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Disease Models



Lung and Airway

Willi K. Born, PhD - Mouse model of airway hyperresponsiveness

Hua Huang, PhD - Mouse model of airway inflammation and asthma.

Raul Torres, PhD - Mouse model for airway inflammation and airway hyperreactivity (asthma) Mouse model for chronic lung inflammation and impaired lung function (emphysema)

Linda van Dyk, PhD - Mouse model of virus induced inflammatory disease manifested in lung and large vessels.


Autoimmune Disease

James DeGregori, PhD - Mouse model of pancreatitis induced diabetes.

Leonard Dragone, MD/PhD - SLAP deficient mice to study influence of antigen receptor expression on B and T cell development/function.

Rebecca O'Brien, PhD - Mouse model of autoimmune keratitis

Roberta Pelanda, PhD - Ig knock-in mouse models to study antigen-mediated and tonic BCR signaling in B cell development and selection. BAFF-R Tg mice to study role of BAFF in autoimmunity

Lawrence Wysocki, PhD - The Nba2 model of systemic autoimmunity.


Cancer and the Immune Response

James DeGregori, PhD - Mouse model of leukemia development.

Linda van Dyk, PhD - Mouse model of virus induced lymphoproliferation and tumors.

Yosef Refaeli, PhD - Mouse models of B-cell Non-Hodgkin's lymphoma, including Burkitt's lymphoma, Follicular-like lymphoma and Diffuse Large B-cell Lymphoma. Mouse models of leukemia, including B-cell chronic lymphocytic leukemia, Acute Myeloid Leukemia and Acute Promyelocytic leukemia.

Jill Slansky, PhD - Mouse models for the study of a self tumor-associated antigen including TCR transgenic, and tumor antigen negative mice.

James Hagman, PhD - Mouse models of leukemia development.