Erin Janssen MD PhD

Erin Janssen, MD, PhD

Pediatrician

Instructor, Harvard Medical School

Medical Services

Specialties

  • Rheumatology Immunology Pediatrics
  • Immune Dysregulation and the Relationship between Immunodeficiency and Autoimmunity
  • General Pediatrics
  • Rheumatology
  • Immunology

Departments

  • Rheumatology

Programs

  • Rheumatology Program
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Experience and Education

Education

Massachusetts Institute of Technology,

Cambridge, MA

Medical Scientist Training Program at Duke University,

Durham, NC

Boston Combined Residency Program,

Boston, MA

Boston Children's Hospital,

Boston, MA

Publications

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  1. Henderson LA, Volpi S, Frugoni F, Janssen E, Kim S, Sundel RP, Dedeoglu F, Lo MS, Hazen MM, Beth Son M, Mathieu R, Zurakowski D, Yu N, Lebedeva T, Fuhlbrigge RC, Walter JE, Nee Lee Y, Nigrovic PA, Notarangelo LD. Next-Generation Sequencing Reveals Restriction and Clonotypic Expansion of Treg Cells in Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis. Arthritis Rheumatol. 2016 Jul; 68(7):1758-68.
  2. Charbonnier LM, Janssen E, Chou J, Ohsumi TK, Keles S, Hsu JT, Massaad MJ, Garcia-Lloret M, Hanna-Wakim R, Dbaibo G, Alangari AA, Alsultan A, Al-Zahrani D, Geha RS, Chatila TA. Regulatory T-cell deficiency and immune dysregulation, polyendocrinopathy, enteropathy, X-linked-like disorder caused by loss-of-function mutations in LRBA. J Allergy Clin Immunol. 2015 Jan; 135(1):217-27.
  3. Janssen E, Morbach H, Ullas S, Bannock JM, Massad C, Menard L, Barlan I, Lefranc G, Su H, Dasouki M, Al-Herz W, Keles S, Chatila T, Geha RS, Meffre E. Dedicator of cytokinesis 8-deficient patients have a breakdown in peripheral B-cell tolerance and defective regulatory T cells. J Allergy Clin Immunol. 2014 Dec; 134(6):1365-74.
  4. Pai SY, de Boer H, Massaad MJ, Chatila TA, Keles S, Jabara HH, Janssen E, Lehmann LE, Hanna-Wakim R, Dbaibo G, McDonald DR, Al-Herz W, Geha RS. Flow cytometry diagnosis of dedicator of cytokinesis 8 (DOCK8) deficiency. J Allergy Clin Immunol. 2014 Jul; 134(1):221-3.
  5. Henderson LA, Volpi S, Frugoni F, Kim S, Janssen E, Sundel RP, Dedeoglu F, Lo MS, Hazen MM, Mathieu R, Fuhlbrigge RC, Lee YN, Nigrovic PA, Notarangelo LD. A119: deep sequencing analysis of the T regulatory and T effector repertoire in juvenile idiopathic arthritis. Arthritis Rheumatol. 2014 Mar; 66 Suppl 11:S156.
  6. Janssen E, Ozcan E, Liadaki K, Jabara HH, Manis J, Ullas S, Akira S, Fitzgerald KA, Golenbock DT, Geha RS. TRIF signaling is essential for TLR4-driven IgE class switching. J Immunol. 2014 Mar 15; 192(6):2651-8.
  7. Janssen E, Tsitsikov E, Al-Herz W, Lefranc G, Megarbane A, Dasouki M, Bonilla FA, Chatila T, Schneider L, Geha RS. Flow cytometry biomarkers distinguish DOCK8 deficiency from severe atopic dermatitis. Clin Immunol. 2014 Feb; 150(2):220-4.
