Erica G. Schmitt, M.D., Ph.D.

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Rheumatology and Immunology

phone: (314) 454-6124


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


  • 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 - 2021

Licensure and Board Certification

  • 2015 - PresBLS
  • 2015 - PresPALS
  • 2017 - PresMO, Medical Physician and Surgeon
  • 2018 - PresGeneral Pediatrics

Honors and Awards

  • Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Society, Wisconsin Beta Chapter2014
  • Armand J. Quick Award, Outstanding Senior Medical Student in Biochemistry2015
  • Jeffrey Modell WinMD Travel Award for the Clinical Immunology Society Annual Meeting2018
  • David Gilstrap Award2019
  • Clinical Immunology Society Annual Meeting Travel Award2020

Recent Publications view all (11)

Publication Co-Authors

  1. A human STAT3 gain-of-function variant confers T cell dysregulation without predominant Treg dysfunction in mice. JCI Insight. 2022. PMID:36136607 
  2. A Week of Nightly Fevers in a 10-year-old Girl. Pediatr Rev. 2021;42(12):694-697. PMID:36017954 
  3. The Heart of the Matter: Secondary Hypogammaglobulinemia and Constrictive Pericarditis. Pediatrics. 2021;147(6). PMID:34049957 
  4. Genetics of Pediatric Immune-Mediated Diseases and Human Immunity. Annu Rev Immunol. 2021;39:227-249. PMID:33534603 
  5. Multiplexed Functional Assessment of Genetic Variants in CARD11. Am J Hum Genet. 2020;107(6):1029-1043. PMCID:PMC7820631  PMID:33202260 
  6. Neuroinflammatory Disease as an Isolated Manifestation of Hemophagocytic Lymphohistiocytosis. J Clin Immunol. 2020;40(6):901-916. PMID:32638196 
  7. 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 
  8. 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 
  9. Generation and function of induced regulatory T cells. Front Immunol. 2013;4:152. PMCID:PMC3685796  PMID:23801990 
  10. 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 
  11. 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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