Eleanor Semmes

Eleanor SemmesMSTP/MGM Graduate Student (2018)
Permar/Coyne Labs
Bay 19 MSRB III, 103020 DUMC
Durham, NC 27710
Phone: 919-660-1313
Fax: 919-681-8992






Research Interest: Maternal-fetal immunity and host-pathogen interaction in congenital cytomegalovirus (CMV) infection

Personal Interests: Outdoor adventures, backpacking, traveling, and growing/cooking/eating good food

Publications List:

Siegler JE, Samai A, Semmes E, Martin-Schild S. Early Neurologic Deterioration after Stroke Depends on Vascular Territory and Stroke Etiology. J Stroke. 2016 May;18(2):203-10. PMID: 27283280.

Han W, Sfondouris ME, Semmes EC, Meyer AM, Jones FE. Intrinsic HER4/4ICD transcriptional activation domains are required for STAT5A activated gene expression. Gene. 2016 Oct 30;592(1):221-226. PMID: 27502417.

Semmes EC, Zhang C, Walsh KM. Intermediate phenotypes underlying osteosarcoma risk. Oncotarget. 2018 Dec 21;9(100):37345-37346. PMID: 30647834.

Zhang C, Hansen HM, Semmes EC, Gonzalez-Maya J, Morimoto L, Wei Q, Eward WC, DeWitt SB, Metayer C, de Smith AJ, Wiemels JL, Walsh KM. Common genetic variation and risk of osteosarcoma in a multi-ethnic population. Bone. Jan 2020. PMID: 31525475

Semmes EC, Vijayakrishnan J, Zhang C, Hurst JH, Houlston RS, Walsh KM. Leveraging genome and phenome-wide association studies to investigate genetic risk of acute lymphoblastic leukemia. Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers, and Prevention. May 2020. PMID: 32467347

Semmes EC, Hurst JH, Walsh KM, Permar SR. Cytomegalovirus as an immunomodulator across the lifespan. Current Opinion in Virology. 2020 Aug 17;44:112-120. PMID: 32818717.

Zhang C, Ostrom QT, Semmes EC, Ramaswamy V, Hansen HM, Morimoto L, de Smith AJ, Pekmezci M, Vaksman Z, Hakonarson H, Diskin SJ, Metayer C; Glioma International Case-Control Study (GICC), Taylor MD, Wiemels JL, Bondy ML, Walsh KM. Genetic predisposition to longer telomere length and risk of childhood, adolescent and adult-onset ependymoma. Acta Neuropathol Commun. 2020 Oct 28;8(1):173. PMID: 33115534

Semmes EC, Shen E, Cohen JL, Zhang C, Wei Q, Hurst JH, Walsh KM. Genetic variation associated with childhood and adult stature and risk of MYCN-amplified neuroblastoma. Cancer Med. 2020 Nov;9(21):8216-8225. PMID: 32945147

Semmes EC*, Chen JL*, Goswami R, Burt TD, Permar SR, Fouda GG. Understanding Early-Life Adaptive Immunity to Guide Interventions for Pediatric Health. Front Immunol. 2021 Jan 21;11:595297. doi: 10.3389/fimmu.2020.595297. PMID: 33552052; PMCID: PMC7858666.

Garrido C*, Hurst, JHH*, Lorang CG,, Aquino JN, Rodriguez J, Pfeiffer TS, Singh T, Semmes EC, Lugo DJ, Rotta AT, Turner NA, Permar SR, Moody MA, Woods CW, Kelly MS, Fouda GG. Asymptomatic or mild symptomatic SARS-CoV-2 infection elicits durable neutralizing antibody responses in children and adolescents. MedRxiv. https://doi.org/10.1101/2021.04.17.21255663