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Lisa Ann Spencer

TitleAssociate Professor
InstitutionUniversity of Colorado Denver - Anschutz Medical Campus

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    R01HL095699     (SPENCER, LISA ANN)Jan 18, 2010 - Dec 31, 2014
    Notch signaling-mediated functions of airway eosinophils in lung disease
    Role: Principal Investigator

    R01AI121186     (SPENCER, LISA ANN)Mar 7, 2017 - Feb 28, 2022
    Eosinophil functions in allergic gastrointestinal diseases
    Role: Principal Investigator

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    1. Ueki S, Tokunaga T, Melo RCN, Saito H, Honda K, Fukuchi M, Konno Y, Takeda M, Yamamoto Y, Hirokawa M, Fujieda S, Spencer LA, Weller PF. Charcot-Leyden crystal formation is closely associated with eosinophil extracellular trap cell death. Blood. 2018 Nov 15; 132(20):2183-2187. PMID: 30154112.
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    2. Carmo LAS, Bonjour K, Spencer LA, Weller PF, Melo RCN. Single-Cell Analyses of Human Eosinophils at High Resolution to Understand Compartmentalization and Vesicular Trafficking of Interferon-Gamma. Front Immunol. 2018; 9:1542. PMID: 30038615.
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    3. Spergel JM, Aceves SS, Kliewer K, Gonsalves N, Chehade M, Wechsler JB, Groetch M, Friedlander J, Dellon ES, Book W, Hirano I, Muir AB, Cianferoni A, Spencer L, Liacouras CA, Cheng E, Kottyan L, Wen T, Platts-Mills T, Rothenberg ME. New developments in patients with eosinophilic gastrointestinal diseases presented at the CEGIR/TIGERS Symposium at the 2018 American Academy of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology Meeting. J Allergy Clin Immunol. 2018 Jul; 142(1):48-53. PMID: 29803797.
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    4. Khoury P, Akuthota P, Ackerman SJ, Arron JR, Bochner BS, Collins MH, Kahn JE, Fulkerson PC, Gleich GJ, Gopal-Srivastava R, Jacobsen EA, Leiferman KM, Francesca LS, Mathur SK, Minnicozzi M, Prussin C, Rothenberg ME, Roufosse F, Sable K, Simon D, Simon HU, Spencer LA, Steinfeld J, Wardlaw AJ, Wechsler ME, Weller PF, Klion AD. Revisiting the NIH Taskforce on the Research needs of Eosinophil-Associated Diseases (RE-TREAD). J Leukoc Biol. 2018 Jul; 104(1):69-83. PMID: 29672914.
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    5. Xenakis JJ, Howard ED, Smith KM, Olbrich CL, Huang Y, Anketell D, Maldonado S, Cornwell EW, Spencer LA. Resident intestinal eosinophils constitutively express antigen presentation markers and include two phenotypically distinct subsets of eosinophils. Immunology. 2018 Jun; 154(2):298-308. PMID: 29281125.
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    6. Sallis BF, Erkert L, MoƱino-Romero S, Acar U, Wu R, Konnikova L, Lexmond WS, Hamilton MJ, Dunn WA, Szepfalusi Z, Vanderhoof JA, Snapper SB, Turner JR, Goldsmith JD, Spencer LA, Nurko S, Fiebiger E. An algorithm for the classification of mRNA patterns in eosinophilic esophagitis: Integration of machine learning. J Allergy Clin Immunol. 2018 Apr; 141(4):1354-1364.e9. PMID: 29273402.
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    7. Weller PF, Spencer LA. Functions of tissue-resident eosinophils. Nat Rev Immunol. 2017 Dec; 17(12):746-760. PMID: 28891557.
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    8. Smith KM, Rahman RS, Spencer LA. Humoral Immunity Provides Resident Intestinal Eosinophils Access to Luminal Antigen via Eosinophil-Expressed Low-Affinity Fc? Receptors. J Immunol. 2016 11 01; 197(9):3716-3724. PMID: 27683752.
