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Harini Bagavant

TitleResearch Associate Member
InstitutionOklahoma Medical Research Foundation
DepartmentArthritis and Clinical Immunology
Address825 N.E. 13th Street
Oklahoma City OK
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    1. Papinska J, Bagavant H, Gmyrek GB, Sroka M, Tummala S, Fitzgerald KA, Deshmukh US. Activation of Stimulator of Interferon Genes (STING) and Sjögren Syndrome. J Dent Res. 2018 Jul; 97(8):893-900. PMID: 29505322.
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    2. Sroka M, Bagavant H, Biswas I, Ballard A, Deshmukh US. Immune response against the coiled coil domain of Sjögren's syndrome associated autoantigen Ro52 induces salivary gland dysfunction. Clin Exp Rheumatol. 2018 May-Jun; 36 Suppl 112(3):41-46. PMID: 29465352.
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    3. Bagavant H, Trzeciak M, Papinska J, Biswas I, Dunkleberger ML, Sosnowska A, Deshmukh US. A Method for the Measurement of Salivary Gland Function in Mice. J Vis Exp. 2018 01 25; (131). PMID: 29443033.
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    4. Song K, Fu J, Song J, Herzog BH, Bergstrom K, Kondo Y, McDaniel JM, McGee S, Silasi-Mansat R, Lupu F, Chen H, Bagavant H, Xia L. Loss of mucin-type O-glycans impairs the integrity of the glomerular filtration barrier in the mouse kidney. J Biol Chem. 2017 10 06; 292(40):16491-16497. PMID: 28842487.
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    5. Danda D, Sharma R, Truong D, Koelsch KA, Kurien BT, Bagavant H, Deshmukh U, Kaufman CE, Lewis DM, Stone DU, Radfar L, Rasmussen A, Sivils KL, Scofield RH. Anti-La positive, anti-Ro negative subset of primary Sjögren's syndrome: anti-La is a reality but is the disease? Clin Exp Rheumatol. 2017 May-Jun; 35(3):438-444. PMID: 28229827.
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    6. Wu YY, Kumar R, Iida R, Bagavant H, Alarcón-Riquelme ME. BANK1 Regulates IgG Production in a Lupus Model by Controlling TLR7-Dependent STAT1 Activation. PLoS One. 2016; 11(5):e0156302. PMID: 27228057; PMCID: PMC4882053.
    7. Wolska N, Rybakowska P, Rasmussen A, Brown M, Montgomery C, Klopocki A, Grundahl K, Scofield RH, Radfar L, Stone DU, Anaya JM, Ice JA, Lessard CJ, Lewis DM, Rhodus NL, Gopalakrishnan R, Huang AJ, Hughes PJ, Rohrer MD, Weisman MH, Venuturupalli S, Guthridge JM, James JA, Sivils KL, Bagavant H, Deshmukh US. Brief Report: Patients With Primary Sjögren's Syndrome Who Are Positive for Autoantibodies to Tripartite Motif-Containing Protein 38 Show Greater Disease Severity. Arthritis Rheumatol. 2016 Mar; 68(3):724-9. PMID: 26636433; PMCID: PMC4767665 [Available on 03/01/17].
    8. Wu YY, Georg I, Díaz-Barreiro A, Varela N, Lauwerys B, Kumar R, Bagavant H, Castillo-Martín M, El Salem F, Marañón C, Alarcón-Riquelme ME. Concordance of increased B1 cell subset and lupus phenotypes in mice and humans is dependent on BLK expression levels. J Immunol. 2015 Jun 15; 194(12):5692-702. PMID: 25972485; PMCID: PMC4458437.
    9. Szczerba BM, Kaplonek P, Wolska N, Podsiadlowska A, Rybakowska PD, Dey P, Rasmussen A, Grundahl K, Hefner KS, Stone DU, Young S, Lewis DM, Radfar L, Scofield RH, Sivils KL, Bagavant H, Deshmukh US. Interaction between innate immunity and Ro52-induced antibody causes Sjögren's syndrome-like disorder in mice. Ann Rheum Dis. 2016 Mar; 75(3):617-22. PMID: 25906316; PMCID: PMC4526450 [Available on 03/01/17].
    10. Slight-Webb SR, Bagavant H, Crowe SR, James JA. Influenza A (H1N1) virus infection triggers severe pulmonary inflammation in lupus-prone mice following viral clearance. J Autoimmun. 2015 Feb; 57:66-76. PMID: 25563403; PMCID: PMC4324011.
