Host Response

Jeffrey A. Whitsett, M.D. — Regulation of innate immunity by the respiratory epithelium.
Executive Director, Perinatal Institute
Chief, Section of Neonatology, Perinatal and Pulmonary Biology
Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center
3333 Burnet Avenue, MLC 7029
Cincinnati, OH 45229-3039

Jay Kolls– “Mucosal Immune requirements for prevention of infection with multi-drug resistant Klebsiella pneumoniae” 
Professor of Genetics and Pediatrics
LSU Health Sciences Center
Chair, Department of Genetics
CSRB 657
533 Bolivar St.
New Orleans, LA 70112

Christopher Karp M.D.– Innate immune responses to pulmonary pathogens – Department of Molecular Immunology, Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Research Foundation, Cincinnati, OH, USA Gunnar Esiason/Cincinnati Bell Chair of Life Sciences, Director, Division of Molecular Immunology

Augustine Choi, M.D.
– “Crosstalk between autophagy and inflammasomes in innate immunity” (responses ot LPS and bugs?) – Augustine M.K. Choi, MD Parker B. Francis Professor of Medicine Harvard Medical School Chief, Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine Brigham and Women’s Hospital 75 Francis Street Boston, MA 02115

Ted Standiford M.D.
– Response of the lung to sepsis
Professor of Medicine
Division of Pulmonary & Critical Care Medicine
University of Michigan Medical Center
109 Zina Pitcher Place, 4062 BSRB
Ann Arbor, MI 48109-2200

Bali Pulendran Ph.D
– Dendritic Cell biology in the host response to pneumonia
Pathology & Laboratory Medicine
Experimental Pathology
 Emory Vaccine Center, 954 Gatewood Rd.
 ATLANTA, GA 30329

Paul Kubes Ph.D – Mechanisms of PMN recruitment Professor and Director, Calvin, Phoebe and Joan Snyder Institute of Infection, Immunity and Inflammation University of Calgary, Alberta, CA

Bruce Levy M.D. – Lipoxins and resolvins promote the resolution of bacterial pneumonia and ALI.
Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine
Brigham and Women’s Hospital/ Harvard Medical School
Harvard Institutes of Medicine Bldg. (HIM855)
77 Avenue Louis Pasteur
Boston, MA 02115

Coy Allen Ph.D – Laboratory of Jenny Ting – Inflammasome
Department of Microbiology and Immunology

Steven Holland M.D. – Defects in innate immunity and pneumonia
Laboratory of Clinical Infectious Diseases
National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases 
 Building 10, CRC B3-4141 10 Center Drive MSC 1684
Bethesda, Maryland 20892-1684

Luke O’Neill Ph.D – Toll-like receptor and NOD-like receptor signaling in infection and inflammation
School of Biochemistry and Immunology
Trinity College Dublin


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