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    9. Ueki S, Tokunaga T, Fujieda S, Honda K, Hirokawa M, Spencer LA, Weller PF. Eosinophil ETosis and DNA Traps: a New Look at Eosinophilic Inflammation. Curr Allergy Asthma Rep. 2016 07; 16(8):54. PMID: 27393701.
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    10. Carmo LA, Bonjour K, Ueki S, Neves JS, Liu L, Spencer LA, Dvorak AM, Weller PF, Melo RC. CD63 is tightly associated with intracellular, secretory events chaperoning piecemeal degranulation and compound exocytosis in human eosinophils. J Leukoc Biol. 2016 08; 100(2):391-401. PMID: 26965633.
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    11. Bettigole SE, Lis R, Adoro S, Lee AH, Spencer LA, Weller PF, Glimcher LH. The transcription factor XBP1 is selectively required for eosinophil differentiation. Nat Immunol. 2015 Aug; 16(8):829-37. PMID: 26147683; PMCID: PMC4577297.
    12. Liu LY, Wang H, Xenakis JJ, Spencer LA. Notch signaling mediates granulocyte-macrophage colony-stimulating factor priming-induced transendothelial migration of human eosinophils. Allergy. 2015 Jul; 70(7):805-12. PMID: 25846339.
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    13. Spencer L, Rollo M, Hauck Y, MacDonald-Wicks L, Wood L, Hutchesson M, Giglia R, Smith R, Collins C. The effect of weight management interventions that include a diet component on weight-related outcomes in pregnant and postpartum women: a systematic review protocol. JBI Database System Rev Implement Rep. 2015 01; 13(1):88-98. PMID: 26447010.
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    14. Spencer LA, Bonjour K, Melo RC, Weller PF. Eosinophil secretion of granule-derived cytokines. Front Immunol. 2014; 5:496. PMID: 25386174; PMCID: PMC4209865.
    15. Melo RC, Liu L, Xenakis JJ, Spencer LA. Eosinophil-derived cytokines in health and disease: unraveling novel mechanisms of selective secretion. Allergy. 2013 Mar; 68(3):274-84. PMID: 23347072; PMCID: PMC3570631.
    16. Ueki S, Melo RC, Ghiran I, Spencer LA, Dvorak AM, Weller PF. Eosinophil extracellular DNA trap cell death mediates lytic release of free secretion-competent eosinophil granules in humans. Blood. 2013 Mar 14; 121(11):2074-83. PMID: 23303825; PMCID: PMC3596967.
    17. Shamri R, Melo RC, Young KM, Bivas-Benita M, Xenakis JJ, Spencer LA, Weller PF. CCL11 elicits secretion of RNases from mouse eosinophils and their cell-free granules. FASEB J. 2012 May; 26(5):2084-93. PMID: 22294786; PMCID: PMC3336791.
    18. Akuthota P, Melo RC, Spencer LA, Weller PF. MHC Class II and CD9 in human eosinophils localize to detergent-resistant membrane microdomains. Am J Respir Cell Mol Biol. 2012 Feb; 46(2):188-95. PMID: 21885678; PMCID: PMC3297164.
    19. Shamri R, Xenakis JJ, Spencer LA. Eosinophils in innate immunity: an evolving story. Cell Tissue Res. 2011 Jan; 343(1):57-83. PMID: 21042920; PMCID: PMC3679536.
    20. Spencer LA, Weller PF. Eosinophils and Th2 immunity: contemporary insights. Immunol Cell Biol. 2010 Mar-Apr; 88(3):250-6. PMID: 20065995.
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    21. Melo RC, Spencer LA, Perez SA, Neves JS, Bafford SP, Morgan ES, Dvorak AM, Weller PF. Vesicle-mediated secretion of human eosinophil granule-derived major basic protein. Lab Invest. 2009 Jul; 89(7):769-81. PMID: 19398958; PMCID: PMC2702460.
