Positions

Selected Publications

Academic Article

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2018 A previously unrecognized 22q13.2 microdeletion syndrome that encompasses TCF20 and TNFRSF13C.American Journal of Medical Genetics2018
2018 A rapid and simple chemical method for the preparation of Ag colloids for surface-enhanced Raman spectroscopy using the Ag mirror reactionVibrational Spectroscopy.  98:1-7. 2018
2018 Hypomorphic caspase activation and recruitment domain 11 (CARD11) mutations associated with diverse immunologic phenotypes with or without atopic disease.Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology2018
2018 Allergic airway sensitization impairs antibacterial IgG antibody responses during bacterial respiratory tract infections.Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology2018
2018 Analysis of the tonsillar microbiome in young adults with sore throat reveals a high relative abundance of Fusobacterium necrophorum with low diversity.PLoS ONE.  13:e0189423. 2018
2017 Mycoplasma pneumoniae from the Respiratory Tract and Beyond.Clinical Microbiology Reviews.  30:747-809. 2017
2016 Shaken or stirred?: Comparison of methods for dispersion of Mycoplasma pneumoniae aggregates for persistence in vivo.Journal of Microbiological Methods.  132:56-62. 2016
2016 Dermatological clues to the diagnosis of atypical complete DiGeorge syndrome.Dermatology Online Journal.  22. 2016
2016 Inter- and intra-strain variability of tandem repeats in Mycoplasma pneumoniae based on next-generation sequencing data.Future Microbiology.  12:119-129. 2016
2016 Killer cell immunoglobulin-like receptors are associated with common variable immune deficiency pathogenesis.Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology.  138:1495-1498. 2016
2016 Ureaplasma infection-mediated release of matrix metalloproteinase-9 and PGP: a novel mechanism of preterm rupture of membranes and chorioamnionitis.Pediatric Research.  81:75-79. 2016
2016 The Extended Clinical Phenotype of 26 Patients with Chronic Mucocutaneous Candidiasis due to Gain-of-Function Mutations in STAT1.Journal of Clinical Immunology.  36:73-84. 2016
2015 Disseminated Primary Herpes Simplex Virus Type 2 Infection in a 22-Year-Old male.Open Forum Infectious Diseases.  2:ofv092. 2015
2015 Comparative genome analysis of Mycoplasma pneumoniae.BMC Genomics.  16:610. 2015
2015 Macrolide-Resistant Mycoplasma pneumoniae, United States.Emerging Infectious Diseases.  21:1470-1472. 2015
2015 Fusobacterium-Positive and Streptococcal-Positive Pharyngitis.Annals of Internal Medicine.  162:877-878. 2015
2015 Sore Throat: Avoid Overcomplicating the Uncomplicated.Annals of Internal Medicine.  162:878. 2015
2015 The clinical presentation of Fusobacterium-positive and streptococcal-positive pharyngitis in a university health clinic: a cross-sectional study.Annals of Internal Medicine.  162:241-247. 2015
2015 Specificity and Strain-Typing Capabilities of Nanorod Array-Surface Enhanced Raman Spectroscopy for Mycoplasma pneumoniae Detection.PLoS ONE.  10:e0131831. 2015
2014 Somatic reversion in dedicator of cytokinesis 8 immunodeficiency modulates disease phenotype.Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology.  133:1667-1675. 2014
2014 Hypogammaglobulinemia after cardiopulmonary bypass in infants.Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery.  147:1587-1593.e1. 2014
2014 Suppression of antimicrobial peptide expression by ureaplasma species.Infection and Immunity.  82:1657-1665. 2014
2014 Dominant-activating germline mutations in the gene encoding the PI(3)K catalytic subunit p110δ result in T cell senescence and human immunodeficiency.Nature Immunology.  15:88-97. 2014
2014 Genetic defects in cytolysis in macrophage activation syndrome.Current Rheumatology Reports.  16:439. 2014
2014 Mycoplasma pneumoniae Infections in Childhood.Pediatric Infectious Disease Journal.  33:92-94. 2014
2013 Is asthma an infectious disease? New evidence.Current Allergy and Asthma Reports.  13:702-709. 2013
