D G Heppner

Summary

Affiliation: Walter Reed Army Medical Center
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Randomized, controlled, double-blind trial of daily oral azithromycin in adults for the prophylaxis of Plasmodium vivax malaria in Western Thailand
    D Gray Heppner
    Department of Immunology and Medicine, United States Army Medical Component, Armed Forces Research Institute of Medical Sciences, Bangkok, Thailand
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 73:842-9. 2005
  2. ncbi request reprint Towards an RTS,S-based, multi-stage, multi-antigen vaccine against falciparum malaria: progress at the Walter Reed Army Institute of Research
    D Gray Heppner
    Walter Reed Army Institute of Research, Department of Immunology, 503 Robert Grant Avenue, Silver Spring, MD 20910, USA
    Vaccine 23:2243-50. 2005
  3. ncbi request reprint New World monkey efficacy trials for malaria vaccine development: critical path or detour?
    D G Heppner
    Malaria Vaccine Program, Division of Communicable Diseases and Immunology, Walter Reed Army Institute of Research, Silver Spring, MD 20910, USA
    Trends Parasitol 17:419-25. 2001
  4. doi request reprint Evaluation of the safety and immunogenicity of Plasmodium falciparum apical membrane antigen 1, merozoite surface protein 1 or RTS,S vaccines with adjuvant system AS02A administered alone or concurrently in rhesus monkeys
    S Pichyangkul
    Department of Immunology and Medicine, Armed Forces Research Institute of Medical Sciences, Bangkok, Thailand
    Vaccine 28:452-62. 2009
  5. ncbi request reprint Efficacy of recombinant circumsporozoite protein vaccine regimens against experimental Plasmodium falciparum malaria
    K E Kester
    Dept of Immunology, Walter Reed Army Institute of Research, 503 Robert Grant Ave, Silver Spring, MD 20910, USA
    J Infect Dis 183:640-7. 2001
  6. ncbi request reprint Isolation and characterization of rhesus blood dendritic cells using flow cytometry
    S Pichyangkul
    Department of Immunology and Medicine, US Army Medical Component, US Armed Forces Research Institute of Medical Science AFRIMS, 315 6 Rajvithi Road, 10400, Bangkok, Thailand
    J Immunol Methods 252:15-23. 2001
  7. ncbi request reprint Whole blood cultures to assess the immunostimulatory activities of CpG oligodeoxynucleotides
    S Pichyangkul
    Department of Immunology and Medicine, AFRIMS, 315 6 Rajuithi Road, Bangkok, Thailand
    J Immunol Methods 247:83-94. 2001
  8. ncbi request reprint Randomized dose-ranging study of the safety and efficacy of WR 238605 (Tafenoquine) in the prevention of relapse of Plasmodium vivax malaria in Thailand
    D S Walsh
    Department of Immunology, US Army Medical Component, Armed Forces Research Institute of Medical Sciences, Bangkok, Thailand
    J Infect Dis 180:1282-7. 1999
  9. pmc Malaria rapid diagnostic devices: performance characteristics of the ParaSight F device determined in a multisite field study
    J R Forney
    Walter Reed Army Institute of Research, Washington, D C, USA
    J Clin Microbiol 39:2884-90. 2001
  10. ncbi request reprint Effects of hydroxypyridinone iron chelators in combination with antimalarial drugs on the in vitro growth of Plasmodium falciparum
    K Pattanapanyasat
    Center of Excellence for Flow Cytometry, Office for Research and Development, Faculty of Medicine, Siriraj Hospital, Mahidol University, Bangkok, Thailand
    Southeast Asian J Trop Med Public Health 32:64-9. 2001

