Recent Publications
(last 5 years)

Bobby Cherayil, MD

Christina S. Faherty, PhD

Alessio Fasano, MD

Verena Göbel, MD

Bryan P. Hurley, PhD

Beth McCormick, PhD

Hans-Christian Reinecker, MD

Hai Ning Shi, DVM, PhD

W. Allan Walker, MD


Bobby Cherayil, MD

  1. Harrington L, Srikanth CV, Antony R, Rhee SJ, Mellor AL, Shi HN, Cherayil BJ. Deficiency of indoleamine 2,3-dioxygenase enhances commensal-induced antibody responses and protects against Citrobacter colitis. Infect. Immun. 2008; 76: 3045-3053.
  2. Wang L, Johnson EE, Shi HN, Walker WA, Wessling-Resnick M, Cherayil BJ. Attenuated inflammatory responses in hemochromatosis reveal a role for iron in the regulation of macrophage cytokine translation. J. Immunol. 2008; 181: 2723-2731.
  3. Wang L, Cherayil BJ. Ironing out the wrinkles in host defense: interactions between iron homeostasis and innate immunity. J. Innate Immun. 2009; 1: 455-464.
  4. Wang L, Harrington L, Trebicka E, Shi HN, Kagan JC, Hong CC, Lin HY, Babitt JL, Cherayil BJ. Selective modulation of TLR4-activated inflammatory responses by altered iron homeostasis. J. Clin. Invest. 2009; 119: 3322-3328.
  5. Cherayil BJ. Indoleamine 2,3-dioxygenase in intestinal immunity and inflammation. Inflamm. Bowel Dis. 2009; 15: 1391-1396.
  6. Johnson EE, Srikanth CV, Sandgren A, Harrington L, Trebicka E, Wang L, Borregaard N, Murray M, Cherayil BJ. Siderocalin inhbits the intracellular replication of Mycobacterium tuberculosis in macrophages. FEMS Immunol. Med. Microbiol. 2010; 58: 138-145.
  7. Charrier GM, Ip WK, Dejardin S, Boyer L, Sokolovska A, Cappillino M, Cherayil BJ, Podolsky D, Kobayashi K, Silverman N, Lacy-Hulbert A, Stuart LM. Identification of Drosophila Yin and PEPT2 as evolutionarily conserved phagosome-associated muramyl dipeptide transporters. J. Biol. Chem. 2010; 285: 20147-20154.
  8. 8. Cherayil BJ. Cross-talk between iron homeostasis and intestinal inflammation. Gut Microbes 2010; 1: 65-69.
  9. Johnson EE, Sandgren A, Cherayil BJ, Murray M, Wessling-Resnick M. The role of ferroportin in
    macrophage-mediated immunity. Infect. Immun. 2010; 78: 5099-5106.
  10. Cherayil BJ. Iron and immunity: immunological consequences of iron deficiency and overload. Arch. Immunol. Ther. Exp. (Warsz.) 2010; 58: 407-415.
  11. Wang L, Trebicka E, Fu Y, Waggoner L, Akira S, Fitzgerald KA, Kagan JC, Cherayil BJ. Regulation of lipopolysaccharide-induced translation of tumor necrosis factor a by the Toll-like receptor 4 adaptor protein TRAM. J. Innate Immun. 2011; 3: 437-446.
  12. Cherayil BJ. The role of iron in the immune response to bacterial infection. Immunol. Res. 2011; 50: 1-9.
  13. Cherayil BJ, Ellenbogen S, Shanmugam NN. Iron and intestinal immunity. Curr. Opin. Gastroenterol. 2011; 27: 523-528.
  14. Wang L, Trebicka E, Fu Y, Ellenbogen S, Hong CC, Babitt JL, Lin HY, Cherayil BJ. The bone
    morphogenetic protein-hepcidin axis as a therapeutic target in inflammatory bowel disease. Inflamm. Bowel Dis. 2012; 18: 112-119.
  15. Shanmugam NKN, Ellenbogen S, Trebicka E, Wang L, Mukhopadhyay S, Gallini CA, Garrett WS, Lacy Hulbert A, Cherayil BJ. TNFa inhibits expression of the iron regulating hormone hepcidin in murine models of innate colitis. PLoS One 2012; 7: e38136.
  16. Su C, Cao Y, Zhang M, Kaplan J, Su L, Fu Y, Walker WAW, Xavier R, Cherayil BJ, Shi HN. Helminth infection impairs autophagy-mediated killing of bacterial enteropathogens by macrophages. J. Immunol. 2012; 189: 1459-1466.
  17. Karagiannis A, Ziogas D, Gras-Miralles B, Geiger B, Nagel J, Trebicka E, Najarian R, Cherayil BJ,
    Kokkotou E. Increased susceptibility of melanin-concentrating hormone-deficient mice to Salmonella infection. Infect. Immun. 2013; 81: 166-172.
  18. Trebicka E, Jacob S, Pirzai W, Hurley BP, Cherayil BJ. The role of anti-lipopolysaccharide antibodies in serum bactericidal activity against Salmonella enterica serovar Typhimurium in healthy adults and children from the United States. Clin. Vaccine Immunol. 2013. In press.