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Journal articles

Hastak P; Cromer D; Malycha J; Andersen CR; Raith E; Davenport MP; Plummer M; Sasson SC, 2024, 'Defining the correlates of lymphopenia and independent predictors of poor clinical outcome in adults hospitalized with COVID-19 in Australia', Scientific Reports, 14, http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/s41598-024-61729-5

Gupta T; Antanaviciute A; Hyun-Jung Lee C; Ottakandathil Babu R; Aulicino A; Christoforidou Z; Siejka-Zielinska P; O'Brien-Ball C; Chen H; Fawkner-Corbett D; Geros AS; Bridges E; McGregor C; Cianci N; Fryer E; Alham NK; Jagielowicz M; Santos AM; Fellermeyer M; Davis SJ; Parikh K; Cheung V; Al-Hillawi L; Sasson S; Slevin S; Brain O; Bird-Lieberman E; Fourie S; Johnston R; Joshi H; Mujamdar D; Panter S; Patodi N; Shaji S; Tidbury J; Verma A; Fernandes RA; Koohy H; Simmons A, 2024, 'Tracking in situ checkpoint inhibitor-bound target T cells in patients with checkpoint-induced colitis', Cancer Cell, 42, pp. 797 - 814.e15, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ccell.2024.04.010

Wu L; Carlino MS; Brown DA; Long GV; Clifton-Bligh R; Mellor R; Moore K; Sasson SC; Menzies AM; Tsang V; Gunton JE, 2024, 'Checkpoint Inhibitor-Associated Autoimmune Diabetes Mellitus Is Characterized by C-peptide Loss and Pancreatic Atrophy', The Journal of clinical endocrinology and metabolism, 109, pp. 1301 - 1307, http://dx.doi.org/10.1210/clinem/dgad685

van der Linde R; Gatt PN; Smith S; Fernandez M; Vaughan L; Blyth E; Curnow J; Brown DA; Tegg E; Sasson SC, 2024, 'Correlation of flow cytometric measurable residual disease (FC-MRD) with molecular MRD and clinical outcome at one year in adult B-acute lymphoblastic leukaemia (B-ALL) and acute myeloid leukaemia (AML)', Pathology, 56, pp. S108 - S108, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.pathol.2023.12.359

Cromer D; Steain M; Reynaldi A; Schlub TE; Khan SR; Sasson SC; Kent SJ; Khoury DS; Davenport MP, 2023, 'Predicting vaccine effectiveness against severe COVID-19 over time and against variants: a meta-analysis', Nature Communications, 14, pp. 1633, http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/s41467-023-37176-7

Dharan NJ; Sasson SC; Ahlenstiel G; Andersen CR; Bloch M; Buckland G; Hamad N; Han WM; Kelleher AD; Long GV; Matthews GV; Mina MM; Papot E; Petoumenos K; Swaminathan S; Withers B; Yun J; Polizzotto MN, 2023, 'Clinical and laboratory features of COVID-19 illness and outcomes in immunocompromised individuals during the first pandemic wave in Sydney, Australia', PLoS ONE, 18, http://dx.doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0289907

van der Linde R; Gatt PN; Smith S; Fernandez MA; Vaughan L; Blyth E; Curnow J; Brown DA; Tegg E; Sasson SC, 2023, 'Measurable Residual Disease (MRD) by Flow Cytometry in Adult B-Acute Lymphoblastic Leukaemia (B-ALL) and Acute Myeloid Leukaemia (AML): Correlation with Molecular MRD Testing and Clinical Outcome at One Year', Cancers, 15, http://dx.doi.org/10.3390/cancers15205064

Finfer S; Venkatesh B; Hotchkiss RS; Sasson SC, 2023, 'Lymphopenia in sepsis—an acquired immunodeficiency?', Immunology and Cell Biology, 101, pp. 535 - 544, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/imcb.12611