    11. Nackiewicz D, Dey P, Szczerba B, Mohammad S, Kaplan JL, McNamara CA, Deshmukh US, Bagavant H. Inhibitor of differentiation 3, a transcription factor, regulates hyperlipidemia-associated kidney disease. Nephron Exp Nephrol. 2014; 126(3):141-7. PMID: 24854879; PMCID: PMC4113412.
    12. Bagavant H, Nandula SR, Kaplonek P, Rybakowska PD, Deshmukh US. Alum, an aluminum-based adjuvant, induces Sjögren's syndrome-like disorder in mice. Clin Exp Rheumatol. 2014 Mar-Apr; 32(2):251-5. PMID: 24739520; PMCID: PMC3990870.
    13. Szymula A, Rosenthal J, Szczerba BM, Bagavant H, Fu SM, Deshmukh US. T cell epitope mimicry between Sjögren's syndrome Antigen A (SSA)/Ro60 and oral, gut, skin and vaginal bacteria. Clin Immunol. 2014 May-Jun; 152(1-2):1-9. PMID: 24576620; PMCID: PMC4004658.
    14. Ge Y, Jiang C, Sung SS, Bagavant H, Dai C, Wang H, Kannapell CC, Cathro HP, Gaskin F, Fu SM. Cgnz1 allele confers kidney resistance to damage preventing progression of immune complex-mediated acute lupus glomerulonephritis. J Exp Med. 2013 Oct 21; 210(11):2387-401. PMID: 24101379; PMCID: PMC3804943.
    15. Deshmukh US, Bagavant H. When killers become helpers. Sci Transl Med. 2013 Jul 24; 5(195):195fs29. PMID: 23884464; PMCID: PMC3955842.
    16. Szczerba BM, Rybakowska PD, Dey P, Payerhin KM, Peck AB, Bagavant H, Deshmukh US. Type I interferon receptor deficiency prevents murine Sjogren's syndrome. J Dent Res. 2013 May; 92(5):444-9. PMID: 23533183; PMCID: PMC3627507.
    17. Scindia Y, Nackiewicz D, Dey P, Szymula A, Bajwa A, Rosin DL, Bolton WK, Okusa MD, Deshmukh U, Bagavant H. Activated CD4+ T cells target mesangial antigens and initiate glomerulonephritis. Nephron Exp Nephrol. 2012; 121(1-2):e1-9. PMID: 23095207; PMCID: PMC3606022.
    18. Nandula SR, Dey P, Corbin KL, Nunemaker CS, Bagavant H, Deshmukh US. Salivary gland hypofunction induced by activation of innate immunity is dependent on type I interferon signaling. J Oral Pathol Med. 2013 Jan; 42(1):66-72. PMID: 22672212.
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    19. Nandula SR, Scindia YM, Dey P, Bagavant H, Deshmukh US. Activation of innate immunity accelerates sialoadenitis in a mouse model for Sjögren's syndrome-like disease. Oral Dis. 2011 Nov; 17(8):801-7. PMID: 21815968; PMCID: PMC3192939.
    20. Bagavant H, Scindia Y, Nackiewicz D, Nandula SR, Doran A, Cutchins A, Oldham S, Deshmukh U, McNamara C. Deficiency of a transcriptional regulator, inhibitor of differentiation 3, induces glomerulonephritis in apolipoprotein E-deficient mice: a model linking hyperlipidemia and renal disease. Am J Pathol. 2011 Aug; 179(2):651-60. PMID: 21801865; PMCID: PMC3157169.
    21. Bagavant H, Kalantarinia K, Scindia Y, Deshmukh U. Novel therapeutic approaches to lupus glomerulonephritis: translating animal models to clinical practice. Am J Kidney Dis. 2011 Mar; 57(3):498-507. PMID: 21239097; PMCID: PMC3042497.
    22. Scindia YM, Deshmukh US, Bagavant H. Mesangial pathology in glomerular disease: targets for therapeutic intervention. Adv Drug Deliv Rev. 2010 Nov 30; 62(14):1337-43. PMID: 20828589; PMCID: PMC2992591.
