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Michael J. Holtzman, MD

Selman and Herman Seldin Professor, Medicine
Director, Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine
Professor, Cell Biology and Physiology

Specialty Areas

Pulmonary Disease
Asthma

Board Certifications

Pulmonary Disease
Internal Medicine

Hospital Affiliations

Barnes-Jewish Hospital

Referral Information

Not Accepting New Patients

Areas of Clinical Interest

Pathogenesis and genetics of pulmonary diseases, asthma, bronchial hyperactivity, respiratory viral infections, COPD

  • Education
  • Publication & Research
  • Financial Disclosures

Education

Education

Fellowship: Pumonary and Critical Care Medicine, University of California at San Francisco, California 1980
Residency: Internal Medicine, Duke University Medical School, Durham, North Carolina 1977
Medical Degree: Northwestern University, Chicago, Illinois 1975
B.A.: Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois 1971

Publication & Research

Publication & Research

Triggering Receptor Expressed on Myeloid Cells-2 Expression Tracks With M2-Like Macrophage Activity and Disease Severity in COPD.
Byers DE, Wu K, Dang-Vu G, Jin X, Agapov E, Zhang X, Battaile JT, Schechtman K, Yusen R, Pierce RA, Holtzman MJ
Chest. 2017 Oct 7; pii: S0012-3692(17)32883-0. doi: 10.1016/j.chest.2017.09.044.

PMID:
    29017955
    [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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Epithelial Chloride Transport by CFTR Requires TMEM16A.
Benedetto R, Ousingsawat J, Wanitchakool P, Zhang Y, Holtzman MJ, Amaral M, Rock JR, Schreiber R, Kunzelmann K
Sci Rep. 2017 Sep 29; 7(1)12397. doi: 10.1038/s41598-017-10910-0.

PMID:
    28963502
    [PubMed - in process]
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The microbial metabolite desaminotyrosine protects from influenza through type I interferon.
Steed AL, Christophi GP, Kaiko GE, Sun L, Goodwin VM, Jain U, Esaulova E, Artyomov MN, Morales DJ, Holtzman MJ, Boon ACM, Lenschow DJ, Stappenbeck TS
Science. 2017 Aug 4; 357(6350)498-502. doi: 10.1126/science.aam5336.

PMID:
    28774928
    [PubMed - in process]
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Structural basis for human respiratory syncytial virus NS1-mediated modulation of host responses.
Chatterjee S, Luthra P, Esaulova E, Agapov E, Yen BC, Borek DM, Edwards MR, Mittal A, Jordan DS, Ramanan P, Moore ML, Pappu RV, Holtzman MJ, Artyomov MN, Basler CF, Amarasinghe GK, Leung DW
Nat Microbiol. 2017 Jun 30; 217101. doi: 10.1038/nmicrobiol.2017.101.

PMID:
    28665409
    [PubMed - in process]
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American Thoracic Society/National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute Asthma-Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease Overlap Workshop Report.
Woodruff PG, van den Berge M, Boucher RC, Brightling C, Burchard EG, Christenson SA, Han MK, Holtzman MJ, Kraft M, Lynch DA, Martinez FD, Reddel HK, Sin DD, Washko GR, Wenzel SE, Punturieri A, Freemer MM, Wise RA
Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2017 Aug 1; 196(3)375-381. doi: 10.1164/rccm.201705-0973WS.

PMID:
    28636425
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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BMAL1 links the circadian clock to viral airway pathology and asthma phenotypes.
Ehlers A, Xie W, Agapov E, Brown S, Steinberg D, Tidwell R, Sajol G, Schutz R, Weaver R, Yu H, Castro M, Bacharier LB, Wang X, Holtzman MJ, Haspel JA
Mucosal Immunol. 2017 Apr 12; doi: 10.1038/mi.2017.24.

PMID:
    28401936
    [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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Estrogen receptor α is required for oviductal transport of embryos.
Li S, O'Neill SR, Zhang Y, Holtzman MJ, Takemaru KI, Korach KS, Winuthayanon W
FASEB J. 2017 Apr; 31(4)1595-1607. doi: 10.1096/fj.201601128R.

PMID:
    28082352
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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PET-based Imaging of Chemokine Receptor 2 in Experimental and Disease-related Lung Inflammation.
Liu Y, Gunsten SP, Sultan DH, Luehmann HP, Zhao Y, Blackwell TS, Bollermann-Nowlis Z, Pan JH, Byers DE, Atkinson JJ, Kreisel D, Holtzman MJ, Gropler RJ, Combadiere C, Brody SL
Radiology. 2017 Jun; 283(3)758-768. doi: 10.1148/radiol.2016161409.

PMID:
    28045644
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Neurodegenerative disease mutations in TREM2 reveal a functional surface and distinct loss-of-function mechanisms.
Kober DL, Alexander-Brett JM, Karch CM, Cruchaga C, Colonna M, Holtzman MJ, Brett TJ
Elife. 2016 Dec 20; 5pii: e20391. doi: 10.7554/eLife.20391.

PMID:
    27995897
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Removal of aquaporin-4 from glial and ependymal membranes causes brain water accumulation.
Vindedal GF, Thoren AE, Jensen V, Klungland A, Zhang Y, Holtzman MJ, Ottersen OP, Nagelhus EA
Mol Cell Neurosci. 2016 Dec; 7747-52. doi: 10.1016/j.mcn.2016.10.004.

PMID:
    27751903
    [PubMed - in process]
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Toxoplasma Effector Recruits the Mi-2/NuRD Complex to Repress STAT1 Transcription and Block IFN-γ-Dependent Gene Expression.
Olias P, Etheridge RD, Zhang Y, Holtzman MJ, Sibley LD
Cell Host Microbe. 2016 Jul 13; 20(1)72-82. doi: 10.1016/j.chom.2016.06.006.

