Publications

Michael Shiloh

Shin HJ, Franco LH, Nair VR, Collins AC, Shiloh MU. A baculovirus-conjugated mimotope vaccine targeting Mycobacterium tuberculosis lipoarabinomannan. PLoS One. 2017 Oct 5;12(10): e0185945. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0185945. eCollection 2017. PubMed PMID: 28982200; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC5628901.

Franco LH, Nair VR, Scharn CR, Xavier RJ, Torrealba JR, Shiloh MU, Levine B. The Ubiquitin Ligase Smurf1 Functions in Selective Autophagy of Mycobacterium tuberculosis and Anti-tuberculous Host Defense. Cell Host Microbe. 2017 Sep 13;22(3):421-423. doi: 10.1016/j.chom.2017.08.005. PubMed PMID: 28910640.

Shiloh MU. Mechanisms of mycobacterial transmission: how does Mycobacterium tuberculosis enter and escape from the human host. Future Microbiol. 2016 Dec;11: 1503-1506. Epub 2016 Nov 10. PubMed PMID: 27831741; PubMed Central PMCID:  PMC5549661.

Nair VR, Franco LH, Zacharia VM, Khan HS, Stamm CE, You W, Marciano DK, Yagita H, Levine B, Shiloh MU. Microfold Cells Actively Translocate Mycobacterium tuberculosis to Initiate Infection. Cell Rep. 2016 Aug 2;16(5):1253-1258. doi: 10.1016/j.celrep.2016.06.080. Epub 2016 Jul 21. PubMed PMID: 27452467; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4972672.


Photo: Immunofluorescence photomicrograph demonstrating the intestinal niche of Nippostrongylus brasiliensis, a hookworm that colonizes the mouse gut and is used to model gastrointestinal nematode infections in humans. Photo Credit: Herbert laboratory, University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine.