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Publications: Dr Lesley Bergmeier

Bergmeier LA, Dutzan N, Smith PC, Kraan H ( 2022 ) . Editorial: Immunology of the Oral Mucosa . Frontiers in Immunology vol. 13 ,
Novak T, Hamedi M, Bergmeier LA, Fortune F, Hagi-Pavli E ( 2021 ) . Saliva and Serum Cytokine Profiles During Oral Ulceration in Behçet’s Disease . Frontiers in Immunology vol. 12 , ( 22 ) Article 724900 , 724900 - 724920 .
Novak T, Fortune F, Bergmeier L, Khan I, Hagi-Pavli E ( 2020 ) . Neutrophil elastase and endogenous inhibitors in Behçet’s disease saliva . Clinical and Experimental Immunology
Senusi AA, Liu J, Bevec D, Bergmeier LA, Stanford M, Kidd D, Jawad A, Higgins S et al. ( 2018 ) . Why are Behçet's disease patients always exhausted? . Clinical and experimental rheumatology vol. 36 , ( 6 ) 53 - 62 .
Senusi A, Liu J, Bevec D, Bergmeier LA, Stanford M, Kidd D, Jawad A, Higgins S et al. ( 2018 ) . The association of alpha-melanocyte stimulating hormone, vasoactive intestinal peptide with fatigue and quality of sleep in Behcet's disease . CLINICAL AND EXPERIMENTAL RHEUMATOLOGY . Conference: 18th International Conference on Behcet's Disease vol. 36 , S156 - S156 .
Bergmeier LA, Fortune F ( 2018 ) . Clinical management of oral mucosal disease: A literature Review . Oral Mucosa in Health and Disease: A Concise Handbook ,
Bergmeier LA, Parkinson EK ( 2018 ) . Future directions of research in the oral mucosa . Oral Mucosa in Health and Disease: A Concise Handbook ,
Bergmeier LA ( 2018 ) . Immunology of the oral mucosa . Oral Mucosa in Health and Disease: A Concise Handbook ,
Bergmeier LA ( 2018 ) . Infections of the oral mucosa and immune responses . Oral Mucosa in Health and Disease: A Concise Handbook ,
Bergmeier LA, Fortune F ( 2018 ) . Non-infectious diseases of the oral mucosa: The importance of immune functions . Oral Mucosa in Health and Disease: A Concise Handbook ,
Bergmeier LA ( 2018 ) . Oral mucosa in health and disease: A concise handbook .
Cruchley AT, Bergmeier LA ( 2018 ) . Structure and functions of the oral mucosa . Oral Mucosa in Health and Disease: A Concise Handbook ,
Hasan MS, Ryan PL, Bergmeier LA, Fortune F ( 2017 ) . Circulating NK cells and their subsets in Behçet's disease . Clinical and Experimental Immunology vol. 188 , ( 2 )
Ryan PL, Sumaria N, Holland CJ, Bradford CM, Izotova N, Grandjean CL, Jawad AS, Bergmeier LA et al. ( 2016 ) . Heterogeneous yet stable Vδ2(+) T cell profiles define distinct cytotoxic effector potentials in healthy human individuals . Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences vol. 113 , ( 50 ) 14378 - 14383 .
Mofta H, Dias K, Hoque Apu E, Liu L, Uttagomal J, Bergmeier L, Kermorgan S, Wan H ( 2016 ) . Desmoglein 3 regulates membrane trafficking of cadherins, an implication in cell-cell adhesion . Cell Adhesion & Migration
Hasan S, Bergmeier LA, Fortune F ( 2016 ) . CD16+V Delta 2 T CELLS AND THEIR FUNCTIONAL POTENTIAL IN BEHCET'S DISEASE . CLINICAL AND EXPERIMENTAL RHEUMATOLOGY . vol. 34 , S153 - S153 .
Bergmeier LA, Malik A, Boukbir N, Hasan S, Fortune F ( 2016 ) . EXPRESSION OF HOMING MAKERS ON PERIPHERAL BLOOD LYMPHOCYTES IN BEHCET'S DISEASE PATIENTS AND HEALTHY CONTROLS . CLINICAL AND EXPERIMENTAL RHEUMATOLOGY . vol. 34 , S140 - S140 .