PMID:
    27414498
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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First comprehensive structural and biophysical analysis of MAPK13 inhibitors targeting DFG-in and DFG-out binding modes.
Yurtsever Z, Patel DA, Kober DL, Su A, Miller CA, Romero AG, Holtzman MJ, Brett TJ
Biochim Biophys Acta. 2016 Nov; 1860(11 Pt A)2335-2344. doi: 10.1016/j.bbagen.2016.06.023.

PMID:
    27369736
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Homeostatic Control of Innate Lung Inflammation by Vici Syndrome Gene Epg5 and Additional Autophagy Genes Promotes Influenza Pathogenesis.
Lu Q, Yokoyama CC, Williams JW, Baldridge MT, Jin X, DesRochers B, Bricker T, Wilen CB, Bagaitkar J, Loginicheva E, Sergushichev A, Kreamalmeyer D, Keller BC, Zhao Y, Kambal A, Green DR, Martinez J, Dinauer MC, Holtzman MJ, Crouch EC, Beatty W, Boon AC, Zhang H, Randolph GJ, Artyomov MN, Virgin HW
Cell Host Microbe. 2016 Jan 13; 19(1)102-13. doi: 10.1016/j.chom.2015.12.011.

PMID:
    26764600
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PARP9-DTX3L ubiquitin ligase targets host histone H2BJ and viral 3C protease to enhance interferon signaling and control viral infection.
Zhang Y, Mao D, Roswit WT, Jin X, Patel AC, Patel DA, Agapov E, Wang Z, Tidwell RM, Atkinson JJ, Huang G, McCarthy R, Yu J, Yun NE, Paessler S, Lawson TG, Omattage NS, Brett TJ, Holtzman MJ
Nat Immunol. 2015 Dec; 16(12)1215-27. doi: 10.1038/ni.3279.

PMID:
    26479788
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STAT1 modification improves therapeutic effects of interferons on lung cancer cells.
Chen J, Zhao J, Chen L, Dong N, Ying Z, Cai Z, Ji D, Zhang Y, Dong L, Li Y, Jiang L, Holtzman MJ, Chen C
J Transl Med. 2015 Sep 8; 13293. doi: 10.1186/s12967-015-0656-0.

PMID:
    26351076
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An acoustofluidic sputum liquefier.
Huang PH, Ren L, Nama N, Li S, Li P, Yao X, Cuento RA, Wei CH, Chen Y, Xie Y, Nawaz AA, Alevy YG, Holtzman MJ, McCoy JP, Levine SJ, Huang TJ
Lab Chip. 2015 Aug 7; 15(15)3125-31. doi: 10.1039/c5lc00539f.

PMID:
    26082346
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IL13 activates autophagy to regulate secretion in airway epithelial cells.
Dickinson JD, Alevy Y, Malvin NP, Patel KK, Gunsten SP, Holtzman MJ, Stappenbeck TS, Brody SL
Autophagy. 2016; 12(2)397-409. doi: 10.1080/15548627.2015.1056967.

PMID:
    26062017
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TREM-2 promotes macrophage survival and lung disease after respiratory viral infection.
Wu K, Byers DE, Jin X, Agapov E, Alexander-Brett J, Patel AC, Cella M, Gilfilan S, Colonna M, Kober DL, Brett TJ, Holtzman MJ
J Exp Med. 2015 May 4; 212(5)681-97. doi: 10.1084/jem.20141732.

PMID:
    25897174
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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The crystal structure of phosphorylated MAPK13 reveals common structural features and differences in p38 MAPK family activation.
Yurtsever Z, Scheaffer SM, Romero AG, Holtzman MJ, Brett TJ
Acta Crystallogr D Biol Crystallogr. 2015 Apr; 71(Pt 4)790-9. doi: 10.1107/S1399004715001212.

PMID:
    25849390
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Spatially heterogeneous choroid plexus transcriptomes encode positional identity and contribute to regional CSF production.
Lun MP, Johnson MB, Broadbelt KG, Watanabe M, Kang YJ, Chau KF, Springel MW, Malesz A, Sousa AM, Pletikos M, Adelita T, Calicchio ML, Zhang Y, Holtzman MJ, Lidov HG, Sestan N, Steen H, Monuki ES, Lehtinen MK
J Neurosci. 2015 Mar 25; 35(12)4903-16. doi: 10.1523/JNEUROSCI.3081-14.2015.

PMID:
    25810521
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Financial Disclosures

Financial Disclosures

Disclosure of Financial Interests with Industry

Washington University and its physicians are committed to ensuring integrity and objectivity in medical decision-making. Some of our physicians work collaboratively with pharmaceutical or medical device companies to develop innovative ideas and products that can improve health care delivery and clinical outcomes for patients. In some instances, our faculty physicians are paid by these commercial companies to provide advice on product design or to speak about the use of medications, devices, equipment or procedures. These payments may include: a) compensation for consulting and speaking engagements, b) equity, and/or c) royalties for products invented by our faculty. Any payments to Washington University physicians must be based on tangible services and may not exceed fair market value for their work. In addition to disclosure on this web site, physicians earning more than $10,000 per year must disclose their corporate financial relationship in writing to patients when prescribing or using that company's products.

This physician reported the following earned financial interests during calendar year 2016.

Company Name: NuPeak

Royalties:

Equity: Yes

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Reporting Date: May 01, 2017

Areas of Research Interest

Molecular mechanisms of asthma, airway inflammation and immunity; the role of respiratory infections in childhood asthma; virus-induced gene expression; genetics of airway disease