2013 Thematic Issue on Mycoplasma pneumoniaeCurrent Pediatric Reviews.  9:267. 2013
2013 High doses of infliximab in the management of juvenile idiopathic arthritis.Journal of Rheumatology.  40:1749-1755. 2013
2013 Genotype-phenotype correlations emerging from the identification of missense mutations in MBTPS2.Human Mutation.  34:587-594. 2013
2013 Clinical presentation and laboratory findings of Mycoplasma pneumoniae respiratory infections in childrenCurrent Pediatric Reviews.  9:268-272. 2013
2013 Mycoplasma pneumoniae: Does it have a role in asthma pathogenesis?Current Pediatric Reviews.  9:289-295. 2013
2012 Human immunodeficiency-causing mutation defines CD16 in spontaneous NK cell cytotoxicity.Journal of Clinical Investigation.  122:3769-3780. 2012
2012 Immune deficiency and autoimmunity.Current Opinion in Rheumatology.  24:515-521. 2012
2012 Feasibility of exercising adults with asthma: a randomized pilot study.Allergy, Asthma & Clinical Immunology.  8:13. 2012
2011 Stevens-Johnson syndrome in a boy with macrolide-resistant Mycoplasma pneumoniae pneumonia.Pediatrics.  127:e1605-e1609. 2011
2010 Critical role of macrophages and their activation via MyD88-NFκB signaling in lung innate immunity to Mycoplasma pneumoniae.PLoS ONE.  5:e14417. 2010
2009 Emerging macrolide resistance in Mycoplasma pneumoniae in children: detection and characterization of resistant isolates.Pediatric Infectious Disease Journal.  28:693-696. 2009
2009 Rituximab therapy for severe refractory chronic Henoch-Schönlein purpura.Journal of Pediatrics.  155:136-139. 2009
2009 The role of Mycoplasma in upper respiratory infections.Current Infectious Disease Reports.  11:198-206. 2009
2009 Deficient immune response to Mycoplasma pneumoniae in childhood asthma.Allergy and Asthma Proceedings.  30:158-165. 2009
2008 New insights into the pathogenesis and detection of Mycoplasma pneumoniae infections.Future Microbiology.  3:635-648. 2008
2008 Epidemiology, clinical manifestations, pathogenesis and laboratory detection of Mycoplasma pneumoniae infections.FEMS Microbiology Reviews.  32:956-973. 2008
2008 Inhibition of message for FcepsilonRI alpha chain blocks mast cell IL-4 production induced by co-culture with Mycoplasma pneumoniae.Microbial Pathogenesis.  44:286-292. 2008
2007 Pulmonary aneurysms and intracardiac thrombi due to Behçet's disease in an African-American adolescent with oculocutaneous albinism.Clinical Rheumatology.  26:1537-1539. 2007
2007 Dominant inhibition of Fas ligand-mediated apoptosis due to a heterozygous mutation associated with autoimmune lymphoproliferative syndrome (ALPS) Type Ib.BMC Medical Genetics.  8:41. 2007
2007 Activation-induced changes in alternate splice acceptor site usage.Biochemical and Biophysical Research Communications.  358:590-595. 2007
2005 Oral and nasal sensitization promote distinct immune responses and lung reactivity in a mouse model of peanut allergy.American Journal of Pathology.  167:1621-1630. 2005
2005 Induction of a late asthmatic response associated with airway inflammation in mice.European Journal of Pharmacology.  521:144-155. 2005
2005 A role for the Mycoplasma pneumoniae adhesin P1 in interleukin (IL)-4 synthesis and release from rodent mast cells.Microbial Pathogenesis.  39:149-158. 2005
2004 Aerobic exercise attenuates airway inflammatory responses in a mouse model of atopic asthma.Journal of Immunology.  172:4520-4526. 2004
2003 Splice variant in TCRzeta links T cell receptor signaling to a G-protein-related signaling pathway.Biochemical and Biophysical Research Communications.  310:761-766. 2003
2002 Identification of an alternatively spliced isoform of the fyn tyrosine kinase.Biochemical and Biophysical Research Communications.  298:501-504. 2002
2002 Pleiotropic defects in lymphocyte activation caused by caspase-8 mutations lead to human immunodeficiency.Nature.  419:395-399. 2002
2002 Mycoplasma pneumoniae-induced activation and cytokine production in rodent mast cells.Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology.  109:470-476. 2002
