Internal Medicine

Jason H. Barker, MD

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Assistant Professor of Internal Medicine  - Infectious Diseases

Contact Information

Primary Office: E104 MTF
Iowa City, IA 52242
Primary Office Phone: 319-335-4594

Email: jason-barker@uiowa.edu
Web: Inflammation Program

Education

BA, Yale University, New Haven, CT
MD, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston TX

Residency, Internal Medicine, University of Texas Southwestern, Dallas, TX
Fellowship, Infectious Diseases, University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics, Iowa City, Iowa

Licensure and Certifications

Medical License, Iowa Board of Medicine

Center, Program and Institute Affiliations

Inflammation Program

All Publications

Yao C, Dixit U, Barker J, Teesch L, Love-Homan L, Donelson J, Wilson M.  Attenuation of Leishmania metacyclic promastigotes by sterol depletion.  Infection and Immunity.  2013 July 1. 81(7):2507-17.
[PubMed]

Barker J, Kaufman J, Zhang D, Weiss J.  Metabolic labeling to characterize the overall composition of Francisella Lipid A and LPS grown in broth and in human phagocytes..  Innate immunity.  2013 May 31. 
[PubMed]

Barker J, Zhang D, Kaufman J, Weiss J.  Metabolic Labeling with [14C]acetate to Characterize the Overall Composition of Lipid A and Lipopolysaccharide (LPS) of Francisella Grown in Broth and Human Dendritic Cells.  12th International Endotoxin and Innate Immunity Society Meeting.  2012 October. 

Barker J, Zhang D, Kaufman J, Weiss J.  Metabolic Labeling with [14C]acetate to Characterize the Overall Composition of Lipid A and Lipopolysaccharide (LPS) of Francisella Grown in Broth and Human Dendritic Cells.  7th International Conference on Tularemia.  2012 September. 

Schwartz J, Barker J, Long M, Kaufman J, McCracken J, Allen L.  Natural IgM mediates complement-dependent uptake of Francisella tularensis by human neutrophils via complement receptors 1 and 3 in nonimmune serum..  Journal of immunology (Baltimore, Md. : 1950).  2012 September. 189(6):3064-77.
[PubMed]

Schwartz J, Barker J, Kaufman J, Fayram D, Allen L.  Francisella tularensis inhibits the intrinsic and extrinsic pathways to delay constitutive apoptosis and prolong human neutrophil lifespan.  J. Immunol..  2012 April. 188(7):3351-63.
[PubMed]

Barker J, Kaufman J, Buchan B, Jones B, Apicella M.  Francisella tularensis Capsule Modulates Complement Deposition.  University of Iowa Internal Medicine Research Day.  2011 February. 

Barker J, Zhang D, Kaufman J, Weiss J.  Radiolabeling of Francisella Reveals the Heterogeneity of Francisella LPS Molecules.  Midwest Microbial Pathogenesis Conference.  2011. 

Barker J, Baman N, Kaufman J, Allen L.  Francisella tularensis Modulates Membrane Trafficking in Human Monocyte-Derived Dendritic Cells.  University of Iowa Health Sciences Research Week.  2010 April. 

Barker J, Kaufman J, Buchan B, Jones B, Apicella M.  Francisella tularensis Capsule Modulates Complement Deposition.  University of Iowa Internal Medicine Research Day.  2010 February. 

Barker J, Kaufman J, Buchan B, Jones B, Apicella M, Allen L.  An Avirulent fevR mutant of F. tularensis LVS activates complement more readily than wild-type bacteria.  Midwest Microbial Pathogenesis Conference.  2010. 

Barker J, Baman N, Allen L.  Francisella tularensis LVS Escapes from the Phagosome of Human Monocyte-Derived Dendritic Cells.  Keystone Symposium-Dendritic Cells.  2009. 

Barker J, McCaffrey R, Baman N, Allen L, Weiss J, Nauseef W.  The role of complement opsonization in interactions between F. tularensis subsp. novicida and human neutrophils..  Microbes and infection / Institut Pasteur.  2009. 11(8-9):762-9.
[PubMed]

Barker J, Baman N, Allen L.  Francisella tularensis LVS Escapes from the Phagosome of Human Monocyte-Derived Dendritic Cells.  Society for Leukocyte Biology.  2008. 

Barker J, Nauseef W.  The Role of Complement Opsonization in the Phagocytosis of Francisella tularensis by Human Neutrophils.  Tularemia Workshop.  2008. 

Barker J.  The Role of Complement Opsonization in the Phagocytosis of Francisella tularensis by Human Neutrophils.  40th Annual Meeting of the Society for Leukocyte Biology, Boston, MA.  2007 October. 

Barker J.  The Role of Complement Opsonization in the Phagocytosis of Francisella tularensis by Human Neutrophils.  Midwest Microbial Pathogenesis Conference.  2007. 

Barker J, Weiss J, Apicella M, Nauseef W.  Basis for the failure of Francisella tularensis lipopolysaccharide to prime human polymorphonuclear leukocytes..  Infection and immunity.  2006 June. 74(6):3277-84.
[PubMed]

Barker J, Weiss J, Apicella M, Nauseef W.  Francisella tularensis Live Vaccine Strain (LVS) Lipopolysaccharide Does Not Modulate Priming of Human Neutrophils.  Society for Leukocyte Biology.  2004. 

Barker J, Weiss J, Apicella M, Nauseef W.  Francisella tularensis Live Vaccine Strain Lipopolysaccharide does not Bind to Lipopolysaccharide-binding Protein.  International Endotoxin Society.  2004. 

Barker J, Luby J, Dalley A, Bartek W, Burns D, Erdman D.  Fatal type 3 adenoviral pneumonia in immunocompetent adult identical twins.  Clin. Infect. Dis..  2003 November 15. 37(10):e142-6.
[PubMed]

Barker J, Musher D, Silberman R, Phan H, Watson D.  Genetic relatedness among nontypeable pneumococci implicated in sporadic cases of conjunctivitis..  Journal of clinical microbiology.  1999 December. 37(12):4039-41.
[PubMed]

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