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Kai W. Wucherpfennig, MD, PhD


Researcher


Researcher

  • Chair, Department of Cancer Immunology and Virology
  • Director, Center for Cancer Immunotherapy Research
  • Professor of Neurology, Brigham and Women's Hospital and Harvard Medical School
  • Professor of Microbiology and Immunobiology, Department of Microbiology and Immunobiology, Harvard Medical School

Contact Information

  • Office Phone Number617-632-3086
  • Fax617-582-9164

Bio

Dr. Wucherpfennig received his MD in 1986 and his PhD in 1987 from the University of Goettingen, Germany. He completed research fellowships at Brigham and Women's Hospital and the Department of Molecular and Cellular Biology, Harvard University. In 1995, he joined DFCI, where he is principally involved in basic laboratory research that focuses on T cell immunology and the role of T cells in cancer immunology. 

Recent Awards:

  • Harry Weaver Neuroscience Scholar, National Multiple Sclerosis Society 1992
  • Langheinrich Prize, University of Berlin 1995
  • Elected as Member Henry Kunkel Society, Rockefeller University 2007
  • Elected as Member of American Society for Clinical Investigation 2006
  • Elected as Fellow, American Society for the Advancement of Science 2009
  • 800x600 Transformative RO1, NIH Director's Transformative Research Award Program 2012

Research

Innovative Research in T cell Biology and Cancer Immunology

T cells have the unique capacity to specifically detect and selectively destroy cancer cells based on T cell receptor-driven recognition of tumor antigens. All therapeutic approaches that have shown efficacy in the clinic are fundamentally based on enhancing the function of cytotoxic T cells. The Wucherpfennig lab aims to develop the next generation of cancer immunotherapies by in-depth mechanistic studies that identify the critical molecular switches controlling the ability of T cells to destroy cancers in highly immunosuppressive tumor microenvironments.

We recently reported a novel in vivo approach that enables discovery of negative regulators of T cell function in tumors. The genes we discovered provide exciting opportunities to mechanistically understand key regulatory mechanisms in T cells. Furthermore, they provide an opportunity to enhance the anti-tumor activity of adoptive T cell therapies, for example with T cells that express a chimeric antigen receptor (CAR).

We have also developed novel approaches to investigate immune responses in patients responding to cancer immunotherapies. A subset of patients generates antibodies against immunosuppressive molecules, and we developed a technique for isolation of memory B cells that produce such antibodies. A single cell PCR procedure provides the sequences of the antibody heavy and light chain genes, enabling production of recombinant antibodies for in depth mechanistic studies. We have found that such patient-derived antibodies can have intriguing functional properties and strong anti-tumor activity in humanized mouse models. This approach thereby enables us to directly learn from patients who respond to cancer immunotherapies and to develop human therapeutic antibodies.

