- Allergic Bronchopulmonary Aspergillosis
- Allergic Rhinitis
- Ankylosing Spondylitis
- Atopic Dermatitis (Eczema)
- Drug Allergy
- Eosinophilic Lung Disorders
- Food Allergies
- Lupus (Systemic Lupus Erythematosus)
- Rheumatoid Arthritis
- Sjogren's Syndrome
- Systemic Sclerosis (Scleroderma)
- Systemic Vasculitis
Education & Training
- University of Texas at Austin, BA
- University of Illinois College of Medicine, Medical Scholars Program, MD
- Baylor College of Medicine, Internal Medicine
- Baylor College of Medicine, Allergy and Immunology
- Baylor College of Medicine, Rheumatology
My research is focused on lymphocyte signaling in primary immunodeficiency and loss of self-tolerance. Specifically, I investigate the role of co-stimulatory molecules on B and T lymphocytes in the pathogenesis of autoimmunity.
2010: Diplomate of the American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM) in Rheumatology
2009: Diplomate of the American Board of Allergy and Immunology (ABAI)
2006: Diplomate of the American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM)
Teaching or Professional Positions
No current positions.
Industry Relationships & Collaborations
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Affiliations with the University of Colorado Denver
American Academy of Allergy Asthma and Immunology (AAAAI)
American College of Rheumatology (ACR)
Truong TQ, Sastry SK, Lakonishok M, Horwitz AF. Integrin modulation of mitogenic pathways involved in muscle differentiation. Signaling Through Cell Adhesion Molecules, 1999. Ed. J.L. Guan. CRC Press.
Sastry SK, Lakonishok M, Wu S, Truong TQ, Huttenlocher A, Turner CE, Horwitz AF. Quantitative changes in integrin and focal adhesion signaling regulate myoblast cell cycle withdrawal. J Cell Biol. 1999, Mar 22;144(6):1295-309.
Huttenlocher A, Lakonishok M, Kinder M, Wu S, Truong T, Knudsen KA, Horwitz AF. Integrin and cadherin synergy regulates contact inhibition of migration and motile activity. J Cell Biol. 1998, Apr 20;141:515-526.