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Dat.Q.Tran@uth.tmc.edu

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(713) 500-5422


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Assistant Professor

Education & Background

Residency
Baylor College of Medicine
Houston, Texas
2001-2004
Fellowship
NIAID/NIH
Bethesda, Maryland
2004-2009

Certifications

American Board of Allergy Immunology, 2006


Interests

Clinical Interests
Atopic dermatitis, allergic rhinitis, food allergy, immune disorders
Research Interests
Immunity, immunological tolerance, regulatory T cells, grft-versus-host, autoimmunity

Publications

Dingle, B.M., Liu, Y., Fatheree, N.Y., Min, J., Rhoads, J.M., and Tran, D.Q. FoxP3+ regulatory T cells attenuate the development of experimental necrotizing enterocolitis. PLoS One. 2013

Dhamne, C., Chung, Y., Alousi, A.M., Cooper, L.J.N., and Tran, D.Q. Peripheral and thymic Foxp3+ regulatory T cells in search of origin, distinction and function. Front Immunol. 4:253, 2013.

Tran, D.Q. In vitro suppression assay for functional assessment of human regulatory T cells. Methods Mol Biol. 979:199-212, 2013.

Tran, D.Q., Andersson, J., Wang, R., Ramsey, H., Unutmaz, D., and Shevach, E.M. GARP (LRRC32) is essential for the surface expression of latent TGF-beta on platelets and activated FOXP3+ regulatory T cells. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA. 106(32):13445-50, 2009.

 Tran, D.Q., Andersson, J., and Shevach, E.M. Selective Expression of Latency Associated Peptide (LAP) and IL-1 Receptors (CD121a/CD121b) on activated human FOXP3+ T regulatory cells allows for their purification in expansion cultures. Blood. 113(21):5125-33, 2009.

Lab Information

Huihui Wang, PhD; Postdoctoral Fellow

(713) 500-5682; Huihui.Wang@uth.tmc.edu

 

Anha V. Pham, BS; Research Technician

(713) 500-5682; Anha.V.Pham@uth.tmc.edu