Rene Roy MD PhD

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Instructor in Pediatrics, Critical Care Medicine
Critical Care Medicine

phone: (314) 454-2527


  • AB, Harvard University2002
  • PhD, University of Wisconsin-Madison2012
  • MD, University of Wisconsin-Madison2014


  • Residency in Pediatrics, University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus/ Colorado Children's Hospital2014 - 2017
  • Fellowship, Pediatric Critical Care Medicine, Washington University in Saint Louis/Saint Louis Children's Hospital2017 - 2021

Licensure and Board Certification

  • 2017 - PresMO, Medical License
  • 2018 - PresAmerican Board of Pediatrics, General Pediatrics

Recent Publications view all (9)

  1. Fungal glycan interactions with epithelial cells in allergic airway disease. Curr Opin Microbiol. 2013;16(4):404-8. PMCID:PMC3893682  PMID:23602359 
  2. Complement component 3C3 and C3a receptor are required in chitin-dependent allergic sensitization to Aspergillus fumigatus but dispensable in chitin-induced innate allergic inflammation. mBio. 2013;4(2). PMCID:PMC3622928  PMID:23549917 
  3. Structure and function of a fungal adhesin that binds heparin and mimics thrombospondin-1 by blocking T cell activation and effector function. PLoS Pathog. 2013;9(7):e1003464. PMCID:PMC3708853  PMID:23853587 
  4. Chitin elicits CCL2 from airway epithelial cells and induces CCR2-dependent innate allergic inflammation in the lung. J Immunol. 2012;189(5):2545-52. PMCID:PMC3424300  PMID:22851704 
  5. Dendritic cells in antifungal immunity and vaccine design. Cell Host Microbe. 2012;11(5):436-46. PMCID:PMC3401965  PMID:22607797 
  6. The glycoprotein B disintegrin-like domain binds beta 1 integrin to mediate cytomegalovirus entry. J Virol. 2010;84(19):10026-37. PMCID:PMC2937812  PMID:20660204 
  7. The adenosine system selectively inhibits TLR-mediated TNF-alpha production in the human newborn. J Immunol. 2006;177(3):1956-66. PMCID:PMC2881468  PMID:16849509 
  8. Selective impairment of TLR-mediated innate immunity in human newborns: neonatal blood plasma reduces monocyte TNF-alpha induction by bacterial lipopeptides, lipopolysaccharide, and imiquimod, but preserves the response to R-848. J Immunol. 2004;173(7):4627-34. PMID:15383597 
  9. Human nuclear factor kappa B essential modulator mutation can result in immunodeficiency without ectodermal dysplasia. J Allergy Clin Immunol. 2004;114(3):650-6. PMID:15356572 
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