Burt Anderson, PhD

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Burt Anderson, PhD

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Education And Training
  • PhD, Georgia State University, 1988 - Molecular Genetics


Pathogenesis and immunology of the bacterium Bartonella henselae

  • Minnick MF, Anderson BE, Lima A, Battisti JM, Lawyer PG, Birtles RJ. Oroya Fever and Verruga Peruana: Bartonelloses Unique to South America. PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2014 Jul;8(7):e2919. Pubmedid: 25032975.
  • Lima A, Cha BJ, Amin J, Smith LK, Anderson B. Zebrafish Embryo Model of Bartonella Henselae Infection. Zebrafish. 2014 Jul. Pubmedid: 25026365.
  • Cormier R, Burda WN, Harrington L, Edlinger J, Kodigepalli KM, Thomas J, Kapolka R, Roma G, Anderson BE, Turos E, Shaw LN. Studies on the antimicrobial properties of N-acylated ciprofloxacins. Bioorg Med Chem Lett. 2012 Oct;22(20):6513-6520. Pubmedid: 22995622. Pmcid: PMC3757340.
  • Ramaraju P, Gergeres D, Turos E, Dickey S, Lim DV, Thomas J, Anderson B. Synthesis and antimicrobial activities of structurally novel S,S'-bis(heterosubstituted) disulfides. Bioorg Med Chem Lett. 2012 Jun;22(11):3623-3631. Pubmedid: 22560472.
  • Sammons-Jackson WL, McClelland K, Manch-Citron JN, Metzger DW, Bakshi CS, Garcia E, Rasley A, Anderson BE. Generation and characterization of an attenuated mutant in a response regulator gene of Francisella tularensis live vaccine strain (LVS). DNA Cell Biol. 2008 Jul;27(7):387-403. Pubmedid: 18613792. Pmcid: PMC2980773.
  • McCord AM, Cuevas J, Anderson BE. Bartonella-induced endothelial cell proliferation is mediated by release of calcium from intracellular stores. DNA Cell Biol. 2007 Sep;26(9):657-663. Pubmedid: 17678436.
  • Carlson R, Anderson B, Burstein H, Carter W, Edge S, Farrar W, Goldstein L, Gradishar W, Hayes D, Hudis C, Jahanzeb M, Ljung B, Kiel K, Marks L, McCormick B, Nabell L, Pierce L, Reed E, Silver S, Smith M, SomloG, Theriault R, Ward J, Winer E, Wolff A. Invasive breast cancer. J Natl Compr Canc Netw. 2007 Mar;5(3):246-312. Pubmedid: 17439758.
  • McCord AM, Resto-Ruiz SI, Anderson BE. Autocrine role for interleukin-8 in Bartonella henselae-induced angiogenesis. Infect Immun. 2006 Sep;74(9):5185-5190. Pubmedid: 16926411.
  • Dabo S, Confer A, Saliki J, Anderson B. Binding of Bartonella henselae to extracellular molecules: identification of potential adhesins. Microb Pathog. 2006 Jul;41(1):10-20. Pubmedid: 16725305.
  • Dabo S, Confer A, Anderson B, Gupta S. Bartonella henselae Pap31, an extracellular matrix adhesin, binds the fibronectin repeat III13 module. Infect Immun. 2006 May;74(5):2513-2521. Pubmedid: 16622186.
  • McCord AM, Burgess AW, Whaley MJ, Anderson BE. Interaction of Bartonella henselae with endothelial cells promotes monocyte/macrophage chemoattractant protein 1 gene expression and protein production and triggers monocyte migration. Infect Immun. 2005 Sep;73(9):5735-5742. Pubmedid: 16113290. Pmcid: PMC1231114.
  • Carlson R, Anderson B, Burstein H, Cox C, Edge S, Farrar W, GoldsteinLJ, Gradishar W, Hayes D, Hudis C, Jahanzeb M, Ljung B, Marks L, McCormickB, Nabell L, Pierce L, Reed E, Silver S, Smith M, Somlo G, Theriault R, Ward J, Winer E, Wolff A. Breast cancer. J Natl Compr Canc Netw. 2005 May;3(3):238-289. Pubmedid: 16002000.
