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Hire Dr. William D.
United States
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Biomedical Health Scientist | Expertise in Infectious & Inflammatory Diseases, Human Microbiome and Nutrition

Profile Summary
Subject Matter Expertise
Writing Clinical Trial Documentation, Technical Writing, Newswriting
Product Development Formulation
Work Experience

Associate Professor of Medicine and Endowed Chair in Gastroenterology

University of Washington

October 2016 - Present

Assistant Professor

Keck Hospital of USC

April 2011 - October 2016

Research Assistant Professor

University of Chicago

June 2007 - March 2011

Postdoctoral Fellow

University of Chicago

June 2004 - May 2007


PhD (Immunology & Microbial Pathogenesis)

Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine

August 1999 - April 2004

Bachelor Science (Neuroscience)

Bates College

August 1995 - May 1999

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Okazaki S, Loupakis F, Stintzing S, Cao S, Zhang W, Yang D, Ning Y, Sunakawa Y, Stremitzer S, Matsusaka S, Berger MD. Clinical significance of TLR1 I602S polymorphism for patients with metastatic colorectal cancer treated with FOLFIRI plus bevacizumab. Molecular cancer therapeutics. 2016 Jul 1;15(7):1740-5.
Kamdar, K., Khakpour, S., Chen, J., Leone, V., Brulc, J., Mangatu, T., Antonopoulos, D.A., Chang, E.B., Kahn, S.A., Kirschner, B.S., et al.(2016). Genetic and Metabolic Signals during Acute Enteric Bacterial Infection Alter the Microbiota and Drive Progression to Chronic Inflammatory Disease . Cell Host and Microbe. 19. (1). p. 21-31.
Nguyen, V., Pearson, K., Kim, J.-H., Kamdar, K., DePaolo, R.W.(2015). Retinoic acid can exacerbate T cell intrinsic TLR2 activation to promote tolerance . PLoS ONE. 10. (3).
Michail, S., Bultron, G., Depaolo, R.W.(2013). Genetic variants associated with Crohn's disease . Application of Clinical Genetics. 6. p. 25-32.
Kamdar, K., Nguyen, V., DePaolo, R.W.(2013). Toll-like receptor signaling and regulation of intestinal immunity . Virulence. 4. (3). p. 207-212.
Sugiura, Y., Kamdar, K., Khakpour, S., Young, G., Karpus, W.J., DePaolo, R.W.(2013). TLR1-induced chemokine production is critical for mucosal immunity against Yersinia enterocolitica . Mucosal Immunology. 6. (6). p. 1101-1109.
Depaolo, R.W., Abadie, V., Tang, F., Fehlner-Peach, H., Hall, J.A., Wang, W., Marietta, E.V., Kasarda, D.D., Waldmann, T.A., Murray, J.A., et al.(2011). Co-adjuvant effects of retinoic acid and IL-15 induce inflammatory immunity to dietary antigens . Nature. 471. (7337). p. 220-225.
Elhofy, A., DePaolo, R.W., Lira, S.A., Lukacs, N.W., Karpus, W.J.(2009). Mice deficient for CCR6 fail to control chronic experimental autoimmune encephalomyelitis . Journal of Neuroimmunology. 213. (1-2). p. 91-99.
DePaolo, R.W., Tang, F., Kim, I., Han, M., Levin, N., Ciletti, N., Lin, A., Anderson, D., Schneewind, O., Jabri, B.(2008). Toll-Like Receptor 6 Drives Differentiation of Tolerogenic Dendritic Cells and Contributes to LcrV-Mediated Plague Pathogenesis . Cell Host and Microbe. 4. (4). p. 350-361.
DeBord, K.L., Anderson, D.M., Marketon, M.M., Overheim, K.A., DePaolo, R.W., Ciletti, N.A., Jabri, B., Schneewind, O.(2006). Immunogenicity and protective immunity against bubonic plague and pneumonic plague by immunization of mice with the recombinant V10 antigen, a variant of LcrV . Infection and Immunity. 74. (8). p. 4910-4914.
Overheim, K.A., DePaolo, R.W., Debord, K.L., Morrin, E.M., Anderson, D.M., Green, N.M., Brubaker, R.R., Jabri, B., Schneewind, O.(2005). LcrV plague vaccine with altered immunomodulatory properties . Infection and Immunity. 73. (8). p. 5152-5159.
DePaolo, R.W., Lathan, R., Rollins, B.J., Karpus, W.J.(2005). The chemokine CCL2 is required for control of murine gastric Salmonella enterica infection . Infection and Immunity. 73. (10). p. 6514-6522.
Marketon, M.M., DePaolo, R.W., DeBord, K.L., Jabri, B., Schneewind, O.(2005). Microbiology: Plague bacteria target immune cells during infection . Science. 309. (5741). p. 1739-1741.
DePaolo, R.W., Lathan, R., Karpus, W.J.(2004). CCR5 regulates high dose oral tolerance by modulating CC chemokine ligand 2 levels in the GALT . Journal of Immunology. 173. (1). p. 314-320.
DePaolo, R.W., Rollins, B.J., Kuziel, W., Karpus, W.J.(2003). CC chemokine ligand 2 and its receptor regulate mucosal production of IL-12 and TGF-β in high dose oral tolerance . Journal of Immunology. 171. (7). p. 3560-3567.