Senusi A, Seoudi N, Bergmeier LA, Fortune F ( 2015 ) . Genital ulcer severity score and genital health quality of life in Behçet's disease Rare systemic diseases . Orphanet Journal of Rare Diseases vol. 10 , ( 1 )
Hasan MS, Bergmeier LA, Petrushkin H, Fortune F ( 2015 ) . Gamma Delta (γδ) T Cells and Their Involvement in Behçet's Disease . Journal of Immunology Research vol. 2015 ,
Seoudi N, Bergmeier LA, Drobniewski F, Paster B, Fortune F ( 2015 ) . The oral mucosal and salivary microbial community of behçet's syndrome and recurrent aphthous stomatitis . Journal of Oral Microbiology vol. 7 , ( 1 ) 1 - 9 .
Seoudi N, Bergmeier LA, Hagi-Pavli E, Bibby D, Fortune F ( 2015 ) . The seroprevalence and salivary shedding of herpesviruses in Behçet’s syndrome and recurrent aphthous stomatitis . Journal of Oral Microbiology vol. 7 , ( 1 )
Hasan MS, Ryan PL, Bergmeier LA, Fortune F ( 2014 ) . CD27 distinguishes human NK and V delta 2 cells into distinct subsets in Behcet's disease . IMMUNOLOGY . vol. 143 , 113 - 113 .
Bergmeier LA, Hamedi M, Hagi-Pavli E, Seoudi N, Senusi A, Ijaz H, Fortune F ( 2014 ) . HSP27 as a diagnostic marker in the saliva of Behcet's disease .
Ryan PL, Sumaria N, Bradford C, Hasan MS, Izotova N, Bergmeier LA, Pennington DJ ( 2014 ) . The characterisation of human gamma delta T-cells in health and disease: Do V gamma 9V delta 2 T-cells play a role in bisphosphonate-related osteonecrosis of the jaw (BRONJ)? .
Hasan MDS, Bergmeier LA, Fortune F ( 2014 ) . Vitamin-D status and its regulation of gamma delta T-cells in Behcet's disease . IMMUNOLOGY . vol. 143 , 42 - 42 .
Hamedi M, Bergmeier LA, Hagi-Pavli E, VARTOUKIAN SR, Fortune F ( 2014 ) . Differential expression of Suppressor of Cytokine Signalling proteins in Behçet’s Disease . Scandinavian Journal of Immunology vol. 80 , ( 5 ) 369 - 376 .
VARTOUKIAN SR, Tilakaratne W, Seoudi N, Bombardieri M, Bergmeier L, Tappuni A, Fortune F ( 2014 ) . Dysregulation of the SOCS3-STAT3 pathway in the aetio-pathogenesis of Sjögren’s syndrome . Clinical and Experimental Immunology vol. 177 , ( 3 ) 618 - 629 .
Seoudi N, Bergmeier LA, Hagi-Pavli E, Bibby D, Curtis MA, Fortune F ( 2014 ) . The role of TLR2 and 4 in Behçet's disease pathogenesis . Innate Immun vol. 20 , ( 4 ) 412 - 422 .
Yang G-B, Wang Y, Babaahmady K, Scholler J, Rahman D, Bunnik E, Spallek R, Zong C-M et al. ( 2012 ) . Immunization with recombinant macaque major histocompatibility complex class I and II and human immunodeficiency virus gp140 inhibits simian-human immunodeficiency virus infection in macaques . JOURNAL OF GENERAL VIROLOGY vol. 93 , 1506 - 1518 .
Wang Y, Whittall T, Rahman D, Bunnik EM, Vaughan R, Scholler J, Bergmeier LA, Montefiori D et al. ( 2012 ) . The Role of Innate APOBEC3G and Adaptive AID Immune Responses in HLA-HIV/SIV Immunized SHIV Infected Macaques . PLOS ONE vol. 7 , ( 4 ) Article ARTN e34433 ,
Mörner A, Jansson M, Bunnik EM, Schøller J, Vaughan R, Wang Y, Montefiori DC, Otting N et al. ( 2011 ) . Immunization with recombinant HLA classes I and II, HIV-1 gp140, and SIV p27 elicits protection against heterologous SHIV infection in rhesus macaques . J Virol vol. 85 , ( 13 ) 6442 - 6452 .
