Heather Pua, MD, PhD

TitleAssistant Professor
SchoolUCSF School of Medicine
Address513 Parnassus Ave
San Francisco CA 94143
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    MicroRNA 23 Cluster Regulation of Helper T cell Differentiation and Function
    NIH/NIAID K08AI116949Feb 1, 2015 - Jan 31, 2020
    Role: Principal Investigator

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    1. Montoya MM, Maul J, Singh PB, Pua H, Dahlström F, Wu N, Huang X, Ansel KM, Baumjohann D. A Distinct Inhibitory Function for miR-18a in Th17 Cell Differentiation. J Immunol. 2017 Jun 12. PMID: 28607111.
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    2. Winger BA, Foy E, Sud SR, MacKenzie JD, Pua H, Lau AH, Heyman MB, Laszik Z, Tureen J. Mycobacterium bovis Enterocolitis in an Immunocompromised Host. J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr. 2016 Jul; 63(1):e17-9. PMID: 26020480.
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    3. Pua H, Steiner DF, Patel S, Gonzalez JR, Ortiz-Carpena JF, Kageyama R, Chiou NT, Gallman A, de Kouchkovsky D, Jeker LT, McManus MT, Erle DJ, Ansel KM. MicroRNAs 24 and 27 Suppress Allergic Inflammation and Target a Network of Regulators of T Helper 2 Cell-Associated Cytokine Production. Immunity. 2016 Apr 19; 44(4):821-32. PMID: 26850657.
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    4. Pua H, Ansel KM. MicroRNA regulation of allergic inflammation and asthma. Curr Opin Immunol. 2015 Oct; 36:101-8. PMID: 26253882; PMCID: PMC4593751 [Available on 10/01/16].
    5. Simpson LJ, Patel S, Bhakta NR, Choy DF, Brightbill HD, Ren X, Wang Y, Pua H, Baumjohann D, Montoya MM, Panduro M, Remedios KA, Huang X, Fahy JV, Arron JR, Woodruff PG, Ansel KM. A microRNA upregulated in asthma airway T cells promotes TH2 cytokine production. Nat Immunol. 2014 Dec; 15(12):1162-70. PMID: 25362490; PMCID: PMC4233009.
    6. Gordy C, Liang J, Pua H, He YW. c-FLIP protects eosinophils from TNF-a-mediated cell death in vivo. PLoS One. 2014; 9(10):e107724. PMID: 25333625; PMCID: PMC4204828.
    7. Pua H, Krishnamurthi S, Farrell J, Margeta M, Ursell PC, Powers M, Slavotinek AM, Jeng LJ. Novel interstitial 2.6 Mb deletion on 9q21 associated with multiple congenital anomalies. Am J Med Genet A. 2014 Jan; 164A(1):237-42. PMID: 24501764.
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    8. Jia W, Pua H, Li QJ, He YW. Autophagy regulates endoplasmic reticulum homeostasis and calcium mobilization in T lymphocytes. J Immunol. 2011 Feb 1; 186(3):1564-74. PMID: 21191072; PMCID: PMC3285458.
    9. Gordy C, Pua H, Sempowski GD, He YW. Regulation of steady-state neutrophil homeostasis by macrophages. Blood. 2011 Jan 13; 117(2):618-29. PMID: 20980680; PMCID: PMC3031484.
    10. Pua H, He YW. Mitophagy in the little lymphocytes: an essential role for autophagy in mitochondrial clearance in T lymphocytes. Autophagy. 2009 Jul; 5(5):745-6. PMID: 19398889.
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    11. Pua H, Guo J, Komatsu M, He YW. Autophagy is essential for mitochondrial clearance in mature T lymphocytes. J Immunol. 2009 Apr 1; 182(7):4046-55. PMID: 19299702.
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    12. Pua H, He YW. Autophagy and lymphocyte homeostasis. Curr Top Microbiol Immunol. 2009; 335:85-105. PMID: 19802561.
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    13. Miller BC, Zhao Z, Stephenson LM, Cadwell K, Pua H, Lee HK, Mizushima NN, Iwasaki A, He YW, Swat W, Virgin HW. The autophagy gene ATG5 plays an essential role in B lymphocyte development. Autophagy. 2008 Apr; 4(3):309-14. PMID: 18188005.
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    14. Pua H, He YW. Maintaining T lymphocyte homeostasis: another duty of autophagy. Autophagy. 2007 May-Jun; 3(3):266-7. PMID: 17329964.
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    15. Pua H, Dzhagalov I, Chuck M, Mizushima N, He YW. A critical role for the autophagy gene Atg5 in T cell survival and proliferation. J Exp Med. 2007 Jan 22; 204(1):25-31. PMID: 17190837; PMCID: PMC2118420.
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