Kim YC, Zhang AH, Yoon J, Culp WE, Lees JR, Wucherpfennig KW, Scott DW. Engineered MBP-specific human Tregs ameliorate MOG-induced EAE through IL-2-triggered inhibition of effector T cells. J Autoimmun. 2018 May 29.
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Clark LE, Mahmutovic S, Raymond DD, Dilanyan T, Koma T, Manning JT, Shankar S, Levis SC, Briggiler AM, Enria DA, Wucherpfennig KW, Paessler S, Abraham J. Vaccine-elicited receptor-binding site antibodies neutralize two New World hemorrhagic fever arenaviruses. Nat Commun. 2018 May 14; 9(1):1884.
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Filbin MG, Tirosh I, Hovestadt V, Shaw ML, Escalante LE, Mathewson ND, Neftel C, Frank N, Pelton K, Hebert CM, Haberler C, Yizhak K, Gojo J, Egervari K, Mount C, van Galen P, Bonal DM, Nguyen QD, Beck A, Sinai C, Czech T, Dorfer C, Goumnerova L, Lavarino C, Carcaboso AM, Mora J, Mylvaganam R, Luo CC, Peyrl A, Popovic M, Azizi A, Batchelor TT, Frosch MP, Martinez-Lage M, Kieran MW, Bandopadhayay P, Beroukhim R, Fritsch G, Getz G, Rozenblatt-Rosen O, Wucherpfennig KW, Louis DN, Monje M, Slavc I, Ligon KL, Golub TR, Regev A, Bernstein BE, Suvà ML. Developmental and oncogenic programs in H3K27M gliomas dissected by single-cell RNA-seq. Science. 2018 04 20; 360(6386):331-335.
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Ferrari de Andrade L, Tay RE, Pan D, Luoma AM, Ito Y, Badrinath S, Tsoucas D, Franz B, May KF, Harvey CJ, Kobold S, Pyrdol JW, Yoon C, Yuan GC, Hodi FS, Dranoff G, Wucherpfennig KW. Antibody-mediated inhibition of MICA and MICB shedding promotes NK cell-driven tumor immunity. Science. 2018 Mar 30; 359(6383):1537-1542.
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Ott PA, Hu Z, Keskin DB, Shukla SA, Sun J, Bozym DJ, Zhang W, Luoma A, Giobbie-Hurder A, Peter L, Chen C, Olive O, Carter TA, Li S, Lieb DJ, Eisenhaure T, Gjini E, Stevens J, Lane WJ, Javeri I, Nellaiappan K, Salazar AM, Daley H, Seaman M, Buchbinder EI, Yoon CH, Harden M, Lennon N, Gabriel S, Rodig SJ, Barouch DH, Aster JC, Getz G, Wucherpfennig K, Neuberg D, Ritz J, Lander ES, Fritsch EF, Hacohen N, Wu CJ. Corrigendum: An immunogenic personal neoantigen vaccine for patients with melanoma. Nature. 2018 Mar 14; 555(7696):402.
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Li AW, Sobral MC, Badrinath S, Choi Y, Graveline A, Stafford AG, Weaver JC, Dellacherie MO, Shih TY, Ali OA, Kim J, Wucherpfennig KW, Mooney DJ. A facile approach to enhance antigen response for personalized cancer vaccination. Nat Mater. 2018 Jun; 17(6):528-534.
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Choi IK, Wang Z, Ke Q, Hong M, Qian Y, Zhao X, Liu Y, Kim HJ, Ritz J, Cantor H, Rajewsky K, Wucherpfennig KW, Zhang B. Signaling by the Epstein-Barr virus LMP1 protein induces potent cytotoxic CD4+ and CD8+ T cell responses. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2018 Jan 23; 115(4):E686-E695.
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Pan D, Kobayashi A, Jiang P, Ferrari de Andrade L, Tay RE, Luoma AM, Tsoucas D, Qiu X, Lim K, Rao P, Long HW, Yuan GC, Doench J, Brown M, Liu XS, Wucherpfennig KW. A major chromatin regulator determines resistance of tumor cells to T cell-mediated killing. Science. 2018 02 16; 359(6377):770-775.
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Schmid D, Park CG, Hartl CA, Subedi N, Cartwright AN, Puerto RB, Zheng Y, Maiarana J, Freeman GJ, Wucherpfennig KW, Irvine DJ, Goldberg MS. T cell-targeting nanoparticles focus delivery of immunotherapy to improve antitumor immunity. Nat Commun. 2017 Nov 23; 8(1):1747.
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Reardon DA, Wucherpfennig K, Chiocca EA. Immunotherapy for glioblastoma: on the sidelines or in the game? Discov Med. 2017 11; 24(133):201-208.
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Moffett HF, Cartwright ANR, Kim HJ, Godec J, Pyrdol J, Äijö T, Martinez GJ, Rao A, Lu J, Golub TR, Cantor H, Sharpe AH, Novina CD, Wucherpfennig KW. Erratum: The microRNA miR-31 inhibits CD8+ T cell function in chronic viral infection. Nat Immunol. 2017 09 19; 18(10):1173.
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Reardon DA, Wen PY, Wucherpfennig KW, Sampson JH. Immunomodulation for glioblastoma. Curr Opin Neurol. 2017 06; 30(3):361-369.
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Moffett HF, Cartwright ANR, Kim HJ, Godec J, Pyrdol J, Äijö T, Martinez GJ, Rao A, Lu J, Golub TR, Cantor H, Sharpe AH, Novina CD, Wucherpfennig KW. The microRNA miR-31 inhibits CD8+ T cell function in chronic viral infection. Nat Immunol. 2017 Jul; 18(7):791-799.
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Van Elssen CHMJ, Rashidian M, Vrbanac V, Wucherpfennig KW, Habre ZE, Sticht J, Freund C, Jacobsen JT, Cragnolini J, Ingram J, Plaisier L, Spierings E, Tager AM, Ploegh HL. Noninvasive Imaging of Human Immune Responses in a Human Xenograft Model of Graft-Versus-Host Disease. J Nucl Med. 2017 Jun; 58(6):1003-1008.
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Verbeke CS, Gordo S, Schubert DA, Lewin SA, Desai RM, Dobbins J, Wucherpfennig KW, Mooney DJ. Multicomponent Injectable Hydrogels for Antigen-Specific Tolerogenic Immune Modulation. Adv Healthc Mater. 2017 Mar; 6(6).
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Gagnon E, Connolly A, Dobbins J, Wucherpfennig KW. Studying Dynamic Plasma Membrane Binding of TCR-CD3 Chains During Immunological Synapse Formation Using Donor-Quenching FRET and FLIM-FRET. Methods Mol Biol. 2017; 1584:259-289.
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Awad MM, Jones RE, Liu H, Lizotte PH, Ivanova EV, Kulkarni M, Herter-Sprie GS, Liao X, Santos AA, Bittinger MA, Keogh L, Koyama S, Almonte C, English JM, Barlow J, Richards WG, Barbie DA, Bass AJ, Rodig SJ, Hodi FS, Wucherpfennig KW, Jänne PA, Sholl LM, Hammerman PS, Wong KK, Bueno R. Cytotoxic T Cells in PD-L1-Positive Malignant Pleural Mesotheliomas Are Counterbalanced by Distinct Immunosuppressive Factors. Cancer Immunol Res. 2016 12; 4(12):1038-1048.
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Dobbins J, Gagnon E, Godec J, Pyrdol J, Vignali DA, Sharpe AH, Wucherpfennig KW. Binding of the cytoplasmic domain of CD28 to the plasma membrane inhibits Lck recruitment and signaling. Sci Signal. 2016 07 26; 9(438):ra75.
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Wucherpfennig KW, Cartwright AN. Genetic screens to study the immune system in cancer. Curr Opin Immunol. 2016 Aug; 41:55-61.
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Fernandez-Carbonell C, Vargas-Lowy D, Musallam A, Healy B, McLaughlin K, Wucherpfennig KW, Chitnis T. Clinical and MRI phenotype of children with MOG antibodies. Mult Scler. 2016 Feb; 22(2):174-84.
