ResearCHLA 2017 - Cellular Therapy

Joseph Church, MD

Attending Physician
Professor of Pediatrics, Keck School of Medicine of USC
Clinical Interests

Diagnosis and management of primary immunodeficiencies and management of pediatric HIV/AIDS.


Medical School

New Jersey Medical School/University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey


Children's Hospital National Medical Center: Pediatric Internship


Children's Hospital National Medical Center: Pediatric Residency


Georgetown University Medical Center/Washington DC: Allergy/Immunology



American Board of Pediatrics; American Board of Allergy & Immunology



Sukumaran S, Marzan K, Shaham B, and Church JA. A Child with X-Linked Agammaglobulinemia and Enthesitis-Related Arthritis. Int J Rheumatol. 2011. Article ID 175973.

Parekh C, Hofstra T, Church JA, et al. Hemophagocytic Lymphohistiocytosis in Children with Chronic Granulomatous Disease. Pediatr Blood Cancer 2011 56: 46-62.

Baghdasraian E, Coates TD, Harb R, Church JA. Serologic Assessment for Inflammatory Bowl Disease in Patients with Chronic Granulomatous Disease. Pediatr Allergy, Immun and Pulm. 2010 253-0.

Abbott JK, Church JA. In Vivo Assessment of Clinically Relevant Autoantibodies in Intravenous Immunoglobulin Preparations. Pediatr Allergy, Immun and Pilm. 2010 23: 121-3.

Zuo J, Church J, et al. Enhanced CD8+ T Cell Apoptosis in HIV-infected adolescents with virologic failure on protease inhibitor-based therapy. AIDS Res Hum Retrovirol, 2010 26: 681-4.


Research Summary

Immune deficiency disorders.

Research Studies

Two main purposes of the study: To see if serious bacterial infections occur less than once a year in each study subject. This will determine if study drug is effective. Also to find out if study...