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Megan Ballinger, PhD

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473 W 12th Ave
Columbus, OH 43210

Phone: (614) 688-3698

Email: ballinger.103@osu.edu


Current OSU Appointment

Research Assistant Professor, Pulm,Allergy,Crit Care & Sleep


Journal Articles

Moore,B,B; Ballinger,M,N; White,E,S; Green,M,E; Herrygers,A,B; Wilke,C,A; Toews,G,B; Peters-Golden,M. "Bleomycin-induced E prostanoid receptor changes alter fibroblast responses to prostaglandin E-2." JOURNAL OF IMMUNOLOGY. Vol. 174, no. 9. (May 2005.): 5644-5649.

Ballinger,Megan,N; Aronoff,David,M; McMillan,Tracy,R; Cooke,Kenneth,R; Olkiewicz,Krystyna; Toews,Galen,B; Peters-Golden,Marc; Moore,Bethany,B. "Critical role of prostaglandin E-2 overproduction in impaired pulmonary host response following bone marrow transplantation." JOURNAL OF IMMUNOLOGY. Vol. 177, no. 8. (October 2006.): 5499-5508.

Aronoff,David,M; Peres,Camila,M; Serezani,Carlos,H; Ballinger,Megan,N; Carstens,Jennifer,K; Coleman,Nicole; Moore,Bethany,B; Peebles,R,Stokes; Faccioli,Lucia,H; Peters-Golden,Marc. "Synthetic prostacyclin analogs differentially regulate macrophage function via distinct analog-receptor binding specificities." JOURNAL OF IMMUNOLOGY. Vol. 178, no. 3. (February 2007.): 1628-1634.

Serezani,Carlos,H; Ballinger,Megan,N; Aronoff,David,M; Peters-Golden,Marc. "Cyclic AMP - Master regulator of innate immune cell function." AMERICAN JOURNAL OF RESPIRATORY CELL AND MOLECULAR BIOLOGY. Vol. 39, no. 2. (August 2008.): 127-132.

Lee,Sang,Pyo; Serezani,Carlos,H; Medeiros,Alexandra,I; Ballinger,Megan,N; Peters-Golden,Marc. "Crosstalk between Prostaglandin E-2 and Leukotriene B-4 Regulates Phagocytosis in Alveolar Macrophages via Combinatorial Effects on Cyclic AMP." JOURNAL OF IMMUNOLOGY. Vol. 182, no. 1. (January 2009.): 530-537.

Sagana,Rommel,L; Yan,Mei; Cornett,Ashley,M; Tsui,Jessica,L; Stephenson,David,A; Huang,Steven,K; Moore,Bethany,B; Ballinger,Megan,N; Melonakos,Janet; Kontos,Christopher,D; Aronoff,David,M; Peters-Golden,Marc; White,Eric,S. "Phosphatase and Tensin Homologue on Chromosome 10 (PTEN) Directs Prostaglandin E-2-mediated Fibroblast Responses via Regulation of E Prostanoid 2 Receptor Expression." JOURNAL OF BIOLOGICAL CHEMISTRY. Vol. 284, no. 47. (November 2009.): 32264-32271.

Hubbard,Leah,LN; Ballinger,Megan,N; Thomas,Peedikayil,E; Wilke,Carol,A; Standiford,Theodore,J; Kobayashi,Koichi,S; Flavell,Richard,A; Moore,Bethany,B. "A Role for IL-1 Receptor-Associated Kinase-M in Prostaglandin E-2-Induced Immunosuppression Post-Bone Marrow Transplantation." JOURNAL OF IMMUNOLOGY. Vol. 184, no. 11. (June 2010.): 6299-6308.

Bhan,Urvashi; Ballinger,Megan,N; Zeng,Xianying; Newstead,Michael,J; Cornicelli,Matthew,D; Standiford,Theodore,J. "Cooperative Interactions between TLR4 and TLR9 Regulate Interleukin 23 and 17 Production in a Murine Model of Gram Negative Bacterial Pneumonia." PLOS ONE. Vol. 5, no. 3. (March 2010.): e9896-.

Ballinger,Megan,N; Newstead,Michael,W; Zeng,Xianying; Bhan,Urvashi; Horowitz,Jeffrey,C; Moore,Bethany,B; Pinsky,David,J; Flavell,Richard,A; Standiford,Theodore,J. "TLR Signaling Prevents Hyperoxia-Induced Lung Injury by Protecting the Alveolar Epithelium from Oxidant-Mediated Death." JOURNAL OF IMMUNOLOGY. Vol. 189, no. 1. (July 2012.): 356-364.

Kovach,Melissa,A; Ballinger,Megan,N; Newstead,Michael,W; Zeng,Xianying; Bhan,Urvashi; Yu,Fu-Shin; Moore,Bethany,B; Gallo,Richard,L; Standiford,Theodore,J. "Cathelicidin-Related Antimicrobial Peptide Is Required for Effective Lung Mucosal Immunity in Gram-Negative Bacterial Pneumonia." JOURNAL OF IMMUNOLOGY. Vol. 189, no. 1. (July 2012.): 304-311.

Serezani,C,Henrique; Kane,Steve; Medeiros,Alexandra,I; Cornett,Ashley,M; Kim,Sang-Hoon; Marques,Mariana,Morato; Lee,Sang-Pyo; Lewis,Casey; Bourdonnay,Emilie; Ballinger,Megan,N; White,Eric,S; Peters-Golden,Marc. "PTEN Directly Activates the Actin Depolymerization Factor Cofilin-1 During PGE(2)-Mediated Inhibition of Phagocytosis of Fungi." SCIENCE SIGNALING. Vol. 5, no. 210. (February 2012.): ra12-.

Standiford,Louis,R; Standiford,Theodore,J; Newstead,Michael,J; Zeng,Xianying; Ballinger,Megan,N; Kovach,Melissa,A; Reka,Ajaya,K; Bhan,Urvashi. "TLR4-dependent GM-CSF protects against lung injury in Gram-negative bacterial pneumonia." AMERICAN JOURNAL OF PHYSIOLOGY-LUNG CELLULAR AND MOLECULAR PHYSIOLOGY. Vol. 302, no. 5. (March 2012.): L447-L454.

Bhan,Urvashi; Newstead,Michael,J; Zeng,Xianying; Podsaid,Amy; Goswami,Moloy; Ballinger,Megan,N; Kunkel,Steven,L; Standiford,Theodore,J. "TLR9-Dependent IL-23/IL-17 Is Required for the Generation of Stachybotrys chartarum-Induced Hypersensitivity Pneumonitis." JOURNAL OF IMMUNOLOGY. Vol. 190, no. 1. (January 2013.): 349-356.