Erica SchmittErica Schmitt

eschmitt@mcw.edu

Research Interests

Regulatory T Cell Subsets at the Mucosal Interface: Cooperation, Reciprocal Compensation and the Control of Disease Progression

Advisor: Calvin Williams, MD, PhD, Department of Microbiology and Molecular Genetics

Education

BS, 2006, University of Wisconsin-Madison
Major: Biochemistry

PhD, 2013, Medical College of Wisconsin
Immunology

Research Experience

Medical College of Wisconsin, 2008-2012
Advisor: Calvin B Willliams, MD, PhD
Project: Regulatory T cell Subsets at the Mucosal Interface: Cooperation, Reciprocal Compensation and the Control of Disease Progression

University of Wisconsin-Madison, 2004-2006
Advisor: Nizar Jarjour, MD
Project: Developed and conducted an IRB-approved clinical research study to examine the minimally important difference for asthmatics to receive therapeutic fiberoptic bronchoscopy.

University of Wisconsin-Madison, 2004-2005
Advisor: Dr. John Doebley
Project: The Study of Evolutionary Genetics using Maize

Publications

E.G. Schmitt, D. Haribhai, J.C. Jeschke, D.O. Co, J. Ziegelbauer, K. Yan, Y. Iwakura, M.K. Mishra, P. Simpson, N.H. Salzman, and C.B. Williams. 2013. Chronic follicular bronchiolitis requires antigen-specific regulatory T cell control to prevent fatal disease progression. J Immunol. Dec 1; 191 (11):5460-76. (Featured Article: In this Issue, Editorial Preview)

E.G. Schmitt, D. Haribhai, J.B. Williams, P. Aggarwal, S. Jia, L. Charbonnier, K. Yan, R. Lorier, A. Turner, J. Ziegelbauer, P. Georgiev, P. Simpson, N.H. Salzman, M.J. Hessner, U. Broeckel, T.A. Chatila, and C.B. Williams. 2012. IL-10 Produced by Induced Regulatory T Cells (iTregs) Controls Colitis and Pathogenic Ex-iTregs during Immunotherapy. J Immunol. Dec 15; 189 (12):5638-48.

Meeting Abstracts

E.G. Schmitt, D.Haribhai, J.B. Williams, P.Aggarwal, U. Broeckel, N.H. Salzman, and C.B. Williams. (2011) Induced Regulatory T cell-derived Interleukin 10 is Required for the Cure of Experimental Colitis. Advances in IBD National Meeting for the Crohn’s and Colitis Foundation of America. Hollywood, FL.

E.G. Schmitt, D.Haribhai, and C.B. Williams. (2010) Induced and Natural Regulatory T cell-derived Interleukin 10 in the Cure of Experimental Colitis. Advances in IBD National Meeting for the Crohn’s and Colitis Foundation of America. Hollywood, FL.

Interests

Spending time with my family, baseball games, and baking

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