Sonia Flores, PhD
Professor, Medicine-Pulmonary Sciences & Critical Care

Publications

  • Honda JR, Hess T, Carlson R, Kandasamy P, Nieto Ramirez LM, Norton GJ, Virdi R, Islam MN, Mehaffy C, Hasan NA, Epperson LE, Hesser D, Alper S, Strong M, Flores SC, Voelker DR, Dobos KM, Chan ED. Nontuberculous Mycobacteria Show Differential Infectivity and Use Phospholipids to Antagonize LL-37. Am J Respir Cell Mol Biol. 2020 Mar;62(3):354-363. PubMed PMID: 31545652
  • Caulfield T, Coban M, Tek A, Flores SC. Molecular Dynamics Simulations Suggest a Non-Doublet Decoding Model of -1 Frameshifting by tRNA(Ser3). Biomolecules. 2019 Nov 18;9(11). PubMed PMID: 31752208
  • Almodovar S, Swanson J, Giavedoni LD, Kanthaswamy S, Long CS, Voelkel NF, Edwards MG, Folkvord JM, Connick E, Westmoreland SV, Luciw PA, Flores SC. Lung Vascular Remodeling, Cardiac Hypertrophy, and Inflammatory Cytokines in SHIVnef-Infected Macaques. Viral Immunol. 2018 Apr;31(3):206-222. PubMed PMID: 29256819
  • Morris A, Flores SC. Study of the Lung Microbiome. Have We Reached the End of the Beginning?. Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2017 Jan 1;195(1):15-16. PubMed PMID: 28035854
  • Almodovar S, Swanson J, Giavedoni LD, Kanthaswamy S, Long CS, Voelkel NF, Edwards MG, Folkvord JM, Connick E, Westmoreland SV, Luciw PA, Flores SC. Lung Vascular Remodeling, Cardiac Hypertrophy, and Inflammatory Cytokines in SHIVnef-Infected Macaques. Viral Immunol. 2017 Dec 19. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 29256819
  • Presti RM, Flores SC, Palmer BE, Atkinson JJ, Lesko CR, Lau B, Fontenot AP, Roman J, McDyer JF, Twigg HL 3rd. Mechanisms Underlying HIV-Associated Noninfectious Lung Disease. Chest. 2017 Nov;152(5):1053-1060. PubMed PMID: 28427967
  • Morris A, Flores SC. Study of the Lung Microbiome. Have We Reached the End of the Beginning?. Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2017 Jan 1;195(1):15-16. PubMed PMID: 28035854
  • Leader JK, Crothers K, Huang L, King MA, Morris A, Thompson BW, Flores SC, Drummond MB, Rom WN, Diaz PT. Risk Factors Associated With Quantitative Evidence of Lung Emphysema and Fibrosis in an HIV-Infected Cohort. J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr. 2016 Apr 1;71(4):420-7. PubMed PMID: 26914911
  • Duncan GA, Lockett A, Villegas LR, Almodovar S, Gomez JL, Flores SC, Wilkes DS, Tigno XT. National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute Workshop Summary: Enhancing Opportunities for Training and Retention of a Diverse Biomedical Workforce. Ann Am Thorac Soc. 2016 Apr;13(4):562-7. PubMed PMID: 27058184
  • Beck JM, Schloss PD, Venkataraman A, Twigg H 3rd, Jablonski KA, Bushman FD, Campbell TB, Charlson ES, Collman RG, Crothers K, Curtis JL, Drews KL, Flores SC, Fontenot AP, Foulkes MA, Frank I, Ghedin E, Huang L, Lynch SV, Morris A, Palmer BE, Schmidt TM, Sodergren E, Weinstock GM, Young VB. Multicenter Comparison of Lung and Oral Microbiomes of HIV-infected and HIV-uninfected Individuals. Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2015 Dec 1;192(11):1335-44. PubMed PMID: 26247840
  • Honda JR, Hess T, Malcolm KC, Ovrutsky AR, Bai X, Irani VR, Dobos KM, Chan ED, Flores SC. Pathogenic nontuberculous mycobacteria resist and inactivate cathelicidin: implication of a novel role for polar mycobacterial lipids. PLoS One. 2015;10(5):e0126994. PubMed PMID: 25993058
  • Neff CP, Chain JL, MaWhinney S, Martin AK, Linderman DJ, Flores SC, Campbell TB, Palmer BE, Fontenot AP. Lymphocytic alveolitis is associated with the accumulation of functionally impaired HIV-specific T cells in the lung of antiretroviral therapy-naive subjects. Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2015 Feb 15;191(4):464-73. PubMed PMID: 25536276
