Selected Publications

Fluorescence skin


  1. Dillen, CA, Pinsker, BL, Marusina, AI, Merleev, AA, Farber, ON, Liu, H, Archer, NK, Lee, DB, Wang, Y, Ortines, RV, Lee, SK, Marchitto, MC, Cai, SS, Ashbaugh, AG, May, LS, Holland, SK, Freeman, AF, Miller, LG, Yeaman, MR, Simon, SI, Milner, JD, Maverakis, E, Miller, LS. 2018. Clonally expanded γδ T cells protect against Staphylococcus aureus skin reinfection. Journal of Clinical Investigation. in press.
  2. Liu, H, Archer, NK, Dillen, CA, Wang, Y, Ashbaugh, AG, Ortines, RV, Kao, T, Lee, SK, Cai, SS, Miller, RJ, Marchitto, MC, Zhang, E, Riggins, DP, Plaut, RD, Stibitz, S, Geha, RS, Miller, LS. 2017. Staphylococcus aureus epicutaneous exposure drives skin inflammation via IL-36-mediated T cell responses. Cell Host & Microbe 22: 653–666.
  3. Wang, Y, Cheng, LL, Helfer, DR, Ashbaugh, AG, Miller, RJ, Tzomides, AJ, Thompson, JM, Ortines, RV, Tsai, AS, Liu, H, Dillen, CA, Archer, NK, Cohen, TS, Tkaczyk, C, Stover, CK, Sellman, BR, Miller, LS. 2017. Hematogenous implant-related biofilm infection mouse model reveals therapeutic targets. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences USA 114(26):E5094-E5102.
  4. Ashbaugh, AG, Jiang, X, Zheng, J, Tsai, AS, Kim, W-S, Thompson, JM, Miller, RJ, Shahbazian, JH, Wang, Y, Dillen, CA, Ordonez, AA, Chang, YS, Jain, SK, Jones, JC, Sterling, RS, Mao, H-Q, Miller, LS. 2016. Polymeric nanofiber coating with tunable combinatorial antibiotic delivery prevents biofilm-associated infection in vivo. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences USA 113 (45): E6919-E6928.
  5. Cho, JS, Guo, Y, Ramos, RI, Hebroni, F, Plaisier, SB, Xuan, C, Granick, JL, Matsushima, H, Takashima, A, Iwakura, Y, Cheung, AL, Cheng, G, Lee, DJ, Simon, SI, Miller, LS. 2012. Neutrophil-derived IL-1β is sufficient for abscess formation in immunity against Staphylococcus aureus in mice. PLOS Pathogens. 8(11): e1003047.
  6. Cho, JS, Pietras, EM, Garcia, NC, Ramos, RI, Farzam, DM, Monroe, HR, Magorien, JE, Blauvelt, A, Kolls, JK, Cheung, AL, Cheng, G, Modlin, RL, Miller, LS. 2010. IL-17 is essential for host defense against cutaneous Staphylococcus aureus infection in mice. Journal of Clinical Investigation 120(5): 1762-1773. PMCID: PMC2860944.


  1. Miller, LS, Cho, JS. 2011. Immunity against Staphylococcus aureus cutaneous infections (review article). Nature Reviews Immunology 11: 505-518.

  2. Krishna, S, Miller, LS. 2012. Host-pathogen interactions involving the skin and Staphylococcus aureus (review article). Current Opinions in Microbiology 15(1):28-35.

  3. Krishna, S, Miller, LS. 2012. The innate and adaptive immune response against Staphylococcus aureus skin infections (review article). Seminars in Immunopathology 34(2):261-80.

  4. Miller, LS. 2015. Adipocytes armed against Staphylococcus aureus. New England Journal of Medicine 372:1368-1370. PMID: 25830428.