Vijaya Knight, MD, PhD
Associate Professor, Pediatrics-Allergy/Immunology

Professional Titles

  • Associate Professor
  • Director, Clinical & Translational Allergy and Immunology Laboratory


  • DomBourian MG, Annen K, Huey L, Andersen G, Merkel PA, Jung S, Dominguez SR, Knight V. Analysis of COVID-19 convalescent plasma for SARS-CoV-2 IgG using two commercial immunoassays. J Immunol Methods. 2020 Aug 20;:112837. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 32828791
  • Wang M, Strand MJ, Lanser BJ, Santos C, Bendelja K, Fish J, Esterl EA, Ashino S, Abbott JK, Knight V, Gelfand EW. Expression and activation of the steroidogenic enzyme CYP11A1 is associated with IL-13 production in T cells from peanut allergic children. PLoS One. 2020;15(6):e0233563. PubMed PMID: 32497050
  • Knight V, Long T, Meng QH, Linden MA, Rhoads DD. Variability in the Laboratory Measurement of Cytokines: A Longitudinal Summary of a College of American Pathologists Proficiency Testing Survey. Arch Pathol Lab Med. 2020 May 13. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 32401053
  • Wortmann SB, Van Hove JLK, Derks TGJ, Chevalier N, Knight V, Koller A, Oussoren E, Mayr JA, van Spronsen FJ, Lagler FB, Gaughan S, Van Schaftingen E, Veiga-da-Cunha M. Treating neutropenia and neutrophil dysfunction in glycogen storage disease type Ib with an SGLT2 inhibitor. Blood. 2020 Aug 27;136(9):1033-1043. PubMed PMID: 32294159
  • Knight, V.; Heimall, J.R.; Wright, N.; Dutmer, C.M.; Boyce, T.G.; Torgerson, T.R.; Abraham, R.S. Follow-Up for an Abnormal Newborn Screen for Severe Combined Immunodeficiencies (NBS SCID): A Clinical Immunology Society (CIS) Survey of Current Practices. Int. J. Neonatal Screen. 2020, 6, 52.
  • Presence and short-term persistence of SARS-CoV-2 neutralizing antibodies in COVID-19 convalescent plasma donors. Kyle Annen, Thomas E Morrison, Melkon G DomBourian, Mary K McCarthy, Leah Huey, Patricia A Merkel, Gillian Andersen, Eileen Schwartz, Vijaya Knight medRxiv 2020.09.01.20185942; doi:
  • Multiplexed, Microscale, Microarray-based Serological Assay for Antibodies Against All Human-Relevant Coronaviruses Erica D Dawson, Laura R Kuck, Rebecca H Blair, Amber W Taylor, Evan Toth, Vijaya Knight, Kathy L Rowlen medRxiv 2020.09.03.20179598; doi:
  • Merkel PA, Lebo T, Knight V. Functional Analysis of Anti-cytokine Autoantibodies Using Flow Cytometry. Front Immunol. 2019;10:1517. PubMed PMID: 31354706
  • Knight V, Wolf ML, Trikha A, Curran-Everett D, Hiserote M, Harbeck RJ. A comparison of specific IgE and skin prick test results to common environmental allergens using the HYTECâ„¢ 288. J Immunol Methods. 2018 Nov;462:9-12. PubMed PMID: 30031799
  • Castro G, Merkel PA, Giclas HE, Gibula A, Andersen GE, Corash LM, Lin JS, Green J, Knight V, Stassinopoulos A. Amotosalen/UVA treatment inactivates T cells more effectively than the recommended gamma dose for prevention of transfusion-associated graft-versus-host disease. Transfusion. 2018 Jun;58(6):1506-1515. PubMed PMID: 29607502
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Practice Locations

Children's Hospital Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus
13123 East 16th Ave
Aurora, CO 80045

Hospital Affiliation
  • Children's Hospital Colorado

Specialty Information

  • (D)ABMLI, Board Certification (2012)

General Information

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Department: Pediatrics-Allergy/Immunology