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1.

Cryptococcus neoformans, Unlike Candida albicans, Forms Aneuploid Clones Directly from Uninucleated Cells under Fluconazole Stress.

Chang YC, Khanal Lamichhane A, Kwon-Chung KJ.

MBio. 2018 Dec 4;9(6). pii: e01290-18. doi: 10.1128/mBio.01290-18.

2.

Genetic Factors and Genotype-Environment Interactions Contribute to Variation in Melanin Production in the Fungal Pathogen Cryptococcus neoformans.

Samarasinghe H, Aceituno-Caicedo D, Cogliati M, Kwon-Chung KJ, Rickerts V, Velegraki A, Ackaglar S, Xu J.

Sci Rep. 2018 Jun 29;8(1):9824. doi: 10.1038/s41598-018-27813-3.

3.

Calcium sequestration by fungal melanin inhibits calcium-calmodulin signalling to prevent LC3-associated phagocytosis.

Kyrmizi I, Ferreira H, Carvalho A, Figueroa JAL, Zarmpas P, Cunha C, Akoumianaki T, Stylianou K, Deepe GS Jr, Samonis G, Lacerda JF, Campos A Jr, Kontoyiannis DP, Mihalopoulos N, Kwon-Chung KJ, El-Benna J, Valsecchi I, Beauvais A, Brakhage AA, Neves NM, Latge JP, Chamilos G.

Nat Microbiol. 2018 Jul;3(7):791-803. doi: 10.1038/s41564-018-0167-x. Epub 2018 May 30.

PMID:
29849062
4.

Aspergillosis, eosinophilic esophagitis, and allergic rhinitis in signal transducer and activator of transcription 3 haploinsufficiency.

Natarajan M, Hsu AP, Weinreich MA, Zhang Y, Niemela JE, Butman JA, Pittaluga S, Sugui J, Collar AL, Lim JK, Zangeneh T, Carr T, Oler AJ, Similuk M, Rosen LB, Desai JV, Freeman AF, Holland SM, Kwon-Chung KJ, Milner JD, Lionakis MS.

J Allergy Clin Immunol. 2018 Sep;142(3):993-997.e3. doi: 10.1016/j.jaci.2018.05.009. Epub 2018 May 24. No abstract available.

PMID:
29803798
5.

Exogenous Stimulation of Type I Interferon Protects Mice with Chronic Granulomatous Disease from Aspergillosis through Early Recruitment of Host-Protective Neutrophils into the Lung.

Seyedmousavi S, Davis MJ, Sugui JA, Pinkhasov T, Moyer S, Salazar AM, Chang YC, Kwon-Chung KJ.

MBio. 2018 Mar 27;9(2). pii: e00422-18. doi: 10.1128/mBio.00422-18.

6.

Recognition of DHN-melanin by a C-type lectin receptor is required for immunity to Aspergillus.

Stappers MHT, Clark AE, Aimanianda V, Bidula S, Reid DM, Asamaphan P, Hardison SE, Dambuza IM, Valsecchi I, Kerscher B, Plato A, Wallace CA, Yuecel R, Hebecker B, da Glória Teixeira Sousa M, Cunha C, Liu Y, Feizi T, Brakhage AA, Kwon-Chung KJ, Gow NAR, Zanda M, Piras M, Zanato C, Jaeger M, Netea MG, van de Veerdonk FL, Lacerda JF, Campos A, Carvalho A, Willment JA, Latgé JP, Brown GD.

Nature. 2018 Mar 15;555(7696):382-386. doi: 10.1038/nature25974. Epub 2018 Feb 28.

7.

Roles of Three Cryptococcus neoformans and Cryptococcus gattii Efflux Pump-Coding Genes in Response to Drug Treatment.

Chang M, Sionov E, Khanal Lamichhane A, Kwon-Chung KJ, Chang YC.

Antimicrob Agents Chemother. 2018 Mar 27;62(4). pii: e01751-17. doi: 10.1128/AAC.01751-17. Print 2018 Apr.

8.