Yang GB, Wang Y, Babaahmady K, Scholler J, Rahman D, Bunnik E, Spallek R, Zong CM et al. ( 2011 ) . Immunization with recombinant macaque major histocompatibility complex I and II and human immunodeficiency virus gp120 inhibits simian-human immunodeficiency virus infection in macaques . J Gen Virol vol. 93 , ( 7 ) 1506 - 1518 .
Scholler J, Singh M, Bergmeier L, Brunstedt K, Wang YF, Whittall T, Rahman D, Pido-Lopez J et al. ( 2010 ) . A recombinant human HLA-class I antigen linked to dextran elicits innate and adaptive immune responses . J IMMUNOL METHODS vol. 360 , ( 1-2 ) 1 - 9 .
Bergmeier LA, Adegun O, Seoudi N, Hamedi M, Hagi-Pavli E, Fortune F ( 2010 ) . INDUCIBLE HUMAN HEAT SHOCK PROTEIN (HSP70) IS ELEVATED IN THE SALIVA OF BEHCET'S PATIENTS . CLIN EXP RHEUMATOL vol. 28 , ( 4 ) S123 - S123 .
Hagi-Pavli E, Novak T, Bergmeier L, Seoudi N, Moeinian M, Fortune F ( 2010 ) . PLASMA AND SALIVA CYTOKINE PROFILES IN BEHCET'S DISEASE: DO CYTOKINE LEVELS IN PLASMA CORRELATE WITH LEVELS IN SALIVA? . CLIN EXP RHEUMATOL vol. 28 , ( 4 ) S129 - S129 .
Hagi-Pavli E, Bergmeier L, Khan I, Seoudi N, Fortune F ( 2010 ) . SECRETORY LEUKOCYTE PROTEASE INHIBITOR (SLPI) IN BEHCET'S PATIENTS SALIVA . CLIN EXP RHEUMATOL vol. 28 , ( 4 ) S128 - S128 .
Seoudi N, Hagi-Pavli E, Bergmeier L, Stewart J, Curtis M, Fortune F ( 2010 ) . THE ORAL HEALTH AND MICROBIOTA OF UK BEHCET'S DISEASE PATIENTS . CLIN EXP RHEUMATOL vol. 28 , ( 4 ) S124 - S124 .
BERGMEIER LA, Babahmady K, Pido-Lopez J, Heesom K, Kelly CG, Lehner T ( 2010 ) . Cytoskeletal proteins bound to heat-shock protein 70 may elicit resistance to simian immunodeficiency virus infection of CD4+ T cells . Immunology vol. 129 , ( 4 ) 506 - 515 .
BERGMEIER LA, Babaahmady K, Pido-Lopez J, Heesom KJ, Kelly CG, Lehner T ( 2010 ) . Cytoskeltal proteins bound to heat-shock protein 70 may elicit resistance to simian immunodeficiency virus infection of CD4+ T cells . Immunology vol. 129 , ( 4 ) Article N/A , 506 - 515 .
Bergmeier L, Babaahmady K, Pido-Lopez J, Heesom K, Kelly CG, Whittall T, Lehner T ( 2009 ) . P13-02. Cytoskeletal proteins bound to HSP70 may elicit resistance to SIV infection of CD4+ T cells . Retrovirology vol. 6 , ( SUPPL. 3 )
Mörner A, Schøller J, Bunnik E, Jansson M, Wehlin L, Bergqvist L, Pihlainen EH, Shaw O et al. ( 2009 ) . P19-08. Immunisation with recombinant HLA class I and II, HIV-1gp140 and SIVp27 antigens elicits protection against SHIV-SF162P4 infection in rhesus macaques . Retrovirology vol. 6 , ( SUPPL. 3 )
Wang Y, Whittall T, Scholler J, Wyatt R, Singh M, Bergmeier LA, Bunnik E, Schuitemaker H et al. ( 2009 ) . P19-20. Allogeneic stimulation of the anti-viral APOBEC3G in human CD4+ T cells and prevention of SHIV infectivity in macaques immunized with HLA antigens . Retrovirology vol. 6 , ( SUPPL. 3 )
Lewis SM, Treacher DF, Bergmeier L, Brain SD, Chambers DJ, Pearson JD, Brown KA ( 2009 ) . Plasma from Patients with Sepsis Up-Regulates the Expression of CD49d and CD64 on Blood Neutrophils . AM J RESP CELL MOL vol. 40 , ( 6 ) 724 - 732 .
