DPLM Faculty Profiles — Dr. Nielsen

Judy Nielsen

Judith N. Nielsen, DVM


Associate Director for Research Support,
Division of Comparative Medicine

Office: 919-843-6536

Email: judith_nielsen@med.unc.edu

Research Interests

My interests include laboratory animal medicine, with emphasis on animal health maintenance and infectious disease prevention, diagnosis and eradication as well as veterinary pathology and animal models of disease.

Selected Publications

Kapoor P, Hayes YO, Jarrell LT, Bellinger DA, Thomas, RD, Lawson GW, Arkema JD, Fletcher CA, Nielsen JN, (2017) Evaluation of Anthelmintic Resistance and Exhaust Air Dust PCR as a Diagnostic Tool in Mice Enzootically Infected with Aspiculuris tetraptera. JAALAS 56 (3):1-17.

Wiesner DL, Smith KD, Kotov DI, Nielsen JN, Bohjanen PR, Nielsen K, (2016) Regulatory T Cell Induction and Retention in the Lungs Drives Suppression of Detrimental Type 2 Th Cells During Pulmonary Cryptococcal Infection. J. Immunol. 196 (1):365-74. Doi: 10.4049/jimmunol. 1501871. Epub 2015 Nov 20 PMID: 26590316.

Wiesner DL, Sprecht CA, Lee CK, Smith KD, Mukaremera L, Lee ST, Lee CG, Elias JA, Nielsen JN, Boulware DR, Bohjanen PR, Jenkins MK, Levitz SM, Nielsen K, (2015) Chitin Recognition via Chitotriosidase Promotes Pathologic Type-2 Helper T Cell Responses to Cryptococcal Infection. PLOS Pathogens 11(3): e1004701. DOI:10.1371.

Crabtree JN, Okagaki LH, Wiesner LD, Strain AK, Nielsen JN, Nielsen K, (2012) Titan Cell Production Enhances the Virulence of Cryptococcus neoformans. Infect Immun 80(11):3776.

Shair KHY, Bendt KM, Edwards RH, Nielsen JN, Moore DT, Raab-Traub N, (2012) Epstein-barr virus-Encoded Latent Membrane Protein 1 (LMP1) and LMP2A Function Cooperatively to Promote Carcinoma Development in a Mouse Carcinogenesis Model. J Virol 86(9):5352. DOI: 10.1128/JVI.07035-11.

Song MH, Lee JW, Kim MS, Yoon JK, White TC, Floyd A, Heitman, J, Strain AK, Nielsen JN, Nielsen K, Bahn YS, (2012) A Flucytosine-Responsive Mbp 1/Swi4-Like Protein, Mbs1, Plays Pleiotropic Roles in antifungal Drug Resistance, Stress Response, and Virulence of Cryptococcus neoformans. Eukaryotic Cell 11 (1):53. DOI: 10.1128/EC.05236-11.

Okagaki LH, Strain AK, Nielsen JN, Charlier C, Baltes NJ, Chretien F, Heitman J, Dromer F, Nielsen K, (2010) Cryptococcal Cell Morphology Affects Host Cell Interactions and Pathogenicity. PLoS Pathog 6 (6): e1000953. Doi:10.1371/journal.ppat.1000953.

Cannon CZ, Godfrey V, King-Herbert A, Nielsen J, (2009) Metastatic Uterine Adenocarcinoma in an 8-year-old Gilt. JAALAS 48 (6) 795-800.

Whitaker J, Moy SS, Godfrey V, Nielsen J, Bellinger D and Bradfield J, (2009). The Effect of Cage Size and Enrichment on Reproductive Performance and Behavior in C57BL/6Tac Mice. Lab Animal 38 (1): 1-11.

Kathy H.Y. Shair, Katherine M. Bendt, Rachel H. Edwards, Elisabeth C. Bedford, Judith N. Nielsen, Nancy Raab-Traub (2007). EBV Latent Membrane Protein 1 Activates Akt, NFкB, and Stat3 in B Cell Lymphomas. PLoS Pathog 3 (11): e166. doi:10.1371/journal.ppat.0030166, 1669-1683.

Julia Whitaker BS, MS, DVM, Sheryl S. Moy BA, PhD, Benjamin R. Saville BS, MS, Virginia Godfrey BS, PhD, DVM, Judith Nielsen DVM, Dwight Bellinger BA, PhD, DVM and John Bradfield BS, MS, PhD, DVM (2007). The Effect of Cage Size on Reproductive Performance and Behavior in C57BL/6 Mice. Lab Animal 36(10): 32-39.

M.N. Tallman, K.K. Miles, F.K. Kessler, J.N. Nielsen, X Tian, J.K. Ritter, and P.C. Smith (2007). The Contribution of Intestinal UDP-Glucuronosyltransferases in Modulating 7-Ethyl-10-hydroxy-camptothecin (SN-38)-Induced Gastrointestinal Toxicity in Rats. J. Pharmacology and Experimental Therapeutics 320: 29-37.