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Selected Publications

Wiesner DL. “Local Farming of Gut Fungi Protects Against Dangerous Imports.” Preview – Cell Host & Microbe. 2021 Mar 10;29(3):311-312.


Wiesner DL, Merkhofer RM, Ober C, Kujoth GC, Niu M, Keller NP, Gern JE, Brockman-Schneider RA, Evans MD, Jackson DJ, Warner T, Jarjour NN, Esnault SJ, Feldman MB, Freeman M, Mou H, Vyas J, and Klein BS. “Club cell TRPV4 serves as a damage sensor driving lung allergic inflammation.” Cell Host & Microbe. 2020 Apr 8;27(4):614- 628.e6. *** Editor’s Choice – Science Signaling ***


Sui P, Wiesner DL, Xu J, Yu C, Deutsch G, Lee J, Locksley R, Klein BS, Sun X. "Pulmonary Neuroendocrine Cells are Essential for Allergic Asthma Responses." Science. 2018 Jun 8;360(6393).


Henandez-Santos N, Wiesner DL, Fites FS, McDermott A, Warner T, Wüthrich M, Klein BS. "Lung Epithelial Cell Regulation of Innate Antifungal Immunity." Cell Host & Microbe. 2018 Apr 11:23(4):511-522.

Wiesner DL, Klein BS. "Lung Epithelium: Barrier Immunity to Inhaled Fungi and Driver of Fungal-associated Allergic Asthma." Current Opinion in Microbiology. 2017 Dec 40:8-13.


Wiesner DL, Smith KD, Kashem SW, Bohjanen PR, Nielsen K. “Different Lymphocyte Populations Direct Dichotomous Eosinophil or Neutrophil Responses to Pulmonary Cryptococcus Infection.” The Journal of Immunology. 2017 Feb 15;198(4):1627-1637.


May RL, Stone N, Wiesner DL, Bicanic T, Nielsen K.  “Cryptococcus: from environmental saprophyte to global pathogen.” Nature Reviews Microbiology. 2016 Feb 14;14(2):106-117.


Wiesner DL, Smith KD, Kotov DI, Nielsen JN, Bohjanen PR, Nielsen K. “Regulatory T Cell Induction and Retention in the Lungs Drives Suppression of Detrimental Type-2 Helper T Cells During Pulmonary Cryptococcal Infection.” The Journal of Immunology. 2016 Jan 1;196(1):365-374.


Wiesner DL, Specht CA, Lee CK, Smith KD, Mukaremera L, Lee ST, Lee CG, Elias JA, Nielsen JN, Boulware DR, Bohjanen PR, Jenkins MK, Levitz SM, Nielsen K.  “Chitin Promotes Type-2 Helper T Cell Responses During Pulmonary Cryptococcal Infection.” PLoS Pathogens. 2015 Mar 12;11(3):e1004701. *** PLOS Pathogens Top 10% Collection ***


Wiesner DL, Moskalenko O, Corcoran JM, McDonald T, Rolfes MA, Meya DB, Kajambula H, Kambugu A, Bohjanen PR, Knight JF, Boulware DR, Nielsen K. “Cryptococcal Genotype Influences Immunologic Response and Human Clinical Outcome after Meningitis.”  mBio. 2012 Sep 25;3(5).  *** Recognized at ICCC 2014 as “Best Paper in the Field: 2011-2013” ***

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