Master of Science






Immunology, Genetics




Immunology, Molecular Genetics


Graduate School
Unlisted - International Colle (1994), Biology

Research Interest

  • Alzheimer's disease, Neuroimmunology, Molecular Biology


Featured Publications LegendFeatured Publications

Human aquaporin 4 281-300 is the immunodominant linear determinant in the context of HLA-DRB1*03:01 - Relevance for diagnosing and monitoring patients with neuromyelitis optica
Arellano B, Hussain R, Zacharias T, Yoon J, David C, Zein S, Steinman L, Forsthuber Y, Greenberg BM, Lambracht-Washington D, Ritchie AM, Bennett JL, Stüve O. Arch Neurol. 2012 9 69 :1125-1131
A peptide prime-DNA boost immunization protocol provides significant benefits as a new generation Aβ42 DNA vaccine for Alzheimer Disease. J Neuroimmunol, in press, 2012
Lambracht-Washington D, Qu BX, Fu M, Anderson LD Jr, Stüve O, Eagar TN, Rosenberg RN Journal of Neuroimmunology 2012
Analysis of three plasmid systems for use in DNA A beta 42 immunization as therapy for Alzheimer’s disease
Qu BX, Lambracht-Washington D, Fu M, Eagar TN, Stuve O, Rosenberg RN Vaccine 2010 28(32) 5280-5287

Honors & Awards

  • Analyses to the link between Amyloid- and Tau pathology in Alzheimer’s disease: Possible prevention of plaques and tangles with DNA Aβ42 vaccination in a mouse AD model
    Alzheimer’s disease Research Award (Friends of the ADC) (2016-2017)
  • Characterization of regulatory T cells generated in DNA Abeta42 immunized mice
    R03-AG042697-01 (2012)
  • BD Biosciences Research Award Immunology
  • Fred Baskin Young Investigator Research Award, Department of Neurology, UT Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas
  • Fellowship grant of the Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft DFG (equivalent to a K12 NIH grant)

Professional Associations/Affiliations

  • ISTAART (2013)
  • Deutsche Gesellschaft fuer Immunologie (1987)