Wang Y, Bergmeier LA, Stebbings R, Seidl T, Whittall T, Singh M, Berry N, Almond N et al. ( 2009 ) . Mucosal immunization in macaques upregulates the innate APOBEC 3G anti-viral factor in CD4(+) memory T cells . VACCINE vol. 27 , ( 6 ) 870 - 881 .
Wang Y, Whittall T, Scholler J, Wyatt R, Singh M, Bergmeier LA, Bunnik E, Schuitemaker H et al. ( 2009 ) . Allogeneic stimulation of the anti-viral APOBEC3G in human CD4+T cells and prevention of SHIV infectivity in macaques immunized with HLA antigens . RETROVIROLOGY vol. 6 , Article P340 ,
Bergmeier L, Babaahmady K, Pido-Lopez J, Heesom K, Kelly CG, Whittall T, Lehner T ( 2009 ) . Cytoskeletal proteins bound to HSP70 may elicit resistance to SIV infection of CD4+T cells . RETROVIROLOGY vol. 6 , Article P184 ,
Morner A, Scholler J, Bunnik E, Jansson M, Wehlin L, Bergqvist L, Pihlainen EH, Shaw O et al. ( 2009 ) . Immunisation with recombinant HLA class I and II, HIV-1gp140 and SIVp27 antigens elicits protection against SHIV-SF162P4 infection in rhesus macaques . RETROVIROLOGY vol. 6 , Article P328 ,
Babaahmady K, Bergmeier LA, Lehner T ( 2008 ) . Combining human antisera to human leukocyte antigens, HIVgp120 and 70 kDa heat shock protein results in broadly neutralizing activity to HIV-1 . AIDS vol. 22 , ( 11 ) 1267 - 1276 .
Lehner T, Wang Y, Pido-Lopez J, Whittall T, Bergmeier LA, Babaahmady K ( 2008 ) . The emerging role of innate immunity in protection against HIV-1 infection . VACCINE . vol. 26 , 2997 - 3001 .
Bergmeier LA ( 2008 ) . AIDS: A mucosal approach to a mucosal infection . 87 - 115 .
Bergmeier L ( 2007 ) . Animal welfare is not just another bureaucratic hoop . NATURE vol. 448 , ( 7151 ) 251 - 251 .
Pido-Lopez J, Whittall T, Wang YF, Bergmeier LA, Babaahmady K, Singh M, Lehner T ( 2007 ) . Stimulation of cell surface CCR5 and CD40 molecules by their ligands or by HSP70 up-regulates APOBEC3G expression in CD4(+) T cells and dendritic cells . J IMMUNOL vol. 178 , ( 3 ) 1671 - 1679 .
Whittall T, Wang YF, Younson J, Kelly C, Bergmeier L, Peters B, Singh M, Lehner T ( 2006 ) . Interaction between the CCR5 chemokine receptors and microbial HSP70 . EUR J IMMUNOL vol. 36 , ( 9 ) 2304 - 2314 .
Bergmeier LA, Lehner T ( 2006 ) . Innate and adaptive mucosal immunity in protection against HIV infection . Adv Dent Res vol. 19 , ( 1 ) 21 - 28 .
Whittall T, Wang Y, Kelly CG, Thompson R, Sanderson J, Lomer M, Soon SY, Bergmeier LA et al. ( 2006 ) . Tumour necrosis factor-alpha production stimulated by heat shock protein 70 and its inhibition in circulating dendritic cells and cells eluted from mucosal tissues in Crohn's disease . CLIN EXP IMMUNOL vol. 143 , ( 3 ) 550 - 559 .
Lehner T, Bergmeier LA ( 2005 ) . Mucosal infection and immune responses to simian immunodeficiency virus . 1179 - 1197 .
Bergmeier LA, Babaahmady K, Wang Y, Lehner T ( 2005 ) . Mucosal alloimmunization elicits T-cell proliferation, CC chemokines, CCR5 antibodies and inhibition of simian immunodeficiency virus infectivity . J Gen Virol vol. 86 , ( Pt 8 ) 2231 - 2238 .