  • Riess T, Anderson B, Fackelmayer A, Autenrieth I, Kempf V. Rapid and efficient transposon mutagenesis of Bartonella henselae by transposome technology. Gene. 2003 Aug;313:103-109. Pubmedid: 12957381.
  • Resto-Ruiz S, Burgess A, Anderson B. The role of the host immune response in pathogenesis of Bartonella henselae. Dna Cell Biol. 2003 Jun;22(6):431-440. Pubmedid: 12906736.
  • Resto-Ruiz SI, Schmiederer M, Sweger D, Newton C, Klein TW, Friedman H, Anderson BE. Induction of a potential paracrine angiogenic loop between human THP-1 macrophages and human microvascular endothelial cells during Bartonella henselae infection. Infect Immun. 2002 Aug;70(8):4564-4570. Pubmedid: 12117969. Pmcid: PMC128175.
  • Ayoub EM, McBride J, Schmiederer M, Anderson B. Role of Bartonella henselae in the etiology of Henoch-Schonlein purpura. Pediatr Infect Dis J. 2002 Jan;21(1):28-31. Pubmedid: 11791094.
  • Anderson B. The interactions of Bartonella with endothelial cells and erythrocytes. Trends Microbiol. 2001 Nov;9(11):530-532. Pubmedid: 11825706.
  • Schmiederer M, Arcenas R, Widen R, Valkov N, Anderson B. Intracellular induction of the Bartonella henselae virB operon by human endothelial cells. Infect Immun. 2001 Oct;69(10):6495-6502. Pubmedid: 11553594.
  • Temenak J, Anderson B, McDonald G. Molecular cloning, sequence and characterization of cjsT, a putative protease from Rickettsia rickettsii. Microb Pathog. 2001 Apr;30(4):221-228. Pubmedid: 11312615.
  • Burgess A, Paquet J, Letesson J, Anderson B. Isolation, sequencing and expression of Bartonella henselae omp43 and predicted membrane topology of the deduced protein. Microb Pathog. 2000 Aug;29(2):73-80. Pubmedid: 10906262.
  • Schmiederer M, Anderson B. Cloning, sequencing, and expression of three Bartonella henselae genes homologous to the Agrobacterium tumefaciens VirB region. Dna Cell Biol. 2000 Mar;19(3):141-147. Pubmedid: 10749166.
  • Sweger D, Resto-Ruiz S, Johnson D, Schmiederer M, Hawke N, Anderson B. Conservation of the 17-kilodalton antigen gene within the genus Bartonella. Clin Diagn Lab Immunol. 2000;7(2):251-257. Pubmedid: 10702501.
  • Burgess A, Paquet J, Letesson J, Anderson B. Isolation, sequencing and expression of Bartonella henselae omp43 and predicted membrane topology of the deduced protein. Microbial Pathogensis. 2000;29(2):73-80. Pubmedid: 10906262.
  • Resto-Ruiz S, Sweger D, Wilden R, Valkov N, Anderson B. Transcriptional activation of the htrA (High-temperature requirement A) gene from Bartonella henselae. Infect Immun. 2000;68(10):5970-5978. Pubmedid: 10992509.
  • Wang Q, Vasey F, Mahfood J, Valeriano J, Kanik K, Anderson B, Bridgeford P. V2 regions of 16S ribosomal RNA used as a molecular marker for the species identification of streptococci in peripheral blood and synovial fluid from patients with psoriatic arthritis. Arthritis Rheum. 1999 Oct;42(10):2055-2059. Pubmedid: 10524676.
  • Wang Q, Vasey F, Mahfood J, Valeriano-Marcet J, Kanik K, Anderson B, Bridgeford P. V2 regions of 16S ribosomal RNA used as a molecular marker for the species identification of streptococci in peripheral blood and synovial fluid from patients with psoriatic arthritis. Arthritis And Rheumatism. 1999;42(10):2055-2059.