Fundamental niche prediction of the pathogenic yeasts Cryptococcus neoformans and Cryptococcus gattii in Europe.

Cogliati M, Puccianti E, Montagna MT, De Donno A, Susever S, Ergin C, Velegraki A, Ellabib MS, Nardoni S, Macci C, Trovato L, Dipineto L, Rickerts V, Akcaglar S, Mlinaric-Missoni E, Bertout S, Vencà ACF, Sampaio AC, Criseo G, Ranque S, Çerikçioğlu N, Marchese A, Vezzulli L, Ilkit M, Desnos-Ollivier M, Pasquale V, Polacheck I, Scopa A, Meyer W, Ferreira-Paim K, Hagen F, Boekhout T, Dromer F, Varma A, Kwon-Chung KJ, Inácio J, Colom MF.

Environ Microbiol. 2017 Oct;19(10):4318-4325. doi: 10.1111/1462-2920.13915. Epub 2017 Sep 15.

PMID:
28892309
9.

Host immune status-specific production of gliotoxin and bis-methyl-gliotoxin during invasive aspergillosis in mice.

Sugui JA, Rose SR, Nardone G, Swamydas M, Lee CR, Kwon-Chung KJ, Lionakis MS.

Sci Rep. 2017 Sep 8;7(1):10977. doi: 10.1038/s41598-017-10888-9.

10.

Aspergillus fumigatus alkaline protease 1 (Alp1/Asp f13) in the airways correlates with asthma severity.

Basu T, Seyedmousavi S, Sugui JA, Balenga N, Zhao M, Kwon Chung KJ, Biardel S, Laviolette M, Druey KM.

J Allergy Clin Immunol. 2018 Jan;141(1):423-425.e7. doi: 10.1016/j.jaci.2017.07.034. Epub 2017 Sep 4. No abstract available.

PMID:
28882610
11.

The Case for Adopting the "Species Complex" Nomenclature for the Etiologic Agents of Cryptococcosis.

Kwon-Chung KJ, Bennett JE, Wickes BL, Meyer W, Cuomo CA, Wollenburg KR, Bicanic TA, Castañeda E, Chang YC, Chen J, Cogliati M, Dromer F, Ellis D, Filler SG, Fisher MC, Harrison TS, Holland SM, Kohno S, Kronstad JW, Lazera M, Levitz SM, Lionakis MS, May RC, Ngamskulrongroj P, Pappas PG, Perfect JR, Rickerts V, Sorrell TC, Walsh TJ, Williamson PR, Xu J, Zelazny AM, Casadevall A.

mSphere. 2017 Jan 11;2(1). pii: e00357-16. doi: 10.1128/mSphere.00357-16. eCollection 2017 Jan-Feb.

12.

Environmental distribution of Cryptococcus neoformans and C. gattii around the Mediterranean basin.

Cogliati M, D'Amicis R, Zani A, Montagna MT, Caggiano G, De Giglio O, Balbino S, De Donno A, Serio F, Susever S, Ergin C, Velegraki A, Ellabib MS, Nardoni S, Macci C, Oliveri S, Trovato L, Dipineto L, Rickerts V, McCormick-Smith I, Akcaglar S, Tore O, Mlinaric-Missoni E, Bertout S, Mallié M, Martins MD, Vencà AC, Vieira ML, Sampaio AC, Pereira C, Criseo G, Romeo O, Ranque S, Al-Yasiri MH, Kaya M, Cerikcioglu N, Marchese A, Vezzulli L, Ilkit M, Desnos-Ollivier M, Pasquale V, Korem M, Polacheck I, Scopa A, Meyer W, Ferreira-Paim K, Hagen F, Theelen B, Boekhout T, Lockhart SR, Tintelnot K, Tortorano AM, Dromer F, Varma A, Kwon-Chung KJ, Inácio J, Alonso B, Colom MF.

FEMS Yeast Res. 2016 Nov;16(7). pii: fow086. No abstract available.

13.

Extrapulmonary Aspergillus infection in patients with CARD9 deficiency.

