Gerhard Adam Schad, Ph.D.

School of Veterinary Medicine University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, United States 
Helminths, Population biology
"Gerhard Schad"

1928-2009. Studied at McGill University. Professor at McGill, Johns Hopkins, and then starting in 1973, the University of Pennsylvania. Especially worked on sensory biology of parasitic helminths and hookworm epidemiology. Served as President of the American Society of Parasitologists.


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Thomas Wright Moir Cameron grad student 1950-1955 McGill


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Thomas J. Nolan collaborator 1986-2009 Penn
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Zhu H, Li J, Nolan TJ, et al. (2011) Sensory neuroanatomy of Parastrongyloides trichosuri, a nematode parasite of mammals: Amphidial neurons of the first-stage larva. The Journal of Comparative Neurology. 519: 2493-507
Stein LH, Redding KM, Lee JJ, et al. (2009) Eosinophils utilize multiple chemokine receptors for chemotaxis to the parasitic nematode Strongyloides stercoralis. Journal of Innate Immunity. 1: 618-30
Padigel UM, Hess JA, Lee JJ, et al. (2007) Eosinophils act as antigen-presenting cells to induce immunity to Strongyloides stercoralis in mice. The Journal of Infectious Diseases. 196: 1844-51
Nolan TJ, Zhu X, Ketschek A, et al. (2007) The sugar glider (Petaurus breviceps): a laboratory host for the nematode Parastrongyloides trichosuri. The Journal of Parasitology. 93: 1084-9
Padigel UM, Stein L, Redding K, et al. (2007) Signaling through Galphai2 protein is required for recruitment of neutrophils for antibody-mediated elimination of larval Strongyloides stercoralis in mice. Journal of Leukocyte Biology. 81: 1120-6
Safer D, Brenes M, Dunipace S, et al. (2007) Urocanic acid is a major chemoattractant for the skin-penetrating parasitic nematode Strongyloides stercoralis Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 104: 1627-1630
Kerepesi LA, Hess JA, Leon O, et al. (2007) Toll-like receptor 4 (TLR4) is required for protective immunity to larval Strongyloides stercoralis in mice. Microbes and Infection / Institut Pasteur. 9: 28-34
Ashton FT, Zhu X, Boston R, et al. (2007) Strongyloides stercoralis: Amphidial neuron pair ASJ triggers significant resumption of development by infective larvae under host-mimicking in vitro conditions. Experimental Parasitology. 115: 92-7
Galioto AM, Hess JA, Nolan TJ, et al. (2006) Role of eosinophils and neutrophils in innate and adaptive protective immunity to larval strongyloides stercoralis in mice. Infection and Immunity. 74: 5730-8
Padigel UM, Lee JJ, Nolan TJ, et al. (2006) Eosinophils can function as antigen-presenting cells to induce primary and secondary immune responses to Strongyloides stercoralis. Infection and Immunity. 74: 3232-8
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