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Louis Picker, MD
Senior Scientist, Pathology and Immunology Division, ONPRC
Rank: Professor
Clinical Services:
Clinical Interests: Human/Primate Immunology
Research Interests:
 
Education:
1978    B.A., (Bacteriology, Summa Cum Laude), University of California, Los Angeles
1982    M.D., University of California, San Francisco
Boards:
Previous Position:
1987-1990  Clinical Instructor in Pathology, Stanford University
1990-1995  Assistant Professor of Pathology, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas
1995-2000  Associate Professor of Pathology (with tenure), University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center                    at Dallas
Selected References:
  • Douek D.C., Picker L.J., and Koup R.A. T cell dynamics in HIV-1 infection
  • Annu. RBitmansour A.D., Douek D.C., Maino V.C., and Picker, L.J. Direct ex vivo analysis of human CD4+ memory T cell activation requirements at the single clonotype level.
  • J. Immunol., 169:1207-1218, 2002. ev. Immunol., 21:265-304, McFarland R.D., Douek D.C., Koup R.A., and Picker, L.J. Identification of a human recent thymic emigrant phenotype, Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci., USA, 97:4215-4220, 2000. 2003.
  • McFarland R.D., Douek D.C., Koup R.A., and Picker, L.J. Identification of a human recent thymic emigrant phenotype, Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci., USA, 97:4215-4220, 2000.
  • Pitcher C.J., Quittner C., Peterson D.M. Connors M., Koup R.A., Maino V.C., and Picker L.J. HIV-1 specific CD4+ T cells are detectable in most individuals with active HIV -1 infection, but decline with prolonged viral suppression, Nat. Med., 5:518-525, 1999.
  • Douek D.C., McFarland R.D., Keiser P.H., Gage E.A., Massey J.M., Haynes B.F., Polis M.A., Haase A.T., Feinberg M.B., Sullivan J.L., Jamieson B.D., Zack J.A., Picker L.J., and Koup R.A. Changes in thymic output with age and during the treatment of HIV infection, Nature, 396:690-695, 1998
  • Waldrop S.L., Pitcher C.J., Peterson D., Maino V.C. and Picker L.J. Determination of antigen-specific memory/effector CD4+ T cell frequencies by flow cytometry: Evidence for a novel, antigen-specific homeostatic mechanism in HIV-associated immunodeficiency, J. Clin. Invest., 99:1739-1750, 1997.

Last Updated: 08/09/2010