    23. Jiang C, Deshmukh US, Gaskin F, Bagavant H, Hanson J, David CS, Fu SM. Differential responses to Smith D autoantigen by mice with HLA-DR and HLA-DQ transgenes: dominant responses by HLA-DR3 transgenic mice with diversification of autoantibodies to small nuclear ribonucleoprotein, double-stranded DNA, and nuclear antigens. J Immunol. 2010 Jan 15; 184(2):1085-91. PMID: 20007529; PMCID: PMC2842881.
    24. Bagavant H, Fu SM. Pathogenesis of kidney disease in systemic lupus erythematosus. Curr Opin Rheumatol. 2009 Sep; 21(5):489-94. PMID: 19584729; PMCID: PMC2841319.
    25. Sim DL, Bagavant H, Scindia YM, Ge Y, Gaskin F, Fu SM, Deshmukh US. Genetic complementation results in augmented autoantibody responses to lupus-associated antigens. J Immunol. 2009 Sep 01; 183(5):3505-11. PMID: 19667095; PMCID: PMC2837801.
    26. Deshmukh US, Nandula SR, Thimmalapura PR, Scindia YM, Bagavant H. Activation of innate immune responses through Toll-like receptor 3 causes a rapid loss of salivary gland function. J Oral Pathol Med. 2009 Jan; 38(1):42-7. PMID: 19192049; PMCID: PMC2763314.
    27. Scindia Y, Deshmukh U, Thimmalapura PR, Bagavant H. Anti-alpha8 integrin immunoliposomes in glomeruli of lupus-susceptible mice: a novel system for delivery of therapeutic agents to the renal glomerulus in systemic lupus erythematosus. Arthritis Rheum. 2008 Dec; 58(12):3884-91. PMID: 19035491; PMCID: PMC2678908.
    28. Deshmukh US, Ohyama Y, Bagavant H, Guo X, Gaskin F, Fu SM. Inflammatory stimuli accelerate Sjögren's syndrome-like disease in (NZB x NZW)F1 mice. Arthritis Rheum. 2008 May; 58(5):1318-23. PMID: 18438852; PMCID: PMC2721328.
    29. Deshmukh US, Bagavant H, Sim D, Pidiyar V, Fu SM. A SmD peptide induces better antibody responses to other proteins within the small nuclear ribonucleoprotein complex than to SmD protein via intermolecular epitope spreading. J Immunol. 2007 Feb 15; 178(4):2565-71. PMID: 17277166.
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    30. Bagavant H, Deshmukh US, Wang H, Ly T, Fu SM. Role for nephritogenic T cells in lupus glomerulonephritis: progression to renal failure is accompanied by T cell activation and expansion in regional lymph nodes. J Immunol. 2006 Dec 01; 177(11):8258-65. PMID: 17114504.
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    31. Deshmukh US, Bagavant H, Fu SM. Role of anti-DNA antibodies in the pathogenesis of lupus nephritis. Autoimmun Rev. 2006 Jul; 5(6):414-8. PMID: 16890896.
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    32. Setiady YY, Ohno K, Samy ET, Bagavant H, Qiao H, Sharp C, She JX, Tung KS. Physiologic self antigens rapidly capacitate autoimmune disease-specific polyclonal CD4+ CD25+ regulatory T cells. Blood. 2006 Feb 01; 107(3):1056-62. PMID: 16223778; PMCID: PMC1895904.
    33. Bagavant H, Fu SM. New insights from murine lupus: disassociation of autoimmunity and end organ damage and the role of T cells. Curr Opin Rheumatol. 2005 Sep; 17(5):523-8. PMID: 16093828.
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    34. Deshmukh US, Bagavant H, Lewis J, Gaskin F, Fu SM. Epitope spreading within lupus-associated ribonucleoprotein antigens. Clin Immunol. 2005 Nov; 117(2):112-20. PMID: 16095971.
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    35. Sharma R, Bagavant H, Jarjour WN, Sung SS, Ju ST. The role of Fas in the immune system biology of IL-2R alpha knockout mice: interplay among regulatory T cells, inflammation, hemopoiesis, and apoptosis. J Immunol. 2005 Aug 01; 175(3):1965-73. PMID: 16034141.
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    36. Bagavant H, Tung KS. Failure of CD25+ T cells from lupus-prone mice to suppress lupus glomerulonephritis and sialoadenitis. J Immunol. 2005 Jul 15; 175(2):944-50. PMID: 16002693.
