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    Lisa Miller- BS, PhD
    Professor and Researcher
    Anatomy, Physiology & Cell Biology

    CNPRC
    Davis, CA 95616

    +1 530 754 7546
    lmiller@ucdavis.edu

       

    Research Focus

    Lung development, mucosal immunology, developmental immunology, allergy, asthma, environmental immunotoxicology, respiratory infections, microbiome

    Specialty Focus

    Anatomy, Immunology, Pulmonary, Nonhuman Primate

    Education

    1986 BS Animal Physiology, University of California, Davis
    1992 PhD Comparative Pathology, University of California, Davis
    1993 PhD Lung Biology, University of California, Davis
    1995 PhD Immunology, Stanford University School of Medicine, Palo Alto, CA
    1997 PhD Lung Biology, University of California, Davis

    Honors and Awards

    1994-1997 NIH National Research Service Award Postdoctoral Fellowship
    1993-1994 NIAID Immunology Training Grant Postdoctoral Fellowship, Stanford University School of Medicine
    1992-1993 NHLBI Pulmonary Training Grant Postdoctoral Fellowship, University of California, Davis

    Active Research Grants

    Co-Investigator, Mechanisms of Adult Lung Alveologenesis, Jason Rock, PhD (Principal Investigator), NIH

    Principal Investigator, Efficacy of 5-OXO-ETE Antagonist in House Dust Mite-Induced Allergy, (Principal Investigator), Amorchem, Inc.

    Co-Principal Investigator, Host-Microbe Cross-Talk and Pregnancy Outcomes, Subcontract to Cincinnati Childrens (Claire Choughnet, PI) (Principal Investigator), Burroughs Wellcome Fund

    Principal Investigator, Epigenetic Programming of Innate Immunity in Pediatric Airway Epithelium, (Principal Investigator), NIH

    Principal Investigator, Are Adverse Health Effects from Air Pollution Passed on from Mother to Child?, (Principal Investigator), California Air Resources Board

    Co-Investigator, California National Primate Research Center, Harris Lewin (Principal Investigator), NIH

    Co-Investigator, Epithelial Stem Cells as Repair Agents in Diffuse Alveolar Damage, Jason Rock, PhD, Harold Chapman, PhD (Principal Investigator), NIH

    Co-Investigator, Antenatal Steroid Treatment Strategies for Low Resource Countries, Alan Jobe, MD (Principal Investigator), Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation

    Co-Investigator, Innovative Models for Preterm Labor-Perinatal Infection and Inflammation Collaborative, Claire Chougnet, PhD (Principal Investigator), Cincinnati Children's Hospital

