DIVISION OF IMMUNOLOGY & INFECTIOUS DISEASES

Faculty

Allergy and Immunology | Infectious Diseases

Allergy and Immunology


Dr. Anthony InfanteAnthony J. Infante, MD, PhD
Division Chief, Professor of Pediatrics and Associate Chairman for Research
Director, Children's Immunology Clinic
E-mail: infantea@uthscsa.edu
210-567-0510

Education:
M.D., Indiana University, 1978
Ph.D., biological chemistry, Indiana University, 1977
B.S., chemistry, Ball State University, 1972

Training:
Fellowship, immunology, Stanford University, 1981-83
Fellowship, immunology, Mayo Foundation, 1980-81
Residency, pediatrics, Mayo Clinic

Board Certification:
Pediatrics, 1989, 1997, 2004

Recent Publications:
Kwan, A, Abraham, RS, Currier, R, Brower, Andruszewski, K, Abbott, JK, Baker, M, Ballow, M, Bartoshesky, LE, Bonilla, FA, Brokopp, C, Brooks, E, Caggana, M, Celestin, J, Church, JA, Comeau, AM, Connelly, JA, Cowan, MJ, Cunningham-Rundles, C, Dasu, T, Dave, N, De La Morena, MT, Duffner, U, Fong, C-T, Forbes, L, Freedenberg, D, Gelfand, EW, Hale, JE, Hanson, IC, Hay, BN, Hu, D, Infante, A, Johnson, D, Kapoor, N, Kay, DM, Kohn, DB, Lee, R, Lehman, H, Lin, Z, Lorey, F, Abdel-Mageed, A, Manning, A, McGhee, S, Moore, TB, Naides, SJ, Notarangelo, LD, Orange, JS, Pai, SY, Porteus, M, Rodriguez, R, Romberg, N, Routes, J, Ruehle, M, Rubenstein, A, Saavedra-Matiz, CA, Scott, G, Scott, PM, Secord, E, Seroogy, C, Shearer, WT, Siegel, S, Silvers, SK, Stiehm, ER, Sugerman, RW, Sullivan, JL, Tanksley, S, Tierce, ML, Verbsky, J, Vogel, B, Walker, R, Walkovich, K, Walter, JE, Wasserman, RL, Watson, MS, Weinberg, GA, Weiner, LB, Wood, H, Yates, AB, Puck, JM. Newborn screening for severe combined immunodeficiency in 11 screening programs in the United States. JAMA 2014 Aug;312:729-738.

Rose DM, Atkins J, Holland SM, Infante AJ. A novel mutation in IFN-gamma receptor 1 presenting as multisystem Mycobacterium intracellulare infection. J Allergy Clin Immunol 2014 Feb;133(2):591-592.

Trimble, R, Atkins, J, Quigg, TC, Burns, CC, Marshall, G, Thomas, M, Mangla, AT, Infante, AJ. Vaccine associated paralytic poliomyelitis and BCGosis in an immigrant child with severe combined immune deficiency. MMWR Weekly 2014 Aug;63(33):721-724.

Infante AJ, McCullers, Jonathon A, Orihuela CJ. Mechanisms of predisposition to pneumonia: Infants, the elderly, and viral infections In: Brown, Hammerschmidt & Orihuela, eds. Streptococcus pneumoniae: Molecular mechanisms of host-pathogen interactions. 2014.

Infante, TD, Arevalo-Flechas, L, Ford LA, Partida MN, Ketchum, N, Pollock, BH, Infante, AJ. Community service learning: an effective vehicle for interprofessional education. Journal of Research on Interprofessional Practice and Education, in press, 2014

Interests:

Primary immune deficiency, rheumatologic, and autoinflammatory diseases
Clinical trials of immunoglobulin products, vaccines, and other biological agents
Inter-professional education

 

Dr. Edward BrooksEdward Brooks, MD
Professor of Pediatrics
E-mail: brookse@uthscsa.edu
210-567-5250

Education:
M.D., Texas Tech University School of Medicine, 1985
B.S., chemistry, Washington & Lee University, Lexington, Virginia, 1981

Training:
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

Board Certification:
Pediatrics, 1990, 2000; Pediatric allergy & immunology, 1991, 2003

Publications:
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.


Infectious Diseases


Dr. Dennis ConradDennis Conrad, MD
Professor of pediatrics

E-mail: conradd@uthscsa.edu
210-567-5250

Education:
M.D., Ohio State University, 1978
B.A., zoology, Ohio State University, 1975

Training:
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

Board Certification:
Pediatrics, 1984; Pediatric Infectious Diseases, 1994

Recent Publications:
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.

Interests:
Anti-Infectives, Vaccine-preventable infections