  • Bowers T, Sweger D, Jue D, Anderson B. Isolation, sequencing, and expression of the gene encoding a major protein from the bacteriophage associated with Bartonella henselae. Gene. 1998;206:49-52. Pubmedid: 9461414.
  • Burgess A, Anderson B. Outer membrane proteins of Bartnella henselae and their interaction with human endothelial cells. Microbiol Immunol. 1998;25:157-164. Pubmedid: 9790875.
  • Anderson B, Scotchlas D, Jones D, Johnson A, Tzianabos T, Baumstark B. Analysis of 36-kilodalton protein (PapA) associated with the bacteriophage particle of Bartonella henselae. Dna Cell Biol. 1997 Oct;16(10):1223-1229. Pubmedid: 9364933 .
  • Padmalayam I, Anderson B, Kron M, Kelly T, Baumstark B. The 75-kilodalton antigen of Bartonella bacilliformis is a structural homolog of the cell division protein FtsZ. J Bacteriol. 1997 Jul;179(14):4545-4552. Pubmedid: 9226264 .
  • Anderson B, Neuman M. Bartonella spp. as emerging human pathogens. Clin Microbiol Rev. 1997 Apr;10(2):203-219. Pubmedid: 9105751 .
  • Anderson B, Haley W. Clinical geropsychology: implications for practice in medical settings. J Clin Psych Med Sett. 1997;4:193-205. Pubmedid: noPMID.
  • Scott M, McCurley T, Vnencak-Jones C, Hager C, McCoy J, Anderson B, Collins R, Edwards K. Cat scratch disease: detection of Bartonella henselae DNA in archival biopsies from patients with clinically, serologically, and histologically defined disease. Am J Pathol. 1996 Dec;149(6):2161-2167. Pubmedid: 8952548 .
  • Anderson B, Jones D, Burgess A. Cloning, expression and sequence analysis of the Bartonella henselae gene encoding the HtrA stress-response protein. Gene. 1996 Oct;178(1-2):35-38. Pubmedid: 8921888 .
  • McDade J, Anderson B. Molecular epidemiology: applications of nucleic acid amplification and sequence analysis. Epidemiol Rev. 1996;18(1):90-97. Pubmedid: 8877333 .
  • Holmes A, Greenough T, Balady G, Regnery R, Anderson B, O'Keane J, Fonger J, McCrone E. Bartonella henselae endocarditis in an immunocompetent adult. Clin Infect Dis. 1995 Oct;21(4):1004-1007. Pubmedid: 8645787 .
  • Anderson B, Lu E, Jones D, Regnery R. Characterization of a 17-kilodalton antigen of Bartonella henselae reactiv with sera from patients with cat scratch disease. J Clin Microbiol. 1995 Sep;33(9):2358-2365. Pubmedid: 7494028 .
  • Demers D, Bass J, Vincent J, Person D, Noyes D, Staege C, SamlaskaCP, Lockwood N, Regnery R, Anderson B. Cat-scratch disease in Hawaii: etiology and seroepidemiology. J Pediatr. 1995 Jul;127(1):23-26. Pubmedid: 7608806 .
  • Sumner J, Sims K, Jones D, Anderson B. Protection of guinea-pigs from experimental Rocky Mountain spotted fever by immunization with baculovirus-expressed Rickettsia rickettsii rOmpA protein. Vaccine. 1995 Jan;13(1):29-35. Pubmedid: 7762273 .
  • Goral S, Anderson B, Hager C, Edwards K. Detection of Rochalimaea henselae DNA by polymerase chain reaction from suppurative nodes of children with cat-scratch disease. Pediatr Infect Dis J. 1994 Nov;13(11):994-997. Pubmedid: 7531320 .
  • Le H, Palay D, Anderson B, Steinberg J. Conjunctival swab to diagnose ocular cat scratch disease. Am J Ophthalmol. 1994 Aug;118(2):249-250. Pubmedid: 8053472 .
  • Anderson B, Goldsmith C, Johnson A, Padmalayam I, Baumstark B. Bacteriophage-like particle of Rochalimaea henselae. Mol Microbiol. 1994 Jul;13(1):67-73. Pubmedid: 7527118 .
