Our Publications

Alice Li and Alan Escher (2013). DNA Immunotherapies for Type 1 Diabetes – Type 1 Diabetes, Alan P. Escher and Alice Li (Eds.), ISBN: 978-953-51-1017-0, InTech. Chapter

Alice Li and Alan Escher (2011). Immunotherapy for Type 1 Diabetes – Preclinical and Clinical Trials, Type 1 Diabetes – Pathogenesis, Genetics and Immunotherapy, David Wagner (Ed.), ISBN: 978-953-307-362-0, InTech. Chapter

S. Shabahang, A.F. Li, A. Escher (2010). Recent patents on immunoregulatory DNA vaccines for autoimmune diseases and allograft rejection. Recent Pat DNA Gene Seq. 4:122-131. Abstract

A. Li and A. Escher (2010). DNA vaccines for transplantation.  Exp Opin Biol Ther. 10:903-915. Abstract

A. Li, J. Chen, M. Hattori, E. Franco, C. Zuppan, O. Ojogho. Y. Iwaki, A. Escher (2010).  A therapeutic DNA vaccination strategy for autoimmunity and transplantation. Vaccine. 28:1897-904. Abstract

S.E. Garber, S. Shabahang, A. Escher, M. Torabinejad (2009). The effects of hyperglycemia on pulpal healing in rats. J Endod. 35:60-2. Abstract

O. Ojogho, A. Li, C.W. Zuppan, A. Escher (2007). Bioluminescent mammalian cells grown in sponge matrices to monitor immune rejection.  Mol Imaging.  6:323-330. Abstract

A. Li, O. Ojogho, A. Escher (2006). Saving Death: Apoptosis for intervention in transplantation and autoimmunity.  Clin  & Develop  Immunol.  13:273-282. Abstract

A. Li, O. Ojogho, E. Franco, P. Baron, Y. Iwaki , A. Escher. (2006). Pro-Apoptotic DNA Vaccination Ameliorates New Onset of Autoimmune Diabetes in NOD Mice and Induces foxp3+ Regulatory T Cells in Vitro.   Vaccine. 24: 5036-5046.  Abstract

A. Li, J. Hough, D Henderson, A Escher. (2004).Co-delivery of pro-apoptotic BAX with a DNA vaccine recruits dendritic cells and promotes efficacy of autoimmune diabetes prevention in mice. Vaccine. 22: 1751-1763. Abstract

A. Li, A. Escher (2003).  Intradermal or oral delivery of GAD-encoding genetic vaccines suppresses type 1 diabetes.  DNA Cell Biol. 22: 227-232.  Abstract

F. Li, M. Filippova, O. Fagoaga, S. Nehlsen-Cannarella, A. Escher (2002). Decreased insulitis and blood glucose levels after injection of GAD-transduced lymphocytes into NOD mice.  Mol Ther. 6: 701-709.  Abstract

M. Filippova, J. Liu, A. Escher. (2001). Effects of plasmid DNA injection on cyclophosphamide-accelerated  diabetes in NOD mice. DNA Cell Biol. 20:175-181. Abstract

J. Liu, M.  Filippova, O. Fagoaga, S. Nehlsen-Cannarella, and A. Escher (1999).  Intramuscular injection of plasmid DNA encoding intracellular or secreted glutamic acid decarboxylase causes decreased insulitis in the non-obese diabetic mouse.  Gene Ther Mol Biol.  3:197-206.  Abstract