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Sollid LM, Pos W, Wucherpfennig KW. Molecular mechanisms for contribution of MHC molecules to autoimmune diseases. Curr Opin Immunol. 2014 Dec; 31:24-30.
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Reardon DA, Freeman G, Wu C, Chiocca EA, Wucherpfennig KW, Wen PY, Fritsch EF, Curry WT, Sampson JH, Dranoff G. Immunotherapy advances for glioblastoma. Neuro Oncol. 2014 Nov; 16(11):1441-58.
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Cremasco V, Woodruff MC, Onder L, Cupovic J, Nieves-Bonilla JM, Schildberg FA, Chang J, Cremasco F, Harvey CJ, Wucherpfennig K, Ludewig B, Carroll MC, Turley SJ. B cell homeostasis and follicle confines are governed by fibroblastic reticular cells. Nat Immunol. 2014 Oct; 15(10):973-81.
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Bettini ML, Guy C, Dash P, Vignali KM, Hamm DE, Dobbins J, Gagnon E, Thomas PG, Wucherpfennig KW, Vignali DA. Membrane association of the CD3e signaling domain is required for optimal T cell development and function. J Immunol. 2014 Jul 01; 193(1):258-67.
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Kardava L, Moir S, Shah N, Wang W, Wilson R, Buckner CM, Santich BH, Kim LJ, Spurlin EE, Nelson AK, Wheatley AK, Harvey CJ, McDermott AB, Wucherpfennig KW, Chun TW, Tsang JS, Li Y, Fauci AS. Abnormal B cell memory subsets dominate HIV-specific responses in infected individuals. J Clin Invest. 2014 Jul; 124(7):3252-62.
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Birnbaum ME, Mendoza JL, Sethi DK, Dong S, Glanville J, Dobbins J, Ozkan E, Davis MM, Wucherpfennig KW, Garcia KC. Deconstructing the peptide-MHC specificity of T cell recognition. Cell. 2014 May 22; 157(5):1073-87.
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Zhou P, Wucherpfennig KW. Discovering cancer immunotherapy targets in vivo. Oncoimmunology. 2014; 3:e28500.
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Elpek KG, Cremasco V, Shen H, Harvey CJ, Wucherpfennig KW, Goldstein DR, Monach PA, Turley SJ. The tumor microenvironment shapes lineage, transcriptional, and functional diversity of infiltrating myeloid cells. Cancer Immunol Res. 2014 Jul; 2(7):655-67.
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Choudhuri K, Llodrá J, Roth EW, Tsai J, Gordo S, Wucherpfennig KW, Kam LC, Stokes DL, Dustin ML. Polarized release of T-cell-receptor-enriched microvesicles at the immunological synapse. Nature. 2014 Mar 06; 507(7490):118-23.
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Zhou P, Shaffer DR, Alvarez Arias DA, Nakazaki Y, Pos W, Torres AJ, Cremasco V, Dougan SK, Cowley GS, Elpek K, Brogdon J, Lamb J, Turley SJ, Ploegh HL, Root DE, Love JC, Dranoff G, Hacohen N, Cantor H, Wucherpfennig KW. In vivo discovery of immunotherapy targets in the tumour microenvironment. Nature. 2014 Feb 06; 506(7486):52-7.
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Pos W, Sethi DK, Wucherpfennig KW. Mechanisms of peptide repertoire selection by HLA-DM. Trends Immunol. 2013 Oct; 34(10):495-501.
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Harvey CJ, Wucherpfennig KW. Cracking the code of human T-cell immunity. Nat Biotechnol. 2013 Jul; 31(7):609-10.
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Reardon DA, Wucherpfennig KW, Freeman G, Wu CJ, Chiocca EA, Wen PY, Curry WT, Mitchell DA, Fecci PE, Sampson JH, Dranoff G. An update on vaccine therapy and other immunotherapeutic approaches for glioblastoma. Expert Rev Vaccines. 2013 Jun; 12(6):597-615.
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Sethi DK, Gordo S, Schubert DA, Wucherpfennig KW. Crossreactivity of a human autoimmune TCR is dominated by a single TCR loop. Nat Commun. 2013; 4:2623.
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Pos W, Sethi DK, Call MJ, Schulze MS, Anders AK, Pyrdol J, Wucherpfennig KW. Crystal structure of the HLA-DM-HLA-DR1 complex defines mechanisms for rapid peptide selection. Cell. 2012 Dec 21; 151(7):1557-68.
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Gagnon E, Schubert DA, Gordo S, Chu HH, Wucherpfennig KW. Local changes in lipid environment of TCR microclusters regulate membrane binding by the CD3e cytoplasmic domain. J Exp Med. 2012 Dec 17; 209(13):2423-39.
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Angin M, King M, Altfeld M, Walker BD, Wucherpfennig KW, Addo MM. Identification of HIV-1-specific regulatory T-cells using HLA class II tetramers. AIDS. 2012 Oct 23; 26(16):2112-5.
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Torres AJ, Contento RL, Gordo S, Wucherpfennig KW, Love JC. Functional single-cell analysis of T-cell activation by supported lipid bilayer-tethered ligands on arrays of nanowells. Lab Chip. 2013 Jan 07; 13(1):90-9.
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Janas MM, Wang B, Harris AS, Aguiar M, Shaffer JM, Subrahmanyam YV, Behlke MA, Wucherpfennig KW, Gygi SP, Gagnon E, Novina CD. Alternative RISC assembly: binding and repression of microRNA-mRNA duplexes by human Ago proteins. RNA. 2012 Nov; 18(11):2041-55.
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Acton SE, Astarita JL, Malhotra D, Lukacs-Kornek V, Franz B, Hess PR, Jakus Z, Kuligowski M, Fletcher AL, Elpek KG, Bellemare-Pelletier A, Sceats L, Reynoso ED, Gonzalez SF, Graham DB, Chang J, Peters A, Woodruff M, Kim YA, Swat W, Morita T, Kuchroo V, Carroll MC, Kahn ML, Wucherpfennig KW, Turley SJ. Podoplanin-rich stromal networks induce dendritic cell motility via activation of the C-type lectin receptor CLEC-2. Immunity. 2012 Aug 24; 37(2):276-89.
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Schubert DA, Gordo S, Sabatino JJ, Vardhana S, Gagnon E, Sethi DK, Seth NP, Choudhuri K, Reijonen H, Nepom GT, Evavold BD, Dustin ML, Wucherpfennig KW. Self-reactive human CD4 T cell clones form unusual immunological synapses. J Exp Med. 2012 Feb 13; 209(2):335-52.
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Peters A, Pitcher LA, Sullivan JM, Mitsdoerffer M, Acton SE, Franz B, Wucherpfennig K, Turley S, Carroll MC, Sobel RA, Bettelli E, Kuchroo VK. Th17 cells induce ectopic lymphoid follicles in central nervous system tissue inflammation. Immunity. 2011 Dec 23; 35(6):986-96.
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Schulze MS, Wucherpfennig KW. The mechanism of HLA-DM induced peptide exchange in the MHC class II antigen presentation pathway. Curr Opin Immunol. 2012 Feb; 24(1):105-11.
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Wucherpfennig KW, Noelle RJ. Autoimmune diseases have been the focus of intense research efforts. Curr Opin Immunol. 2011 Dec; 23(6):699-701.