    Most Recent 10 Publications

    • Lisa Miller: Intra-amniotic LPS causes acute neuroinflammation in preterm rhesus macaques 2016 Schmidt AF, Kannan PS, Chougnet CA, Danzer SC, Miller LA, Jobe AH, Kallapur SG Intra-amniotic LPS causes acute neuroinflammation in preterm rhesus macaques J Neuroinflammation,
    • Lisa Miller: SMAD signaling in the airways of healthy rhesus macaques versus rhesus macaques with asthma highlights a relationship between inflammation and bone morphogenetic proteins 2016 Lynn TM, Molloy EL, Masterson JC, Glynn SF, Costello RW, Avdalovic MV, Schelegle ES, Miller LA, Hyde DM, O'Dea S SMAD signaling in the airways of healthy rhesus macaques versus rhesus macaques with asthma highlights a relationship between inflammation and bone morphogenetic proteins Am J Respir Cell Mol Biol,
    • Lisa Miller: Lipopolysaccharide-induced chorioamnionitis promotes IL-1-dependent inflammatory FOXP3+ CD4+ T cells in the fetal rhesus macaque 2016 Rueda CM, Presicce P, Jackson CM, Miller LA, Kallapur SG, Jobe AH, Chougnet CA Lipopolysaccharide-induced chorioamnionitis promotes IL-1-dependent inflammatory FOXP3+ CD4+ T cells in the fetal rhesus macaque J Immunol,
    • Lisa Miller: Intra-amniotic Ureaplasma parvum-Induced Maternal and Fetal Inflammation and Immune Responses in Rhesus Macaques 2016 Senthamaraikannan P, Presicce P, Rueda CM, Maneenil G, Schmidt AF, Miller LA, Waites KB, Jobe AH, Kallapur SG, Chougnet CA Intra-amniotic Ureaplasma parvum-Induced Maternal and Fetal Inflammation and Immune Responses in Rhesus Macaques J Infect Dis,
    • Lisa Miller: Attenuated airway epithelial cell interleukin-22r1 expression in the infant nonhuman primate lung 2015 Dugger DT, Gerriets JE, Miller LA Attenuated airway epithelial cell interleukin-22r1 expression in the infant nonhuman primate lung Am J Respir Cell Mol Biol,
    • Lisa Miller: Early life exposure to allergen and ozone results in altered development in adolescent rhesus macaque lungs 2015 Herring MJ, Putney LF, St George JA, Avdalovic MV, Schelegle ES, Miller LA, Hyde DM Early life exposure to allergen and ozone results in altered development in adolescent rhesus macaque lungs Toxicol Appl Pharmacol,
    • Lisa Miller: Neutrophil recruitment and activation in decidua with intra-amniotic IL-1beta in the preterm rhesus macaque 2015 Presicce P, Senthamaraikannan P, Alvarez M, Rueda CM, Cappelletti M, Miller LA, Jobe AH, Chougnet CA, Kallapur SG Neutrophil recruitment and activation in decidua with intra-amniotic IL-1beta in the preterm rhesus macaque Biol Reprod,
    • Lisa Miller: Why primate models matter 2014 Phillips KA, Bales KL, Capitanio JP, Conley A, Czoty PW, 't Hart BA, Hopkins WD, Hu SL, Miller LA, Nader MA, Nathanielsz PW, Rogers J, Shively CA, Voytko ML Why primate models matter Am J Primatol,
    • Lisa Miller: Early life ozone exposure results in dysregulated innate immune function and altered microRNA expression in airway epithelium 2014 Clay CC, Maniar-Hew K, Gerriets JE, Wang TT, Postlethwait EM, Evans MJ, Fontaine JH, Miller LA Early life ozone exposure results in dysregulated innate immune function and altered microRNA expression in airway epithelium PloS One,
    • Lisa Miller: Enhanced viral replication and modulated innate immune responses in infant airway epithelium following H1N1 infection 2014 Clay CC, Reader JR, Gerriets JE, Wang TT, Harrod KS, Miller LA Enhanced viral replication and modulated innate immune responses in infant airway epithelium following H1N1 infection J Virol,

    Most Recent 5 Book Chapters

    2014 Burke CM, Miller LA: Ontogeny of the Pulmonary Immune System, R Harding, K Pinkerton, (ed), The Lung: Development, Aging, and the Environment, London, UK. .

    2008 Plopper CG, Smiley-Jewell SM, Miller LA, Fanucchi MV, Evans MJ, Buckpitt AR, Avdalovic M, Gershwin LJ, Joad JP, Kajekar R, Larson S, Pinkerton KE, Van Winkle LS, Schelegle ES, Pieczarka EM, Wu R, Hyde DM: Primate models of allergic asthma, Kay AB et al, (ed), Allergy and Allergic Diseases, London. Chapter 54.

    2008 Hyde DM, Miller LA, Schelegle ES, Fanucchi MV, Van Winkle LS, Tyler NK, Avdalovic MV, Evans MJ, Kajekar R, Buckpitt AR, Pinkerton KE, Joad JP, Gershwin LJ, Wu R, Plopper CG: Chronic airway disease in nonhuman primates, N.F. Voelkel and W. MacNee, (ed), Chronic Obstructive Lung Diseases, Hamilton. 235-268.

    2003 Miller LA: Ontogeny of the Pulmonary Immune System, R. Harding, K. Pinkerton, C. Plopper, (ed), The Lung: Development, Aging and the Environment, London, U.K. .