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profileMeredith S. Gregory-Ksander, Ph.D.

TitleAssistant Professor of Ophthalmology
InstitutionSchepens Eye Research Institute
AddressSchepens Eye Research Inst.
20 Staniford St.
Boston MA 02114
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  1. Ksander BR, Kolovou PE, Wilson BJ, Saab KR, Guo Q, Ma J, McGuire SP, Gregory MS, Vincent WJ, Perez VL, Cruz-Guilloty F, Kao WW, Call MK, Tucker BA, Zhan Q, Murphy GF, Lathrop KL, Alt C, Mortensen LJ, Lin CP, Zieske JD, Frank MH, Frank NY. ABCB5 is a limbal stem cell gene required for corneal development and repair. Nature. 2014 Jul 17; 511(7509):353-7. PMID: 25030174; PMCID: PMC4246512.
  2. McGilligan VE, Gregory-Ksander MS, Li D, Moore JE, Hodges RR, Gilmore MS, Moore TC, Dartt DA. Staphylococcus aureus activates the NLRP3 inflammasome in human and rat conjunctival goblet cells. PLoS One. 2013; 8(9):e74010. PMID: 24040145; PMCID: PMC3769353.
  3. Sugi N, Whiston EA, Ksander BR, Gregory MS. Increased resistance to Staphylococcus aureus endophthalmitis in BALB/c mice: Fas ligand is required for resolution of inflammation but not for bacterial clearance. Infect Immun. 2013 Jun; 81(6):2217-25. PMID: 23569113; PMCID: PMC3676017.
  4. Buys ES, Ko YC, Alt C, Hayton SR, Jones A, Tainsh LT, Ren R, Giani A, Clerte' M, Abernathy E, Tainsh RE, Oh DJ, Malhotra R, Arora P, de Waard N, Yu B, Turcotte R, Nathan D, Scherrer-Crosbie M, Loomis SJ, Kang JH, Lin CP, Gong H, Rhee DJ, Brouckaert P, Wiggs JL, Gregory MS, Pasquale LR, Bloch KD, Ksander BR. Soluble Guanylate Cyclase a1-Deficient Mice: a novel murine model for Primary Open Angle Glaucoma. Ann Neurosci. 2013 Apr; 20(2):65-6. PMID: 25206015; PMCID: PMC4117107.
  5. Buys ES, Ko YC, Alt C, Hayton SR, Jones A, Tainsh LT, Ren R, Giani A, Clerté M, Abernathy E, Tainsh RE, Oh DJ, Malhotra R, Arora P, de Waard N, Yu B, Turcotte R, Nathan D, Scherrer-Crosbie M, Loomis SJ, Kang JH, Lin CP, Gong H, Rhee DJ, Brouckaert P, Wiggs JL, Gregory MS, Pasquale LR, Bloch KD, Ksander BR. Soluble guanylate cyclase a1-deficient mice: a novel murine model for primary open angle glaucoma. PLoS One. 2013; 8(3):e60156. PMID: 23527308; PMCID: PMC3603933.
  6. Tseng WA, Thein T, Kinnunen K, Lashkari K, Gregory MS, D'Amore PA, Ksander BR. NLRP3 inflammasome activation in retinal pigment epithelial cells by lysosomal destabilization: implications for age-related macular degeneration. Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci. 2013 Jan; 54(1):110-20. PMID: 23221073; PMCID: PMC3544415.
  7. Callegan M, Gregory-Ksander M, Willcox M, Lightman S. Ocular inflammation and infection. Int J Inflam. 2012; 2012:403520. PMID: 23091771; PMCID: PMC3471427.
  8. Gregory MS, Hackett CG, Abernathy EF, Lee KS, Saff RR, Hohlbaum AM, Moody KS, Hobson MW, Jones A, Kolovou P, Karray S, Giani A, John SW, Chen DF, Marshak-Rothstein A, Ksander BR. Opposing roles for membrane bound and soluble Fas ligand in glaucoma-associated retinal ganglion cell death. PLoS One. 2011; 6(3):e17659. PMID: 21479271; PMCID: PMC3066205.
  9. Klocke J, Barcia RN, Heimer S, Cario E, Zieske J, Gilmore MS, Ksander BR, Gregory MS. Spontaneous bacterial keratitis in CD36 knockout mice. Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci. 2011 Jan; 52(1):256-63. PMID: 20847111; PMCID: PMC3053277.
  10. Whiston EA, Sugi N, Kamradt MC, Sack C, Heimer SR, Engelbert M, Wawrousek EF, Gilmore MS, Ksander BR, Gregory MS. alphaB-crystallin protects retinal tissue during Staphylococcus aureus-induced endophthalmitis. Infect Immun. 2008 Apr; 76(4):1781-90. PMID: 18227158; PMCID: PMC2292870.
  11. Gregory MS, Saff RR, Marshak-Rothstein A, Ksander BR. Control of ocular tumor growth and metastatic spread by soluble and membrane Fas ligand. Cancer Res. 2007 Dec 15; 67(24):11951-8. PMID: 18089826.
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  12. Callegan MC, Gilmore MS, Gregory M, Ramadan RT, Wiskur BJ, Moyer AL, Hunt JJ, Novosad BD. Bacterial endophthalmitis: therapeutic challenges and host-pathogen interactions. Prog Retin Eye Res. 2007 Mar; 26(2):189-203. PMID: 17236804; PMCID: PMC1941835.
  13. Gregory M, Callegan MC, Gilmore MS. Role of bacterial and host factors in infectious endophthalmitis. Chem Immunol Allergy. 2007; 92:266-75. PMID: 17264502.
