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Gregory Bagby, PhD

Professor of Medicine
Kai and Earl Rozas Professor of Physiology
Professor of Physical Therapy

Section of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine
1901 Perdido Street
New Orleans, LA 70112 
504.568.6188  Phone
504.568.4295  FAX


PhD - 1976
Washington State University

Research Interests Interaction between chronic alcohol consumption on the progression of simian immunodeficiency virus infection.
Impact of infection and alcohol on stem cell biology and the hematopoietic response.
Alcohol immunosuppression of cytokine production and action, and neutrophil migration.
Role of cytokines in pulmonary and systemic host defense. Selected cytokine transcytosis from the intrapulmonary compartment to the blood: Mechanism and Consequence
Selected Publications

Gomez M, Raju SV, Viswanathan A, Painter RG, Bonvillain R, Byrne P, Nguyen DH, Bagby GJ, Kolls JK, Nelson S, Wang G, Ethanol unregulates glucocorticoid-induced leucine zipper expression and modulates cellular inflammatory responses in lung epithelial cells, J Immunol 39:1597-1607, 2010.

Gamble L, Bagby GJ, Quinton LJ, Happel KI, Mizgerd JP, Zhang P, Nelson S, The systemic and pulmonary lipopolysaccharide binding protein response to intratracheal lipopolysaccharide., Shock 31:212-217, 2009.

Siggins, RW, Bagby GJ, Molina P, Dufour J, Nelson S and Zhang P, Alcohol exposure impairs myeloid dendritic cell function in rhesus macaques, Alcohol Clin Exp Res 33:1524-1531, 2009.

Reutershan J, Harry B, Chang D, Bagby GJ, Ley K., DARC on RBC limits lung injury by balancing compartmental distribution of CXC chemokines., Eur J Immunol 39:1597-1607, 2009.

Zhang P, Welsh DA, Siggins RW 2nd, Bagby GJ, Raasch CE, Happel KI, Nelson S., Acute alcohol intoxication inhibits the lineage-c-kit+Sca-1+ cell response to Escherichia coli bacteremia, J Immunol 182:1568-76, 2009.

. Walker JE Jr, Odden AR, Jeyaseelan S, Bagby GJ, Nelson S, Happel KI, Ethanol exposure impairs LPS-induced pulmonary LIX expression: alveolar epithelial cell dysfunction as a consequence of acute intoxication, Alcohol Clin Exp Res 33:357-365, 2009.

Molina PE, Lang CH, McNurlan M, Bagby GJ, Nelson S., Chronic alcohol accentuates simian acquired immunodeficiency syndrome-associated wasting., Alcohol Clin Exp Res 32:138-147, 2008.

Raasch CE, Zhang P, Siggins RW III, LaMotte LR, Nelson S, Bagby GJ, Acute alcohol intoxication impairs the hematopoietic precursor cell response to pneumococcal pneumonia, Alcohol Clin Exp Res , (accepted for publication).

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