Arun Prakash Budde, MD, PhD

Associate Professor in Residence
Research Lab Director
Publications: 
Tian X, Sun H, Casbon AJ, Lim E, Francis KP, Hellman J, Prakash A. NLRP3 Inflammasome Mediates Dormant Neutrophil Recruitment following Sterile Lung Injury and Protects against Subsequent Bacterial Pneumonia in Mice. Front Immunol. 2017; 8:1337.
Lawton SK, Xu F, Tran A, Wong E, Prakash A, Schumacher M, Hellman J, Wilhelmsen K. N-Arachidonoyl Dopamine Modulates Acute Systemic Inflammation via Nonhematopoietic TRPV1. J Immunol. 2017 08 15; 199(4):1465-1475.
Prakash A, Sundar SV, Zhu YG, Tran A, Lee JW, Lowell C, Hellman J. Lung Ischemia-Reperfusion is a Sterile Inflammatory Process Influenced by Commensal Microbiota in Mice. Shock. 2015 Sep; 44(3):272-9.
Wilhelmsen K, Xu F, Farrar K, Tran A, Khakpour S, Sundar S, Prakash A, Wang J, Gray NS, Hellman J. Extracellular signal-regulated kinase 5 promotes acute cellular and systemic inflammation. Sci Signal. 2015 Aug 25; 8(391):ra86.
Kangelaris KN, Prakash A, Liu KD, Aouizerat B, Woodruff PG, Erle DJ, Rogers A, Seeley EJ, Chu J, Liu T, Osterberg-Deiss T, Zhuo H, Matthay MA, Calfee CS. Increased expression of neutrophil-related genes in patients with early sepsis-induced ARDS. . 2015 Jun 01; 308(11):L1102-13.
Zhang N, Francis KP, Prakash A, Ansaldi D. Enhanced detection of myeloperoxidase activity in deep tissues through luminescent excitation of near-infrared nanoparticles. Nat Med. 2013 Apr; 19(4):500-5.
Prakash A, Mesa KR, Wilhelmsen K, Xu F, Dodd-o JM, Hellman J. Alveolar macrophages and Toll-like receptor 4 mediate ventilated lung ischemia reperfusion injury in mice. Anesthesiology. 2012 Oct; 117(4):822-35.
Wilhelmsen K, Mesa KR, Prakash A, Xu F, Hellman J. Activation of endothelial TLR2 by bacterial lipoprotein upregulates proteins specific for the neutrophil response. Innate Immun. 2012 Aug; 18(4):602-16.
Shin HS, Xu F, Bagchi A, Herrup E, Prakash A, Valentine C, Kulkarni H, Wilhelmsen K, Warren S, Hellman J. Bacterial lipoprotein TLR2 agonists broadly modulate endothelial function and coagulation pathways in vitro and in vivo. J Immunol. 2011 Jan 15; 186(2):1119-30.
Prakash A, Hellman J. Editorial: Pattern recognition receptors and factor B: "complement"ary pathways converge. J Leukoc Biol. 2010 Oct; 88(4):605-7.
Prakash A, Levy DE. Regulation of IRF7 through cell type-specific protein stability. Biochem Biophys Res Commun. 2006 Mar 31; 342(1):50-6.
Prakash A, Smith E, Lee CK, Levy DE. Tissue-specific positive feedback requirements for production of type I interferon following virus infection. J Biol Chem. 2005 May 13; 280(19):18651-7.
Levy DE, Marié I, Prakash A. Ringing the interferon alarm: differential regulation of gene expression at the interface between innate and adaptive immunity. Curr Opin Immunol. 2003 Feb; 15(1):52-8.
Caillaud A, Prakash A, Smith E, Masumi A, Hovanessian AG, Levy DE, Marié I. Acetylation of interferon regulatory factor-7 by p300/CREB-binding protein (CBP)-associated factor (PCAF) impairs its DNA binding. J Biol Chem. 2002 Dec 20; 277(51):49417-21.
Levy DE, Marié I, Smith E, Prakash A. Enhancement and diversification of IFN induction by IRF-7-mediated positive feedback. J Interferon Cytokine Res. 2002 Jan; 22(1):87-93.
Smith EJ, Marié I, Prakash A, García-Sastre A, Levy DE. IRF3 and IRF7 phosphorylation in virus-infected cells does not require double-stranded RNA-dependent protein kinase R or Ikappa B kinase but is blocked by Vaccinia virus E3L protein. J Biol Chem. 2001 Mar 23; 276(12):8951-7.
Marié I, Smith E, Prakash A, Levy DE. Phosphorylation-induced dimerization of interferon regulatory factor 7 unmasks DNA binding and a bipartite transactivation domain. Mol Cell Biol. 2000 Dec; 20(23):8803-14.