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Publications15

  1. ncbi request reprint Randomized, controlled, double-blind trial of daily oral azithromycin in adults for the prophylaxis of Plasmodium vivax malaria in Western Thailand
    D Gray Heppner
    Department of Immunology and Medicine, United States Army Medical Component, Armed Forces Research Institute of Medical Sciences, Bangkok, Thailand
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 73:842-9. 2005
    ..falciparum (PE =71%, 95% C =-14-94%). We conclude that daily azithromycin was safe, well-tolerated, and had a high efficacy for the prevention of P. vivax malaria...
  2. ncbi request reprint Towards an RTS,S-based, multi-stage, multi-antigen vaccine against falciparum malaria: progress at the Walter Reed Army Institute of Research
    D Gray Heppner
    Walter Reed Army Institute of Research, Department of Immunology, 503 Robert Grant Avenue, Silver Spring, MD 20910, USA
    Vaccine 23:2243-50. 2005
    ..Recent safety, immunogenicity, and efficacy trials in the US and Africa are presented, as well as plans for the development of a multi-antigen vaccine...
  3. ncbi request reprint New World monkey efficacy trials for malaria vaccine development: critical path or detour?
    D G Heppner
    Malaria Vaccine Program, Division of Communicable Diseases and Immunology, Walter Reed Army Institute of Research, Silver Spring, MD 20910, USA
    Trends Parasitol 17:419-25. 2001
    ..Successful malaria vaccine development will emphasize definitive field trials in populations at risk of malaria to define and improve vaccine efficacy...
  4. doi request reprint Evaluation of the safety and immunogenicity of Plasmodium falciparum apical membrane antigen 1, merozoite surface protein 1 or RTS,S vaccines with adjuvant system AS02A administered alone or concurrently in rhesus monkeys
    S Pichyangkul
    Department of Immunology and Medicine, Armed Forces Research Institute of Medical Sciences, Bangkok, Thailand
    Vaccine 28:452-62. 2009
    ..These results suggest that immune interference may be complex and should be considered for the design of multi-antigen, multi-stage vaccines against malaria...
  5. ncbi request reprint Efficacy of recombinant circumsporozoite protein vaccine regimens against experimental Plasmodium falciparum malaria
    K E Kester
    Dept of Immunology, Walter Reed Army Institute of Research, 503 Robert Grant Ave, Silver Spring, MD 20910, USA
    J Infect Dis 183:640-7. 2001
    ..Overall protective efficacy of RTS,S/SBAS2 was 41% (95% confidence interval, 22%-56%; P=.0006). This and previous studies have shown that 2 or 3 doses of RTS,S/SBAS2 protect against challenge with P. falciparum sporozoites...
  6. ncbi request reprint Isolation and characterization of rhesus blood dendritic cells using flow cytometry
    S Pichyangkul
    Department of Immunology and Medicine, US Army Medical Component, US Armed Forces Research Institute of Medical Science AFRIMS, 315 6 Rajvithi Road, 10400, Bangkok, Thailand
    J Immunol Methods 252:15-23. 2001
    ..The ability to isolate rhesus blood DC from peripheral blood should be a useful tool for immunological investigations...
  7. ncbi request reprint Whole blood cultures to assess the immunostimulatory activities of CpG oligodeoxynucleotides
    S Pichyangkul
    Department of Immunology and Medicine, AFRIMS, 315 6 Rajuithi Road, Bangkok, Thailand
    J Immunol Methods 247:83-94. 2001
    ..The whole blood assay, in conjunction with flow cytometry, is useful for assessing the immunological properties of CpG ODN sequences...
  8. ncbi request reprint Randomized dose-ranging study of the safety and efficacy of WR 238605 (Tafenoquine) in the prevention of relapse of Plasmodium vivax malaria in Thailand
    D S Walsh
    Department of Immunology, US Army Medical Component, Armed Forces Research Institute of Medical Sciences, Bangkok, Thailand
    J Infect Dis 180:1282-7. 1999
    ..Among patients treated with chloroquine only, there were 4 relapses (days 40, 43, 49, and 84). WR 238605 was safe, well tolerated, and effective in preventing P. vivax relapse...
  9. pmc Malaria rapid diagnostic devices: performance characteristics of the ParaSight F device determined in a multisite field study
    J R Forney
    Walter Reed Army Institute of Research, Washington, D C, USA
    J Clin Microbiol 39:2884-90. 2001
    ..of asexual parasites per microliter of whole blood), sensitivities were 83% (>0 to 500 parasites/microl), 87% (501 to 1,000/microl), 98% (1,001 to 5,000/microl), and 98% (>5,000/microl). Device specificity was 86%...
  10. ncbi request reprint Effects of hydroxypyridinone iron chelators in combination with antimalarial drugs on the in vitro growth of Plasmodium falciparum
    K Pattanapanyasat
    Center of Excellence for Flow Cytometry, Office for Research and Development, Faculty of Medicine, Siriraj Hospital, Mahidol University, Bangkok, Thailand
    Southeast Asian J Trop Med Public Health 32:64-9. 2001
    ..5 or > 4.0). Despite the absence of synergy with conventional drugs, intrinsic antimalarial activity of hydroxypyridinones supports the continued assessment of these iron chelators as treatment adjuncts...
  11. ncbi request reprint Malaria vaccines: triumphs or tribulations?
    W R Ballou
    Department of Immunology, Walter Reed Army Institute of Research, Washington, DC 20307 5100, USA
    Parassitologia 41:403-8. 1999
    ..It describes recent encouraging results in human subjects with the RTS,S vaccine, a promising pre-erythrocytic malaria vaccine candidate...
  12. pmc In vitro sensitivity of Plasmodium falciparum to artesunate in Thailand
    C Wongsrichanalai
    Armed Forces Research Institute of Medical Sciences AFRIMS, Bangkok, Thailand
    Bull World Health Organ 77:392-8. 1999
    ..A search for more suitable partner drugs to these compounds and careful regulation of their use are necessary in the interest of ensuring their long therapeutic life span...
  13. pmc Preclinical evaluation of the safety and immunogenicity of a vaccine consisting of Plasmodium falciparum liver-stage antigen 1 with adjuvant AS01B administered alone or concurrently with the RTS,S/AS01B vaccine in rhesus primates
    S Pichyangkul
    Department of Immunology and Medicine, USAMC AFRIMS, 315 6 Rajvithi Rd, Bangkok 10400, Thailand
    Infect Immun 76:229-38. 2008
    ..The comparison of the profiles of immune responses induced by separate-site and single-site vaccinations with LSA1 and RTS,S warrants further investigation...
  14. ncbi request reprint Safety and immunogenicity of the RTS,S/AS02A candidate malaria vaccine in children aged 1-4 in Mozambique
    E Macete
    Centro de Investigação em Saúde da Manhiça CISM, Manhiça, Mozambique
    Trop Med Int Health 12:37-46. 2007
    ..However, genetic features and the intensity of malaria transmission may modify the safety and immune response of a vaccine...
  15. ncbi request reprint CpG oligodeoxynucleotide enhances immunity against blood-stage malaria infection in mice parenterally immunized with a yeast-expressed 19 kDa carboxyl-terminal fragment of Plasmodium yoelii merozoite surface protein-1 (MSP1(19)) formulated in oil-based Mo
    C Hirunpetcharat
    Department of Microbiology, Faculty of Public Health, Mahidol University, 420 1 Rajvithi Road, Bangkok 10400, Thailand
    Vaccine 21:2923-32. 2003
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