  • Anderson B, Sims K, Regnery R, Robinson L, Schmidt M, Goral S, Hager C, Edwards K. Detection of Rochalimaea henselae DNA in specimens from cat scratch disease patients by PCR. J Clin Microbiol. 1994 Apr;32(4):942-948. Pubmedid: 8027347 .
  • Waldvogel K, Regnery R, Anderson B, Caduff R, Caduff J, Nadal D. Disseminated cat-scratch disease: detection of Rochalimaea henselae in affected tissue. Eur J Pediatr. 1994 Jan;153(1):23-27. Pubmedid: 8313920 .
  • Kakoma I, Hansen R, Anderson B, Hanley T, Sims K, Liu L, Bellamy C, Long M, Baek B. Cultural, molecular, and immunological characterization of the etiologic agent for atypical canine ehrlichiosis. J Clin Microbiol. 1994 Jan;32(1):170-175. Pubmedid: 8126175 .
  • Paddock C, Suchard D, Grumbach K, Hadley W, Kerschmann R, Abbey N, Dawson J, Anderson B, Sims K, Dumler J, et a. Brief report: fatal seronegative ehrlichiosis in a patient with HIV infection. N Engl J Med. 1993 Oct;329(16):1164-1167. Pubmedid: 8377780 .
  • Anderson B, Kelly C, Threlkel R, Edwards K. Detection of Rochalimaea henselae in cat-scratch disease skin test antigens. J Infect Dis. 1993 Oct;168(4):1034-1036. Pubmedid: 8376816 .
  • Anderson B, Sims K, Olson J, Childs J, Piesman J, Happ C, Maupin G, Johnson B. Amblyomma americanum: a potential vector of human ehrlichiosis. Am J Trop Med Hyg. 1993 Aug;49(2):239-244. Pubmedid: 8357086 .
  • Sumner J, Sims K, Jones D, Anderson B. Ehrlichia chaffeensis expresses an immunoreactive protein homologous to the Escherichia coli GroEL protein. Infect Immun. 1993 Aug;61(8):3536-3539. Pubmedid: 8101510 .
  • Anderson B, McDonald G. Construction of DNA libraries of A-T rich organisms using EcoRI star activity. Anal Biochem. 1993 Jun;211(2):325-327. Pubmedid: 8317710 .
  • Jones D, Anderson B, Olson J, Greene C. Enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay for detection of human immunoglobulin G to lipopolysaccharide of spotted fever group rickettsiae. J Clin Microbiol. 1993 Jan;31(1):138-141. Pubmedid: 8417018 .
  • Dunn B, Monson T, Dumler J, Morris C, Westbrook A, Duncan J, DawsonJE, Sims K, Anderson B. Identification of Ehrlichia chaffeensis morulae in cerebrospinal fluid mononuclear cells. J Clin Microbiol. 1992 Aug;30(8):2207-2210. Pubmedid: 1500537 .
  • Anderson B, Sumner J, Dawson J, Tzianabos T, Greene C, Olson J, Fishbein D, Olsen-Rasmussen M, Holloway B, George E, et a. Detection of the etiologic agent of human ehrlichiosis by polymerase chain reaction. J Clin Microbiol. 1992 Apr;30(4):775-780. Pubmedid: 1374076 .
  • Anderson B, Greene C, Jones D, Dawson J. Ehrlichia ewingii sp. nov., the etiologic agent of canine granulocytic ehrlichiosis. Int J Syst Bacteriol. 1992 Apr;42(2):299-302. Pubmedid: 1581189 .
  • Regnery R, Anderson B, Clarridge JE 3rd, Rodriguez-Barradas M, Jones D, Carr J. Characterization of a novel Rochalimaea species, R. henselae sp. nov., isolated from blood of a febrile, human immunodeficiency virus-positive patient. J Clin Microbiol. 1992 Feb;30(2):265-274. Pubmedid: 1371515 .
  • Dawson J, Anderson B, Fishbein D, Sanchez J, Goldsmith C, Wilson K, Duntley C. Isolation and characterization of an Ehrlichia sp. from a patient diagnosed with human ehrlichiosis. J Clin Microbiol. 1991 Dec;29(12):2741-2745. Pubmedid: 1757543 .
