Publications

Differential Effects of Dexamethasone and Doxycycline on Inflammation and MMP Production in Murine Alkali-Burned Corneas Associated with Dry Eye.
Ocul Surf 2016 Apr 6;14(2):242-54. Epub 2016 Jan 6.
Ocular Surface Center, Department of Ophthalmology, Cullen Eye Institute, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas, USA. Electronic address:


Altered balance of interleukin-13/interferon-gamma contributes to lacrimal gland destruction and secretory dysfunction in CD25 knockout model of Sjögren's syndrome.
Arthritis Res Ther 2015 Mar 10;17:53. Epub 2015 Mar 10.
Ocular Surface Center, Department of Ophthalmology, Cullen Eye Institute, Baylor College of Medicine, 6565 Fannin Street, NC505G, Houston, TX 77030, Texas, USA.

CD8⁺ cells regulate the T helper-17 response in an experimental murine model of Sjögren syndrome.
Mucosal Immunol 2014 Mar 11;7(2):417-27. Epub 2013 Sep 11.
Ocular Surface Center, Cullen Eye Institute, and the Department of Ophthalmology, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas, USA.

Topical interferon-gamma neutralization prevents conjunctival goblet cell loss in experimental murine dry eye.
Exp Eye Res 2014 Jan 4;118:117-24. Epub 2013 Dec 4.
Ocular Surface Center, Cullen Eye Institute, Department of Ophthalmology, Baylor College of Medicine, 6565 Fannin Street, NC505, Houston, TX 77030, USA. Electronic address:



Interferon-γ exacerbates dry eye-induced apoptosis in conjunctiva through dual apoptotic pathways.
Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci 2011 Aug 9;52(9):6279-85. Epub 2011 Aug 9.
Ocular Surface Center, Cullen Eye Institute, Department of Ophthalmology, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas 77030, USA.

Inactivation of TGF-beta signaling in lung cancer results in increased CDK4 activity that can be rescued by ELF.
Biochem Biophys Res Commun 2006 Aug 9;346(4):1150-7. Epub 2006 Jun 9.
Department of Surgery, Laboratory of Cancer Genetics, Digestive Diseases, and Developmental Molecular Biology, Lombardi Cancer Center, Georgetown University, Washington, DC, USA.

Inactivation of ELF/TGF-beta signaling in human gastrointestinal cancer.
Oncogene 2005 Dec;24(54):8012-24
Laboratory of Developmental Molecular Biology, Department of Surgical Sciences, Medicine, Lombardi Cancer Center, Georgetown University, Washington, DC 20007, USA.



Chemokine receptors CCR6 and CXCR3 are necessary for CD4(+) T cell mediated ocular surface disease in experimental dry eye disease.
PLoS One 2013 4;8(11):e78508. Epub 2013 Nov 4.
Ocular Surface Center, Dept. of Ophthalmology, Cullen Eye Institute, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas, United States of America.


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