5):1031-8.e1-4
PMID: 19733904

Melanie Makhija, MD
Increased resting energy expenditure is associated with failure to thrive in infants with severe combined immunodeficiency.
Barron MA, Makhija M, Hagen LE, Pencharz P, Grunebaum E, Roifman CM
The Journal of pediatrics 2011 Oct; 159(4):628-32.e1
PMID: 21592502
Conversion disorder in a child presenting as sudden sensorineural hearing loss.
Rotenberg BW, Makhija M, Papsin BC
International journal of pediatric otorhinolaryngology 2005 Sep; 69(9):1261-4
PMID: 15964081

Jacqueline Pongracic, MD
Randomized trial of omalizumab (anti-IgE) for asthma in inner-city children.
Busse WW, Morgan WJ, Gergen PJ, Mitchell HE, Gern JE, Liu AH, Gruchalla RS, Kattan M, Teach SJ, Pongracic JA, Chmiel JF, Steinbach SF, Calatroni A, Togias A, Thompson KM, Szefler SJ, Sorkness CA
The New England journal of medicine 2011 Mar 17; 364(11):1005-15
PMID: 21410369
Gestational diabetes, atopic dermatitis, and allergen sensitization in early childhood.
Kumar R, Ouyang F, Story RE, Pongracic JA, Hong X, Wang G, Pearson C, Ortiz K, Bauchner H, Wang X
The Journal of allergy and clinical immunology 2009 Nov; 124(5):1031-8.e1-4
PMID: 19733904
Effect of mouse allergen and rodent environmental intervention on asthma in inner-city children.
Pongracic JA, Visness CM, Gruchalla RS, Evans R, Mitchell HE
Annals of allergy, asthma & immunology : official publication of the American College of Allergy, Asthma, & Immunology 2008 Jul; 101(1):35-41
PMID: 18681082

Rachel Robison, MD
Maternal smoking during pregnancy, prematurity and recurrent wheezing in early childhood.
Robison RG, Kumar R, Arguelles LM, Hong X, Wang G, Apollon S, Bonzagni A, Ortiz K, Pearson C, Pongracic JA, Wang X
Pediatric pulmonology 2012 Jan 30; :
PMID: 22290763
The effect of prenatal and postnatal dietary exposures on childhood development of atopic disease.
Robison R, Kumar R
Current opinion in allergy and clinical immunology 2010 Feb 16; :
PMID: 20164763

Anne Marie Singh, MD
Expression patterns of atopic eczema and respiratory illnesses in a high-risk birth cohort.
Singh AM, Evans MD, Gangnon R, Roberg KA, Tisler C, DaSilva D, Pappas T, Salazar L, Anderson EL, Gern JE, Lemanske RF, Seroogy CM
The Journal of allergy and clinical immunology 2010 Feb; 125(2):491-493.e4
PMID: 20159261
Recurrent superantigen exposure in vivo leads to highly suppressive CD4+CD25+ and CD4+CD25- T cells with anergic and suppressive genetic signatures.
Schartner JM, Singh AM, Dahlberg PE, Nettenstrom L, Seroogy CM
Clinical and experimental immunology 2009 Feb; 155(2):348-56
PMID: 19040605
Bronchiolitis to asthma: a review and call for studies of gene-virus interactions in asthma causation.
Singh AM, Moore PE, Gern JE, Lemanske RF, Hartert TV
American journal of respiratory and critical care medicine 2007 Jan 15; 175(2):108-19
PMID: 17053206
Human rhinovirus models in asthma.
Singh AM, Busse WW
Contributions to microbiology 2007; 14:12-20
PMID: 17684329