|Name: Christopher D. Romero
Year in Program: 6
Undergrad University: Texas A&M University – Corpus Christi
Mentor: Edward R. Sherwood, MD, PhD
Graduate Program: Microbiology/Immunology
Publications & Presentations:
Romero CD, Varma TK, Sherwood ER. Monophosphoryl Lipid A Immunomodulation attenuates inflammation and improves bacterial clearance by recruiting a mixed myeloid population to the site of infection. Infection and Immunity. In revision.
Romero CR, Herzig DS, Etogo A, Nunez J, Mahmoudizad R, Fang G, Murphey ED, Toliver-Kinsky T, Sherwood ER. The role of interferon-γ in the pathogenesis of acute intra-abdominal sepsis. J Leukoc Biol. 2010 Oct;88(4):725-35. Epub 2010 Jul 13.
Romero CD, Chopin SF, Buck G, Martinez E, Garcia M, Bixby L. Antibacterial properties of common herbal remedies of the southwest. J Ethnopharmacol. 99(2):253-7. 2005
Romero CD, Varma TK, Sherwood ER, Monophosphoryl Lipid A facilitates leukocyte recruitment and resistance to peritoneal infection. Keystone Symposia, NK and NKT Cell Biology & Innate Immunity, February 2008. NSRF symposium, April 2008. Mclaughlin Endowment Annual Research Colloquium on Infection and Immunity, April 2008.
Romero CD, Varma TK, Sherwood ER. Immuno-modulation with the toll 4 agonist Monophosphoryl lipid A improves resistance to bacterial peritonitis. Keystone SymposiaPattern recognition Molecules and Immune Sensors of Pathogens. March 2009.