Rieber N, Gazendam RP, Freeman AF, Hsu AP, Collar AL, Sugui JA, Drummond RA, Rongkavilit C, Hoffman K, Henderson C, Clark L, Mezger M, Swamydas M, Engeholm M, Schüle R, Neumayer B, Ebel F, Mikelis CM, Pittaluga S, Prasad VK, Singh A, Milner JD, Williams KW, Lim JK, Kwon-Chung KJ, Holland SM, Hartl D, Kuijpers TW, Lionakis MS.

JCI Insight. 2016 Oct 20;1(17):e89890.

14.

Correction: Kwon-Chung, K.J. et al. Is Cryptococcus gattii a Primary Pathogen? J. Fungi 2015, 1, 154-167.

Kwon-Chung KJ, Saijo T.

J Fungi (Basel). 2016 Jul 5;2(3). pii: E20. doi: 10.3390/jof2030020.

15.

Environmental distribution of Cryptococcus neoformans and C. gattii around the Mediterranean basin.

Cogliati M, D'Amicis R, Zani A, Montagna MT, Caggiano G, De Giglio O, Balbino S, De Donno A, Serio F, Susever S, Ergin C, Velegraki A, Ellabib MS, Nardoni S, Macci C, Oliveri S, Trovato L, Dipineto L, Rickerts V, McCormick-Smith I, Akcaglar S, Tore O, Mlinaric-Missoni E, Bertout S, Mallié M, Martins Mda L, Vencà AC, Vieira ML, Sampaio AC, Pereira C, Criseo G, Romeo O, Ranque S, Al-Yasiri MH, Kaya M, Cerikcioglu N, Marchese A, Vezzulli L, Ilkit M, Desnos-Ollivier M, Pasquale V, Korem M, Polacheck I, Scopa A, Meyer W, Ferreira-Paim K, Hagen F, Theelen B, Boekhout T, Lockhart SR, Tintelnot K, Tortorano AM, Dromer F, Varma A, Kwon-Chung KJ, Inácio J, Alonso B, Colom MF.

FEMS Yeast Res. 2016 Jun;16(4). pii: fow045. doi: 10.1093/femsyr/fow045. Epub 2016 May 5. Erratum in: FEMS Yeast Res. 2016 Nov;16(7):. Griseo, Giuseppe [corrected to Criseo, Giuseppe].

16.

Cryptococcus gattii Capsule Blocks Surface Recognition Required for Dendritic Cell Maturation Independent of Internalization and Antigen Processing.

Huston SM, Ngamskulrungroj P, Xiang RF, Ogbomo H, Stack D, Li SS, Timm-McCann M, Kyei SK, Oykhman P, Kwon-Chung KJ, Mody CH.

J Immunol. 2016 Feb 1;196(3):1259-71. doi: 10.4049/jimmunol.1501089. Epub 2016 Jan 6.

17.

The 14-3-3 Gene Function of Cryptococcus neoformans Is Required for its Growth and Virulence.

Li J, Chang YC, Wu CH, Liu J, Kwon-Chung KJ, Huang SH, Shimada H, Fante R, Fu X, Jong A.

J Microbiol Biotechnol. 2016 May 28;26(5):918-27. doi: 10.4014/jmb.1508.08051.

18.

Type I IFN Induction via Poly-ICLC Protects Mice against Cryptococcosis.

Sionov E, Mayer-Barber KD, Chang YC, Kauffman KD, Eckhaus MA, Salazar AM, Barber DL, Kwon-Chung KJ.

PLoS Pathog. 2015 Aug 7;11(8):e1005040. doi: 10.1371/journal.ppat.1005040. eCollection 2015 Aug.

19.

Differences between Cryptococcus neoformans and Cryptococcus gattii in the Molecular Mechanisms Governing Utilization of D-Amino Acids as the Sole Nitrogen Source.

Chang YC, Khanal Lamichhane A, Bradley J, Rodgers L, Ngamskulrungroj P, Kwon-Chung KJ.

PLoS One. 2015 Jul 1;10(7):e0131865. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0131865. eCollection 2015.

20.

