Researchers have determined that viral particles remaining in the gut long after an initial COVID-19 infection can travel into the bloodstream, instigating the condition called Multisystem Inflammatory Syndrome in Children (MIS-C).
Lael Yonker, MD
Lael Yonker, MD
Co-Director, MGH Cystic Fibrosis Therapeutic Development Center
Co-Director, Pulmonary Genetics Clinic
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Mass General for Children: Pediatric Pulmonary Medicine
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Mass General for Children at Southern New Hampshire Medical Center
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- MD, UMASS Medical School
- Residency, Massachusetts General Hospital*****
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- Pediatric Pulmonology, American Board of Pediatrics
- Pediatrics, American Board of Pediatrics
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Drenkard E*, Hibbler RM*, Gutu DA, Eaton AD, Silverio AL, Ausubel FM, Hurley BP**, Yonker LM**. Replication of the ordered, nonredundant library of Pseudomonas aeruginosa strain PA14 transposon insertion mutants. Journal of Visualized Experiments. Accepted, In-press.
Yonker LM, Pazos MA, Mou H, Chu KK, Eaton AD, Bonventre JV, Tearney GJ, Rajagopal J, Hurley BP. Neutrophil-derived cytosolic PLA2α contributes to bacterial-induced neutrophil trans-epithelial migration. Journal of Immunology. J Immunol. 2017 Oct 15;199(8):2873-2884. PMID: 28887431
Yonker LM*, Mou H*, Chu KK, Pazos MA, Leung H, Cu D, Ryu J, Hibbler RM, Eaton AD, Ford TN, Falck JR, Kinane TB, Tearney GJ, Rajagopal J, Hurley BP. Development of a Primary Human Co-Culture Model of Inflamed Airway Mucosa. Scientific Reports. 2017 Aug 15;7(1):8182. PMID: 28811631
Yonker LM, Cigana C, Hurley BP, Bragonzi A. Host-pathogen interplay in the respiratory environment of cystic fibrosis. J Cystic Fibrosis. 2015 Jul;14(4):431-9
Friedman D, Linnemann RW, Altstein LL, Islam S, Bach KT, Lamb C, Volpe J, Doolittle C, St John A, O'Malley PJ, Sawicki GS, Georgiopoulos AM, Yonker LM*, Moskowitz SM*. The CF-CARES primary palliative care model: A CF-specific structured assessment of symptoms, distress, and coping. J Cyst Fibros. 2017 Mar 14. pii: S1569-1993(17)30077-2. PMID: 28302366
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