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  14. Gregory MS, Koh S, Huang E, Saff RR, Marshak-Rothstein A, Mukai S, Ksander BR. A novel treatment for ocular tumors using membrane FasL vesicles to activate innate immunity and terminate immune privilege. Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci. 2005 Jul; 46(7):2495-502. PMID: 15980241.
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  15. Carlson EC, Liu CY, Yang X, Gregory M, Ksander B, Drazba J, Perez VL. In vivo gene delivery and visualization of corneal stromal cells using an adenoviral vector and keratocyte-specific promoter. Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci. 2004 Jul; 45(7):2194-200. PMID: 15223795.
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  16. Faunce DE, Garner JL, Llanas JN, Patel PJ, Gregory MS, Duffner LA, Gamelli RL, Kovacs EJ. Effect of acute ethanol exposure on the dermal inflammatory response after burn injury. Alcohol Clin Exp Res. 2003 Jul; 27(7):1199-206. PMID: 12878929.
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  17. Mo JS, Anderson MG, Gregory M, Smith RS, Savinova OV, Serreze DV, Ksander BR, Streilein JW, John SW. By altering ocular immune privilege, bone marrow-derived cells pathogenically contribute to DBA/2J pigmentary glaucoma. J Exp Med. 2003 May 19; 197(10):1335-44. PMID: 12756269; PMCID: PMC2193785.
  18. Heinrich SA, Messingham KA, Gregory MS, Colantoni A, Ferreira AM, Dipietro LA, Kovacs EJ. Elevated monocyte chemoattractant protein-1 levels following thermal injury precede monocyte recruitment to the wound site and are controlled, in part, by tumor necrosis factor-alpha. Wound Repair Regen. 2003 Mar-Apr; 11(2):110-9. PMID: 12631298.
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  19. Gregory MS, Repp AC, Holhbaum AM, Saff RR, Marshak-Rothstein A, Ksander BR. Membrane Fas ligand activates innate immunity and terminates ocular immune privilege. J Immunol. 2002 Sep 1; 169(5):2727-35. PMID: 12193747.
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  20. Kovacs EJ, Messingham KA, Gregory MS. Estrogen regulation of immune responses after injury. Mol Cell Endocrinol. 2002 Jul 31; 193(1-2):129-35. PMID: 12161012.
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  21. Kovacs EJ, Grabowski KA, Duffner LA, Plackett TP, Gregory MS. Survival and cell mediated immunity after burn injury in aged mice. J Am Aging Assoc. 2002 Jan; 25(1):3-9. PMID: 23604885; PMCID: PMC3455289.
  22. Hohlbaum AM, Gregory MS, Ju ST, Marshak-Rothstein A. Fas ligand engagement of resident peritoneal macrophages in vivo induces apoptosis and the production of neutrophil chemotactic factors. J Immunol. 2001 Dec 1; 167(11):6217-24. PMID: 11714783.
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  23. Durbin EA, Gregory MS, Messingham KA, Fontanilla CV, Duffner LA, Kovacs EJ. The role of interleukin 6 in interferon-gamma production in thermally injured mice. Cytokine. 2000 Nov; 12(11):1669-75. PMID: 11052818.
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  24. Gregory MS, Duffner LA, Hahn EL, Tai HH, Faunce DE, Kovacs EJ. Differential production of prostaglandin E(2) in male and female mice subjected to thermal injury contributes to the gender difference in immune function: possible role for 15-hydroxyprostaglandin dehydrogenase. Cell Immunol. 2000 Nov 1; 205(2):94-102. PMID: 11104581.
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  25. Fontanilla CV, Faunce DE, Gregory MS, Messingham KA, Durbin EA, Duffner LA, Kovacs EJ. Anti-interleukin-6 antibody treatment restores cell-mediated immune function in mice with acute ethanol exposure before burn trauma. Alcohol Clin Exp Res. 2000 Sep; 24(9):1392-9. PMID: 11003205.
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  26. Gregory MS, Faunce DE, Duffner LA, Kovacs EJ. Gender difference in cell-mediated immunity after thermal injury is mediated, in part, by elevated levels of interleukin-6. J Leukoc Biol. 2000 Mar; 67(3):319-26. PMID: 10733091.
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  27. Gregory MS, Duffner LA, Faunce DE, Kovacs EJ. Estrogen mediates the sex difference in post-burn immunosuppression. J Endocrinol. 2000 Feb; 164(2):129-38. PMID: 10657848.
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  28. Faunce DE, Llanas JN, Patel PJ, Gregory MS, Duffner LA, Kovacs EJ. Neutrophil chemokine production in the skin following scald injury. Burns. 1999 Aug; 25(5):403-10. PMID: 10439148.
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  29. Patel PJ, Faunce DE, Gregory MS, Duffner LA, Kovacs EJ. Elevation in pulmonary neutrophils and prolonged production of pulmonary macrophage inflammatory protein-2 after burn injury with prior alcohol exposure. Am J Respir Cell Mol Biol. 1999 Jun; 20(6):1229-37. PMID: 10340942.
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  30. Faunce DE, Gregory MS, Kovacs EJ. Glucocorticoids protect against suppression of T cell responses in a murine model of acute ethanol exposure and thermal injury by regulating IL-6. J Leukoc Biol. 1998 Dec; 64(6):724-32. PMID: 9850153.
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  31. Faunce DE, Gregory MS, Kovacs EJ. Acute ethanol exposure prior to thermal injury results in decreased T-cell responses mediated in part by increased production of IL-6. Shock. 1998 Aug; 10(2):135-40. PMID: 9721981.
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  32. Faunce DE, Gregory MS, Kovacs EJ. Effects of acute ethanol exposure on cellular immune responses in a murine model of thermal injury. J Leukoc Biol. 1997 Dec; 62(6):733-40. PMID: 9400814.
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