Wang Y, Whittall T, McGowan E, Younson J, Kelly C, Bergmeier LA, Singh M, Lehner T ( 2005 ) . Identification of stimulating and inhibitory epitopes within the heat shock protein 70 molecule that modulate cytokine production and maturation of dendritic cells . J IMMUNOL vol. 174 , ( 6 ) 3306 - 3316 .
Lehner T, Bergmeier LA ( 2005 ) . Chapter 66 Mucosal Infection and Immune Responses to Simian Immunodeficiency Virus . Mucosal Immunology ,
Bogers WMJM, Bergmeier LA, Oostermeijer H, ten Haaft P, Wang Y, Kelly CG, Singh M, Heeney JL et al. ( 2004 ) . CCR5 targeted SIV vaccination strategy preventing or inhibiting SIV infection . VACCINE vol. 22 , ( 23-24 ) 2974 - 2984 .
Stanford M, Whittall T, Bergmeier LA, Lindblad M, Lundin S, Shinnick T, Mizushima Y, Holmgren J et al. ( 2004 ) . Oral tolerization with peptide 336-351 linked to cholera toxin B subunit in preventing relapses of uveitis in Behcet's disease . CLIN EXP IMMUNOL vol. 137 , ( 1 ) 201 - 208 .
Bogers WMJM, Bergmeier LA, Ma J, Oostermeijer H, Wang YF, Kelly CG, ten Haaft P, Singh M et al. ( 2004 ) . A novel HIV-CCR5 receptor vaccine strategy in the control of mucosal SIV/HIV infection . AIDS vol. 18 , ( 1 ) 25 - 36 .
Wang YF, Kelly CG, Singh M, McGowan EG, Carrara AS, Bergmeier LA, Lehner T ( 2002 ) . Stimulation of Th1-polarizing maturation of dendritic cells, cytokines, C-C chemokines, and adjuvant function by the peptide binding fragment of heat shock protein 70 . J IMMUNOL vol. 169 , ( 5 ) 2422 - 2429 .
Babaahmady K, Bergmeier LA, Whittall T, Singh M, Wang YF, Lehner T ( 2002 ) . A comparative investigation of CC chemokines and SIV suppressor factors generated by CD8(+) and CD4(+) T cells and CD14(+) monocytes . J IMMUNOL METHODS vol. 264 , ( 1-2 ) 1 - 10 .
Bergmeier LA, Wang Y, Lehner T ( 2002 ) . The role of immunity in protection from mucosal SIV infection in macaques . ORAL DISEASES . vol. 8 , 63 - 68 .
Wang YF, Kelly CG, Karttunen JT, Whittall T, Lehner PJ, Duncan L, MacAry P, Younson JS et al. ( 2001 ) . CD40 is a cellular receptor mediating mycobacterial heat shock protein 70 stimulation of CC-chemokines . IMMUNITY vol. 15 , ( 6 ) 971 - 983 .
Lehner T, Doyle C, Wang YF, Babaahmady K, Whittall T, Tao L, Bergmeier L, Kelly C ( 2001 ) . Immunogenicity of the extracellular domains of C-C chemokine receptor 5 and the in vitro effects on simian immunodeficiency virus or HIV infectivity . J IMMUNOL vol. 166 , ( 12 ) 7446 - 7455 .
Polyanskaya N, Bergmeier LA, Sharpe SA, Cook N, Leech S, Hall G, Dennis M, ten Haaft P et al. ( 2001 ) . Mucosal exposure to subinfectious doses of SIV primes gut-associated antibody-secreting cells and T cells: Lack of enhancement by nonneutralizing antibody . VIROLOGY vol. 279 , ( 2 ) 527 - 538 .
Lehner T, Bergmeier LA, Brookes R, Hussain L, Klavinskis L, Mitchell E, Tao L ( 1996 ) . Genital and rectal Mucosal Immunity against Transmission of SIV/HIV . Essentials of Mucosal Immunology , Editors: Kagnoff, MF, Kiyono, H , Academic Press ( San Diego ),
Fellowes R, Fortune F, Bergmeier LA, Lehner T ( 1988 ) . The effect of immunization with a 14‐kda streptococcal antigen on primate t cell and b cell responses . European Journal of Immunology vol. 18 , ( 4 ) 559 - 564 .