Woolston BM, Jenkins DM, Hood-Pishchany MI, Rakoff-Nahoum S, Balskus E. Characterization of vaginal microbial enzymes identifies amylopullulanases that support growth of Lactobacillus crispatus on glycogen. bioRxiv preprint doi:

Original Research

Dubois MM, Campbell JI, Savage T, Hood-Pishchany MI, Sharma TS, Petty CR, Lamb GS, Nakamura M. Comorbidities Associated with Hospitalization and Progression Among Adolescents with Symptomatic Coronavirus Disease 2019. J Pediatr. 2022 Feb 28:S0022-3476(22)00169-X. Online ahead of print. PMCID: PMC8883759

Hood-Pishchany, M.I., Pham, L., Wijers, C.D., Burns, W.J., Boyd, K.L., Palmer, L.D., Skaar, E.P., and Noto, M.J.(2020)Broad-spectrum suppression of bacterial pneumonia by aminoglycoside-propagated Acinetobacter baumannii. PLoS Pathog. 16(3):e1008374. PMCID: PMC7094866

Hood, M.I., Winkel, B., and Pelletier, M. (2014) Fine scale genetic mapping of the TT9 locus of Arabidopsis thaliana. J Plant Biochem Phys. 2:128. 10.4172/2329-9029.1000128

Hood, M.I., Uzhachenko, R., Skaar, E.P., and Ivanova, A.V. (2013) Loss of mitochondrial FUS1 protects against Acinetobacter baumannii pulmonary infection. Infect. Immun. 81(12):4461-9. PMCID: PMC3837987

Hammer, N.D., Reniere, M.L., Cassat, J.E., Zhang, Y., Hirsch, A.O., Hood, M.I., and Skaar, E.P. (2013) Two heme-dependent terminal oxidases power organ specific colonization of Staphylococcus aureus. MBio. 4(4): e00241-13. PMCID: PMC3735196

KeKehl-Fie, T.E., Zhang, Y., Moore, J.L., Farrand, A.J., Hood, M.I., Rathi, S., Chazin, W.J., Caprioli, R.M., and Skaar, E.P. (2013) MntABC and MntH contribute to systemic Staphylococcus aureus infection by competing with calprotectin for nutrient manganese. Infect. Immun. 81(9):3395-405. PMCID: PMC3754211

Hood, M.I., Becker, K.W., Roux, C.M., Dunman, P.M., and Skaar, E.P. (2013) Genetic determinants of intrinsic colistin tolerance in Acinetobacter baumannii. Infect. Immun. 81(2):542-51. PMCID: PMC3553813

Hood, M.I., Mortensen, B.L., Moore, J.L., Zhang, Y., Kehl-Fie, T.E., Sugitani, N., Chazin, W.J., Caprioli, R.M., and Skaar, E.P. (2012) Identification of an Acinetobacter baumannii zinc acquisition system that facilitates resistance to calprotectin-mediated zinc sequestration. PLoS Path. 8(12): e1003068. PMCID: PMC3516566

Kehl-Fie, T.E., Chitayat, S., Hood, M.I., Damo, S., Restrepo, N., Garcia, C., Munro, K.A., Chazin, W.J., and Skaar, E.P. (2011) Nutrient metal sequestration by calprotectin inhibits bacterial superoxide defense, enhancing neutrophil killing of Staphylococcus aureus. Cell Host Microbe. 10: 158-64. PMCID: PMC3157011

Jacobs, A.C., Hood, M.I., Boyd, K.L., Olson, P.D., Morrison, J.M., Carson, S., Sayood, K., Iwen, P.C., Skaar, E.P., and Dunman, P.M. (2010) Inactivation of Phospholipase D diminishes Acinetobacter baumannii pathogenesis. Infect. Immun. 78: 1952-1962. PMCID: PMC2863507

Torres, V.J., Attia, A.S., Mason, W.J., Hood, M.I., Corbin, B.D., Beasley, F.C., Anderson, K.L., Stauff, D.L., McDonald, W.H., Zimmerman, L.J., Friedman, D.B., Heinrichs, D.E., Dunman, P.M., and Skaar, E.P. (2010) Staphylococcus aureus Fur regulates the expression of virulence factors that contribute to the pathogenesis of pneumonia. Infect. Immun. 78: 1618-1628. PMCID: PMC2849423

Hood, M.I., Jacobs, A.C., Sayood, K., Dunman, P.M., and Skaar E.P. (2010) Acinetobacter baumannii increases tolerance to antibiotics in response to monovalent cations. Antimicrob. Agents Chemother. 54: 1029-1041. PMCID: PMC2825970

Case Reports and Review Articles

El Assaad, I.*, Hood-Pishchany, M.I.*, Kheir, J., Mistry, K., Dixit, A., Halyabar, O., Mah, D., Meyer-Macaulay, C., and Cheng, H. Complete Heart Block, Severe Ventricular Dysfunction and Myocardial Inflammation in a Child with COVID-19 Infection. J Am Coll Cardiol Case Rep. 2020 Jul 15;2(9):1351-1355. PMCID: PMC7237189. *These authors contributed equally

Hood, M.I., and Skaar, E. (2012) Nutritional immunity: transition metals at the pathogen-host interface. Nat. Rev. Microbiol. 10: 525-37. PMCID: PMC3875331