Liyen Loh, PhD
Assistant Research Professor, Immunology and Microbiology


  • Katsnelson EN, Spengler A, Domenico J, Couts KL, Loh L, Gapin L, McCarter MD, Tobin RP. Dysfunctional states of unconventional T-cell subsets in cancer. J Leukoc Biol. 2024 Jan 5;115(1):36-46. PubMed PMID: 37837379
  • Loh L, Carcy S, Krovi HS, Domenico J, Spengler A, Lin Y, Torres J, Palmer W, Norman PJ, Stone M, Brunetti T, Meyer HV, Gapin L. Unraveling the Phenotypic States of Human innate-like T Cells: Comparative Insights with Conventional T Cells and Mouse Models. bioRxiv. 2023 Dec 8. PubMed PMID: 38105962
  • Loh L, Orlicky D, Spengler A, Levens C, Celli S, Domenico J, Klarquist J, Onyiah J, Matsuda J, Kuhn K, Gapin L. MAIT cells drive chronic inflammation in a genetically diverse murine model of spontaneous colitis. bioRxiv. 2023 Dec 1. PubMed PMID: 38076996
  • Palmer WH, Leaton LA, Campos Codo A, Crute B, Roest J, Zhu S, Petersen J, Tobin RP, Hume PS, Stone M, van Bokhoven A, Gerich ME, McCarter MD, Zhu Y, Janssen WJ, Vivian JP, Trowsdale J, Getahun A, Rossjohn J, Cambier J, Loh L, Norman PJ. Polymorphic KIR3DL3 expression modulates tissue-resident and innate-like T cells. Sci Immunol. 2023 Jun 30;8(84):eade5343. PubMed PMID: 37390222
  • Jia X, Chua BY, Loh L, Koutsakos M, Kedzierski L, Olshansky M, Heath WR, Chang SY, Xu J, Wang Z, Kedzierska K. High expression of CD38 and MHC class II on CD8( ) T cells during severe influenza disease reflects bystander activation and trogocytosis. Clin Transl Immunology. 2021;10(9):e1336. PubMed PMID: 34522380
  • Hensen L, Illing PT, Bridie Clemens E, Nguyen THO, Koutsakos M, van de Sandt CE, Mifsud NA, Nguyen AT, Szeto C, Chua BY, Halim H, Rizzetto S, Luciani F, Loh L, Grant EJ, Saunders PM, Brooks AG, Rockman S, Kotsimbos TC, Cheng AC, Richards M, Westall GP, Wakim LM, Loudovaris T, Mannering SI, Elliott M, Tangye SG, Jackson DC, Flanagan KL, Rossjohn J, Gras S, Davies J, Miller A, Tong SYC, Purcell AW, Kedzierska K. CD8( ) T cell landscape in Indigenous and non-Indigenous people restricted by influenza mortality-associated HLA-A*24:02 allomorph. Nat Commun. 2021 May 18;12(1):2931. PubMed PMID: 34006841
  • Nguyen THO, Koutsakos M, van de Sandt CE, Crawford JC, Loh L, Sant S, Grzelak L, Allen EK, Brahm T, Clemens EB, Auladell M, Hensen L, Wang Z, Nüssing S, Jia X, Günther P, Wheatley AK, Kent SJ, Aban M, Deng YM, Laurie KL, Hurt AC, Gras S, Rossjohn J, Crowe J, Xu J, Jackson D, Brown LE, La Gruta N, Chen W, Doherty PC, Turner SJ, Kotsimbos TC, Thomas PG, Cheng AC, Kedzierska K. Immune cellular networks underlying recovery from influenza virus infection in acute hospitalized patients. Nat Commun. 2021 May 11;12(1):2691. PubMed PMID: 33976217
  • Delpoux A, Marcel N, Hess Michelini R, Katayama CD, Allison KA, Glass CK, Quiñones-Parra SM, Murre C, Loh L, Kedzierska K, Lappas M, Hedrick SM, Doedens AL. FOXO1 constrains activation and regulates senescence in CD8 T cells. Cell Rep. 2021 Jan 26;34(4):108674. PubMed PMID: 33503413
  • Loh L, Gherardin NA, Sant S, Grzelak L, Crawford JC, Bird NL, Koay HF, van de Sandt CE, Moreira ML, Lappas M, Allen EK, Crowe J, Loudovaris T, Flanagan KL, Quinn KM, Rossjohn J, Thomas PG, Eckle SBG, McCluskey J, Godfrey DI, Kedzierska K. Human Mucosal-Associated Invariant T Cells in Older Individuals Display Expanded TCRaß Clonotypes with Potent Antimicrobial Responses. J Immunol. 2020 Jan 27. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 31988181
  • Hinks TSC, van Wilgenburg B, Wang H, Loh L, Koutsakos M, Kedzierska K, Corbett AJ, Chen Z. Study of MAIT Cell Activation in Viral Infections In Vivo. Methods Mol Biol. 2020;2098:261-281. PubMed PMID: 31792828
  • Loh L, Koutsakos M, Kedzierska K, Hinks TSC. Influenza A Virus-Infected Lung Epithelial Cell Co-Culture with Human Peripheral Blood Mononuclear Cells. Methods Mol Biol. 2020;2098:141-147. PubMed PMID: 31792820
  • Souter MNT, Loh L, Li S, Meehan BS, Gherardin NA, Godfrey DI, Rossjohn J, Fairlie DP, Kedzierska K, Pellicci DG, Chen Z, Kjer-Nielsen L, Corbett AJ, McCluskey J, Eckle SBG. Characterization of Human Mucosal-associated Invariant T (MAIT) Cells. Curr Protoc Immunol. 2019 Dec;127(1):e90. PubMed PMID: 31763790
  • Yurick D, Khoury G, Clemens B, Loh L, Pham H, Kedzierska K, Einsiedel L, Purcell D. Multiplex Droplet Digital PCR Assay for Quantification of Human T-Cell Leukemia Virus Type 1 Subtype c DNA Proviral Load and T Cells from Blood and Respiratory Exudates Sampled in a Remote Setting. J Clin Microbiol. 2019 Feb;57(2). PubMed PMID: 30518541
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