Barreto SG; Kaambwa B; Venkatesh K; Sasson SC; Andersen C; Delaney A; Bihari S; Pilcher D, 2023, 'Mortality and costs related to severe acute pancreatitis in the intensive care units of Australia and New Zealand (ANZ), 2003–2020', Pancreatology, 23, pp. 341 - 349, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.pan.2023.04.006

Wu L; Tsang V; Menzies AM; Sasson SC; Carlino MS; Brown DA; Clifton-Bligh R; Gunton JE, 2023, 'Risk Factors and Characteristics of Checkpoint Inhibitor– Associated Autoimmune Diabetes Mellitus (CIADM): A Systematic Review and Delineation From Type 1 Diabetes', Diabetes Care, 46, pp. 1292 - 1299, http://dx.doi.org/10.2337/dc22-2202

van der Linde R; Smith S; Brown DA; Sasson SC; Tegg E, 2023, 'Measurable residual disease in adult acute myeloid leukaemia: evaluation of a multidimensional ‘radar’ flow cytometric plot analysis method', Pathology, 55, pp. 383 - 390, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.pathol.2022.10.007

Gupta M; Balachandran H; Louie RHY; Li H; Agapiou D; Keoshkerian E; Christ D; Rawlinson W; Mina MM; Post JJ; Hudson B; Gilroy N; Konecny P; Bartlett AW; Sasson SC; Ahlenstiel G; Dwyer D; Lloyd AR; Martinello M; Luciani F; Bull RA, 2023, 'High activation levels maintained in receptor-binding domain–specific memory B cells in people with severe coronavirus disease 2019', Immunology and Cell Biology, 101, pp. 142 - 155, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/imcb.12607

Venkatesh K; Glenn H; Delaney A; Andersen CR; Sasson SC, 2023, 'Fire in the belly: A scoping review of the immunopathological mechanisms of acute pancreatitis', Frontiers in Immunology, 13, http://dx.doi.org/10.3389/fimmu.2022.1077414

Hewavisenti RV; Arena J; Ahlenstiel CL; Sasson SC, 2023, 'Human papillomavirus in the setting of immunodeficiency: Pathogenesis and the emergence of next-generation therapies to reduce the high associated cancer risk', Frontiers in Immunology, 14, http://dx.doi.org/10.3389/fimmu.2023.1112513

Beaton B; Sasson SC; Rankin K; Raedemaeker J; Wong A; Hastak P; Phetsouphanh C; Warden A; Klemm V; Munier CML; Hoppe AC; Tea F; Pillay A; Stella AO; Aggarwal A; Lavee O; Caterson ID; Turville S; Kelleher AD; Brilot F; Trotman J; Carey Hoppe A, 2023, 'Patients with treated indolent lymphomas immunized with BNT162b2 have reduced anti-spike neutralizing IgG to SARS-CoV-2 variants, but preserved antigen-specific T cell responses', American Journal of Hematology, 98, pp. 131 - 139, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/ajh.26619

Rankin K; Hastak P; Wong A; Sasson SC; Beaton B; Yeola A; Warden A; Turville S; Kelleher AD; Brilot F; Trotman J, 2023, 'Immune response to COVID‐19 vaccination in patients with Waldenström macroglobulinaemia who pause their BTKi therapy', eJHaem, 4, pp. 728 - 732, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/jha2.724

Reardon B; Smith S; Van Der Linde R; Sasson SC, 2023, 'Use of anti-JOVI.1 antibodies to detect clonal T cell populations: implementation into a diagnostic flow cytometry laboratory and correlation with clinical findings', Pathology, 55, pp. S23 - S23, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.pathol.2022.12.077