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Wen F, Sethi DK, Wucherpfennig KW, Zhao H. Cell surface display of functional human MHC class II proteins: yeast display versus insect cell display. Protein Eng Des Sel. 2011 Sep; 24(9):701-9.
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Franz B, May KF, Dranoff G, Wucherpfennig K. Ex vivo characterization and isolation of rare memory B cells with antigen tetramers. Blood. 2011 Jul 14; 118(2):348-57.
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Wucherpfennig KW, Sethi D. T cell receptor recognition of self and foreign antigens in the induction of autoimmunity. Semin Immunol. 2011 Apr; 23(2):84-91.
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Lv H, Havari E, Pinto S, Gottumukkala RV, Cornivelli L, Raddassi K, Matsui T, Rosenzweig A, Bronson RT, Smith R, Fletcher AL, Turley SJ, Wucherpfennig K, Kyewski B, Lipes MA. Impaired thymic tolerance to a-myosin directs autoimmunity to the heart in mice and humans. J Clin Invest. 2011 Apr; 121(4):1561-73.
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Li S, Moffett HF, Lu J, Werner L, Zhang H, Ritz J, Neuberg D, Wucherpfennig KW, Brown JR, Novina CD. MicroRNA expression profiling identifies activated B cell status in chronic lymphocytic leukemia cells. PLoS One. 2011 Mar 08; 6(3):e16956.
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Sethi DK, Schubert DA, Anders AK, Heroux A, Bonsor DA, Thomas CP, Sundberg EJ, Pyrdol J, Wucherpfennig KW. A highly tilted binding mode by a self-reactive T cell receptor results in altered engagement of peptide and MHC. J Exp Med. 2011 Jan 17; 208(1):91-102.
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Anders AK, Call MJ, Schulze MS, Fowler KD, Schubert DA, Seth NP, Sundberg EJ, Wucherpfennig KW. HLA-DM captures partially empty HLA-DR molecules for catalyzed removal of peptide. Nat Immunol. 2011 Jan; 12(1):54-61.
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Wucherpfennig KW. The first structures of T cell receptors bound to peptide-MHC. J Immunol. 2010 Dec 01; 185(11):6391-3.
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Call ME, Wucherpfennig KW, Chou JJ. The structural basis for intramembrane assembly of an activating immunoreceptor complex. Nat Immunol. 2010 Nov; 11(11):1023-9.
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Gagnon E, Xu C, Yang W, Chu HH, Call ME, Chou JJ, Wucherpfennig KW. Response multilayered control of T cell receptor phosphorylation. Cell. 2010 Sep 03; 142(5):669-71.
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Yi W, Seth NP, Martillotti T, Wucherpfennig KW, Sant'Angelo DB, Denzin LK. Targeted regulation of self-peptide presentation prevents type I diabetes in mice without disrupting general immunocompetence. J Clin Invest. 2010 Apr; 120(4):1324-36.
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Wucherpfennig KW, Gagnon E, Call MJ, Huseby ES, Call ME. Structural biology of the T-cell receptor: insights into receptor assembly, ligand recognition, and initiation of signaling. Cold Spring Harb Perspect Biol. 2010 Apr; 2(4):a005140.
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Wucherpfennig KW, Gagnon E. Positively selecting peptides: their job does not end in the thymus. Nat Immunol. 2009 Nov; 10(11):1143-4.
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Wucherpfennig KW, Call MJ, Deng L, Mariuzza R. Structural alterations in peptide-MHC recognition by self-reactive T cell receptors. Curr Opin Immunol. 2009 Dec; 21(6):590-5.
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McLaughlin KA, Chitnis T, Newcombe J, Franz B, Kennedy J, McArdel S, Kuhle J, Kappos L, Rostasy K, Pohl D, Gagne D, Ness JM, Tenembaum S, O'Connor KC, Viglietta V, Wong SJ, Tavakoli NP, de Seze J, Idrissova Z, Khoury SJ, Bar-Or A, Hafler DA, Banwell B, Wucherpfennig KW. Age-dependent B cell autoimmunity to a myelin surface antigen in pediatric multiple sclerosis. J Immunol. 2009 Sep 15; 183(6):4067-76.
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Call MJ, Xing X, Cuny GD, Seth NP, Altmann DM, Fugger L, Krogsgaard M, Stein RL, Wucherpfennig KW. In vivo enhancement of peptide display by MHC class II molecules with small molecule catalysts of peptide exchange. J Immunol. 2009 May 15; 182(10):6342-52.
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Perone MJ, Bertera S, Shufesky WJ, Divito SJ, Montecalvo A, Mathers AR, Larregina AT, Pang M, Seth N, Wucherpfennig KW, Trucco M, Baum LG, Morelli AE. Suppression of autoimmune diabetes by soluble galectin-1. J Immunol. 2009 Mar 01; 182(5):2641-53.
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Xu C, Gagnon E, Call ME, Schnell JR, Schwieters CD, Carman CV, Chou JJ, Wucherpfennig KW. Regulation of T cell receptor activation by dynamic membrane binding of the CD3epsilon cytoplasmic tyrosine-based motif. Cell. 2008 Nov 14; 135(4):702-13.
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Bowen DG, Shoukry NH, Grakoui A, Fuller MJ, Cawthon AG, Dong C, Hasselschwert DL, Brasky KM, Freeman GJ, Seth NP, Wucherpfennig KW, Houghton M, Walker CM. Variable patterns of programmed death-1 expression on fully functional memory T cells after spontaneous resolution of hepatitis C virus infection. J Virol. 2008 May; 82(10):5109-14.
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Verginis P, McLaughlin KA, Wucherpfennig KW, von Boehmer H, Apostolou I. Induction of antigen-specific regulatory T cells in wild-type mice: visualization and targets of suppression. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2008 Mar 04; 105(9):3479-84.
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McLaughlin KA, Wucherpfennig KW. B cells and autoantibodies in the pathogenesis of multiple sclerosis and related inflammatory demyelinating diseases. Adv Immunol. 2008; 98:121-49.
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Nose H, Kubota R, Seth NP, Goon PK, Tanaka Y, Izumo S, Usuku K, Ohara Y, Wucherpfennig KW, Bangham CR, Osame M, Saito M. Ex vivo analysis of human T lymphotropic virus type 1-specific CD4+ cells by use of a major histocompatibility complex class II tetramer composed of a neurological disease-susceptibility allele and its immunodominant peptide. J Infect Dis. 2007 Dec 15; 196(12):1761-72.
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Call ME, Wucherpfennig KW. Common themes in the assembly and architecture of activating immune receptors. Nat Rev Immunol. 2007 Nov; 7(11):841-50.
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Grotenbreg GM, Nicholson MJ, Fowler KD, Wilbuer K, Octavio L, Yang M, Chakraborty AK, Ploegh HL, Wucherpfennig KW. Empty class II major histocompatibility complex created by peptide photolysis establishes the role of DM in peptide association. J Biol Chem. 2007 Jul 20; 282(29):21425-36.
