Medical School
Univeristy of Hong Kong (2000)
Hospital Authority of Hong Kong (2001), Rotating
Goryeb Children's Hospital - Atlantic Health (2007), Pediatrics
Emory University School of Medicine/Grady Memorial Hospital (2010), Neonatal-perinatal Medicine

Research Interest

  • Probiotics/Commensal organisms and their effects on immune mediators in the developing gut


Featured Publications LegendFeatured Publications

Lactobacillus rhamnosus (LGG) regulates IL-10 signaling in the developing murine colon through upregulation of the IL-10R2 receptor subunit.
Mirpuri J, Sotnikov I, Myers L, Denning TL, Yarovinsky F, Parkos CA, Denning PW, Louis NA PLoS ONE 2012 7 12 e51955
Issues of prematurity and HIV infection.
Mirpuri J, Jain L Clin Perinatol 2010 Dec 37 4 887-905, xi
Commensal Escherichia coli reduces epithelial apoptosis through IFN-alphaA-mediated induction of guanylate binding protein-1 in human and murine models of developing intestine.
Mirpuri J, Brazil JC, Berardinelli AJ, Nasr TR, Cooper K, Schnoor M, Lin PW, Parkos CA, Louis NA J. Immunol. 2010 Jun 184 12 7186-95

Honors & Awards

  • FASEB Travel Scholarship
  • Basic Science Young Investigator Award, Southern Society for Pediatric Research
  • SPR Fellow Basic Science Research Award
  • Trainee Travel Award, Southern Society for Pediatric Research
  • Travel Grant, Pediatric Academic Societies

Professional Associations/Affiliations

  • The American Association of Immunologists (2013)
  • Southern Society for Pediatric Research (2007)
  • American Academy of Pediatrics (2004)
  • Medical Council of Hong Kong