  8. Uzel G, Sampaio EP, Lawrence MG, Hsu AP, Hackett M, Dorsey MJ, Noel RJ, Verbsky JW, Freeman AF, Janssen E, Bonilla FA, Pechacek J, Chandrasekaran P, Browne SK, Agharahimi A, Gharib AM, Mannurita SC, Yim JJ, Gambineri E, Torgerson T, Tran DQ, Milner JD, Holland SM. Dominant gain-of-function STAT1 mutations in FOXP3 wild-type immune dysregulation-polyendocrinopathy-enteropathy-X-linked-like syndrome. J Allergy Clin Immunol. 2013 Jun; 131(6):1611-23.
  9. Bartnikas LM, Gurish MF, Burton OT, Leisten S, Janssen E, Oettgen HC, Beaupré J, Lewis CN, Austen KF, Schulte S, Hornick JL, Geha RS, Oyoshi MK. Epicutaneous sensitization results in IgE-dependent intestinal mast cell expansion and food-induced anaphylaxis. J Allergy Clin Immunol. 2013 Feb; 131(2):451-60.e1-6.
  10. Jabara HH, McDonald DR, Janssen E, Massaad MJ, Ramesh N, Borzutzky A, Rauter I, Benson H, Schneider L, Baxi S, Recher M, Notarangelo LD, Wakim R, Dbaibo G, Dasouki M, Al-Herz W, Barlan I, Baris S, Kutukculer N, Ochs HD, Plebani A, Kanariou M, Lefranc G, Reisli I, Fitzgerald KA, Golenbock D, Manis J, Keles S, Ceja R, Chatila TA, Geha RS. DOCK8 functions as an adaptor that links TLR-MyD88 signaling to B cell activation. Nat Immunol. 2012 Jun; 13(6):612-20.
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  12. Nigrovic PA, Mannion M, Prince FH, Zeft A, Rabinovich CE, van Rossum MA, Cortis E, Pardeo M, Miettunen PM, Janow G, Birmingham J, Eggebeen A, Janssen E, Shulman AI, Son MB, Hong S, Jones K, Ilowite NT, Cron RQ, Higgins GC. Anakinra as first-line disease-modifying therapy in systemic juvenile idiopathic arthritis: report of forty-six patients from an international multicenter series. Arthritis Rheum. 2011 Feb; 63(2):545-55.
  13. Janssen, E. Adaptor protein function in lymphocyte development and activation: an analysis of transmembrane adaptors deficient in PLC-gamma binding. 2004.
  14. Janssen E, Zhu M, Craven B, Zhang W. Linker for activation of B cells: a functional equivalent of a mutant linker for activation of T cells deficient in phospholipase C-gamma1 binding. J Immunol. 2004 Jun 1; 172(11):6810-9.
  15. Koonpaew S, Janssen E, Zhu M, Zhang W. The importance of three membrane-distal tyrosines in the adaptor protein NTAL/LAB. J Biol Chem. 2004 Mar 19; 279(12):11229-35.
  16. Janssen E, Zhang W. Adaptor proteins in lymphocyte activation. Curr Opin Immunol. 2003 Jun; 15(3):269-76.
  17. Janssen E, Zhu M, Zhang W, Koonpaew S, Zhang W. LAB: a new membrane-associated adaptor molecule in B cell activation. Nat Immunol. 2003 Feb; 4(2):117-23.
  18. Zhu M, Janssen E, Zhang W. Minimal requirement of tyrosine residues of linker for activation of T cells in TCR signaling and thymocyte development. J Immunol. 2003 Jan 1; 170(1):325-33.
  19. Zhu M, Janssen E, Leung K, Zhang W. Molecular cloning of a novel gene encoding a membrane-associated adaptor protein (LAX) in lymphocyte signaling. J Biol Chem. 2002 Nov 29; 277(48):46151-8.
  20. Cao Y, Janssen EM, Duncan AW, Altman A, Billadeau DD, Abraham RT. Pleiotropic defects in TCR signaling in a Vav-1-null Jurkat T-cell line. EMBO J. 2002 Sep 16; 21(18):4809-19.
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