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Garibyan L, Lobito AA, Siegel RM, Call ME, Wucherpfennig KW, Geha RS. Dominant-negative effect of the heterozygous C104R TACI mutation in common variable immunodeficiency (CVID). J Clin Invest. 2007 Jun; 117(6):1550-7.
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Lu L, Ikizawa K, Hu D, Werneck MB, Wucherpfennig KW, Cantor H. Regulation of activated CD4+ T cells by NK cells via the Qa-1-NKG2A inhibitory pathway. Immunity. 2007 May; 26(5):593-604.
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Wucherpfennig KW, Allen PM, Celada F, Cohen IR, De Boer R, Garcia KC, Goldstein B, Greenspan R, Hafler D, Hodgkin P, Huseby ES, Krakauer DC, Nemazee D, Perelson AS, Pinilla C, Strong RK, Sercarz EE. Polyspecificity of T cell and B cell receptor recognition. Semin Immunol. 2007 Aug; 19(4):216-24.
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Korn T, Reddy J, Gao W, Bettelli E, Awasthi A, Petersen TR, Bäckström BT, Sobel RA, Wucherpfennig KW, Strom TB, Oukka M, Kuchroo VK. Myelin-specific regulatory T cells accumulate in the CNS but fail to control autoimmune inflammation. Nat Med. 2007 Apr; 13(4):423-31.
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Moza B, Varma AK, Buonpane RA, Zhu P, Herfst CA, Nicholson MJ, Wilbuer AK, Seth NP, Wucherpfennig KW, McCormick JK, Kranz DM, Sundberg EJ. Structural basis of T-cell specificity and activation by the bacterial superantigen TSST-1. EMBO J. 2007 Feb 21; 26(4):1187-97.
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O'Connor KC, McLaughlin KA, De Jager PL, Chitnis T, Bettelli E, Xu C, Robinson WH, Cherry SV, Bar-Or A, Banwell B, Fukaura H, Fukazawa T, Tenembaum S, Wong SJ, Tavakoli NP, Idrissova Z, Viglietta V, Rostasy K, Pohl D, Dale RC, Freedman M, Steinman L, Buckle GJ, Kuchroo VK, Hafler DA, Wucherpfennig KW. Self-antigen tetramers discriminate between myelin autoantibodies to native or denatured protein. Nat Med. 2007 Feb; 13(2):211-7.
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Call ME, Schnell JR, Xu C, Lutz RA, Chou JJ, Wucherpfennig KW. The structure of the zetazeta transmembrane dimer reveals features essential for its assembly with the T cell receptor. Cell. 2006 Oct 20; 127(2):355-68.
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Xu C, Call ME, Wucherpfennig KW. A membrane-proximal tetracysteine motif contributes to assembly of CD3deltaepsilon and CD3gammaepsilon dimers with the T cell receptor. J Biol Chem. 2006 Dec 01; 281(48):36977-84.
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Ulsenheimer A, Lucas M, Seth NP, Tilman Gerlach J, Gruener NH, Loughry A, Pape GR, Wucherpfennig KW, Diepolder HM, Klenerman P. Transient immunological control during acute hepatitis C virus infection: ex vivo analysis of helper T-cell responses. J Viral Hepat. 2006 Oct; 13(10):708-14.
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Feng J, Call ME, Wucherpfennig KW. The assembly of diverse immune receptors is focused on a polar membrane-embedded interaction site. PLoS Biol. 2006 May; 4(5):e142.
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Nicholson MJ, Moradi B, Seth NP, Xing X, Cuny GD, Stein RL, Wucherpfennig KW. Small molecules that enhance the catalytic efficiency of HLA-DM. J Immunol. 2006 Apr 01; 176(7):4208-20.
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Seth N, Kaufmann D, Lahey T, Rosenberg ES, Wucherpfennig KW. Expansion and contraction of HIV-specific CD4 T cells with short bursts of viremia, but physical loss of the majority of these cells with sustained viral replication. J Immunol. 2005 Nov 15; 175(10):6948-58.
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Reddy J, Waldner H, Zhang X, Illes Z, Wucherpfennig KW, Sobel RA, Kuchroo VK. Cutting edge: CD4+CD25+ regulatory T cells contribute to gender differences in susceptibility to experimental autoimmune encephalomyelitis. J Immunol. 2005 Nov 01; 175(9):5591-5.
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Nicholson MJ, Hahn M, Wucherpfennig KW. Unusual features of self-peptide/MHC binding by autoimmune T cell receptors. Immunity. 2005 Oct; 23(4):351-60.
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O'Connor KC, Appel H, Bregoli L, Call ME, Catz I, Chan JA, Moore NH, Warren KG, Wong SJ, Hafler DA, Wucherpfennig KW. Antibodies from inflamed central nervous system tissue recognize myelin oligodendrocyte glycoprotein. J Immunol. 2005 Aug 01; 175(3):1974-82.
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Garrity D, Call ME, Feng J, Wucherpfennig KW. The activating NKG2D receptor assembles in the membrane with two signaling dimers into a hexameric structure. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2005 May 24; 102(21):7641-6.
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Hahn M, Nicholson MJ, Pyrdol J, Wucherpfennig KW. Unconventional topology of self peptide-major histocompatibility complex binding by a human autoimmune T cell receptor. Nat Immunol. 2005 May; 6(5):490-6.
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Feng J, Garrity D, Call ME, Moffett H, Wucherpfennig KW. Convergence on a distinctive assembly mechanism by unrelated families of activating immune receptors. Immunity. 2005 Apr; 22(4):427-38.
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Wucherpfennig KW. The structural interactions between T cell receptors and MHC-peptide complexes place physical limits on self-nonself discrimination. Curr Top Microbiol Immunol. 2005; 296:19-37.
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Call ME, Wucherpfennig KW. The T cell receptor: critical role of the membrane environment in receptor assembly and function. Annu Rev Immunol. 2005; 23:101-25.
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Appel H, Kuon W, Kuhne M, Hülsmeyer M, Kollnberger S, Kuhlmann S, Weiss E, Zeitz M, Wucherpfennig K, Bowness P, Sieper J. The solvent-inaccessible Cys67 residue of HLA-B27 contributes to T cell recognition of HLA-B27/peptide complexes. J Immunol. 2004 Dec 01; 173(11):6564-73.
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Haining WN, Evans JW, Seth NP, Callaway GD, Wucherpfennig KW, Nadler LM, Guinan EC. Measuring T cell immunity to influenza vaccination in children after haemopoietic stem cell transplantation. Br J Haematol. 2004 Nov; 127(3):322-5.
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Reddy J, Illes Z, Zhang X, Encinas J, Pyrdol J, Nicholson L, Sobel RA, Wucherpfennig KW, Kuchroo VK. Myelin proteolipid protein-specific CD4+CD25+ regulatory cells mediate genetic resistance to experimental autoimmune encephalomyelitis. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2004 Oct 26; 101(43):15434-9.