Adhikari A; Abayasingam A; Rodrigo C; Agapiou D; Pandzic E; Brasher NA; Fernando BSM; Keoshkerian E; Li H; Kim HN; Lord M; Popovic G; Rawlinson W; Mina M; Post JJ; Hudson B; Gilroy N; Dwyer D; Sasson SC; Grubor-Bauk B; Lloyd AR; Martinello M; Bull RA; Tedla N; Kaldor J; Dore G; Sorrell T; Bartlett A; Lemberg D; Di Girolamo N; Byrne M; Hammoud M; Sultan R; Konecny P; Matthews G; Shek D; Holdaway S; Mitsa-Kos K; How-Chow D; Lagunday R; Robinson S; Terrill L; Joshi N; Li Y; Gill S; Sevehon A, 2022, 'Longitudinal Characterization of Phagocytic and Neutralization Functions of Anti-Spike Antibodies in Plasma of Patients after Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus 2 Infection', Journal of Immunology, 209, pp. 1499 - 1512, http://dx.doi.org/10.4049/jimmunol.2200272

Hastak PS; Andersen CR; Kelleher AD; Sasson SC, 2022, 'Frontline workers: Mediators of mucosal immunity in community acquired pneumonia and COVID-19', Frontiers in Immunology, 13, http://dx.doi.org/10.3389/fimmu.2022.983550

Rankin K; Beaton B; Sasson S; Raedemaecker J; Wong A; Hastak P; Phetsouphanh C; Warden A; Patel M; Klemm V; Munier CML; Carey Hoppe A; Tea F; Pillay A; Ospina A; Aggarwal A; Lavee O; Caterson ID; Turville S; Kelleher AD; Brilot F; Trotman J, 2022, 'PB2087: EFFICACY OF A 3RD COVID VACCINE, INCLUDING DURING A BTKI PAUSE, IN INDIVIDUALS WITH WALDENSTRÖM MACROGLOBULINEMIA AND FOLLICULAR LYMPHOMA', HemaSphere, 6, pp. 1958 - 1959, http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/01.hs9.0000851180.32970.18

Kent SJ; Khoury DS; Reynaldi A; Juno JA; Wheatley AK; Stadler E; John Wherry E; Triccas J; Sasson SC; Cromer D; Davenport MP, 2022, 'Disentangling the relative importance of T cell responses in COVID-19: leading actors or supporting cast?', Nature Reviews Immunology, 22, pp. 387 - 397, http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/s41577-022-00716-1

Balachandran H; Phetsouphanh C; Agapiou D; Adhikari A; Rodrigo C; Hammoud M; Shrestha LB; Keoshkerian E; Gupta M; Turville S; Christ D; King C; Sasson SC; Bartlett A; Grubor-Bauk B; Rawlinson W; Aggarwal A; Stella AO; Klemm V; Mina MM; Post JJ; Hudson B; Gilroy N; Konecny P; Ahlenstiel G; Dwyer DE; Sorrell TC; Kelleher A; Tedla N; Lloyd AR; Martinello M; Bull RA, 2022, 'Maintenance of broad neutralizing antibodies and memory B cells 1 year post-infection is predicted by SARS-CoV-2-specific CD4+ T cell responses', Cell Reports, 38, pp. 110345, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.celrep.2022.110345

Sasson SC; Wilkins LE; Watson RA; Jolly C; Brain O; Klenerman P; Olsson-Brown A; Fairfax BP, 2021, 'Identification of neutralising pembrolizumab anti-drug antibodies in patients with melanoma', Scientific Reports, 11, http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/s41598-021-98700-7

Beaton B; Sasson SC; Rankin K; Raedemaeker J; Wong A; Hastak P; Warden A; Stella AO; Aggarwal A; Caterson ID; Phetsouphanh C; Turville S; Kelleher AD; Brilot F; Trotman J, 2021, 'Efficacy of Vaccine BNT162b2 (Pfizer-BioNTech) in Individuals with Waldenstrom's Macroglobulinemia and Follicular Lymphoma in Australia', BLOOD, 138, http://dx.doi.org/10.1182/blood-2021-149348