Genetic Analysis Using an Isogenic Mating Pair of Aspergillus fumigatus Identifies Azole Resistance Genes and Lack of MAT Locus's Role in Virulence.

Losada L, Sugui JA, Eckhaus MA, Chang YC, Mounaud S, Figat A, Joardar V, Pakala SB, Pakala S, Venepally P, Fedorova N, Nierman WC, Kwon-Chung KJ.

PLoS Pathog. 2015 Apr 24;11(4):e1004834. doi: 10.1371/journal.ppat.1004834. eCollection 2015 Apr.

21.

Is Cryptococcus gattii a Primary Pathogen?

Kwon-Chung KJ, Saijo T.

J Fungi (Basel). 2015;1(2):154-167. Epub 2015 Jul 29. Erratum in: J Fungi (Basel). 2016 Jul 05;2(3):.

22.

Aspergillus fumigatus and related species.

Sugui JA, Kwon-Chung KJ, Juvvadi PR, Latgé JP, Steinbach WJ.

Cold Spring Harb Perspect Med. 2014 Nov 6;5(2):a019786. doi: 10.1101/cshperspect.a019786. Review.

23.

Name changes in medically important fungi and their implications for clinical practice.

de Hoog GS, Chaturvedi V, Denning DW, Dyer PS, Frisvad JC, Geiser D, Gräser Y, Guarro J, Haase G, Kwon-Chung KJ, Meis JF, Meyer W, Pitt JI, Samson RA, Taylor JW, Tintelnot K, Vitale RG, Walsh TJ, Lackner M; ISHAM Working Group on Nomenclature of Medical Fungi.

J Clin Microbiol. 2015 Apr;53(4):1056-62. doi: 10.1128/JCM.02016-14. Epub 2014 Oct 8.

24.

Genetic relatedness versus biological compatibility between Aspergillus fumigatus and related species.

Sugui JA, Peterson SW, Figat A, Hansen B, Samson RA, Mellado E, Cuenca-Estrella M, Kwon-Chung KJ.

J Clin Microbiol. 2014 Oct;52(10):3707-21. doi: 10.1128/JCM.01704-14. Epub 2014 Aug 6.

25.

Cryptococcus neoformans and Cryptococcus gattii, the etiologic agents of cryptococcosis.

Kwon-Chung KJ, Fraser JA, Doering TL, Wang Z, Janbon G, Idnurm A, Bahn YS.

Cold Spring Harb Perspect Med. 2014 Jul 1;4(7):a019760. doi: 10.1101/cshperspect.a019760. Review.

26.

Surface structure characterization of Aspergillus fumigatus conidia mutated in the melanin synthesis pathway and their human cellular immune response.

Bayry J, Beaussart A, Dufrêne YF, Sharma M, Bansal K, Kniemeyer O, Aimanianda V, Brakhage AA, Kaveri SV, Kwon-Chung KJ, Latgé JP, Beauvais A.

Infect Immun. 2014 Aug;82(8):3141-53. doi: 10.1128/IAI.01726-14. Epub 2014 May 12.

27.

Molecular mechanisms of hypoxic responses via unique roles of Ras1, Cdc24 and Ptp3 in a human fungal pathogen Cryptococcus neoformans.

Chang YC, Khanal Lamichhane A, Garraffo HM, Walter PJ, Leerkes M, Kwon-Chung KJ.

PLoS Genet. 2014 Apr 24;10(4):e1004292. doi: 10.1371/journal.pgen.1004292. eCollection 2014 Apr.

28.

Anti-granulocyte-macrophage colony-stimulating factor autoantibodies are a risk factor for central nervous system infection by Cryptococcus gattii in otherwise immunocompetent patients.

Saijo T, Chen J, Chen SC, Rosen LB, Yi J, Sorrell TC, Bennett JE, Holland SM, Browne SK, Kwon-Chung KJ.

MBio. 2014 Mar 18;5(2):e00912-14. doi: 10.1128/mBio.00912-14.

29.

Aspergillus fumigatus--what makes the species a ubiquitous human fungal pathogen?

Kwon-Chung KJ, Sugui JA.

