John F. Alcorn, PhD

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Associate Professor, Department of Pediatrics, UPMC Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh


Graduate School:
2003 PhD, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, N.C.
1998 MSc, Youngstown State University, Youngstown, Ohio

Post Graduate School:
2007 Post-Doctoral Fellow, National Research Service Award, Department of Pathology, University of Vermont
2005 Post-Doctoral Associate, Department of Pathology, University of Vermont

Research Interests

  • Influenza Exacerbation of Secondary Staphylococcal Pneumonia (NIH NHLBI 1R01HL107380)
  • Suppression of Th17 Immunity by Preceding Influenza Infection
  • Chronic Lung Remodeling Induced by Influenza Infection
  • Mechanisms of Th17 Mediated Allergic Airway Disease
  • Lung Infection
  • Pulmonary Immunity
  • Th17 cells and IL-17
  • Influenza
  • Asthma
  • Bacterial Pneumonia

View Dr. Alcorn's full list of publications from PubMed.