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    37. Bagavant H, Deshmukh US, Gaskin F, Fu SM. Lupus glomerulonephritis revisited 2004: autoimmunity and end-organ damage. Scand J Immunol. 2004 Jul-Aug; 60(1-2):52-63. PMID: 15238073.
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    38. Waters ST, McDuffie M, Bagavant H, Deshmukh US, Gaskin F, Jiang C, Tung KS, Fu SM. Breaking tolerance to double stranded DNA, nucleosome, and other nuclear antigens is not required for the pathogenesis of lupus glomerulonephritis. J Exp Med. 2004 Jan 19; 199(2):255-64. PMID: 14718514.
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    39. Bagavant H, Thompson C, Ohno K, Setiady Y, Tung KS. Differential effect of neonatal thymectomy on systemic and organ-specific autoimmune disease. Int Immunol. 2002 Dec; 14(12):1397-406. PMID: 12456587.
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    40. Tung K, Agersborg S, Bagavant H, Garza K, Wei K. Autoimmune ovarian disease induced by immunization with zona pellucida (ZP3) peptide. Curr Protoc Immunol. 2002 Aug; Chapter 15:Unit 15.17. PMID: 18432873.
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    41. Bagavant H, Sharp C, Kurth B, Tung KS. Induction and immunohistology of autoimmune ovarian disease in cynomolgus macaques (Macaca fascicularis). Am J Pathol. 2002 Jan; 160(1):141-9. PMID: 11786408; PMCID: PMC1867127.
    42. Tung KS, Garza KM, Lou Y, Bagavant H. Autoimmune ovarian disease: mechanism of induction and prevention. J Soc Gynecol Investig. 2001 Jan-Feb; 8(1 Suppl Proceedings):S49-51. PMID: 11223373.
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    43. Bagavant H, Adams S, Terranova P, Chang A, Kraemer FW, Lou Y, Kasai K, Luo AM, Tung KS. Autoimmune ovarian inflammation triggered by proinflammatory (Th1) T cells is compatible with normal ovarian function in mice. Biol Reprod. 1999 Sep; 61(3):635-42. PMID: 10456839.
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    44. Bagavant H, Fusi FM, Baisch J, Kurth B, David CS, Tung KS. Immunogenicity and contraceptive potential of a human zona pellucida 3 peptide vaccine. Biol Reprod. 1997 Mar; 56(3):764-70. PMID: 9047023.
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    45. Lou YH, Bagavant H, Ang J, McElveen MF, Thai H, Tung KS. Influence of autoimmune ovarian disease pathogenesis on ZP3 contraceptive vaccine design. J Reprod Fertil Suppl. 1996; 50:159-63. PMID: 8984179.
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    46. Bagavant H, Thillai-Koothan P, Sharma MG, Talwar GP, Gupta SK. Antifertility effects of porcine zona pellucida-3 immunization using permissible adjuvants in female bonnet monkeys (Macaca radiata): reversibility, effect on follicular development and hormonal profiles. J Reprod Fertil. 1994 Sep; 102(1):17-25. PMID: 7528278.
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    47. Bagavant H, Yurewicz EC, Sacco AG, Talwar GP, Gupta SK. Block in porcine gamete interaction by polyclonal antibodies to a pig ZP3 beta fragment having partial sequence homology to human ZP3. J Reprod Immunol. 1993 Dec; 25(3):277-83. PMID: 8207714.
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    48. Gupta SK, Bagavant H, Chadha K, Gupta M, Yurewicz EC, Sacco AG. Mapping of immunogenic domains on porcine zona pellucida 3 alpha and beta glycoproteins by murine monoclonal antibodies. Am J Reprod Immunol. 1993 Sep-Oct; 30(2-3):95-100. PMID: 7508719.
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    49. Bagavant H, Yurewicz EC, Sacco AG, Talwar GP, Gupta SK. Delineation of epitopes on porcine zona pellucida relevant for binding of sperm to oocyte using monoclonal antibodies. J Reprod Immunol. 1993 Apr; 23(3):265-79. PMID: 7688810.
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    50. Gupta SK, Bagavant H, Koothan PT, Talwar GP, Yurewicz EC, Sacco AG. Characteristics of monoclonal antibodies against porcine zona pellucida-3 and their functional relevance. Indian J Exp Biol. 1992 Nov; 30(11):1000-5. PMID: 1293021.
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