PLoS Pathog. 2013;9(12):e1003743. doi: 10.1371/journal.ppat.1003743. Epub 2013 Dec 5. Review. No abstract available.

30.

Rapid identification of antifungal compounds against Exserohilum rostratum using high throughput drug repurposing screens.

Sun W, Park YD, Sugui JA, Fothergill A, Southall N, Shinn P, McKew JC, Kwon-Chung KJ, Zheng W, Williamson PR.

PLoS One. 2013 Aug 21;8(8):e70506. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0070506. eCollection 2013. Erratum in: PLoS One. 2013;8(9). doi:10.1371/annotation/df5a5a46-cf30-4842-bf11-b6cee36c1f9b.

31.

Olfm4 deletion enhances defense against Staphylococcus aureus in chronic granulomatous disease.

Liu W, Yan M, Sugui JA, Li H, Xu C, Joo J, Kwon-Chung KJ, Coleman WG, Rodgers GP.

J Clin Invest. 2013 Sep;123(9):3751-5. doi: 10.1172/JCI68453. Epub 2013 Aug 1.

32.

Azole heteroresistance in Cryptococcus neoformans: emergence of resistant clones with chromosomal disomy in the mouse brain during fluconazole treatment.

Sionov E, Chang YC, Kwon-Chung KJ.

Antimicrob Agents Chemother. 2013 Oct;57(10):5127-30. doi: 10.1128/AAC.00694-13. Epub 2013 Jul 8.

33.

Factors required for activation of urease as a virulence determinant in Cryptococcus neoformans.

Singh A, Panting RJ, Varma A, Saijo T, Waldron KJ, Jong A, Ngamskulrungroj P, Chang YC, Rutherford JC, Kwon-Chung KJ.

MBio. 2013 May 7;4(3):e00220-13. doi: 10.1128/mBio.00220-13.

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Chloroquine modulates the fungal immune response in phagocytic cells from patients with chronic granulomatous disease.

Henriet SS, Jans J, Simonetti E, Kwon-Chung KJ, Rijs AJ, Hermans PW, Holland SM, de Jonge MI, Warris A.

J Infect Dis. 2013 Jun 15;207(12):1932-9. doi: 10.1093/infdis/jit103. Epub 2013 Mar 12.

PMID:
23482646
35.

Aneuploidy and drug resistance in pathogenic fungi.

Kwon-Chung KJ, Chang YC.

PLoS Pathog. 2012;8(11):e1003022. doi: 10.1371/journal.ppat.1003022. Epub 2012 Nov 15. Review. No abstract available.

36.

Cryptococcus neoformans-derived microvesicles enhance the pathogenesis of fungal brain infection.

Huang SH, Wu CH, Chang YC, Kwon-Chung KJ, Brown RJ, Jong A.

PLoS One. 2012;7(11):e48570. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0048570. Epub 2012 Nov 7.

37.

Cryptococcus neoformans activates RhoGTPase proteins followed by protein kinase C, focal adhesion kinase, and ezrin to promote traversal across the blood-brain barrier.

Kim JC, Crary B, Chang YC, Kwon-Chung KJ, Kim KJ.

J Biol Chem. 2012 Oct 19;287(43):36147-57. doi: 10.1074/jbc.M112.389676. Epub 2012 Aug 16.

38.

Aspergillus tanneri sp. nov., a new pathogen that causes invasive disease refractory to antifungal therapy.

Sugui JA, Peterson SW, Clark LP, Nardone G, Folio L, Riedlinger G, Zerbe CS, Shea Y, Henderson CM, Zelazny AM, Holland SM, Kwon-Chung KJ.

J Clin Microbiol. 2012 Oct;50(10):3309-17. doi: 10.1128/JCM.01509-12. Epub 2012 Aug 1.

39.

Cryptococcus neoformans Yop1 , an endoplasmic reticulum curvature-stabilizing protein, participates with Sey1 in influencing fluconazole-induced disomy formation.

Ngamskulrungroj P, Chang Y, Hansen B, Bugge C, Fischer E, Kwon-Chung KJ.

