Shaper Mirza, Ph.D.

2006 University of Alabama, Birmingham, Birmingham, AL, United States 
Microbiology Biology
"Shaper Mirza"


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David E. Briles grad student 2006 UAB
 (Investigation of the interaction of Streptococcus pneumoniae with apolactoferrin.)
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Martinez PJ, Farhan A, Mustafa M, et al. (2019) PspA facilitates evasion of pneumococci from bactericidal activity of neutrophil extracellular traps (NETs). Microbial Pathogenesis. 103653
Mirza S, Benjamin WH, Coan PA, et al. (2016) The effects of differences in pspA alleles and capsular types on the resistance of Streptococcus pneumoniae to killing by apolactoferrin. Microbial Pathogenesis
Gay JL, Salinas JJ, Buchner DM, et al. (2015) Meeting physical activity guidelines is associated with lower allostatic load and inflammation in Mexican Americans. Journal of Immigrant and Minority Health / Center For Minority Public Health. 17: 574-81
Carey AJ, Tan CK, Mirza S, et al. (2014) Infection and cellular defense dynamics in a novel 17β-estradiol murine model of chronic human group B streptococcus genital tract colonization reveal a role for hemolysin in persistence and neutrophil accumulation. Journal of Immunology (Baltimore, Md. : 1950). 192: 1718-31
Martinez PJ, Mathews C, Actor JK, et al. (2014) Impaired CD4+ and T-helper 17 cell memory response to Streptococcus pneumoniae is associated with elevated glucose and percent glycated hemoglobin A1c in Mexican Americans with type 2 diabetes mellitus. Translational Research : the Journal of Laboratory and Clinical Medicine. 163: 53-63
Kruzel ML, Actor JK, Zimecki M, et al. (2013) Novel recombinant human lactoferrin: differential activation of oxidative stress related gene expression. Journal of Biotechnology. 168: 666-75
Daniels CC, Kim KH, Burton RL, et al. (2013) Modified opsonization, phagocytosis, and killing assays to measure potentially protective antibodies against pneumococcal surface protein A. Clinical and Vaccine Immunology : Cvi. 20: 1549-58
Mukerji R, Mirza S, Roche AM, et al. (2012) Pneumococcal surface protein A inhibits complement deposition on the pneumococcal surface by competing with the binding of C-reactive protein to cell-surface phosphocholine. Journal of Immunology (Baltimore, Md. : 1950). 189: 5327-35
Li Q, Qu HQ, Rentfro AR, et al. (2012) PNPLA3 polymorphisms and liver aminotransferase levels in a Mexican American population. Clinical and Investigative Medicine. MéDecine Clinique Et Experimentale. 35: E237-45
Mathews CE, Brown EL, Martinez PJ, et al. (2012) Impaired function of antibodies to pneumococcal surface protein A but not to capsular polysaccharide in Mexican American adults with type 2 diabetes mellitus. Clinical and Vaccine Immunology : Cvi. 19: 1360-9
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