Wu L; Tsang VHM; Sasson SC; Menzies AM; Carlino MS; Brown DA; Clifton-Bligh R; Gunton JE, 2021, 'Unravelling Checkpoint Inhibitor Associated Autoimmune Diabetes: From Bench to Bedside', Frontiers in Endocrinology, 12, http://dx.doi.org/10.3389/fendo.2021.764138

Sasson SC; Slevin SM; Cheung VTF; Nassiri I; Olsson-Brown A; Fryer E; Ferreira RC; Trzupek D; Gupta T; Al-Hillawi L; Issaias ML; Easton A; Campo L; FitzPatrick MEB; Adams J; Chitnis M; Protheroe A; Tuthill M; Coupe N; Simmons A; Payne M; Middleton MR; Travis SPL; Fairfax BP; Klenerman P; Brain O, 2021, 'Interferon-Gamma–Producing CD8+ Tissue Resident Memory T Cells Are a Targetable Hallmark of Immune Checkpoint Inhibitor–Colitis', Gastroenterology, 161, pp. 1229 - 1244.e9, http://dx.doi.org/10.1053/j.gastro.2021.06.025

Hargreaves CE; Salatino S; Sasson SC; Charlesworth JEG; Bateman E; Patel AM; Anzilotti C; Broxholme J; Knight JC; Patel SY, 2021, 'Decreased ATM Function Causes Delayed DNA Repair and Apoptosis in Common Variable Immunodeficiency Disorders', Journal of Clinical Immunology, 41, pp. 1315 - 1330, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10875-021-01050-2

Abayasingam A; Balachandran H; Agapiou D; Hammoud M; Rodrigo C; Keoshkerian E; Li H; Brasher NA; Christ D; Rouet R; Burnet D; Grubor-Bauk B; Rawlinson W; Turville S; Aggarwal A; Stella AO; Fichter C; Brilot F; Mina M; Post JJ; Hudson B; Gilroy N; Dwyer D; Sasson SC; Tea F; Pilli D; Kelleher A; Tedla N; Lloyd AR; Martinello M; Bull RA; Burnett D, 2021, 'Long-term persistence of RBD+ memory B cells encoding neutralizing antibodies in SARS-CoV-2 infection', Cell Reports Medicine, 2, pp. 100228, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.xcrm.2021.100228

Sasson SC, 2021, 'Autoimmune toxicities of T cell checkpoint inhibitors', Pathology, 53, pp. S16 - S16, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.pathol.2021.05.058

van der Linde R; Smith S; Sasson SC; Brown D; Tegg E, 2021, 'Use of multidimentional flow cytometry plots to improve measurable residual disease monitoring of acute myeloid leukaemias', Pathology, 53, pp. S46 - S46, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.pathol.2021.06.096

Sasson SC; Zaunders JJ; Nahar K; Munier CML; Fairfax BP; Olsson-Brown A; Jolly C; Read SA; Ahlenstiel G; Palendira U; Scolyer RA; Carlino MS; Payne MJ; Cheung VTF; Gupta T; Klenerman P; Long GV; Brain O; Menzies AM; Kelleher AD, 2020, 'Mucosal-associated invariant T (MAIT) cells are activated in the gastrointestinal tissue of patients with combination ipilimumab and nivolumab therapy-related colitis in a pathology distinct from ulcerative colitis', Clinical and Experimental Immunology, 202, pp. 335 - 352, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/cei.13502

Cheung VTF; Gupta T; Olsson-Brown A; Subramanian S; Sasson SC; Heseltine J; Fryer E; Collantes E; Sacco JJ; Pirmohamed M; Simmons A; Klenerman P; Tuthill M; Protheroe AS; Chitnis M; Fairfax BP; Payne MJ; Middleton MR; Brain O, 2020, 'Immune checkpoint inhibitor-related colitis assessment and prognosis: can IBD scoring point the way?', British Journal of Cancer, 123, pp. 207 - 215, http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/s41416-020-0882-y

Sasson SC; Gordon CL; Christo SN; Klenerman P; Mackay LK, 2020, 'Local heroes or villains: tissue-resident memory T cells in human health and disease', Cellular and Molecular Immunology, 17, pp. 113 - 122, http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/s41423-019-0359-1

