Anthony J. Infante, M.D., Ph.D.
Division chief, professor of pediatrics and associate chairman for research
Director, Children's Immunology Clinic
M.D., Indiana University, 1978
Ph.D., biological chemistry, Indiana University, 1977
B.S., chemistry, Ball State University, 1972
Fellowship, immunology, Stanford University, 1981-83
Fellowship, immunology, Mayo Foundation, 1980-81
Residency, pediatrics, Mayo Clinic
Pediatrics, 1989, 1997, 2004
Schaffer BS, Grayson MH, Wortham JM, Kubicek CB, McCleish AT, Prajapati SI, Nelon LD, Brady MM, Jung I, Hosoyama T, Sarro LM, Hanes MA, Rubin BP, Michalek JE, Clifford CB, Infante AJ, Keller C. Immune competency of a hairless mouse strain for improved preclinical studies in genetically engineered mice. Mol Cancer Ther 2010 Aug;9(8):2354-2364.
Stacy S, Williams EL, Standifer NE, Pasquali A, Krolick KA, Infante AJ, Kraig E. Maintenance of immune tolerance to a neo-self acetylcholine receptor antigen with aging: implications for late-onset autoimmunity. J Immunol 2010 Jun;184(11):6067-6075.
Guadalupe, M, Westbrook SD, Redding SW, Bullock DE, Anstead GM, Agan, BK, Marconi V, Barbieri SL, Sankar V, Rebeles, J, Flahive, Y, Schoolfield, J, Wang, L, Lei X, Dow, D, Yeh C, Dang H, Infante AJ, Pollock BH, Gao S. Risk factors for prevalence and lytic antibody titer of Kaposi‘s sarcoma-associated herpesvirus in HIV-infected subjects under antiretroviral therapy Journal of AIDS, in press 2010
Taniguchi E, Nishijo K, McCleish AT, Michalek JE, Grayson MH, Infante AJ, Abboud HE, Legallo RD, Qualman SJ, Rubin BP, Keller C. PDGFR-A is a therapeutic target in alveolar rhabdomyosarcoma. Oncogene 2008 Nov;27(51):6550-6560.
Standifer, NE, Stacy S, Kraig E, Infante AJ. Discrete T cell populations with specificity for a neo-self-antigen bear distinct imprints of tolerance. Journal of Immunology 2007;178:3544-3550.
Dr. Edward Brooks
Professor of Pediatrics
M.D., Texas Tech University School of Medicine, 1985
B.S., chemistry, Washington & Lee University, Lexington, Virginia, 1981
Postdoctoral fellowship, pathology, Harvard University, 1991-93
Clinical fellowship, allergy and immunology, UT Medical Branch, Galveston, 1989-91
Postdoctoral fellowship, immunology, UT Medical Branch, Galveston, 1988-89
Residency Pediatrics, UT Medical Branch, Galveston, 1985-88
Pediatrics, 1990, 2000; Pediatric allergy & immunology, 1991, 2003
Peters JI, Singh, H., Brooks EG, Diaz, J., Kannan TR, Coalson JJ, Baseman, J, Cagle, M., Baseman JB. Persistence of Community-Acquired Respiratory Distress Syndrome Toxin-Producing Mycoplasma pneumoniae in Refractory Asthma Chest 2011 Aug;140(2).
Thaller EI, Petronella SA, Hochman D, Howard S, Chhikara RS, Brooks EG. Moderate increases in ambient PM2.5 and ozone are associated with lung function decreases in beach lifeguards. J Occup Environ Med 2008 Feb;50(2):202-211.
Zaitsu M, Narita S, Lambert KC, Grady JJ, Estes DM, Curran EM, Brooks EG, Watson CS, Goldblum RM, Midoro-Horiuti T. Estradiol activates mast cells via a non-genomic estrogen receptor-alpha and calcium influx. Mol Immunol 2007 Mar;44(8):1977-1985.
Charles Leach, M.D.
Professor of pediatrics
M.D., University of Utah, Salt Lake City, 1982
B.A., chemistry, Point Loma College, San Diego, 1976
Fellowship, pediatric infectious diseases, University of California, Los Angeles, 1986-89
Residency, pediatrics, University of California, Los Angeles, 1984-86
Internship, pediatrics, University of California, Los Angeles, 1983-84
Fellowship, genetics, Veteran's Administration Hospital, Salt Lake City, 1982-83
Pediatrics, 1987; Pediatric Infectious Diseases, 1994
Leach CT, Sumaya CV. Epstein-Barr Virus. In: Feigin RD, Cherry JD, Demmler GJ, Kaplan S (eds.). Textbook of Pediatric Infectious Diseases (5th ed). Philadelphia, PA: Elsevier; 2009.
Shalabi M, Abzug M, Lang D, Jacobs R, Storch G, Bradley J, Wade K, Ramilo O, Romero J, Shelton M, Leach C, Gusman-Cottrill J, Robinson J, Abughali N, Englund J, Whitley R. Safety of oseltamivir compared with the adamantanes in children less than 12 months of age Pediatr Infect Dis J 2010;29(3):195-198.
Epidemiology of human herpesvirus-6 and -8 infections, Antiviral trials for viral infections in children, Emerging infections along the Texas-Mexico border, Genetic susceptibility to infection, Infectious etiologies for prostate cancer and Infectious etiologies for cardiovascular disease
Professor of pediatrics
M.D., Ohio State University, 1978
B.A., zoology, Ohio State University, 1975
Fellowship, pediatric infectious disease, Oklahoma Children's Memorial Hospital, 1983-86
Residency, pediatrics, chief resident, Children's Medical Center, UTHSC-Southwestern Medical School, Dallas, 1981-82
Residency, pediatrics, Parkland Memorial Hospital, UTHSC-Southwestern Medical School, Dallas, 1978-81
Pediatrics, 1984; Pediatric Infectious Diseases, 1994
Conrad DA. Medical Management of Acute Sinusitis In: Brook I (ed). Sinusitis: From Microbiology to Management. New York: Marcel Dekker, Inc.; 2006. p. 203 - 217.
Gallardo MJ, Johnson DA, Gaviria J, Nguyen L, Melendez R, Connor DA, Conrad DA. Isolated herpes simplex keratoconjunctivitis in a neonate born by cesarean delivery. J AAPOS 2005 Jun;9(3):285-287
Conrad DA. Immunizations In: Yamamoto LG, Inaba AS, Okamoto JK, Patrinos ME, Yamashiroya VK (eds). Case Based Pediatrics for Medical Students and Residents. Bloomington: AuthorHouse, Inc.; 2004. p. 8-14.
Anti-Infectives, Vaccine-preventable infections