FEMS Yeast Res. 2012 Nov;12(7):748-54. doi: 10.1111/j.1567-1364.2012.00824.x. Epub 2012 Jul 18.

40.

Cryptococcus neoformans phospholipase B1 activates host cell Rac1 for traversal across the blood-brain barrier.

Maruvada R, Zhu L, Pearce D, Zheng Y, Perfect J, Kwon-Chung KJ, Kim KS.

Cell Microbiol. 2012 Oct;14(10):1544-53. doi: 10.1111/j.1462-5822.2012.01819.x. Epub 2012 Jun 26.

41.

The primary target organ of Cryptococcus gattii is different from that of Cryptococcus neoformans in a murine model.

Ngamskulrungroj P, Chang Y, Sionov E, Kwon-Chung KJ.

MBio. 2012 May 8;3(3). pii: e00103-12. doi: 10.1128/mBio.00103-12. Print 2012.

42.

Role of actin-bundling protein Sac6 in growth of Cryptococcus neoformans at low oxygen concentration.

Chang YC, Lamichhane AK, Kwon-Chung KJ.

Eukaryot Cell. 2012 Jul;11(7):943-51. doi: 10.1128/EC.00120-12. Epub 2012 May 4.

43.

Differences in nitrogen metabolism between Cryptococcus neoformans and C. gattii, the two etiologic agents of cryptococcosis.

Ngamskulrungroj P, Chang Y, Roh J, Kwon-Chung KJ.

PLoS One. 2012;7(3):e34258. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0034258. Epub 2012 Mar 27.

44.

Hyaluronic acid receptor CD44 deficiency is associated with decreased Cryptococcus neoformans brain infection.

Jong A, Wu CH, Gonzales-Gomez I, Kwon-Chung KJ, Chang YC, Tseng HK, Cho WL, Huang SH.

J Biol Chem. 2012 May 4;287(19):15298-306. doi: 10.1074/jbc.M112.353375. Epub 2012 Mar 14.

45.

Characterization of the chromosome 4 genes that affect fluconazole-induced disomy formation in Cryptococcus neoformans.

Ngamskulrungroj P, Chang Y, Hansen B, Bugge C, Fischer E, Kwon-Chung KJ.

PLoS One. 2012;7(3):e33022. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0033022. Epub 2012 Mar 7.

46.

Involvement of PDK1, PKC and TOR signalling pathways in basal fluconazole tolerance in Cryptococcus neoformans.

Lee H, Khanal Lamichhane A, Garraffo HM, Kwon-Chung KJ, Chang YC.

Mol Microbiol. 2012 Apr;84(1):130-46. doi: 10.1111/j.1365-2958.2012.08016.x. Epub 2012 Mar 15.

47.
48.

Identification of a Cryptococcus neoformans cytochrome P450 lanosterol 14α-demethylase (Erg11) residue critical for differential susceptibility between fluconazole/voriconazole and itraconazole/posaconazole.

Sionov E, Chang YC, Garraffo HM, Dolan MA, Ghannoum MA, Kwon-Chung KJ.

Antimicrob Agents Chemother. 2012 Mar;56(3):1162-9. doi: 10.1128/AAC.05502-11. Epub 2011 Dec 12.

49.

Identification and characterization of an Aspergillus fumigatus "supermater" pair.

Sugui JA, Losada L, Wang W, Varga J, Ngamskulrungroj P, Abu-Asab M, Chang YC, O'Gorman CM, Wickes BL, Nierman WC, Dyer PS, Kwon-Chung KJ.

MBio. 2011 Nov 22;2(6). pii: e00234-11. doi: 10.1128/mBio.00234-11. Print 2011.

50.

A chronological history of the International Conference on Cryptococcus and Cryptococcosis (ICCC), an invaluable forum for growth of the cryptococcal research field and clinical practice.

Kwon-Chung KJ, Perfect JR, Levitz SM.

Mycopathologia. 2012 Jun;173(5-6):287-93. doi: 10.1007/s11046-011-9481-z. Epub 2011 Oct 29.

PMID:
22038679

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