Cheung VTF; Gupta T; Olsson-Brown A; Subramanian S; Sasson SC; Heseltine J; Fryer E; Collantes E; Sacco JJ; Pirmohamed M; Simmons A; Klenerman P; Fairfax BP; Payne MJ; Middleton MR; Brain O, 2020, 'P272 Immune checkpoint inhibitor-related colitis assessment and prognosis: can inflammatory bowel disease scoring point the way?', Journal of Crohn's and Colitis, 14, pp. S286 - S288, http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ecco-jcc/jjz203.401

Cheung VT; Gupta T; Olsson-Brown AC; Subramanian S; Sasson SC; Heseltine J; Fryer E; Collantes-Bellido E; Sacco JJ; Pirmohamed M; Simmons A; Klenerman P; Fairfax BP; Payne MJ; Middleton MR; Brain O, 2020, 'Su1185 IMMUNE CHECKPOINT INHIBITOR-RELATED COLITIS ASSESSMENT AND PROGNOSIS: CAN UCEIS, MAYO AND NANCY INDEX SCORING POINT THE WAY?', Gastroenterology, 158, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/s0016-5085(20)32033-3

Sasson SC; Corbett A; McLachlan AJ; Chen R; Adelstein SA; Riminton S; Limaye S, 2019, 'Enhanced serum immunoglobulin G clearance in myotonic dystrophy-associated hypogammaglobulinemia: A case series and review of the literature', Journal of Medical Case Reports, 13, pp. 338, http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s13256-019-2285-3

Sasson SC; Cheung VTF; Gupta T; Zaunders JJ; Nahar K; Munier CM-L; Olsson-Brown A; Ahlenstiel G; Palendira U; Scolyer RA; Carlino MS; Long GV; Menzies AM; Kelleher A; Payne M; Fairfax B; Middleton MR; Klenerman P; Brain O, 2019, '1303P Tissue-based activation of mucosal-associated invariant T (MAIT) cells in combination ipilimumab and nivolumab checkpoint inhibitor (CI) colitis', Annals of Oncology, 30, pp. v530, http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/annonc/mdz253.128

Deenick EK; Morey A; Danta M; Emmett L; Fay K; Gracie G; Ma CS; Macintosh R; Smith SABC; Sasson SC; Sewell WA; Cowley M; Tangye SG; Kelleher AD; Phan TG, 2018, 'Reversible Suppression of Lymphoproliferation and Thrombocytopenia with Rapamycin in a Patient with Common Variable Immunodeficiency', Journal of Clinical Immunology, 38, pp. 159 - 162, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10875-018-0477-z

Sasson SC; Russo R; Chung T; Chu G; Hunyor I; Williamson J; Murad A; Kane A; Riminton S; Limaye S, 2017, 'Cardiac magnetic resonance imaging-indeterminate/negative cardiac sarcoidosis revealed by 18F-fluorodeoxyglucose-positron emission tomography: Two case reports and a review of the literature', Journal of Medical Case Reports, 11, http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s13256-017-1453-6

Koelsch KK; Rasmussen TA; Hey-Nguyen WJ; Pearson C; Xu Y; Bailey M; Marks KH; Sasson SC; Taylor MS; Tantau R; Obeid S; Milner B; Morrissey O; Pinto AN; Suzuki K; Busch MP; Keating SM; Kaiser P; Yukl S; Wong JK; Hiener BM; Palmer S; Zaunders J; Post JJ; Chan DJ; Avery S; Milliken ST; Kelleher AD; Lewin SR; Cooper DA; Cooper D, 2017, 'Impact of Allogeneic Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation on the HIV Reservoir and Immune Response in 3 HIV-Infected Individuals', Journal of Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndromes, 75, pp. 328 - 337, http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/QAI.0000000000001381

