Paul Pantapalangkoor, MD

CA1 Resident
What I do: 

Medical School:
Chicago Medical School at Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science

Hometown:
North Hills, CA

Hobbies and Interests:
Tennis, badminton, weightlifting, foodie, stock market

Why UCSF Anesthesia:
During the interview trail, I didn't get a better feeling from any other program. I knew UCSF anesthesia would give me a comprehensive experience that would prepare me for anything. Additionally, the program is filled with amazing faculty, fellows, residents, and administration. This is the type of program that challenges you to become a better clinician and supports you along the way.  

Publications: 
Luna BM, Ershova K, Yan J, Ulhaq A, Nielsen TB, Hsieh S, Pantapalangkoor P, Vanscoy B, Ambrose P, Rudin S, Hujer K, Bonomo RA, Actis L, Skaar EP, Spellberg B. Adjunctive transferrin to reduce the emergence of antibiotic resistance in Gram-negative bacteria. J Antimicrob Chemother. 2019 09 01; 74(9):2631-2639.
Luna BM, Nielsen TB, Cheng B, Pantapalangkoor P, Yan J, Boyle-Vavra S, Bruhn KW, Montgomery C, Spellberg B, Daum R. Vaccines targeting Staphylococcus aureus skin and bloodstream infections require different composition. PLoS One. 2019; 14(6):e0217439.
Nielsen TB, Pantapalangkoor P, Yan J, Luna BM, Dekitani K, Bruhn K, Tan B, Junus J, Bonomo RA, Schmidt AM, Everson M, Duncanson F, Doherty TM, Lin L, Spellberg B. Diabetes Exacerbates Infection via Hyperinflammation by Signaling through TLR4 and RAGE. mBio. 2017 08 22; 8(4).
Nielsen TB, Pantapalangkoor P, Luna BM, Bruhn KW, Yan J, Dekitani K, Hsieh S, Yeshoua B, Pascual B, Vinogradov E, Hujer KM, Domitrovic TN, Bonomo RA, Russo TA, Lesczcyniecka M, Schneider T, Spellberg B. Monoclonal Antibody Protects Against Acinetobacter baumannii Infection by Enhancing Bacterial Clearance and Evading Sepsis. J Infect Dis. 2017 08 15; 216(4):489-501.
Luna BM, Ulhaq A, Yan J, Pantapalangkoor P, Nielsen TB, Davies BW, Actis LA, Spellberg B. Selectable Markers for Use in Genetic Manipulation of Extensively Drug-Resistant (XDR) Acinetobacter baumannii HUMC1. mSphere. 2017 Mar-Apr; 2(2).
Cheng BL, Nielsen TB, Pantapalangkoor P, Zhao F, Lee JC, Montgomery CP, Luna B, Spellberg B, Daum RS. Evaluation of serotypes 5 and 8 capsular polysaccharides in protection against Staphylococcus aureus in murine models of infection. Hum Vaccin Immunother. 2017 07 03; 13(7):1609-1614.
Wong D, Nielsen TB, Bonomo RA, Pantapalangkoor P, Luna B, Spellberg B. Clinical and Pathophysiological Overview of Acinetobacter Infections: a Century of Challenges. Clin Microbiol Rev. 2017 01; 30(1):409-447.
Bruhn KW, Dekitani K, Nielsen TB, Pantapalangkoor P, Spellberg B. Ly6G-mediated depletion of neutrophils is dependent on macrophages. Results Immunol. 2016; 6:5-7.
Nielsen TB, Bruhn KW, Pantapalangkoor P, Junus JL, Spellberg B. Cryopreservation of virulent Acinetobacter baumannii to reduce variability of in vivo studies. BMC Microbiol. 2015 Nov 02; 15:252.
Bruhn KW, Pantapalangkoor P, Nielsen T, Tan B, Junus J, Hujer KM, Wright MS, Bonomo RA, Adams MD, Chen W, Spellberg B. Host fate is rapidly determined by innate effector-microbial interactions during Acinetobacter baumannii bacteremia. J Infect Dis. 2015 Apr 15; 211(8):1296-305.
Lin L, Pantapalangkoor P, Tan B, Bruhn KW, Ho T, Nielsen T, Skaar EP, Zhang Y, Bai R, Wang A, Doherty TM, Spellberg B. Transferrin iron starvation therapy for lethal bacterial and fungal infections. J Infect Dis. 2014 Jul 15; 210(2):254-64.
Lin L, Tan B, Pantapalangkoor P, Ho T, Hujer AM, Taracila MA, Bonomo RA, Spellberg B. Acinetobacter baumannii rOmpA vaccine dose alters immune polarization and immunodominant epitopes. Vaccine. 2013 Jan 02; 31(2):313-8.
Lin L, Tan B, Pantapalangkoor P, Ho T, Baquir B, Tomaras A, Montgomery JI, Reilly U, Barbacci EG, Hujer K, Bonomo RA, Fernandez L, Hancock RE, Adams MD, French SW, Buslon VS, Spellberg B. Inhibition of LpxC protects mice from resistant Acinetobacter baumannii by modulating inflammation and enhancing phagocytosis. mBio. 2012; 3(5).
Luo G, Lin L, Ibrahim AS, Baquir B, Pantapalangkoor P, Bonomo RA, Doi Y, Adams MD, Russo TA, Spellberg B. Active and passive immunization protects against lethal, extreme drug resistant-Acinetobacter baumannii infection. PLoS One. 2012; 7(1):e29446.