  • Roy MG, Livraghi-Butrico A, Fletcher AA, McElwee MM, Evans SE, Boerner RM, Alexander SN, Bellinghausen LK, Song AS, Petrova YM, Tuvim MJ, Adachi R, Romo I, Bordt AS, Bowden MG, Sisson JH, Woodruff PG, Thornton DJ, Rousseau K, De la Garza MM, Moghaddam SJ, Karmouty-Quintana H, Blackburn MR, Drouin SM, Davis CW, Terrell KA, Grubb BR, O'Neal WK, Flores SC, Cota-Gomez A, Lozupone CA, Donnelly JM, Watson AM, Hennessy CE, Keith RC, Yang IV, Barthel L, Henson PM, Janssen WJ, Schwartz DA, Boucher RC, Dickey BF, Evans CM. Muc5b is required for airway defence. Nature. 2014 Jan 16;505(7483):412-6. PubMed PMID: 24317696
  • Neff CP, Chain JL, MaWhinney S, Martin AK, Linderman DJ, Flores SC, Campbell TB, Palmer BE, Fontenot AP. Lymphocytic Alveolitis is Associated with the Accumulation of Functionally Impaired HIV-specific T Cells in the Lung of ART-naive Subjects. Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2014 Dec 23. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 25536276
  • Honda JR, Connick E, MaWhinney S, Chan ED, Flores SC. Plasma LL-37 correlates with vitamin D and is reduced in human immunodeficiency virus-1 infected individuals not receiving antiretroviral therapy. J Med Microbiol. 2014 Jul;63(Pt 7):997-1003. PubMed PMID: 24821067
  • Wang T, Green LA, Gupta SK, Kim C, Wang L, Almodovar S, Flores SC, Prudovsky IA, Jolicoeur P, Liu Z, Clauss M. Transfer of intracellular HIV Nef to endothelium causes endothelial dysfunction. PLoS One. 2014;9(3):e91063. PubMed PMID: 24608713
  • Twigg HL 3rd, Morris A, Ghedin E, Curtis JL, Huffnagle GB, Crothers K, Campbell TB, Flores SC, Fontenot AP, Beck JM, Huang L, Lynch S, Knox KS, Weinstock G, Lung HIV Microbiome Project. Use of bronchoalveolar lavage to assess the respiratory microbiome: signal in the noise. Lancet Respir Med. 2013 Jul;1(5):354-6. PubMed PMID: 24429191
  • Lozupone CA, Li M, Campbell TB, Flores SC, Linderman D, Gebert MJ, Knight R, Fontenot AP, Palmer BE. Alterations in the gut microbiota associated with HIV-1 infection. Cell Host Microbe. 2013 Sep 11;14(3):329-39. PubMed PMID: 24034618
  • Flores SC, Almodovar S. Human immunodeficiency virus, herpes virus infections, and pulmonary vascular disease. Pulm Circ. 2013 Jan;3(1):165-70. PubMed PMID: 23662195
  • Morris A, Beck JM, Schloss PD, Campbell TB, Crothers K, Curtis JL, Flores SC, Fontenot AP, Ghedin E, Huang L, Jablonski K, Kleerup E, Lynch SV, Sodergren E, Twigg H, Young VB, Bassis CM, Venkataraman A, Schmidt TM, Weinstock GM, Lung HIV Microbiome Project. Comparison of the respiratory microbiome in healthy nonsmokers and smokers. Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2013 May 15;187(10):1067-75. PubMed PMID: 23491408
  • Lozupone C, Cota-Gomez A, Palmer BE, Linderman DJ, Charlson ES, Sodergren E, Mitreva M, Abubucker S, Martin J, Yao G, Campbell TB, Flores SC, Ackerman G, Stombaugh J, Ursell L, Beck JM, Curtis JL, Young VB, Lynch SV, Huang L, Weinstock GM, Knox KS, Twigg H, Morris A, Ghedin E, Bushman FD, Collman RG, Knight R, Fontenot AP, Lung HIV Microbiome Project. Widespread colonization of the lung by Tropheryma whipplei in HIV infection. Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2013 May 15;187(10):1110-7. PubMed PMID: 23392441
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Department: Medicine-Pulmonary Sciences & Critical Care
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