EDUCATION

Medical School

  • Yale University School of Medicine , New Haven , CT

Internship

  • Boston Combined Residency Program in Pediatrics (Boston Children’s Hospital and Boston Medical Center) , Boston , MA

Graduate Degree

Pediatrics
  • Boston Combined Residency Program in Pediatrics (Boston Children’s Hospital and Boston Medical Center) , Boston , MA

Fellowship

Pediatric Infectious Diseases
  • Boston Children's Hospital , Boston , MA

CERTIFICATIONS

PUBLICATIONS

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  1. Foster KR, Schluter J, Coyte KZ, Rakoff-Nahoum S. The evolution of the host microbiome as an ecosystem on a leash. Nature. 2017 08 02; 548(7665):43-51. View abstract
  2. Sasabe J, Miyoshi Y, Rakoff-Nahoum S, Zhang T, Mita M, Davis BM, Hamase K, Waldor MK. Interplay between microbial d-amino acids and host d-amino acid oxidase modifies murine mucosal defence and gut microbiota. Nat Microbiol. 2016 07 25; 1(10):16125. View abstract
  3. Rakoff-Nahoum S, Foster KR, Comstock LE. The evolution of cooperation within the gut microbiota. Nature. 2016 05 12; 533(7602):255-9. View abstract
  4. Rakoff-Nahoum S. Another Reason to Thank Mom: Gestational Effects of Microbiota Metabolites. Cell Host Microbe. 2016 Apr 13; 19(4):425-7. View abstract
  5. McLoughlin K, Schluter J, Rakoff-Nahoum S, Smith AL, Foster KR. Host Selection of Microbiota via Differential Adhesion. Cell Host Microbe. 2016 Apr 13; 19(4):550-9. View abstract
  6. Ordovas-Montanes J, Rakoff-Nahoum S, Huang S, Riol-Blanco L, Barreiro O, von Andrian UH. The Regulation of Immunological Processes by Peripheral Neurons in Homeostasis and Disease. Trends Immunol. 2015 Oct; 36(10):578-604. View abstract
  7. Rakoff-Nahoum S, Kong Y, Kleinstein SH, Subramanian S, Ahern PP, Gordon JI, Medzhitov R. Analysis of gene-environment interactions in postnatal development of the mammalian intestine. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2015 Feb 17; 112(7):1929-36. View abstract
  8. Rakoff-Nahoum S, Comstock LE. Immunology: Starve a fever, feed the microbiota. Nature. 2014 Oct 30; 514(7524):576-7. View abstract
  9. Rakoff-Nahoum S, Coyne MJ, Comstock LE. An ecological network of polysaccharide utilization among human intestinal symbionts. Curr Biol. 2014 Jan 06; 24(1):40-9. View abstract
  10. Rakoff-Nahoum S, Bousvaros A. Innate and adaptive immune connections in inflammatory bowel diseases. Curr Opin Gastroenterol. 2010 Nov; 26(6):572-7. View abstract
  11. Rakoff-Nahoum S, Medzhitov R. Toll-like receptors and cancer. Nat Rev Cancer. 2009 Jan; 9(1):57-63. View abstract
  12. Rakoff-Nahoum S, Medzhitov R. Innate immune recognition of the indigenous microbial flora. Mucosal Immunol. 2008 Nov; 1 Suppl 1:S10-4. View abstract
  13. Rakoff-Nahoum S, Medzhitov R. Role of toll-like receptors in tissue repair and tumorigenesis. Biochemistry (Mosc). 2008 May; 73(5):555-61. View abstract
  14. Garrison KE, Jones RB, Meiklejohn DA, Anwar N, Ndhlovu LC, Chapman JM, Erickson AL, Agrawal A, Spotts G, Hecht FM, Rakoff-Nahoum S, Lenz J, Ostrowski MA, Nixon DF. T cell responses to human endogenous retroviruses in HIV-1 infection. PLoS Pathog. 2007 Nov; 3(11):e165. View abstract
  15. Rakoff-Nahoum S, Medzhitov R. Regulation of spontaneous intestinal tumorigenesis through the adaptor protein MyD88. Science. 2007 Jul 06; 317(5834):124-7. View abstract
  16. Rakoff-Nahoum S, Medzhitov R. Prostaglandin-secreting cells: a portable first aid kit for tissue repair. J Clin Invest. 2007 Jan; 117(1):83-6. View abstract
  17. Rakoff-Nahoum S. Why cancer and inflammation? Yale J Biol Med. 2006 Dec; 79(3-4):123-30. View abstract
  18. Rakoff-Nahoum S, Chen H, Kraus T, George I, Oei E, Tyorkin M, Salik E, Beuria P, Sperber K. Retraction: Regulation of class II expression in monocytic cells after HIV-1 infection. J Immunol. 2006 Nov 01; 177(9):6561. View abstract
  19. Rakoff-Nahoum S, Hao L, Medzhitov R. Role of toll-like receptors in spontaneous commensal-dependent colitis. Immunity. 2006 Aug; 25(2):319-29. View abstract
  20. Rakoff-Nahoum S, Medzhitov R. Role of the innate immune system and host-commensal mutualism. Curr Top Microbiol Immunol. 2006; 308:1-18. View abstract
  21. Rakoff-Nahoum S, Kuebler PJ, Heymann JJ, E Sheehy M, Ortiz GM, S Ogg G, Barbour JD, Lenz J, Steinfeld AD, Nixon DF. Detection of T lymphocytes specific for human endogenous retrovirus K (HERV-K) in patients with seminoma. AIDS Res Hum Retroviruses. 2006 Jan; 22(1):52-6. View abstract
  22. Rakoff-Nahoum S, Paglino J, Eslami-Varzaneh F, Edberg S, Medzhitov R. Recognition of commensal microflora by toll-like receptors is required for intestinal homeostasis. Cell. 2004 Jul 23; 118(2):229-41. View abstract
  23. Rakoff-Nahoum S, Chen H, Kraus T, George I, Oei E, Tyorkin M, Salik E, Beuria P, Sperber K. Regulation of class II expression in monocytic cells after HIV-1 infection. J Immunol. 2001 Aug 15; 167(4):2331-42. View abstract