Medical School UT Southwestern Medical Center (1983)
Internship Stanford University Hospital (1984), Pathology
Residency Stanford University Hospital (1988), Pathology
Fellowship Stanford University Hospital (1990), Research

Research Interest

  • Adhesion and extravasation
  • Autoimmunity and inflammation
  • Leukocyte trafficking
  • Regulatory T cells
  • T cell activation


Featured Publications LegendFeatured Publications

The CD44 initiated pathway of activated T cell extravasation utilizes the integrin VLA-4 but not LFA-1 for firm adhesion
Siegelman, M.H., Stanescu, D., and Estess, P. J. Clin Invest. 2000 105 683-691
Hyaluronan anchoring and regulation on the surface of vascular endothelial cells is mediated through the functionally active form of CD44
Nandi, A., Estess, P., and Siegelman, M.H. J. Biol. Chem. 2000 275 14939-14948
Selective requirements for leukocyte adhesion molecules in models of acute and chronic cutaneous inflammation: participation of E- and P- but not L-selectin
Catalina M.D., Estess, P., and Siegelman, M.H. Blood 1999 93 580-589

Honors & Awards

  • Burroughs Wellcome Clinical Scientist Award in Translational Research
    Grant award (1999)
  • McDonnell Scholars Award
    Scholarship grant award (1990)
  • Bristol-Meyers Cancer Research Fellowship
    Research fellowship (1988)
  • NIH Postdoctoral Fellowship
    Research fellowship (1984)
  • Texas Merit Scholarship Award
    Medical student financial award (1979)

Professional Associations/Affiliations

  • American Association of Immunology
  • American Society for Investigative Pathology
  • Association for Molecular Pathology