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  • Koh AY, Köhler JR, Coggshall KT, Van Rooijen N, Pier GB. Mucosal damage and neutropenia are required for Candida albicans dissemination. PLoS Pathogens 2008; 4(2):e35 PMID:18282097. Abstract and Full Text

  • Fan D, Coughlin LA, Neubauer MM, Kim J, Kim M, Zhan X, Simms-Waldrip TR, Xie Y, Hooper LV, Koh AY. Activation of HIF-1α and LL-37 by commensal bacteria inhibits Candida albicans colonization. Nature Medicine 2015 Jul; 21(7):808-14. PMID:26053625. Abstract and Full Text

  • Lopez-Medina E, Fan D, Coughlin LA, Ho EX, Lamont IL, Reimmann C, Hooper LV, Koh AY. Candida albicans inhibits Pseudomonas aeruginosa Virulence through Suppression of Pyochelin and Pyoverdine Biosynthesis. PLoS Pathogens 2015 Aug 27; 11(8):e1005129. PMID: 26313907. Abstract and Full Text

  • Simms-Waldrip TR, Sunkersett G, Coughlin LA, Savani M, Arana C, Kim J, Kim M, Zhan X, Greenberg DE, Xie Y, Davies SM, Koh AY. Antibiotic-induced depletion of anti-inflammatory Clostridia is associated with the development of GVHD in pediatric stem cell transplant patients. Biology of Blood and Marrow Transplantation. 2017 May; 23(5):820-829: PMID: 28192251. Abstract and Full Text


Koh Lab Publications

  • Koh AY. Potential for Monitoring Gut Microbiota for Diagnosing Infections and Graft-versus-Host Disease in Cancer and Stem Cell Transplant Patients. Clinical Chemistry. 2017 Jul 18.  Abstract and Full Text

  • Koh AY.  The microbiome in hematopoietic stem cell transplant recipients and cancer patients: Opportunities for clinical advances that reduce infection. PLoS Pathogens 2017 Jun 29; 13(6):e1006342. PMID: 28662165.   There is no Abstract link.  Full Text

  • Simms-Waldrip TR, Sunkersett G, Coughlin LA, Savani M, Arana C, Kim J, Kim M, Zhan X, Greenberg DE, Xie Y, Davies SM, Koh AY. Antibiotic-induced depletion of anti-inflammatory Clostridia is associated with the development of GVHD in pediatric stem cell transplant patients. Biology of Blood and Marrow Transplantation. 2017 May; 23(5):820-829: PMID: 28192251. Abstract and Full Text

  • Kim J, Kim M, Koh AY, Xie Y, Zhan X. FMAP: Functional Mapping and Analysis Pipeline for metagenomics and metatranscriptomics studies. BMC Bioinformatics. 2016 Oct10; 17(1):420. PMID:27724866. Abstract and Full Text

  • Koh AY. Identifying host immune effectors critical for protection against Candida albicans infections. Virulence 2016 Oct 2; 7(7):745-7. PMID: 27336198. Abstract and Full Text

  • Piper HG, Fan D, Coughlin LA, Ho EX, McDaniel MM, Channabasappa N, Kim J, Kim M, Zhan X, Xie Y, Koh AY. Severe gut microbiota dysbiosis is associated with poor growth in patients with short bowel syndrome. J Parenter Enteral Nutr. 2016 Jul 12. PMID:27406942. Abstract and Full Text

  • Lopez-Medina E, Koh AY. The complexities of bacterial-fungal interactions in the mammalian gastrointestinal tract. Microbial Cell. 2016 Mar 16; 3(5):191-195. PMID:28357354. Abstract and Full Text

  • Lopez-Medina E, Fan D, Coughlin LA, Ho EX, Lamont IL, Reimmann C, Hooper LV, Koh AY. Candida albicans inhibits Pseudomonas aeruginosa Virulence through Suppression of Pyochelin and Pyoverdine Biosynthesis. PLoS Pathogens 2015 Aug 27; 11(8):e1005129. PMID: 26313907. Abstract and Full Text

  • Fan D, Coughlin LA, Neubauer MM, Kim J, Kim M, Zhan X, Simms-Waldrip TR, Xie Y, Hooper LV, Koh AY. Activation of HIF-1α and LL-37 by commensal bacteria inhibits Candida albicans colonization. Nature Medicine 2015 Jul; 21(7):808-14. PMID:26053625. Abstract and Full Text

  • Koh AY. Murine models of Candida gastrointestinal colonization and dissemination. Eukaryot Cell. 2013 Nov;12(11):1416-22. PMID: 24036344. Abstract and Full Text


Publications from AYK postdoctoral work, Harvard Medical School (2002-2008)

  • Koh AY, Mikkelsen PJ, Smith RS, Coggshall KT, Kamei A, Givskov M, Lory S, Pier GB. Utility of in vivo transcription profiling for identifying Pseudomonas aeruginosa genes needed for gastrointestinal colonization and dissemination. PLoS ONE, 2010 Dec 10; 5(12): e15131. PMID: 21170272. Abstract and Text

  • Kamei A*, Koh AY*, Gadjeva M, Priebe GP, Lory S, Pier GB. Analysis of Acquisition of Pseudomonas aeruginosa Gastrointestinal Mucosal Colonization and Horizontal Transmission in a Murine Model. Journal of Infectious Diseases. 2010 Jan; 201(1):71-80. PMID: 19938976 * Both authors contributed equally to this work. Abstract and Full Text

  • Koh AY, Priebe GP, Ray C, Van Rooijen N, Pier GB. Inescapable need for Neutrophils as Mediators of Cellular Innate Immunity to Acute Pseudomonas aeruginosa Pneumonia. Infection and Immunity.   2009 Dec; 77(12):5300-5310. PMID: 19805527. Abstract and Full Text

  • van Gennip M, Christensen LD, Alhede M, Phipps R, Jensen PO, Christophersen L, Pamp SJ, Moser C, Mikkelsen PJ, Koh AY, Tolker-Nielsen T, Pier GB, Hoiby N, Givskov M, Bjarnsholt T. Inactivation of the rhlA gene in Pseudomonas aeruginosa prevents rhamnolipid production, disabling the protection against polymorphonuclear leukocytes. Acta Pathologica, Microbiologica et Immunologica Scandinavica 2009 Jul; 117:537-46. PMID:19594494. Abstract and Full Text

  • Koh AY, Köhler JR, Coggshall KT, Van Rooijen N, Pier GB. Mucosal damage and neutropenia are required for Candida albicans dissemination. PLoS Pathogens 2008; 4(2):e35 PMID:18282097. Abstract and Full Text

  • Koh AY, Priebe GP, Pier GB. Virulence of Pseudomonas aeruginosa in a murine model of gastrointestinal colonization and dissemination in neutropenia.  Infection and Immunity 2005 Apr ; 73(4):2262-2272. PMID: 15784570. Abstract and Full Text


Publications from AYK residency, Harvard Medical School (1996-2002)

  • Koh AY, Pizzo PA. Empirical Oral Antibiotic Therapy for Low Risk Febrile Cancer Patients with Neutropenia.  Cancer Investigation  2002; 20(3): 420-433. PMID: 12025236. Abstract

  • Koh AY, Bernstein H.  Neonatal jaundice, animal-induced injuries, and immunizations.  Curr Opn Pediatr 2000; 12:413-425. PMID: 10943826. Abstract

  • Pizzo C, Mansbach J, Koh A, Tunnessen WW.  Pediatric Puzzler: new seizures in a 6-year old: expanding horizons.  Contemporary Pediatrics 1999; 16(8):25-33.