Erica Schmitt  e.g.schmitt@wustl.edu

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Instructor
Rheumatology

phone: (314) 454-6124

Education

  • BS, Highest Distinction, upper 5% of CALS class, University of Wisconsin Madison2006
  • MD, Medical College of Wisconsin2015
  • PhD, Medical College of Wisconsin2013

Training

  • Postdoctoral Fellow, Medical College of Wisconsin2013 - 2013
  • Pediatric Internship and Residency, Washington University/ St. Louis Children's Hospital2015 - 2017
  • Clinical Fellow, Pediatric Rheumatology, Washington University School of Medicine2017

Licensure and Board Certification

  • 2015 - 2021BLS
  • 2015 - 2021PALS
  • 2017 - 2020MO, Medical Physician and Surgeon
  • 2018General Pediatrics

Honors and Awards

  • Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Society, Wisconsin Beta Chapter2014
  • Armand J. Quick Award, Outstanding Senior Medical Student in Biochemistry2015
  • David Gilstrap Award2019

Recent Publications view all (5)


  1. Alternatively Activated Macrophages Boost Induced Regulatory T and Th17 Cell Responses during Immunotherapy for Colitis. J Immunol. 2016;196(8):3305-17. PMCID:PMC4851766  PMID:26927797 
  2. Chronic follicular bronchiolitis requires antigen-specific regulatory T cell control to prevent fatal disease progression. J Immunol. 2013;191(11):5460-76. PMCID:PMC3893829  PMID:24163409 
  3. Generation and function of induced regulatory T cells. Front Immunol. 2013;4:152. PMCID:PMC3685796  PMID:23801990 
  4. IL-10 produced by induced regulatory T cells (iTregs) controls colitis and pathogenic ex-iTregs during immunotherapy. J Immunol. 2012;189(12):5638-48. PMCID:PMC3537488  PMID:23125413 
  5. A requisite role for induced regulatory T cells in tolerance based on expanding antigen receptor diversity. Immunity. 2011;35(1):109-22. PMCID:PMC3295638  PMID:21723159 
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