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    Qizhi Tang, PhD

    TitleAssociate Professor
    SchoolUCSF School of Medicine
    DepartmentSurgery
    Address513 Parnassus Ave
    San Francisco CA 94143
    Phone415-476-1739

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      1. Wegorzewska M, Nijagal A, Wong CM, Le T, Lescano N, Tang Q, Mackenzie TC. Fetal intervention increases maternal T cell awareness of the foreign conceptus and can lead to immune-mediated fetal demise. J Immunol. 2014 Feb 15; 192(4):1938-45.
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      2. Lee K, Nguyen V, Lee KM, Kang SM, Tang Q. Attenuation of donor-reactive T cells allows effective control of allograft rejection using regulatory T cell therapy. Am J Transplant. 2014 Jan; 14(1):27-38.
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      3. Tang Q, Bluestone JA. Regulatory T-cell therapy in transplantation: moving to the clinic. Cold Spring Harb Perspect Med. 2013 Nov; 3(11).
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      4. Putnam AL, Safinia N, Medvec A, Laszkowska M, Wray M, Mintz MA, Trotta E, Szot GL, Liu W, Lares A, Lee K, Laing A, Lechler RI, Riley JL, Bluestone JA, Lombardi G, Tang Q. Clinical grade manufacturing of human alloantigen-reactive regulatory T cells for use in transplantation. Am J Transplant. 2013 Nov; 13(11):3010-20.
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      5. Nijagal A, Derderian C, Le T, Jarvis E, Nguyen L, Tang Q, Mackenzie TC. Direct and indirect antigen presentation lead to deletion of donor-specific T cells after in utero hematopoietic cell transplantation in mice. Blood. 2013 May 30; 121(22):4595-602.
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      6. Tang Q, Leung J, Melli K, Lay K, Chuu EL, Liu W, Bluestone JA, Kang SM, Peddi VR, Vincenti F. Altered balance between effector T cells and FOXP3+ HELIOS+ regulatory T cells after thymoglobulin induction in kidney transplant recipients. Transpl Int. 2012 Dec; 25(12):1257-67.
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      7. Lerner AG, Upton JP, Praveen PV, Ghosh R, Nakagawa Y, Igbaria A, Shen S, Nguyen V, Backes BJ, Heiman M, Heintz N, Greengard P, Hui S, Tang Q, Trusina A, Oakes SA, Papa FR. IRE1a induces thioredoxin-interacting protein to activate the NLRP3 inflammasome and promote programmed cell death under irremediable ER stress. Cell Metab. 2012 Aug 8; 16(2):250-64.
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      8. Tang Q, Lee K. Regulatory T-cell therapy for transplantation: how many cells do we need? Curr Opin Organ Transplant. 2012 Aug; 17(4):349-54.
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      9. Nijagal A, Fleck S, Hills NK, Feng S, Tang Q, Kang SM, Rosenthal P, MacKenzie TC. Decreased risk of graft failure with maternal liver transplantation in patients with biliary atresia. Am J Transplant. 2012 Feb; 12(2):409-19.
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      10. Tang Q, Bluestone JA, Kang SM. CD4(+)Foxp3(+) regulatory T cell therapy in transplantation. J Mol Cell Biol. 2012 Feb; 4(1):11-21.
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      11. Scapini P, Lamagna C, Hu Y, Lee K, Tang Q, DeFranco AL, Lowell CA. B cell-derived IL-10 suppresses inflammatory disease in Lyn-deficient mice. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2011 Oct 11; 108(41):E823-32.
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      12. Penaranda C, Tang Q, Bluestone JA. Anti-CD3 therapy promotes tolerance by selectively depleting pathogenic cells while preserving regulatory T cells. J Immunol. 2011 Aug 15; 187(4):2015-22.
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      13. Penaranda C, Tang Q, Ruddle NH, Bluestone JA. Prevention of diabetes by FTY720-mediated stabilization of peri-islet tertiary lymphoid organs. Diabetes. 2010 Jun; 59(6):1461-8.
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      14. Fife BT, Pauken KE, Eagar TN, Obu T, Wu J, Tang Q, Azuma M, Krummel MF, Bluestone JA. Interactions between PD-1 and PD-L1 promote tolerance by blocking the TCR-induced stop signal. Nat Immunol. 2009 Nov; 10(11):1185-92.
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      15. Brennan TV, Jaigirdar A, Hoang V, Hayden T, Liu FC, Zaid H, Chang CK, Bucy RP, Tang Q, Kang SM. Preferential priming of alloreactive T cells with indirect reactivity. Am J Transplant. 2009 Apr; 9(4):709-18.
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      16. Melli K, Friedman RS, Martin AE, Finger EB, Miao G, Szot GL, Krummel MF, Tang Q. Amplification of autoimmune response through induction of dendritic cell maturation in inflamed tissues. J Immunol. 2009 Mar 1; 182(5):2590-600.
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      17. Bluestone JA, Tang Q, Sedwick CE. T regulatory cells in autoimmune diabetes: past challenges, future prospects. J Clin Immunol. 2008 Nov; 28(6):677-84.
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      18. Meagher C, Tang Q, Fife BT, Bour-Jordan H, Wu J, Pardoux C, Bi M, Melli K, Bluestone JA. Spontaneous development of a pancreatic exocrine disease in CD28-deficient NOD mice. J Immunol. 2008 Jun 15; 180(12):7793-803.
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      19. Tang Q, Adams JY, Penaranda C, Melli K, Piaggio E, Sgouroudis E, Piccirillo CA, Salomon BL, Bluestone JA. Central role of defective interleukin-2 production in the triggering of islet autoimmune destruction. Immunity. 2008 May; 28(5):687-97.