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Ferlin WG, Mougneau E, Hugues S, Appel H, Jang MH, Cazareth J, Beaudoin L, Schricke C, Lehuen A, Wucherpfennig KW, Glaichenhaus N. Self-peptides that bind with low affinity to the diabetes-associated I-A(g7) molecule readily induce T cell tolerance in non-obese diabetic mice. Eur J Immunol. 2004 Oct; 34(10):2656-63.
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Tian C, Bagley J, Cretin N, Seth N, Wucherpfennig KW, Iacomini J. Prevention of type 1 diabetes by gene therapy. J Clin Invest. 2004 Oct; 114(7):969-78.
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Mycko MP, Waldner H, Anderson DE, Bourcier KD, Wucherpfennig KW, Kuchroo VK, Hafler DA. Cross-reactive TCR responses to self antigens presented by different MHC class II molecules. J Immunol. 2004 Aug 01; 173(3):1689-98.
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Havari E, Lennon-Dumenil AM, Klein L, Neely D, Taylor JA, McInerney MF, Wucherpfennig KW, Lipes MA. Expression of the B7.1 costimulatory molecule on pancreatic beta cells abrogates the requirement for CD4 T cells in the development of type 1 diabetes. J Immunol. 2004 Jul 15; 173(2):787-96.
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Call ME, Pyrdol J, Wucherpfennig KW. Stoichiometry of the T-cell receptor-CD3 complex and key intermediates assembled in the endoplasmic reticulum. EMBO J. 2004 Jun 16; 23(12):2348-57.
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Call ME, Wucherpfennig KW. Molecular mechanisms for the assembly of the T cell receptor-CD3 complex. Mol Immunol. 2004 Apr; 40(18):1295-305.
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Panoutsakopoulou V, Huster KM, McCarty N, Feinberg E, Wang R, Wucherpfennig KW, Cantor H. Suppression of autoimmune disease after vaccination with autoreactive T cells that express Qa-1 peptide complexes. J Clin Invest. 2004 Apr; 113(8):1218-24.
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Taylor JA, Havari E, McInerney MF, Bronson R, Wucherpfennig KW, Lipes MA. A spontaneous model for autoimmune myocarditis using the human MHC molecule HLA-DQ8. J Immunol. 2004 Feb 15; 172(4):2651-8.
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Wucherpfennig KW. T cell receptor crossreactivity as a general property of T cell recognition. Mol Immunol. 2004 Feb; 40(14-15):1009-17.
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Wucherpfennig KW. Presentation of a self-peptide in two distinct conformations by a disease-associated HLA-B27 subtype. J Exp Med. 2004 Jan 19; 199(2):151-4.
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Berretta F, Butler RH, Diaz G, Sanarico N, Arroyo J, Fraziano M, Aichinger G, Wucherpfennig KW, Colizzi V, Saltini C, Amicosante M. Detailed analysis of the effects of Glu/Lys beta69 human leukocyte antigen-DP polymorphism on peptide-binding specificity. Tissue Antigens. 2003 Dec; 62(6):459-71.
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Wucherpfennig KW. MHC-linked susceptibility to type 1 diabetes: a structural perspective. Ann N Y Acad Sci. 2003 Nov; 1005:119-27.
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Jang MH, Seth NP, Wucherpfennig KW. Ex vivo analysis of thymic CD4 T cells in nonobese diabetic mice with tetramers generated from I-A(g7)/class II-associated invariant chain peptide precursors. J Immunol. 2003 Oct 15; 171(8):4175-86.
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Day CL, Seth NP, Lucas M, Appel H, Gauthier L, Lauer GM, Robbins GK, Szczepiorkowski ZM, Casson DR, Chung RT, Bell S, Harcourt G, Walker BD, Klenerman P, Wucherpfennig KW. Ex vivo analysis of human memory CD4 T cells specific for hepatitis C virus using MHC class II tetramers. J Clin Invest. 2003 Sep; 112(6):831-42.
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Maecker B, Sherr DH, Vonderheide RH, von Bergwelt-Baildon MS, Hirano N, Anderson KS, Xia Z, Butler MO, Wucherpfennig KW, O'Hara C, Cole G, Kwak SS, Ramstedt U, Tomlinson AJ, Chicz RM, Nadler LM, Schultze JL. The shared tumor-associated antigen cytochrome P450 1B1 is recognized by specific cytotoxic T cells. Blood. 2003 Nov 01; 102(9):3287-94.
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O'Connor KC, Chitnis T, Griffin DE, Piyasirisilp S, Bar-Or A, Khoury S, Wucherpfennig KW, Hafler DA. Myelin basic protein-reactive autoantibodies in the serum and cerebrospinal fluid of multiple sclerosis patients are characterized by low-affinity interactions. J Neuroimmunol. 2003 Mar; 136(1-2):140-8.
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Reddy J, Bettelli E, Nicholson L, Waldner H, Jang MH, Wucherpfennig KW, Kuchroo VK. Detection of autoreactive myelin proteolipid protein 139-151-specific T cells by using MHC II (IAs) tetramers. J Immunol. 2003 Jan 15; 170(2):870-7.
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Call ME, Pyrdol J, Wiedmann M, Wucherpfennig KW. The organizing principle in the formation of the T cell receptor-CD3 complex. Cell. 2002 Dec 27; 111(7):967-79.
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Belmares MP, Busch R, Wucherpfennig KW, McConnell HM, Mellins ED. Structural factors contributing to DM susceptibility of MHC class II/peptide complexes. J Immunol. 2002 Nov 01; 169(9):5109-17.
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Lang HL, Jacobsen H, Ikemizu S, Andersson C, Harlos K, Madsen L, Hjorth P, Sondergaard L, Svejgaard A, Wucherpfennig K, Stuart DI, Bell JI, Jones EY, Fugger L. A functional and structural basis for TCR cross-reactivity in multiple sclerosis. Nat Immunol. 2002 Oct; 3(10):940-3.
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von Bergwelt-Baildon MS, Vonderheide RH, Maecker B, Hirano N, Anderson KS, Butler MO, Xia Z, Zeng WY, Wucherpfennig KW, Nadler LM, Schultze JL. Human primary and memory cytotoxic T lymphocyte responses are efficiently induced by means of CD40-activated B cells as antigen-presenting cells: potential for clinical application. Blood. 2002 May 01; 99(9):3319-25.
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Wucherpfennig KW. Infectious triggers for inflammatory neurological diseases. Nat Med. 2002 May; 8(5):455-7.
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Wucherpfennig KW. Insights into autoimmunity gained from structural analysis of MHC-peptide complexes. Curr Opin Immunol. 2001 Dec; 13(6):650-6.
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Vonderheide RH, Schultze JL, Anderson KS, Maecker B, Butler MO, Xia Z, Kuroda MJ, von Bergwelt-Baildon MS, Bedor MM, Hoar KM, Schnipper DR, Brooks MW, Letvin NL, Stephans KF, Wucherpfennig KW, Hahn WC, Nadler LM. Equivalent induction of telomerase-specific cytotoxic T lymphocytes from tumor-bearing patients and healthy individuals. Cancer Res. 2001 Dec 01; 61(23):8366-70.
