Donna L. Bratton
Professor
Catherine Kramer Foundation Scientist
Division of Pediatric Allergy & Clinical Immunology
Department of Pediatrics
Donna L. Bratton, MD, is an allergist and immunologist at National Jewish Health. Dr. Bratton is in the Division of Pediatric Allergy and Clinical Immunology.

Special Interests

Dr. Bratton’s clinical and research interests span the areas of cellular and molecular mechanisms in allergy, asthma, innate immunity, and inflammation. Her laboratory investigates endogenous signals for the resolution of inflammation, including lipid mediators and signals generated by dying inflammatory cells, with the goal of exploiting such signals therapeutically in inflammatory conditions.

Education

Education
Vanderbilt University Medical School (Nashville, TN), MD
Residency
Vanderbilt University (Nashville, TN), Intern and Resident: Pediatric
Fellowship
National Jewish Health for Immunology, Allergy/Immunology
Vanderbilt University (Nashville, TN), Neonatology

Board Certification

National Board Certification
Pediatric Board Certification - Written exam
Colorado Medical License
Pediatric Board Certification - Oral exam
Academy of Allergy/Immunology Board

Publications

Fernandez-Boyanapalli R, Goleva E, Kolakowski C, Min E, Day B, Riches DWH, BrattonDL*, Sutherland ER*. Obesity impairs apoptotic cell clearance in asthma. J Allergy Clin Immunol. Accepted 2012.

Frasch SC, Bratton DL. Emerging roles for lysophosphatidylserine in resolution of inflammation. Prog Lipid Res. 2012 Jul;51(3):199-207. Epub 2012 Mar 29. PMID: 22465125 [PubMed - in process] PMCID: PMC3365616 [Available on 2013/7/1]

Bratton DL, Henson PM. Neutrophil clearance: When the party’s over, cleanup begins. Trends Immunol. 32(8):350-7. Epub. Doi: 10,1016/j.it.2011.04.009. 2011.

Frasch SC, Fernandez-Boyanapalli RF, Berry KZ, Leslie CC, Bonventre JV, Murphy RC, Henson PM, Bratton DL. Signaling via macrophage G2A enhances efferocytosis of dying neutrophils by augmentation of Rac activity. J Biol Chem. 286(14):12108-22, 2011. Epub 2011 Feb 4. PMID: 21297111

Fernandez-Boyanapalli R, Frasch SC, Riches DWH, Vandivier RW, Henson PM, Bratton DL. PPAR{gamma} activation normalizes resolution of acute sterile inflammation in murine chronic granulomatous disease. Blood. Nov 25;116(22):4512-22, 2010 PMID: 20693431

Hospital Affiliations

  • Children's Hospital Colorado

Academic Affiliations

Professor, University of Colorado Denver

Website Information

CgD

Bratton Lab

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Contact Information

  • Office: 877.225.5654

 

Locations

  • National Jewish Health Main Campus
    1400 Jackson St.
    Denver, CO 80206

  • National Jewish Health Highlands Ranch
    8671 S Quebec St, Suite 120 Highlands Ranch, CO 80130

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National Jewish Health PatientNovember, 2018
Again, our visit with Dr. Bratton was very positive. She took time to talk to me about my sons health concerns and history. Together we were able to come up with an ongoing plan of care. I would recommend her to family and friends. She is extremely thorough and took time and care with us. I feel confident and grateful for her level of care moving forward.

National Jewish Health PatientOctober, 2018
Dr Bratton is AWESOME!!!

National Jewish Health PatientSeptember, 2018
she is amazing!!!!

National Jewish Health PatientMay, 2018
I appreciate the time she took to answer my many questions. My one area of improvement is the immunotherapy communication. We have vials mixed and sent to our local doc and that process seems vague. [Unrelated] When I asked Dr Beaton for clarification on what the processes are for new vials she also deflected the question. We are losing our insurance and when to order vials is an important timing component..

National Jewish Health PatientApril, 2018
Dr Bratton is an amazing Dr with a lot of knowledge and I love her input/concerns on everything for my kids.

National Jewish Health PatientOctober, 2017
*Dr. Bratton listened carefully to my symptoms and worries homed in on my concern (she nailed it!), summarized her conclusions, and presented options. I considered her a top tier physician.

National Jewish Health PatientMay, 2016
Dr. Bratton is AWESOME!!!