Positions

Selected Publications

Academic Article

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2020 Recurrent microdeletions at chromosome 2p11.2 are associated with thymic hypoplasia and features resembling DiGeorge syndromeJournal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology.  145:358-367.e2. 2020
2019 Hypomorphic caspase activation and recruitment domain 11 (CARD11) mutations associated with diverse immunologic phenotypes with or without atopic diseaseJournal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology.  143:1482-1495. 2019
2018 A previously unrecognized 22q13.2 microdeletion syndrome that encompasses TCF20 and TNFRSF13C 2018
2017 Mycoplasma pneumoniae from the respiratory tract and beyondClinical Microbiology Reviews.  30:747-809. 2017
2017 Inter- and intra-strain variability of tandem repeats in Mycoplasma pneumoniae based on next-generation sequencing dataFuture Microbiology.  12:119-129. 2017
2016 Killer cell immunoglobulin-like receptors are associated with common variable immune deficiency pathogenesisJournal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology.  138:1495-1498. 2016
2016 Dermatological clues to the diagnosis of atypical complete DiGeorge syndromeDermatology Online Journal.  22. 2016
2016 The Extended Clinical Phenotype of 26 Patients with Chronic Mucocutaneous Candidiasis due to Gain-of-Function Mutations in STAT1Journal of Clinical Immunology.  36:73-84. 2016
2015 Comparative genome analysis of Mycoplasma pneumoniaeBMC Genomics.  16. 2015
2015 Macrolide-resistant Mycoplasma pneumoniae, United StatesEmerging Infectious Diseases.  21:1470-1472. 2015
2015 Fusobacterium-Positive and Streptococcal-Positive PharyngitisAnnals of Internal Medicine.  162:877-878. 2015
2015 Sore Throat: Avoid Overcomplicating the UncomplicatedAnnals 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 studyAnnals of Internal Medicine.  162:241-247. 2015
2014 Genetic Defects in Cytolysis in Macrophage Activation SyndromeCurrent Rheumatology Reports.  16. 2014
2014 Somatic reversion in dedicator of cytokinesis 8 immunodeficiency modulates disease phenotypeJournal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology.  133:1667-1675. 2014
2014 Suppression of antimicrobial peptide expression by Ureaplasma speciesInfection and Immunity.  82:1657-1665. 2014
2013 Is asthma an infectious disease? New evidenceCurrent Allergy and Asthma Reports.  13:702-709. 2013
2013 Genotype-Phenotype Correlations Emerging from the Identification of Missense Mutations in MBTPS2Human 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
2013 Thematic Issue on Mycoplasma pneumoniaeCurrent Pediatric Reviews.  9:267. 2013
2012 Human immunodeficiency-causing mutation defines CD16 in spontaneous NK cell cytotoxicityJournal of Clinical Investigation.  122:3769-3780. 2012
2012 Immune deficiency and autoimmunityCurrent Opinion in Rheumatology.  24:515-521. 2012
2012 Feasibility of exercising adults with asthma: a randomized pilot study 2012
2009 The role of Mycoplasma in upper respiratory infectionsCurrent Infectious Disease Reports.  11:198-206. 2009
2009 Deficient immune response to Mycoplasma pneumoniae in childhood asthmaAllergy and Asthma Proceedings.  30:158-165. 2009
2008 New insights into the pathogenesis and detection of Mycoplasma pneumoniae infectionsFuture Microbiology.  3:635-648. 2008
2008 Epidemiology, clinical manifestations, pathogenesis and laboratory detection of Mycoplasma pneumoniae infectionsFEMS Microbiology Reviews.  32:956-973. 2008
2007 Pulmonary aneurysms and intracardiac thrombi due to Behçet's disease in an African-American adolescent with oculocutaneous albinismClinical 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 IbBMC Medical Genetics.  8. 2007
2007 Activation-induced changes in alternate splice acceptor site usageBiochemical and Biophysical Research Communications.  358:590-595. 2007
2005 Induction of a late asthmatic response associated with airway inflammation in mice 2005
2005 Oral and nasal sensitization promote distinct immune responses and lung reactivity in a mouse model of peanut allergyAmerican Journal of Pathology.  167:1621-1630. 2005
2003 Splice variant in TCRζ links T cell receptor signaling to a G-protein-related signaling pathwayBiochemical and Biophysical Research Communications.  310:761-766. 2003
2002 Identification of an alternatively spliced isoform of the fyn tyrosine kinaseBiochemical and Biophysical Research Communications.  298:501-504. 2002
2002 Primary immunodeficiency studies at University of Alabama at Birmingham: Continuing the search for genetic causesImmunologic Research.  26:1-5. 2002
2001 An immune defect causing dominant chronic mucocutaneous candidiasis and thyroid disease maps to chromosome 2p in a single familyAmerican Journal of Human Genetics.  69:791-803. 2001
2001 Cd5 (OKT1) augments CD3-mediated intracellular signaling events in human T lymphocytesInflammation.  25:215-221. 2001
2001 TcR-α/β+ 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 biosynthesisClinical Immunology.  100:314-324. 2001
2000 High prevalence of complement component C6 deficiency among African- Americans in the South-eastern USAClinical and Experimental Immunology.  119:305-310. 2000
2000 Early expression of Iε, CD23 (FcεRII), IL-4Rα, and IgE in the human fetusJournal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology.  106:911-917. 2000
1999 Defects of T-cell effector function and post-thymic maturation in X- linked hyper-IgM syndromeJournal of Clinical Investigation.  103:1151-1158. 1999
1999 Genetic linkage of hyper-IgE syndrome to chromosome 4American Journal of Human Genetics.  65:735-744. 1999
1998 Molecular defects leading to human complement component C6 deficiency in an African-American familyClinical and Experimental Immunology.  111:91-96. 1998
1998 Leukocyte transfusion-associated granulocyte responses in a patient with x-linked hyper-IgM syndromeJournal of Clinical Immunology.  18:430-439. 1998
1997 Alpha 1-antitrypsin deficiency in a child with X-linked lymphoproliferative disease.Archives of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine.  121:996-999. 1997
1996 Translocation of phospholipase C-γ2 induced by in vitro activation of protein Tyrosine kinase activity in mast cell lysatesCellular Signalling.  8:461-465. 1996
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

Chapter

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2005 Immune responses to mycoplasma.  1451-1464. 2005

Teaching Activities

  • 52-421 - PEDIATRIC ALLERGY (Fall Term 2019) 2019
  • 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 1987
  • Doctor of Philosophy in Pathology / Experimental Pathology, Emory University 1986
  • UAB Hospital, Internship 1988
  • Georgetown University Hospital, Residency 1990
  • UAB Hospital, Residency 1989
  • National Institute of Health, Postdoctoral Fellowship 1992
  • Full Name

  • Thomas Atkinson