O Akbari

Summary

Affiliation: University of Southern California
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc CD8α⁺β⁻ and CD8α⁺β⁺ plasmacytoid dendritic cells induce Foxp3⁺ regulatory T cells and prevent the induction of airway hyper-reactivity
    V Lombardi
    Department of Molecular Microbiology and Immunology, Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California, USA
    Mucosal Immunol 5:432-43. 2012
  2. pmc Lack of PD-L1 expression by iNKT cells improves the course of influenza A infection
    Hadi Maazi
    Department of Molecular Microbiology and Immunology, Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 8:e59599. 2013
  3. pmc Perinatal nicotine exposure induces asthma in second generation offspring
    Virender K Rehan
    Department of Pediatrics, Los Angeles Biomedical Research Institute at Harbor UCLA Medical Center at David Geffen School of Medicine, 1124 West Carson Street, Torrance 90502, USA
    BMC Med 10:129. 2012
  4. pmc PD-L1 and PD-L2 modulate airway inflammation and iNKT-cell-dependent airway hyperreactivity in opposing directions
    O Akbari
    Department of Molecular Microbiology and Immunology, Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California, USA
    Mucosal Immunol 3:81-91. 2010
  5. pmc Role of plasmacytoid dendritic cell subsets in allergic asthma
    H Maazi
    Department of Molecular Microbiology and Immunology, Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA 90033 9605, USA
    Allergy 68:695-701. 2013
  6. pmc Role of PD-L1 and PD-L2 in allergic diseases and asthma
    A K Singh
    Department of Molecular Microbiology and Immunology, Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California, 1450 Biggy Street, Los Angeles, CA 90033, USA
    Allergy 66:155-62. 2011

Collaborators

  • A K Singh
  • Arlene H Sharpe
  • G J Freeman
  • DALE UMETSU
  • V Lombardi
  • Hadi Maazi
  • H Maazi
  • Virender K Rehan
  • Anneliese O Speak
  • Vincent Lombardi
  • Kyung Soo Inn
  • Bryant Khoo
  • Jonathan Lam
  • J Lam
  • Jae U Jung
  • Jia Tian
  • A O Speak
  • John S Torday
  • J Kerzerho
  • Jie Liu
  • Erum Naeem
  • Kenny Kwong
  • N Szely
  • Reiko Sakurai

Detail Information

Publications6

  1. pmc CD8α⁺β⁻ and CD8α⁺β⁺ plasmacytoid dendritic cells induce Foxp3⁺ regulatory T cells and prevent the induction of airway hyper-reactivity
    V Lombardi
    Department of Molecular Microbiology and Immunology, Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California, USA
    Mucosal Immunol 5:432-43. 2012
    ..Our data thus identify subsets of pDCs with potent tolerogenic functions that may contribute to the maintenance of tolerance in mucosal sites such as the lungs...
  2. pmc Lack of PD-L1 expression by iNKT cells improves the course of influenza A infection
    Hadi Maazi
    Department of Molecular Microbiology and Immunology, Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 8:e59599. 2013
    ..Our findings potentially have clinical implications for developing new therapies for influenza...
  3. pmc Perinatal nicotine exposure induces asthma in second generation offspring
    Virender K Rehan
    Department of Pediatrics, Los Angeles Biomedical Research Institute at Harbor UCLA Medical Center at David Geffen School of Medicine, 1124 West Carson Street, Torrance 90502, USA
    BMC Med 10:129. 2012
    ....
  4. pmc PD-L1 and PD-L2 modulate airway inflammation and iNKT-cell-dependent airway hyperreactivity in opposing directions
    O Akbari
    Department of Molecular Microbiology and Immunology, Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California, USA
    Mucosal Immunol 3:81-91. 2010
    ..These studies also indicate that PD-L1 and PD-L2 have important but opposing roles in the regulation of AHR and iNKT-cell-mediated activation...
  5. pmc Role of plasmacytoid dendritic cell subsets in allergic asthma
    H Maazi
    Department of Molecular Microbiology and Immunology, Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA 90033 9605, USA
    Allergy 68:695-701. 2013
    ..In this review, we will address the new progress in our understanding of pDC biology with respect to allergic disease, in particular allergic asthma...
  6. pmc Role of PD-L1 and PD-L2 in allergic diseases and asthma
    A K Singh
    Department of Molecular Microbiology and Immunology, Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California, 1450 Biggy Street, Los Angeles, CA 90033, USA
    Allergy 66:155-62. 2011
    ..Current understanding of the role of PD ligands in allergic asthma gives impetus to the development of novel therapeutic approaches...