Sasson SC; Davies S; Chan R; Davies L; Garsia R, 2016, 'Cerebral toxoplasmosis in a patient with myasthenia gravis and thymoma with immunodeficiency/Good's syndrome: A case report', BMC Infectious Diseases, 16, pp. 457, http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s12879-016-1801-y

Anderson S; Sasson SC; Lee FJ; Cooper W; Larsen S; Garsia R, 2016, 'Episodic fevers and vasodilatory shock mimicking urosepsis in a patient with HIV-associated multicentric Castleman's Disease: A case report', BMC Infectious Diseases, 16, pp. 53, http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s12879-016-1378-5

Sasson SC; McGill K; Wienholt L; Carr A; Brown DA; Kelleher AD; Breit SN; Sewell WA, 2015, 'Comparison of the Freelite serum free light chain (SFLC) assay with serum and urine electrophoresis/immunofixation and the N Latex FLC assay', Pathology, 47, pp. 564 - 569, http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/PAT.0000000000000316

Sasson SC; Smith SA; Qiu MR; Stone ECA; Sewell WA, 2015, 'Monoclonal precursor T-cell infiltrate in recurrent thymoma: a case report', Pathology, 47, pp. 375 - 377, http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/PAT.0000000000000257

Koelsch KK; Hey-Cunningham WJ; Sasson SC; Pearson C; Bailey M; Marks KH; Hiener BM; Palmer S; Zaunders JJ; Post JJ; Milliken ST; Kelleher AD; Cooper DA; Xu Y, 2015, 'Allogeneic bone marrow transplantation in two HIV-1 infected patients shows no detectable HIV-1 RNA or DNA, and a profound reduction in HIV-1 antibodies', Pathology, 47, pp. S55 - S55, http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/01.pat.0000461459.26902.eb

Sasson SC; McGill K; Wienholt L; Carr A; Brown D; Kelleher AD; Breit SN; Sewell WA, 2015, 'Retrospective audit of the freeliteTM serum free light chain (SFLC) assay: testing patterns, concordance with serum and urine electrophoresis/immunofixation and correlation with the N latex FLC assay', Pathology, 47, pp. S94 - S94, http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/01.pat.0000461601.28805.d5

Sasson S; Smith S; Sewell WA; Morey A; Danta M; Emmett L; Kelleher AD; Fay K; Phan T, 2014, 'MONOCLONAL B-CELL POPULATION OF INDETERMINANT MALIGNANT POTENTIAL IN THE SETTING OF ATYPICAL CVID ASSOCIATED WITH LYMPHADENOPATHY AND SPLENOMEGALY', INTERNAL MEDICINE JOURNAL, 44, pp. 33 - 33, http://gateway.webofknowledge.com/gateway/Gateway.cgi?GWVersion=2&SrcApp=PARTNER_APP&SrcAuth=LinksAMR&KeyUT=WOS:000342722800109&DestLinkType=FullRecord&DestApp=ALL_WOS&UsrCustomerID=891bb5ab6ba270e68a29b250adbe88d1

Sasson SC; Kelleher AD, 2014, 'Site-specific host gene modification by zinc finger nucleases: pointing the way to drug free control of HIV-1?', Clinical and Translational Immunology, 3, pp. e19, http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/cti.2014.12

Sasson SC; Oon A; Chagantri J; Brew BJ; Carr A, 2013, 'Posterior reversible encephalopathy syndrome (PRES) in an HIV-1 infected patient with disseminated varicella zoster virus: a case report', BMC Infectious Diseases, 13, pp. 396 - 396, http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/1471-2334-13-396

Sasson SC; Zaunders J; Seddiki N; Mcbride K; Koelsch KK; Merlin KM; Smith DE; Cooper DA; Kelleher AD; Bailey MR, 2012, 'Progressive activation of CD127+132- recent thymic emigrants into terminally differentiated CD127-132+ T-cells in HIV-1 infection', PLoS One, 7, pp. e31148, http://dx.doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0031148


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