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Heidi H. Kong, M.D., M.H.Sc.

Selected Publications

1)  Findley K, Oh J, Yang J, Conlan S, Deming C, Meyer JA, Schoenfeld D, Nomicos E, Park M, Kong HH, Segre JA.
Topographic diversity of fungal and bacterial communities in human skin.
Nature. 498: 367-70, 2013.
2)  Naik S, Bouladoux N, Wilhelm C, Molloy MJ, Salcedo R, Kastenmuller W, Deming C, Quinones M, Koo L, Conlan S, Spencer S, Hall JA, Dzutsev A, Kong H, Campbell DJ, Trinchieri G, Segre JA, Belkaid Y.
Compartmentalized control of skin immunity by resident commensals.
Science. 337: 1115-9, 2012.
3)  Methe B, Nelson K, Pop M, et al .
A framework for human microbiome research.
Nature. 486: 215-21, 2012.
4)  Larson D, Cooper PJ, Hübner MP, Reyes J, Vaca M, Chico M, Kong HH, Mitre E.
Helminth infection is associated with decreased basophil responsiveness in humans.
J Allergy Clin Immunol. 130: 270-2, 2012.
5)  Oh J, Conlan S, Polley EC, Segre JA, Kong HH.
Shifts in human skin and nares microbiota of healthy children and adults.
Genome Med. 4: 77, 2012.
6)  Kong HH, Segre JA.
Skin microbiome: looking back to move forward.
J. Invest. Dermatol. 132: 933-9, 2012.
7)  Conlan S, Kong HH, Segre JA.
Species-level analysis of DNA sequence data from the NIH Human Microbiome Project.
PLoS ONE. 7: e47075, 2012.
8)  Conlan S, Mijares LA, Becker J, Blakesley RW, Bouffard GG, Brooks S, Coleman H, Gupta J, Gurson N, Park M, Schmidt B, Thomas PJ, Otto M, Kong HH, Murray PR, Segre JA.
Staphylococcus epidermidis pan-genome sequence analysis reveals diversity of skin commensal and hospital infection-associated isolates.
Genome Biol. 13: R64, 2012.
9)  Huttenhower C, Gevers D, Knight R, et al .
Structure, function and diversity of the healthy human microbiome.
Nature. 486: 207-14, 2012.
10)  Kong HH, Oh J, Deming C, Conlan S, Grice EA, Beatson MA, Nomicos E, Polley EC, Komarow HD, Murray PR, Turner ML, Segre JA.
Temporal shifts in the skin microbiome associated with disease flares and treatment in children with atopic dermatitis.
Genome Res. 22: 850-9, 2012.
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