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      20. Tang Q, Bluestone JA. The Foxp3+ regulatory T cell: a jack of all trades, master of regulation. Nat Immunol. 2008 Mar; 9(3):239-44.
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      21. Travis MA, Reizis B, Melton AC, Masteller E, Tang Q, Proctor JM, Wang Y, Bernstein X, Huang X, Reichardt LF, Bluestone JA, Sheppard D. Loss of integrin alpha(v)beta8 on dendritic cells causes autoimmunity and colitis in mice. Nature. 2007 Sep 20; 449(7160):361-5.
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      22. Kang SM, Tang Q, Bluestone JA. CD4+CD25+ regulatory T cells in transplantation: progress, challenges and prospects. Am J Transplant. 2007 Jun; 7(6):1457-63.
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      23. Fife BT, Guleria I, Gubbels Bupp M, Eagar TN, Tang Q, Bour-Jordan H, Yagita H, Azuma M, Sayegh MH, Bluestone JA. Insulin-induced remission in new-onset NOD mice is maintained by the PD-1-PD-L1 pathway. J Exp Med. 2006 Nov 27; 203(12):2737-47.
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      24. Tang Q, Bluestone JA. Regulatory T-cell physiology and application to treat autoimmunity. Immunol Rev. 2006 Aug; 212:217-37.
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      25. Scalapino KJ, Tang Q, Bluestone JA, Bonyhadi ML, Daikh DI. Suppression of disease in New Zealand Black/New Zealand White lupus-prone mice by adoptive transfer of ex vivo expanded regulatory T cells. J Immunol. 2006 Aug 1; 177(3):1451-9.
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      26. Tang Q, Krummel MF. Imaging the function of regulatory T cells in vivo. Curr Opin Immunol. 2006 Aug; 18(4):496-502.
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      27. Masteller EL, Tang Q, Bluestone JA. Antigen-specific regulatory T cells--ex vivo expansion and therapeutic potential. Semin Immunol. 2006 Apr; 18(2):103-10.
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      28. Tang Q, Adams JY, Tooley AJ, Bi M, Fife BT, Serra P, Santamaria P, Locksley RM, Krummel MF, Bluestone JA. Visualizing regulatory T cell control of autoimmune responses in nonobese diabetic mice. Nat Immunol. 2006 Jan; 7(1):83-92.
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      29. Bluestone JA, Tang Q. How do CD4+CD25+ regulatory T cells control autoimmunity? Curr Opin Immunol. 2005 Dec; 17(6):638-42.
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      30. Masteller EL, Warner MR, Tang Q, Tarbell KV, McDevitt H, Bluestone JA. Expansion of functional endogenous antigen-specific CD4+CD25+ regulatory T cells from nonobese diabetic mice. J Immunol. 2005 Sep 1; 175(5):3053-9.
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      31. Earle KE, Tang Q, Zhou X, Liu W, Zhu S, Bonyhadi ML, Bluestone JA. In vitro expanded human CD4+CD25+ regulatory T cells suppress effector T cell proliferation. Clin Immunol. 2005 Apr; 115(1):3-9.
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      32. Tang Q, Boden EK, Henriksen KJ, Bour-Jordan H, Bi M, Bluestone JA. Distinct roles of CTLA-4 and TGF-beta in CD4+CD25+ regulatory T cell function. Eur J Immunol. 2004 Nov; 34(11):2996-3005.
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      33. Bluestone JA, Tang Q. Therapeutic vaccination using CD4+CD25+ antigen-specific regulatory T cells. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2004 Oct 5; 101 Suppl 2:14622-6.
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      34. Tang Q, Henriksen KJ, Bi M, Finger EB, Szot G, Ye J, Masteller EL, McDevitt H, Bonyhadi M, Bluestone JA. In vitro-expanded antigen-specific regulatory T cells suppress autoimmune diabetes. J Exp Med. 2004 Jun 7; 199(11):1455-65.
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      35. Eagar TN, Tang Q, Wolfe M, He Y, Pear WS, Bluestone JA. Notch 1 signaling regulates peripheral T cell activation. Immunity. 2004 Apr; 20(4):407-15.
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      36. Tang Q, Henriksen KJ, Boden EK, Tooley AJ, Ye J, Subudhi SK, Zheng XX, Strom TB, Bluestone JA. Cutting edge: CD28 controls peripheral homeostasis of CD4+CD25+ regulatory T cells. J Immunol. 2003 Oct 1; 171(7):3348-52.
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      37. Tang Q, Smith JA, Szot GL, Zhou P, Alegre ML, Henriksen KJ, Thompson CB, Bluestone JA. CD28/B7 regulation of anti-CD3-mediated immunosuppression in vivo. J Immunol. 2003 Feb 1; 170(3):1510-6.
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      38. Bour-Jordan H, Grogan JL, Tang Q, Auger JA, Locksley RM, Bluestone JA. CTLA-4 regulates the requirement for cytokine-induced signals in T(H)2 lineage commitment. Nat Immunol. 2003 Feb; 4(2):182-8.
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      39. Boden E, Tang Q, Bour-Jordan H, Bluestone JA. The role of CD28 and CTLA4 in the function and homeostasis of CD4+CD25+ regulatory T cells. Novartis Found Symp. 2003; 252:55-63; discussion 63-6, 106-14.
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      40. Tang Q, Subudhi SK, Henriksen KJ, Long CG, Vives F, Bluestone JA. The Src family kinase Fyn mediates signals induced by TCR antagonists. J Immunol. 2002 May 1; 168(9):4480-7.
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