Affiliation: University of Oxford
- A whole blood monokine-based reporter assay provides a sensitive and robust measurement of the antigen-specific T cell responseAron Chakera
J Transl Med 9:143. 2011..The biological amplification of the IFNγ signal generated by this assay provides sensitivity comparable to ELISpot, but with the advantage that responses can be quantified using small volumes of whole blood...
- Reversible renal impairment caused by thyroid diseaseAron Chakera
Oxford Kidney Unit, Churchill Hospital, Old Road, Oxford, UK
Scand J Urol Nephrol 44:190-2. 2010..This report describe how a dramatic elevation in serum creatinine paralleled the development of hyperthyroidism, with a return of the creatinine to normal following treatment of the hyperthyroid state...
- A lucky fall? Case reportA Chakera
Oxford Kidney Unit, Churchill Hospital, Headington, Oxford, England
Transplant Proc 42:3883-6. 2010..Treatment with high-intensity focussed ultrasound followed by partial nephrectomy was successful, averting the need for dialysis therapy...
- Detection of polyomavirus BK reactivation after renal transplantation using an intensive decoy cell surveillance program is cost-effectiveAron Chakera
Nuffield Department of Clinical Medicine, University of Oxford, Oxford, UK
Transplantation 92:1018-23. 2011..We present the outcomes from an early intensive BKV surveillance program using decoy cell detection for initial screening starting 2 weeks after transplantation...
- Detection of BK virus in urine from renal transplant subjects by mass spectrometryRebecca Konietzny
Centre for Cellular and Molecular Physiology, Henry Wellcome Building for Molecular Physiology, Nuffield Department of Medicine, University of Oxford, Roosevelt Drive, Oxford, OX3 7BN, UK
Clin Proteomics 9:4. 2012..abstract:..
- Renal transplant immunosuppression impairs natural killer cell function in vitro and in vivoOlivier Morteau
Nuffield Department of Clinical Medicine, University of Oxford, Oxford, United Kingdom
PLoS ONE 5:e13294. 2010..Despite an increasing awareness of the importance of innate immunity, the roles of natural killer (NK) cells in transplant rejection and antiviral and cancer immunity during immunosuppression have not been clearly defined...