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Wucherpfennig KW. Mechanisms for the induction of autoimmunity by infectious agents. J Clin Invest. 2001 Oct; 108(8):1097-104.
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Bourcier KD, Lim DG, Ding YH, Smith KJ, Wucherpfennig K, Hafler DA. Conserved CDR3 regions in T-cell receptor (TCR) CD8(+) T cells that recognize the Tax11-19/HLA-A*0201 complex in a subject infected with human T-cell leukemia virus type 1: relationship of T-cell fine specificity and major histocompatibility complex/peptide/TCR crystal structure. J Virol. 2001 Oct; 75(20):9836-43.
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Wucherpfennig KW, Eisenbarth GS. Type 1 diabetes. Nat Immunol. 2001 Sep; 2(9):767-8.
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Panoutsakopoulou V, Sanchirico ME, Huster KM, Jansson M, Granucci F, Shim DJ, Wucherpfennig KW, Cantor H. Analysis of the relationship between viral infection and autoimmune disease. Immunity. 2001 Jul; 15(1):137-47.
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Lee KH, Wucherpfennig KW, Wiley DC. Structure of a human insulin peptide-HLA-DQ8 complex and susceptibility to type 1 diabetes. Nat Immunol. 2001 Jun; 2(6):501-7.
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Wucherpfennig KW. Structural basis of molecular mimicry. J Autoimmun. 2001 May; 16(3):293-302.
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Appel H, Seth NP, Gauthier L, Wucherpfennig KW. Anergy induction by dimeric TCR ligands. J Immunol. 2001 Apr 15; 166(8):5279-85.
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Malherbe L, Filippi C, Julia V, Foucras G, Moro M, Appel H, Wucherpfennig K, Guéry JC, Glaichenhaus N. Selective activation and expansion of high-affinity CD4+ T cells in resistant mice upon infection with Leishmania major. Immunity. 2000 Dec; 13(6):771-82.
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Yu B, Gauthier L, Hausmann DH, Wucherpfennig KW. Binding of conserved islet peptides by human and murine MHC class II molecules associated with susceptibility to type I diabetes. Eur J Immunol. 2000 Sep; 30(9):2497-506.
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Krogsgaard M, Wucherpfennig KW, Cannella B, Hansen BE, Svejgaard A, Pyrdol J, Ditzel H, Raine C, Engberg J, Fugger L, Canella B. Visualization of myelin basic protein (MBP) T cell epitopes in multiple sclerosis lesions using a monoclonal antibody specific for the human histocompatibility leukocyte antigen (HLA)-DR2-MBP 85-99 complex. J Exp Med. 2000 Apr 17; 191(8):1395-412.
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Appel H, Gauthier L, Pyrdol J, Wucherpfennig KW. Kinetics of T-cell receptor binding by bivalent HLA-DR. Peptide complexes that activate antigen-specific human T-cells. J Biol Chem. 2000 Jan 07; 275(1):312-21.
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Madsen LS, Andersson EC, Jansson L, krogsgaard M, Andersen CB, Engberg J, Strominger JL, Svejgaard A, Hjorth JP, Holmdahl R, Wucherpfennig KW, Fugger L. A humanized model for multiple sclerosis using HLA-DR2 and a human T-cell receptor. Nat Genet. 1999 Nov; 23(3):343-7.
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Hausmann DH, Yu B, Hausmann S, Wucherpfennig KW. pH-dependent peptide binding properties of the type I diabetes-associated I-Ag7 molecule: rapid release of CLIP at an endosomal pH. J Exp Med. 1999 Jun 07; 189(11):1723-34.
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Hausmann S, Biddison WE, Smith KJ, Ding YH, Garboczi DN, Utz U, Wiley DC, Wucherpfennig KW. Peptide recognition by two HLA-A2/Tax11-19-specific T cell clones in relationship to their MHC/peptide/TCR crystal structures. J Immunol. 1999 May 01; 162(9):5389-97.
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Fridkis-Hareli M, Neveu JM, Robinson RA, Lane WS, Gauthier L, Wucherpfennig KW, Sela M, Strominger JL. Binding motifs of copolymer 1 to multiple sclerosis- and rheumatoid arthritis-associated HLA-DR molecules. J Immunol. 1999 Apr 15; 162(8):4697-704.
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Hausmann S, Martin M, Gauthier L, Wucherpfennig KW. Structural features of autoreactive TCR that determine the degree of degeneracy in peptide recognition. J Immunol. 1999 Jan 01; 162(1):338-44.
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Ufret-Vincenty RL, Quigley L, Tresser N, Pak SH, Gado A, Hausmann S, Wucherpfennig KW, Brocke S. In vivo survival of viral antigen-specific T cells that induce experimental autoimmune encephalomyelitis. J Exp Med. 1998 Nov 02; 188(9):1725-38.
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Smith KJ, Pyrdol J, Gauthier L, Wiley DC, Wucherpfennig KW. Crystal structure of HLA-DR2 (DRA*0101, DRB1*1501) complexed with a peptide from human myelin basic protein. J Exp Med. 1998 Oct 19; 188(8):1511-20.
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Gauthier L, Smith KJ, Pyrdol J, Kalandadze A, Strominger JL, Wiley DC, Wucherpfennig KW. Expression and crystallization of the complex of HLA-DR2 (DRA, DRB1*1501) and an immunodominant peptide of human myelin basic protein. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 1998 Sep 29; 95(20):11828-33.
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Eble JA, Wucherpfennig KW, Gauthier L, Dersch P, Krukonis E, Isberg RR, Hemler ME. Recombinant soluble human alpha 3 beta 1 integrin: purification, processing, regulation, and specific binding to laminin-5 and invasin in a mutually exclusive manner. Biochemistry. 1998 Aug 04; 37(31):10945-55.
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Liedtke W, Cannella B, Mazzaccaro RJ, Clements JM, Miller KM, Wucherpfennig KW, Gearing AJ, Raine CS. Effective treatment of models of multiple sclerosis by matrix metalloproteinase inhibitors. Ann Neurol. 1998 Jul; 44(1):35-46.
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Brocke S, Hausmann S, Steinman L, Wucherpfennig KW. Microbial peptides and superantigens in the pathogenesis of autoimmune diseases of the central nervous system. Semin Immunol. 1998 Feb; 10(1):57-67.
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Hausmann S, Wucherpfennig KW. Activation of autoreactive T cells by peptides from human pathogens. Curr Opin Immunol. 1997 Dec; 9(6):831-8.
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Warren KG, Catz I, Wucherpfennig KW. Tolerance induction to myelin basic protein by intravenous synthetic peptides containing epitope P85 VVHFFKNIVTP96 in chronic progressive multiple sclerosis. J Neurol Sci. 1997 Nov 06; 152(1):31-8.
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Wucherpfennig KW, Catz I, Hausmann S, Strominger JL, Steinman L, Warren KG. Recognition of the immunodominant myelin basic protein peptide by autoantibodies and HLA-DR2-restricted T cell clones from multiple sclerosis patients. Identity of key contact residues in the B-cell and T-cell epitopes. J Clin Invest. 1997 Sep 01; 100(5):1114-22.
