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Providers > Physicians > Peter M. Henson
Professor of Immunology, Medicine and Pharmacology
Fadok VA, Voelker DR, Campbell PA, Cohen JJ, Bratton DL and Henson PM. Exposure of phosphatidylserine on the surface of apoptotic lymphocytes triggers specific recognition and removal by macrophages. J Immunol. 148(7):2207-2216, 1992.
Gardai SH, Xiao Y-Q, Dickinson M, Nick J, Voelker D, Greene K, Henson P. By binding SIRP? or calreticulin/CD91, lung collectins act as dual function surveillance molecules to suppress or enhance inflammation. Cell. 115:13-23, 2003.
Gardai S.J, McPhillips KA, Frasch SC, Janssen W.J, Starefeldt A, Murphy-Ullrich JE, Bratton DL, Oldenborg PA, Michalak M, Henson PM. Cell-surface calreticulin initiates clearance of viable or apoptotic cells through trans-activation of LRP on the phagocyte. Cell 123:321-334, 2005.
Desch AN, Randolph GJ, Murphy K, Gautier EL, Kedl RM, Lahoud MH, Caminschi I, Shortman K, Henson PM, Jakubzick CV. CD103+ pulmonary dendritic cells preferentially acquire and present apoptotic cell-associated antigen. J Exp Med 208(9): 1789-97, 2011
Cole C, Thomas S, Filak H, Henson PM, Lenz LL, Nitric oxide increases susceptibility of toll-like receptor-activated macrophages to spreading Listeria monocytogenes. Immunity, May 25; 36(5):807-20. 2012
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Associate Director, Pulmonary Fellowship Program, University of Colorado
2011: Distinguished Professor, University of Colorado
2005: ATS Burns Amberson Lectureship
2002: Honorary Doctorate of Medicine, University of Edinburgh
1980: AAP Park Davis Award
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