Santhakumar Manicassamy

Associate Professor

Santhakumar Manicassamy

Associate Professor

Academic Appointment(s)

Medical College of Georgia
Department of Medicine: Infectious Disease

Medical College of Georgia
Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

The Graduate School

  • (706) 721-7902
  • CN 4153


  • Ph.D., MicroBio Sci and Immunology University of Illinois Chicago, 2006

Courses Taught Most Recent Academic Year

  • MOLM 9210

    Invest of a Problem: Investigation of a Problem
  • OBMP 9300

  • BIOM 8240

    Intro to Imm/Inf Disease
  • MOLM 9040

    Molecular Med Journal Club
  • MOLM 9030

    Seminar in Molecular Med
  • MOLM 8130

    Adv Top Mole & Cell Immun


Selected Recent Publications

  • β-catenin promotes regulatory T-cell responses in tumors by inducing vitamin a metabolism in dendritic cells, 2015
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • Activation of Gpr109a, receptor for niacin and the commensal metabolite butyrate, suppresses colonic inflammation and carcinogenesis, 2014
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • Mouse models of acute and chronic colitis, 2014
    Book, Chapter in Scholarly Book-New
  • TLR2-dependent activation of β-catenin pathway in dendritic cells induces regulatory responses and attenuates autoimmune inflammation, 2014
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • CXCR2 knockout mice are protected against DSS-colitis-induced acute kidney injury and inflammation, 2013
    Journal Article, Academic Journal