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Kalandadze A, Galleno M, Foncerrada L, Strominger JL, Wucherpfennig KW. Expression of recombinant HLA-DR2 molecules. Replacement of the hydrophobic transmembrane region by a leucine zipper dimerization motif allows the assembly and secretion of soluble DR alpha beta heterodimers. J Biol Chem. 1996 Aug 16; 271(33):20156-62.
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Wucherpfennig KW, Yu B, Bhol K, Monos DS, Argyris E, Karr RW, Ahmed AR, Strominger JL. Structural basis for major histocompatibility complex (MHC)-linked susceptibility to autoimmunity: charged residues of a single MHC binding pocket confer selective presentation of self-peptides in pemphigus vulgaris. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 1995 Dec 05; 92(25):11935-9.
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Wucherpfennig KW, Hafler DA, Strominger JL. Structure of human T-cell receptors specific for an immunodominant myelin basic protein peptide: positioning of T-cell receptors on HLA-DR2/peptide complexes. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 1995 Sep 12; 92(19):8896-900.
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Wucherpfennig KW, Hafler DA. A review of T-cell receptors in multiple sclerosis: clonal expansion and persistence of human T-cells specific for an immunodominant myelin basic protein peptide. Ann N Y Acad Sci. 1995 Jul 07; 756:241-58.
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Wucherpfennig KW, Strominger JL. Selective binding of self peptides to disease-associated major histocompatibility complex (MHC) molecules: a mechanism for MHC-linked susceptibility to human autoimmune diseases. J Exp Med. 1995 May 01; 181(5):1597-601.
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Wucherpfennig KW, Strominger JL. Molecular mimicry in T cell-mediated autoimmunity: viral peptides activate human T cell clones specific for myelin basic protein. Cell. 1995 Mar 10; 80(5):695-705.
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Chung S, Wucherpfennig KW, Friedman SM, Hafler DA, Strominger JL. Functional three-domain single-chain T-cell receptors. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 1994 Dec 20; 91(26):12654-8.
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Wucherpfennig KW. Autoimmunity in the central nervous system: mechanisms of antigen presentation and recognition. Clin Immunol Immunopathol. 1994 Sep; 72(3):293-306.
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Wucherpfennig KW, Zhang J, Witek C, Matsui M, Modabber Y, Ota K, Hafler DA. Clonal expansion and persistence of human T cells specific for an immunodominant myelin basic protein peptide. J Immunol. 1994 Jun 01; 152(11):5581-92.
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Wucherpfennig KW, Sette A, Southwood S, Oseroff C, Matsui M, Strominger JL, Hafler DA. Structural requirements for binding of an immunodominant myelin basic protein peptide to DR2 isotypes and for its recognition by human T cell clones. J Exp Med. 1994 Jan 01; 179(1):279-90.
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Wucherpfennig KW, Liao YJ, Prendergast M, Prendergast J, Hafler DA, Strominger JL. Human fetal liver gamma/delta T cells predominantly use unusual rearrangements of the T cell receptor delta and gamma loci expressed on both CD4+CD8- and CD4-CD8- gamma/delta T cells. J Exp Med. 1993 Feb 01; 177(2):425-32.
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Wucherpfennig KW, Newcombe J, Li H, Keddy C, Cuzner ML, Hafler DA. Gamma delta T-cell receptor repertoire in acute multiple sclerosis lesions. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 1992 May 15; 89(10):4588-92.
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Höllsberg P, Wucherpfennig KW, Ausubel LJ, Calvo V, Bierer BE, Hafler DA. Characterization of HTLV-I in vivo infected T cell clones. IL-2-independent growth of nontransformed T cells. J Immunol. 1992 May 15; 148(10):3256-63.
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Wucherpfennig KW, Newcombe J, Li H, Keddy C, Cuzner ML, Hafler DA. T cell receptor V alpha-V beta repertoire and cytokine gene expression in active multiple sclerosis lesions. J Exp Med. 1992 Apr 01; 175(4):993-1002.
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Wucherpfennig KW, Höllsberg P, Richardson JH, Benjamin D, Hafler DA. T-cell activation by autologous human T-cell leukemia virus type I-infected T-cell clones. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 1992 Mar 15; 89(6):2110-4.
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Hafler DA, Matsui M, Wucherpfennig KW, Ota K, Weiner HL. The potential of restricted T cell recognition of myelin basic protein epitopes in the therapy of multiple sclerosis. Ann N Y Acad Sci. 1991 Dec 30; 636:251-65.
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Balk SP, Ebert EC, Blumenthal RL, McDermott FV, Wucherpfennig KW, Landau SB, Blumberg RS. Oligoclonal expansion and CD1 recognition by human intestinal intraepithelial lymphocytes. Science. 1991 Sep 20; 253(5026):1411-5.
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Wucherpfennig KW, Weiner HL, Hafler DA. T-cell recognition of myelin basic protein. Immunol Today. 1991 Aug; 12(8):277-82.
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Schöpplein E, Dietrich H, Wucherpfennig K. [Isolation and characterization of colloidal soluble polysaccharides in raspberry juice]. Z Lebensm Unters Forsch. 1991 Jul; 193(1):1-8.
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Lee SJ, Wucherpfennig KW, Brod SA, Benjamin D, Weiner HL, Hafler DA. Common T-cell receptor V beta usage in oligoclonal T lymphocytes derived from cerebrospinal fluid and blood of patients with multiple sclerosis. Ann Neurol. 1991 Jan; 29(1):33-40.
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Wucherpfennig KW, Ota K, Endo N, Seidman JG, Rosenzweig A, Weiner HL, Hafler DA. Shared human T cell receptor V beta usage to immunodominant regions of myelin basic protein. Science. 1990 May 25; 248(4958):1016-9.
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Wucherpfennig KW, Weiner HL. Immunologic mechanisms in chronic demyelinating diseases of the central and peripheral nervous system. Res Publ Assoc Res Nerv Ment Dis. 1990; 68:105-16.
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Schluesener HJ, Wucherpfennig KW, Weiner HL. Gene activation during experimental allergic encephalomyelitis. Cloning of new cDNAs. Ann N Y Acad Sci. 1988; 540:264-5.
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