Dr. Anshu Agrawal

Dr. Anshu Agrawal

University of California, USA



1994 Ph.D., Lucknow University, Biochemistry

1988 M.Sc., Lucknow University, Biochemistry

1986 B.Sc., Lucknow University, Chemistry, Botany, Zoology


  1. Sridharan A., Esposo M., Kaushal K., Tay J., Osann K., Agrawal S., Gupta S., Agrawal A., Age-associated impaired plasmacytoid dendritic cell functions lead to decreased CD4 and CD8 T cell immunity. AGE. 2010. Oct. 16. [Epub ahead of print]. DOI: 10.1007/s11357-010-9191-3.
  2. Agrawal S., Gupta S. and Agrawal A., Human dendritic cells activated via Dectin-1 are efficient at priming Th17, cytotoxic CD8 T and B cell responses. PLoS One. 2010 Oct., 18; 5(10): e13418.
  3. Agrawal A. and Gupta S., Impact of aging on dendritic cell functions in humans. Ageing Research Reviews. 2010. Jul. 7. [Epub ahead of print].
  4. Agrawal A., Tay J., Yang G. E., Agrawal S., Gupta S., Age-associated epigenetic modifications in human DNA increases its immunogenicity. Aging. 2010. 2(2): 93-100.
  5. Carlson M. E., Conboy M. J., Hsu M., Barchas L., Jeong J., Agrawal A., Mikels A. J., Agrawal S., Schaffer D. V., Conboy I. M., Relative roles of TGF-beta1 and Wnt in the systemic regulation and aging of satellite cell responses. Aging Cell. 2009. 8(6): 676-89.
  6. Veltmaat J. M., Takemaru K. I., Millar S., Lee EYHP, Lewis M. T., Li B. and Dai Pygo2 expands mammary progenitor cells by facilitating histone H3 K4 methylation. Journal of Cell biology. 2009. 185: 811-826.
  7. Gu B., Sun P., Yuan Y., Moraes R. C., Li A., Teng A., Agrawal A., Rhéaume C., Bilanchone V. X., Agrawal A., Tay J., Ton S., Agrawal S., Gupta S., Increased Reactivity of Dendritic Cells from Aged Subjects to Self Antigen, the Human DNA. J. Immunol., 2009. 182: 1138-1145.
  8. Agrawal A., Agrawal S., Gupta S., Role of dendritic cells in aging. Handbook on Immunosenescence. 2008. (T. Fulop eds).
  9. Agrawal S., Gupta S., Agrawal A.,  Vaccinia Virus Proteins Activate Human Dendritic Cells to Induce T Cell Responses in vitro. Vaccine. 2009. 27: 88-92.
  10. Agrawal A., How Aging impacts innate immunity. New Research on Innate Immunity. 2008. (Nova Publishers). 63-72.
  11. Agrawal A., Lourenco E. V., Gupta S., La Cava A., Gender-based differences in leptinemia in healthy aging, non-obese individuals associated with increased marker of oxidative stress. Int. J. Clin. Exp. Med., 2008. 1: 305-309.
  12. Agrawal A., Agrawal S., Tay, J., Gupta S., Biology of Dendritic Cells in Aging. J. Clin. Immunol., 2008. 28: 14-20.
  13. Agrawal A., Agrawal S., Cao J., Su H., Osann K., Gupta S., Altered innate immune functioning of dendritic cells in aging humans: Role of PI3Kinase signaling pathway. J. Immunol., 2007. 178: 6912-6922.
  14. Agrawal A., Kaushal P., Agrawal S., Gollapudi S., Gupta S., Thimerosal affects human dendritic cell functions promoting a TH2 response. J. Leukocyte Biology, 2007. 81: 474-483.
  15. Agrawal A., Agrawal S., Gupta, S. Dendritic cells in human aging. Experimental Gerontology. 2006. 42(5): 421-426.
  16. Agrawal A., Dillon S., Denning T. L., and Pulendran B., ERK1-/- mice exhibit Th1 cell polarization and increased susceptibility to Experimental Autoimmune Encephalomyelitis. J. Immunol., 2006. 176: 5788-5796.
  17. Gupta S., Agrawal A., Agrawal S., Su H. and Gollapudi S., A paradox of immunodeficiency and inflammation in aging: Lessons learned from apoptosis. Immunity & Ageing. 2006. 3: 5.
  18. Nair M., Teng A., Bilanchone V., Agrawal A., Li B., and Dai X., Ovol1 regulates the growth arrest of embryonic epidermal progenitor cells and represses c-Myc transcription.  Journal of Cell biology. 2006. 173: 253-264.
  19. Sharma, S.K., Deba, F., Bhattachrya, S., Agrawal, A., Owais, M. Escheriosome entrapped soluble blood stage antigens impart protective immunity against a multi-drug resistant isolate of Plasmodium yoelii nigeriensis in BALB/c mice. Vaccine. 2006. 7: 948-956.
  20. Pulendran B., Agrawal A., Dillon S., Agrawal S., Dendritic cells: Target of Immune Modulation by Microbes and Immunologist. Vaccine Adjuvants-Immunological and Clinical Principles. 2005. 25-38. (Humana Press).

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