2002 Primary immunodeficiency studies at University of Alabama at Birmingham: continuing the search for genetic causes.Immunologic Research.  26:1-5. 2002
2001 An immune defect causing dominant chronic mucocutaneous candidiasis and thyroid disease maps to chromosome 2p in a single family.American Journal of Human Genetics.  69:791-803. 2001
2001 TcR-alpha/beta(+) CD4(-)CD8(-) T cells in humans with the autoimmune lymphoproliferative syndrome express a novel CD45 isoform that is analogous to murine B220 and represents a marker of altered O-glycan biosynthesis.Clinical Immunology.  100:314-324. 2001
2001 CD5 (OKT1) augments CD3-mediated intracellular signaling events in human T lymphocytes.Inflammation.  25:215-221. 2001
2000 Early expression of iepsilon, CD23 (FcepsilonRII), IL-4Ralpha, and IgE in the human fetus.Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology.  106:911-917. 2000
2000 High prevalence of complement component C6 deficiency among African-Americans in the south-eastern USA.Clinical and Experimental Immunology.  119:305-310. 2000
1999 Genetic linkage of hyper-IgE syndrome to chromosome 4.American Journal of Human Genetics.  65:735-744. 1999
1999 Defects of T-cell effector function and post-thymic maturation in X-linked hyper-IgM syndrome.Journal of Clinical Investigation.  103:1151-1158. 1999
1998 Leukocyte transfusion-associated granulocyte responses in a patient with X-linked hyper-IgM syndrome.Journal of Clinical Immunology.  18:430-439. 1998
1998 A novel type II complement C2 deficiency allele in an African-American family.Journal of Immunology.  161:578-584. 1998
1998 CD50 (ICAM-3) costimulates CD3 activated human T lymphocytesFederation proceedings.  12. 1998
1998 Susceptibility locus for IgA deficiency and common variable immunodeficiency in the HLA-DR3, -B8, -A1 haplotypes.Molecular Medicine.  4:72-86. 1998
1998 Molecular defects leading to human complement component C6 deficiency in an African-American family.Clinical and Experimental Immunology.  111:91-96. 1998
1997 Alpha 1-antitrypsin deficiency in a child with X-linked lymphoproliferative disease.Archives of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine.  121:996-999. 1997
1997 Chronic granulomatous disease in two children with recurrent infections: family studies using dihydrorhodamine-based flow cytometry.Journal of Pediatrics.  130:488-491. 1997
1996 Cross-linking of cd5 synergizes with anti-cds induced phosphatidylinositol hydrolysis in t lymphocytesFederation proceedings.  10. 1996
1996 Ligands for plc-y isozymes in human b and t lymphocytes: evidence for functional differences between PLC-γ1 and PLC-γ2Federation proceedings.  10. 1996
1996 Translocation of phospholipase C-gamma 2 induced by in vitro activation of protein tyrosine kinase activity in mast cell lysates.Cellular Signalling.  8:461-465. 1996
1996 Granulocyte response to cellular infusions in a severely neutropenic patient with dysgammaglobulinemiaJournal of Investigative Medicine.  44. 1996
1995 Phosphatidylinositol hydrolysis in freshly isolated human T lymphocytes.Journal of Immunological Methods.  186:71-77. 1995
1988 Histamine release from human basophils by synthetic block co-polymers composed of polyoxyethylene and polyoxypropylene and synergy with immunologic and non-immunologic stimuli.Journal of Immunology.  141:1307-1310. 1988
1988 In vitro release of histamine from murine mast cells by block co-polymers composed of polyoxyethylene and polyoxypropylene.Journal of Immunology.  141:1302-1306. 1988
1988 Ion transport mediated by copolymers composed of polyoxyethylene and polyoxypropyleneAmerican Journal of Physiology.  254. 1988
1988 Ion transport mediated by copolymers composed of polyoxyethylene and polyoxypropylene.American Journal of Physiology.  254:C20-C26. 1988
1985 Induction of suppressor cells by reverse block copolymersFederation proceedings.  44. 1985
1984 Direct quantitation of antibody production in cell populations using an enzyme-linked immunosorbant assayFederation proceedings.  43. 1984