    22. Neves JS, Perez SA, Spencer LA, Melo RC, Weller PF. Subcellular fractionation of human eosinophils: isolation of functional specific granules on isoosmotic density gradients. J Immunol Methods. 2009 May 15; 344(1):64-72. PMID: 19328806; PMCID: PMC2678970.
    23. Radke AL, Reynolds LE, Melo RC, Dvorak AM, Weller PF, Spencer LA. Mature human eosinophils express functional Notch ligands mediating eosinophil autocrine regulation. Blood. 2009 Mar 26; 113(13):3092-101. PMID: 19171875; PMCID: PMC2662649.
    24. Neves JS, Perez SA, Spencer LA, Melo RC, Reynolds L, Ghiran I, Mahmudi-Azer S, Odemuyiwa SO, Dvorak AM, Moqbel R, Weller PF. Eosinophil granules function extracellularly as receptor-mediated secretory organelles. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2008 Nov 25; 105(47):18478-83. PMID: 19017810; PMCID: PMC2587599.
    25. Spencer LA, Szela CT, Perez SA, Kirchhoffer CL, Neves JS, Radke AL, Weller PF. Human eosinophils constitutively express multiple Th1, Th2, and immunoregulatory cytokines that are secreted rapidly and differentially. J Leukoc Biol. 2009 Jan; 85(1):117-23. PMID: 18840671; PMCID: PMC2626765.
    26. Akuthota P, Wang HB, Spencer LA, Weller PF. Immunoregulatory roles of eosinophils: a new look at a familiar cell. Clin Exp Allergy. 2008 Aug; 38(8):1254-63. PMID: 18727793; PMCID: PMC2735457.
    27. Melo RC, Spencer LA, Dvorak AM, Weller PF. Mechanisms of eosinophil secretion: large vesiculotubular carriers mediate transport and release of granule-derived cytokines and other proteins. J Leukoc Biol. 2008 Feb; 83(2):229-36. PMID: 17875811; PMCID: PMC2734949.
    28. Spencer LA, Melo RC, Perez SA, Bafford SP, Dvorak AM, Weller PF. Cytokine receptor-mediated trafficking of preformed IL-4 in eosinophils identifies an innate immune mechanism of cytokine secretion. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2006 Feb 28; 103(9):3333-8. PMID: 16492782; PMCID: PMC1413889.
    29. Melo RC, Spencer LA, Perez SA, Ghiran I, Dvorak AM, Weller PF. Human eosinophils secrete preformed, granule-stored interleukin-4 through distinct vesicular compartments. Traffic. 2005 Nov; 6(11):1047-57. PMID: 16190985; PMCID: PMC2715427.
    30. Melo RC, Perez SA, Spencer LA, Dvorak AM, Weller PF. Intragranular vesiculotubular compartments are involved in piecemeal degranulation by activated human eosinophils. Traffic. 2005 Oct; 6(10):866-79. PMID: 16138901; PMCID: PMC2715425.
    31. Spencer LA, Melo RC, Perez SA, Weller PF. A gel-based dual antibody capture and detection method for assaying of extracellular cytokine secretion: EliCell. Methods Mol Biol. 2005; 302:297-314. PMID: 15937360; PMCID: PMC2716390.
    32. Rajan TV, Ganley L, Paciorkowski N, Spencer L, Klei TR, Shultz LD. Brugian infections in the peritoneal cavities of laboratory mice: kinetics of infection and cellular responses. Exp Parasitol. 2002 Apr; 100(4):235-47. PMID: 12128050.
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    33. Larregina AT, Morelli AE, Spencer LA, Logar AJ, Watkins SC, Thomson AW, Falo LD. Dermal-resident CD14+ cells differentiate into Langerhans cells. Nat Immunol. 2001 Dec; 2(12):1151-8. PMID: 11702065.
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