WTSA Publications

Publications by members of the Medical Mycology and Fungal Immunology Consortium and work conducted under the support of the Wellcome Trust Strategic Award.

Killer Fungus:The health threat that's creeping up on us. New Scientist 10 August 2016

Rajendran R, Sherry L , Deshpande A, Johnson EM, Hanson MF, Williams C, Munro CA, Jones BL and Ramage G (2016) A Prospective Surveillance Study of Candidaemia: Epidemiology, Risk Factors, Antifungal Treatment and Outcome in Hospitalized Patients, Frontiers in Microbiology doi: 10.3389/fmicb.2016.00915

Moyes DL, Wilson D, Richardson JP, Mogavero S, Tang SX, Wernecke J, Höfs S, Gratacap RL, Robbins J, Runglall M, Murciano C, Blagojevic M, Thavaraj S, Förster TM, Hebecker B, Kasper L, Vizcay G, Iancu SI, Kichik N, Häder A, Kurzai O, Luo T, Krüger T, Kniemeyer O, Cota E, Bader O, Wheeler RT, Gutsmann T, Hube B, Naglik JR (2016) Candidalysin is a fungal peptide toxin critical for mucosal infection. Nature 532, 64-8. doi: 10.1038/nature17625

Bojarczuk A, Miller KA, Hotham R, Lewis A, Ogryzko NV, Kamuyango AA, Frost H, Gibson RH, Stillman E, May RC, Renshaw SA., & Johnston SA. (2016) Cryptococcus neoformans Intracellular Proliferation and Capsule Size Determines Early Macrophage Control of Infection, Sci Rep 6:21489. doi: 10.1038/srep21489.

Rajendran R, Sherry L, Nile CJ, Sherriff A, Johnson E, Hanson M, Williams C, Munro C, Jones B, Ramage G (2015) Biofilm formation is a risk factor for mortality in patients with Candida albicans bloodstream infection - Scotland, 2012-2013 Clin Microbiol Infect

Netea MG1, Joosten LA1, van der Meer JW1, Kullberg BJ1, van de Veerdonk FL1 (2015) Immune defence against Candida fungal infections, Nature Reviews Immunology 15, 630 - 642

Renata Toth, Maria Fernanda Alonso, Judith M Bain, Csaba Vagvolgyi, Lars Peter Erwig, Attila Gacser (2015) Different Candida parapsilosis clinical isolates and lipase deficient strain trigger an altered cellular immune response Front. Microbiol 6, 1-11.

Denning, D. W and Bromley, M. J (2015) How to Bolster the Antifungal Pipeline Science. 347, 1414 - 1416.

Naglik JR, Richardson JP, Moyes DL. (2014) Candida albicans pathogenicity and epithelial immunity. PLoS Pathog 10(8), 1-4

Read the latest article from the director and hub support group in Aberdeen:Waging war on fungi- the unknown superbugs, 39:4 Nov 2012, 208 - 211 Microbiology Today

To coincide with the British Science Festival in Aberdeen, Professor Neil Gow writes about Tackling the hidden Killers, 1 September (2012), 24 - 25 Scientia

Brown, G., Denning, D. W. & Levitz S. M. (2012) Tackling Human Fungal Infections. Science. 336, 647.

Brown, G D., Denning, D W., Gow, NAR., Levitz, SM., Netea, MG., and White, TC. (2012) Hidden Killers: Human Fungal Infections. Science Translational Medicine. 4, 165

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