Chapter

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2005 Immune responses to mycoplasma.  1451-1464. 2005

Teaching Activities

  • 28-306 - IMMUNOLOGY (Fall Term 2018) 2018
  • 52-421 - PEDIATRIC ALLERGY (Fall Term 2018) 2018
  • 28-306 - IMMUNOLOGY (Spring Term 2018) 2018
  • 52-421 - PEDIATRIC ALLERGY (Spring Term 2018) 2018
  • 28-306 - IMMUNOLOGY (Spring Term 2017) 2017
  • 52-421 - PEDIATRIC ALLERGY (Spring Term 2017) 2017
  • 52-421 - PEDIATRIC ALLERGY (Spring Term 2017) 2017
  • 28-306 - IMMUNOLOGY (Fall Term 2016) 2016
  • 52-421 - PEDIATRIC ALLERGY (Fall Term 2016) 2016
  • 52-421 - PEDIATRIC ALLERGY (Fall Term 2014) 2014
  • 52-421 - PEDIATRIC ALLERGY (Fall Term 2013) 2013
  • 52-421 - PEDIATRIC ALLERGY (Fall Term 2012) 2012
  • 52-421 - PEDIATRIC ALLERGY (Fall Term 2012) 2012
  • 28-306 - IMMUNOLOGY (Spring Term 2012) 2012
  • 28-306 - IMMUNOLOGY (Spring Term 2012) 2012
  • 28-306 - IMMUNOLOGY (Spring Term 2012) 2012
  • 28-306 - IMMUNOLOGY (Spring Term 2012) 2012
  • OBHS121 - Fundamentals of Dent and Opt 2 (Fall Term 2011) 2011
  • 52-421 - PEDIATRIC ALLERGY (Fall Term 2011) 2011
  • 52-421 - PEDIATRIC ALLERGY (Fall Term 2011) 2011
  • MIC778 - Primary Immune Deficiencies (Spring Term 2011) 2011
  • 52-421 - PEDIATRIC ALLERGY (Spring Term 2010) 2010
  • 52-421 - PEDIATRIC ALLERGY (Spring Term 2010) 2010
  • 52-421 - PEDIATRIC ALLERGY (Spring Term 2010) 2010
  • OBHS121 - Fundamentals of Dent and Opt 2 (Fall Term 2009) 2009
  • 28-306 - IMMUNOLOGY (Fall Term 2009) 2009
  • 52-421 - PEDIATRIC ALLERGY (Fall Term 2009) 2009
  • 52-421 - PEDIATRIC ALLERGY (Fall Term 2009) 2009
  • MIC778 - Primary Immune Deficiencies (Fall Term 2008) 2008
  • 52-421 - PEDIATRIC ALLERGY (Fall Term 2008) 2008
  • 52-421 - PEDIATRIC ALLERGY (Spring Term 2008) 2008
  • 52-421 - PEDIATRIC ALLERGY (Fall Term 2007) 2007
  • 52-421 - PEDIATRIC ALLERGY (Fall Term 2007) 2007
  • 52-421 - PEDIATRIC ALLERGY (Spring Term 2007) 2007
  • 52-421 - PEDIATRIC ALLERGY (Spring Term 2007) 2007
  • Education And Training

  • Doctor of Medicine, Emory University
  • Doctor of Philosophy in Pathology / Experimental Pathology, Emory University
  • Full Name

  • Thomas Atkinson
  • Blazerid

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