Philip J. Titcombe

MDPhD student Philip TitcombeEmail: titco008@umn.edu

Entering class: 2017

Education: 
Macalester College
Economics major, Biology and Chemistry minors
B.A., 2011

Philip is currently in his second year of Medical School training and rotating through labs in preparation for selecting a thesis advisor.

Publications:

For work prior to entering the MSTP

Amara K, Clay E, Yeo L, Ramsköld D, Spengler J, Sippl N, Cameron JA, Israelsson L, Titcombe PJ, Grönwall C, Sahbudin I, Filer A, Raza K, Malmström V, Scheel-Toellner D. B cells expressing the IgA receptor FcRL4 participate in the autoimmune response in patients with rheumatoid arthritis. J Autoimmun. 2017 Jul;81:34-43.

Joshua V, Schobers L, Titcombe PJ, Israelsson L, Rönnelid J, Hansson M, Catrina AI, Pruijn GJ, Malmström V. Antibody responses to de novo identified citrullinated fibrinogen peptides in rheumatoid arthritis and visualization of the corresponding B cells. Arthritis Res Ther. 2016 Dec 1;18(1):284. PMCID: PMC5133744

Laudenbach M, Baruffaldi F, Vervacke JS, Distefano MD, Titcombe PJ, Mueller DL, Tubo NJ, Griffith TS, Pravetoni M. The frequency of naive and early-activated hapten-specific B cell subsets dictates the efficacy of a therapeutic vaccine against prescription opioid abuse. J Immunol. 2015 Jun 15;194(12):5926-36. doi: 10.4049/jimmunol.1500385. PMCID: PMC4458396

Haasken S, Auger JL, Taylor JJ, Hobday PM, Goudy BD, Titcombe PJ, Mueller DL, Binstadt BA. Macrophage scavenger receptor 1 (Msr1, SR-A) influences B cell autoimmunity by regulating soluble autoantigen concentration. J Immunol. 2013 Aug 1;191(3):1055-62. PMCID: PMC3720797

Taylor JJ, Martinez RJ, Titcombe PJ, Barsness LO, Thomas SR, Zhang N, Katzman SD, Jenkins MK, Mueller DL. Deletion and anergy of polyclonal B cells specific for ubiquitous membrane-bound self-antigen. J Exp Med. 2012 Oct 22;209(11):2065-77. PMCID: PMC3478923