  • Anderson B, Dawson J, Jones D, Wilson K. Ehrlichia chaffeensis, a new species associated with human ehrlichiosis. J Clin Microbiol. 1991 Dec;29(12):2838-2842. Pubmedid: 1757557 .
  • Anderson B, Baumstark B, Bellini W. Nucleotide sequence of the P34 gene from Rickettsia rickettsii. Nucleic Acids Res. 1990 Dec;18(23):7168-7168. Pubmedid: 2124682 .
  • Anderson B, McDonald G, Jones D, Regnery R. A protective protein antigen of Rickettsia rickettsii has tandemly repeated, near-identical sequences. Infect Immun. 1990 Sep;58(9):2760-2769. Pubmedid: 2117568 .
  • Tzianabos T, Anderson B, McDade J. Detection of Rickettsia rickettsii DNA in clinical specimens by using polymerase chain reaction technology. J Clin Microbiol. 1989 Dec;27(12):2866-2868. Pubmedid: 2512328 .
  • Anderson B, Tzianabos T. Comparative sequence analysis of a genus-common rickettsial antigen gene. J Bacteriol. 1989 Sep;171(9):5199-5201. Pubmedid: 2768201 .
  • Anderson B, Baumstark B, Bellini W. Expression of the gene encoding the 17-kilodalton antigen from Rickettsia rickettsii: transcription and posttranslational modification. J Bacteriol. 1988 Oct;170(10):4493-4500. Pubmedid: 3139629 .
  • Anderson B, Regnery R, Carlone G, Tzianabos T, McDade J, Fu Z, BelliniWJ. Sequence analysis of the 17-kilodalton-antigen gene from Rickettsia rickettsii. J Bacteriol. 1987 Jun;169(6):2385-2390. Pubmedid: 3108232 .
  • Anderson B, Albritton W, Biddle J, Johnson S. Common beta-lactamase-specifying plasmid in Haemophilus ducreyi and Neisseria gonorrhoeae. Antimicrob Agents Chemother. 1984 Feb;25(2):296-297. Pubmedid: 6424563 .
  • Johnson S, Anderson B, Biddle J, Perkins G, DeWitt W. Characterization of concatemeric plasmids of Neisseria gonorrhoeae. Infect Immun. 1983 May;40(2):843-846. Pubmedid: 6404838 .
  • Anderson B, Odugbemi T, Johnson S. Penicillinase producing Neisseria Gonorrhoeae strains from Nigeria with Far Eastern type plasmid. Lancet. 1982 Mar;1(8273):676-676. Pubmedid: 6121980 .
  • Carl, M., Tzianabos, T., Anderson, B.. Diagnosis of rickettsial and ehrlichial diseases using the polymerase chain reaction. In: PCR-Based Diagnostics in Infectious Disease. Cambridge, MA: Blackwell Scientific Publications; 1993;483-491.
  • Anderson, B.. Identification of bacteria using broad-range polymerase chain reaction. In: Rapid Detection of Infectious Agents. New York, NY: Plenum Press; 1998;117-129.
  • Midani, S, Ayoub, E., Anderson, B.. Cat-scratch disease. In: Advances in Pediatrics. Chicago, IL: Mosby; 1996;397-422.
  • Anderson, B. Polymerase chain reaction detection of Rickettsia rickettsii and Ehrlichia chaffeensis. In: Diagnostic Molecular Microbiology. Washington, D.C., MD: ASM Publications; 1993;197-202.
  • Minnick, M, Anderson, B.. Bartonella interactions with host cells. In: Subcellular Biochemistry. London, England: Plenum Press; 2000;97-124.
  • Burgess, A, Johnson, D., Anderson, B.. Bartonella infections in the immunocompromised host. In: Opportunistic intracellular pathogens and immunity. New York, NY: Plenum Press; 1998;201-212.
  • Anderson, B.. Molecular rickettsiology: a short history. In: Rickettsial Infections and Immunity. New York, NY: Plenum Press; 1997;1-11.
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