Prof. Kamal D. Moudgil

Division of Rheumatology, Department of Medicine

University of Maryland, USA



1989 Ph.D. Immunology All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, India

1983 M.D. Biochemistry All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, India

1979 M.B.B.S. Medicine Panjabi University, Patiala, India

Publications (Selected)

  1. Yang Y-H, Rajaiah R., Ruoslahti E., and Moudgil K. D., Peptides targeting inflamed synovial vasculature attenuate autoimmune arthritis. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA 2011, 108: 12857.
  2. Rajaiah R., Puttabyatappa M., Polumuri S. K., Moudgil K.D., Interleukin-27 and interferon-gamma are involved in regulation of autoimmune arthritis. J Biol Chem. 2011; 286(4): 2817.
  3. Venkatesha S. H., Yu H., Rajaiah R., Tong L., Moudgil K. D., Celastrus-derived celastrol suppresses autoimmune arthritis by modulating antigen-induced cellular and humoral effector responses. J Biol Chem. 2011; 286(17): 15138.
  4. Yu H, Yang YH, Rajaiah R, Moudgil KD. Nicotine-induced differential modulation of autoimmune arthritis in the Lewis rat involves changes in interleukin-17 and anti-cyclic citrullinated peptide antibodies. Arthritis Rheum. 2011 Apr; 63(4): 981. doi: 10.1002/art.30219.
  5. Huang M. N., H. Yu and K. D. Moudgil., The involvement of heat-shock proteins in the pathogenesis of autoimmune arthritis: a critical appraisal. Semin. Arthritis Rheum. 2010: 40: 164.
  6. Rajaiah R. and K. D. Moudgil., Heat-shock protein can promote as well as regulate autoimmunity. Autoimmun. Rev. 2009, 8: 388. (NIHMSID# 102314)
  7. Kim E. K. and K. D. Moudgil., The determinants of susceptibility/resistance to adjuvant arthritis in rats. Arthritis Res. Therapy 2009, 11(4): 239.
  8. Coelho V., F. Broere, R. J. Binder, Y. Shoenfeld, and K. D. Moudgil., Heat-shock proteins: pro-inflammatory versus regulatory attributes. Cell Stress Chaperones 2008, 13: 119.
  9. Satpute, S.R., M. Durai, K.D. Moudgil. Antigen-Specific Tolerogenic and Immunomodulatory Strategies for the Treatment of Autoimmune Arthritis. Semin Arthritis Rheum 2008, 38(3): 195.
  10. Moudgil, K.D. and M. Durai. Regulation of autoimmune arthritis by self heat-shock proteins. Trends. Immunol. 2008, 29: 412.
  11. Kim, E.Y., H.H. Chi, M. Bouziane, A. Gaur, and K.D. Moudgil. Regulation of autoimmune arthritis by the pro-inflammatory cytokine interferon-gamma. Clin. Immunol. 2008, 127(1): 98.
  12. Kim E.Y., H.H. Chi, R. Rajaiah, and K.D. Moudgil. Exogenous tumor necrosis factor-alpha induces suppression of autoimmune arthritis. Arthritis Res. Ther. 2008, 10: R38.
  13. Mia M.Y., E.Y. Kim, S.R. Satpute, and K.D. Moudgil. The Dynamics of Articular Leukocyte Trafficking and the Immune Response to Self Heat-Shock Protein 65 Influence Arthritis Susceptibility. J. Clin. Immunol. 2008, 28: 420.
  14. Kim H. R., R. Rajaiah, Q-L Wu, S. R. Satpute, M. T. Tan, J. E. Simon, B. M. Berman, and K. D. Moudgil. Green tea affords protection against autoimmune arthritis in rats by modulating the disease-related immune events. J. Nutrition 2008, 138: 2111.
  15. Durai, M., H.R. Kim, K. Bala, and K.D. Moudgil. T Cells Against the Pathogenic and Protective Epitopes of Heat-shock Protein 65 Are Crossreactive and Display Functional Similarity: Novel Aspect of Regulation of Autoimmune Arthritis. J. Rheumatol 2007, 34: 2134.
  16. Satpute, S., N. Soukhareva, D.W. Scott, and K.D. Moudgil. Mycobacterial hsp65-IgG-expressing tolerogenic B cells induce protection against adjuvant arthritis in the Lewis rat. Arthritis and Rheumatism 2007, 56: 1490.
  17. Tong, L. and K.D. Moudgil. Celastrus aculeatus Merr. suppresses the induction and progression of autoimmune arthritis by modulating immune response to heat-shock protein 65. Arthritis Research Therapy 2007, 9: R70.
  18. Antigen: Relevance to Disease Susceptibility and  Vaccination. Scand. J. Immunol. 2007, 65: 158.
  19. Kim, H. R., E. Y. Kim, J. Cerny, and K. D. Moudgil. Antibody responses to mycobacterial and self heat shock protein 65 in autoimmune arthritis: epitope specificity and implication in pathogenesis. J. Immunol. 2006, 177(10): 6634.