Stephen I. Wasserman, MD

Wasserman, Stephen I., M.D.

Stephen I. Wasserman, MD
Professor Emeritus of Medicine

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Dr. Wasserman received his AB (biology) from Stanford University in Palo Alto, California, in 1964. He received his MD (Medicine) from the University of California, Los Angeles, in 1968. He is board certified in internal medicine and allergy and immunology.

Research Interests

  • Acute inflammation
  • The role of innate immune molecules in the resolution and persistence of otitis media
  • The clinical problem of asthma

Clinic Focus

  • Asthma
  • Allergic rhinitis
  • Sinusitis
  • Urticaria (hives)
  • Angioedema
  • Anaphylaxis

Selected Publications

  1. Ebmeyer J, Ebmeyer U, Pak K, Sudhoff H, Broide D, Ryan AF, Wasserman SI. Reconstitution of the mast cell population in W/Wv mice. Otol Neurotol 31: 42-47, 2010.
  2. Leichtle A, Hernandez M, Ebmeyer J, Yamasaki K, Lai Y, Radek K, Choung YH,Euteneuer S, Pak K, Gallo R, Wasserman SI, Ryan AF. CC chemokine ligand 3 overcomes the bacteriocidal and phagocytic defect of macrophages and hastens recovery from experimental otitis media in TNF-/- mice. J Immunol. 184: 3087-3097, 2010. PMID: 20164426; PMCID: PMC2929161.
  3. Leichtle A, Lai Y, Wollenberg B, Wasserman SI, Ryan AF. Innate signaling in otitis media: pathogenesis and recovery. Curr Allergy Asthma Rep. 11: 78-84, 2011. PMID: 21049294; PMCID: PMC3020300.
  4. Leichtle A, Hernandez M, Lee J, Pak K, Webster NJ, Wollenberg B, Wasserman SI, Ryan AF. The role of DNA sensing and innate immune receptor TLR9 in otitis media. Innate Immun. 2011 Jan 14. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 21239460.
  5. Ebmeyer J, Leichtle A, Hernandez M, Ebmeyer U, Husseman J, Pak K, Sudhoff H, Broide D, Wasserman SI, Ryan AF. TNFA deletion alters apoptosis as well as caspase 3 and 4 expression during otitis media. BMC Immunol. 12: 12, 2011. PMID: 21269505; PMCID: PMC3040143.

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