Physician’s Profile

Christian W. Schindler, MD, PhD

Department of Microbiology & Immunology
Department of Medicine
Division of Pulmonary, Allergy and Critical Care Medicine
Board Certificates
Internal Medicine
Areas of Expertise:
  • Research Studies
  • Pulmonary Critical Care Medicine

Farlik, M., Reutterer, B., Schindler, C., Greten, F., Vogl, C., Muller, M. and Decker, T. (2010) Nonconventional initiation complex assembly by STAT and NF-kappaB transcription factors regulates nitric oxide synthase expression. Immunity 33: 25-34.


Melillo, J.A., Song, L., Bhagat, G., Blazquez, A.B., Plumlee, C.R., Lee, C., Berin, C., Reizis, B. and Schindler, C. (2010) Dendritic cell (DC)-specific targeting reveals Stat3 as a negative regulator of DC function. J. Immunol. 184: 2638-2645.


Plumlee, C.R., Lee, C., Beg, A.A., Decker, T., Shuman, H.A. and Schindler, C. (2009) Interferons direct an effective innate response to Legionella pneumophila infection. J. Biol. Chem. 284: 30058-30066. 


Martin, F.J., Gomez, I.M., Wetzel, M., Memmi, G., O'Seaghdha, M., Soong G., Schindler, C. and Prince, A. (2009) S. aureus activates type I IFN signaling through the Xr repeated sequences of protein A. J. Clin. Invest. 115: 1931-1939. 


Zhao, W., Lee, C., Piganis, R., Plumlee, C., de Weerd, N., Hertzog, P.J. and Schindler, C. (2008) A conserved IFN-alpha receptor tyrosine motif directs the biological response to type I IFNs. J. Immunol. 180: 5483-5489. 


Schindler, C. and Plumlee, C. (2008) IFN-Is pen the JAK-STAT pathway. Sem. Cell Dev. Biol. 19: 311-318. 


Zhao, W., Cha, E.N., Lee, C., Park, C.Y. and Schindler, C. (2007) Stat2-dependent regulation of MHC class II expression. J. Immunol. 179: 463-471.


Schindler, C., Levy, D.E. and Decker, T. (2007) JAK-STAT signaling: from interferons to cytokines. J. Biol. Chem. 282: 20059-20063. 


Kisseleva, T., Song, L., Vorontchikhina, M., Feirt, N., Kitajewski, J. and Schindler, C. (2006) NFkB regulation of endothelial cell function during LPS toxemia and cancer. J. Clin. Invest. 116: 2955-2953. 


Song, L., Battacharya, S., Yunis, A.A., Lima, C.D. and Schindler, C. (2006) SUMO modification of Stat1. Blood 108: 3237-3244. 


Song, L., Leung, C. and Schindler, C. (2001) Lymphocytes are important in atherosclerosis. J. Clin. Invest. 108: 251-259. 


Park, C., Li, S., Cha, E. and Schindler, C. (2000) Immune response in Stat2 knock-out mice. Immunity 13: 795-804. 


Azam, M., Lee, C., Strehlow, I. and Schindler, C. (1997) Functional distinct isoforms of Stat5 are generated by protein processing. Immunity 6: 691-701.


Gupta, S., Pablo, A.M., Jiang, X-c., Wang, N., Tall. A.R. and Schindler, C. (1997) IFN-gamma potentiates atherosclerosis in apoE knock-out mice. J. Clin. Invest. 99: 2752-2761. 


Schindler, C., Shuai, K., Prezioso, V. and Darnell, J.E. (1992) Interferon-dependent tyrosine phosphorylation of a latent cytoplasmic transcription factor. Science 257: 809-813.