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John R. Schreiber, MD, MPH

Medical Director of Infection Control

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Practice Name Connecticut Children's Medical Center



Haverford College, 1976
Tulane University School of Public Health, 1979
Tulane University School of Medicine, 1980


Boston Children’s Hospital, 1980-1982


Boston Children’s Hospital, 1982-1985

Board Certifications

  • Pediatrics
  • Pediatric Infectious Diseases
  • Faculty Appointment

    Professor of Pediatrics, University of Connecticut School of Medicine

    Clinical Expertise

    • Pediatric infections
    • Bacterial infections
    • Immune response to bacterial conjugate vaccines
    • Pediatric and adult immune response to encapsulated bacteria

    Selected Publications

    • Lai ZZ, Kimmel R, Petersen S, Thomas S, Pier GB, Bezebah B, Luo R, Schreiber JR. Multi-valent human monoclonal antibody preparation against Pseudomonas aeruginosa derived from transgenic mice containing human immunoglobulin loci is protective against fatal pseudomonas sepsis caused by multiple serotypes. Vaccine 23; 3264-3271: 2005.

    • Latz Eicke, Franko J, Golenbock D, and Schreiber JR. Haemophilus influenzae type b-OMPC glycoconjugate vaccine induces cytokine production by engaging human TLR 2 and requires the presence of TLR2 for optimal immunogenicity. J Immunol 172; 2431-2438: 2004

    • Kaur KK, Chowdhury S, Greenspan N, Schreiber JR. Decreased expression of tumor necrosis factor family ligands and receptors involved in humoral immunity in preterm neonates. Blood; 110; 2948-54: 2007.

    • Lai ZZ, Schreiber JR. Antigen processing of pneumococcal glycoconjugate vaccines; the polysaccharide component enters the APC and is associated with MHC II. Vaccine 27; 2009: 3137-3144

    • Lai ZZ, Schreiber JR. TLR2 stimulation enhances the pneumococcal capsular polysaccharide antibody response to the pneumococcal CRM197 conjugate vaccine. Clinical and Vaccine Immunology 18; 2011: 724-729

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