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Discipline name D-index D-index (Discipline H-index) only includes papers and citation values for an examined discipline in contrast to General H-index which accounts for publications across all disciplines. Citations Publications World Ranking National Ranking
Immunology D-index 96 Citations 29,332 304 World Ranking 311 National Ranking 198
Medicine D-index 112 Citations 38,133 404 World Ranking 2202 National Ranking 1286

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Member of the Association of American Physicians

Overview

What is he best known for?

The fields of study he is best known for:

  • Gene
  • Immune system
  • Virus

The scientist’s investigation covers issues in Virology, Borrelia burgdorferi, Microbiology, Immunology and Lyme disease. Erol Fikrig has included themes like Antibody and Immunity in his Virology study. His work is dedicated to discovering how Antibody, Antigen are connected with Northern blot and other disciplines.

His studies in Borrelia burgdorferi integrate themes in fields like Ixodes, Tick and Bacterial vaccine. His Microbiology study combines topics from a wide range of disciplines, such as Humoral immunity and Immune system. In Lyme disease, he works on issues like Lyme Arthritis, which are connected to Arthritis.

His most cited work include:

  • Toll-like receptor 3 mediates West Nile virus entry into the brain causing lethal encephalitis (949 citations)
  • The IFITM Proteins Mediate Cellular Resistance to Influenza A H1N1 Virus, West Nile Virus, and Dengue Virus (897 citations)
  • INTERLEUKIN (IL)-6 DIRECTS THE DIFFERENTIATION OF IL-4-PRODUCING CD4+ T CELLS (709 citations)

What are the main themes of his work throughout his whole career to date?

His primary areas of investigation include Virology, Borrelia burgdorferi, Microbiology, Lyme disease and Immunology. His Virology research is multidisciplinary, incorporating perspectives in Antibody, Immune system and Antigen. Erol Fikrig combines subjects such as Ixodes, Tick and Bacterial vaccine with his study of Borrelia burgdorferi.

His work in Microbiology covers topics such as Anaplasma phagocytophilum which are related to areas like Anaplasma. His Lyme disease research is multidisciplinary, incorporating elements of Lyme Arthritis, Lyme disease microbiology and Vaccination. His Flavivirus course of study focuses on Dengue virus and Aedes.

He most often published in these fields:

  • Virology (85.69%)
  • Borrelia burgdorferi (42.74%)
  • Microbiology (39.06%)

What were the highlights of his more recent work (between 2017-2021)?

  • Virology (85.69%)
  • Tick (23.72%)
  • Virus (17.59%)

In recent papers he was focusing on the following fields of study:

His primary areas of study are Virology, Tick, Virus, Borrelia burgdorferi and Immune system. His research integrates issues of Antibody and Antigen in his study of Virology. His Tick research incorporates elements of Transmission, Zoology and Evolutionary biology.

His Virus research integrates issues from Inflammation and Pathogenesis. His study in Borrelia burgdorferi is interdisciplinary in nature, drawing from both Lyme disease, Complement system and Microbiology. Immunology covers Erol Fikrig research in Immune system.

Between 2017 and 2021, his most popular works were:

  • Type I interferons instigate fetal demise after Zika virus infection (110 citations)
  • Type I interferons instigate fetal demise after Zika virus infection (110 citations)
  • Advances in Serodiagnostic Testing for Lyme Disease Are at Hand (39 citations)

In his most recent research, the most cited papers focused on:

  • Gene
  • Immune system
  • Virus

His scientific interests lie mostly in Virology, Immune system, Transmission, Antibody and Lyme disease. His Virology research includes elements of Antiserum, Antigen, Germinal center and Cytotoxic T cell, Adoptive cell transfer. His Immune system study integrates concerns from other disciplines, such as Endocrinology, Internal medicine, Period and Zeitgeber.

His research in Transmission intersects with topics in Vector and Microbiology. The study incorporates disciplines such as Macrophage migration inhibitory factor, Cytokine, CD8 and Virus, Zika virus in addition to Antibody. His biological study spans a wide range of topics, including Borrelia burgdorferi and Tick.

This overview was generated by a machine learning system which analysed the scientist’s body of work. If you have any feedback, you can contact us here.

Best Publications

Toll-like receptor 3 mediates West Nile virus entry into the brain causing lethal encephalitis

Tian Wang;Terrence Town;Lena Alexopoulou;Lena Alexopoulou;John F Anderson.
Nature Medicine (2004)

1457 Citations

The IFITM Proteins Mediate Cellular Resistance to Influenza A H1N1 Virus, West Nile Virus, and Dengue Virus

Abraham L. Brass;Abraham L. Brass;Abraham L. Brass;I-Chueh Huang;Yair Benita;Sinu P. John.
Cell (2009)

1160 Citations

INTERLEUKIN (IL)-6 DIRECTS THE DIFFERENTIATION OF IL-4-PRODUCING CD4+ T CELLS

Mercedes Rincón;Juan Anguita;Tetsuo Nakamura;Erol Fikrig.
Journal of Experimental Medicine (1997)

1099 Citations

Vaccination against Lyme Disease with Recombinant Borrelia burgdorferi Outer-Surface Lipoprotein A with Adjuvant

Allen C. Steere;Vijay K. Sikand;François Meurice;Dennis L. Parenti.
The New England Journal of Medicine (1998)

770 Citations

Protection of mice against the Lyme disease agent by immunizing with recombinant OspA

Erol Fikrig;Stephen W. Barthold;Fred S. Kantor;Richard A. Flavell.
Science (1990)

583 Citations

Hyporesponsiveness to vaccination with Borrelia burgdorferi OspA in humans and in TLR1- and TLR2-deficient mice

Lena Alexopoulou;Venetta Thomas;Markus Schnare;Yves Lobet.
Nature Medicine (2002)

575 Citations

RNA interference screen for human genes associated with West Nile virus infection.

Manoj N Krishnan;Aylwin Ng;Bindu Sukumaran;Felicia D Gilfoy.
Nature (2008)

544 Citations

The Lyme disease agent exploits a tick protein to infect the mammalian host

Nandhini Ramamoorthi;Sukanya Narasimhan;Utpal Pal;Fukai Bao.
Nature (2005)

533 Citations

Borrelia burgdorferi OspA is an arthropod-specific transmission-blocking Lyme disease vaccine.

A M de Silva;S R Telford;L R Brunet;S W Barthold.
Journal of Experimental Medicine (1996)

499 Citations

Human innate immunosenescence: causes and consequences for immunity in old age.

Alexander Panda;Alvaro Arjona;Elizabeth Sapey;Fengwei Bai.
Trends in Immunology (2009)

469 Citations

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Profile was last updated on December 6th, 2021.
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