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Katherine Omueti Ayoade, MD $$

Pediatric Dermatologist

Assistant Professor at UT Southwestern Medical Center

Languages Spoken:
UT Southwestern Pediatric Group

Education and Training

Medical School
Univ of Illinois at Urbana College of Medicine (2010)
University of Illinois College of Medicine at Urba (2011), Internal Medicine
UT Southwestern Medical Center (2014), Dermatology
Board Certification
American Board of Dermatology
  • Research Interests

    • Cicatricial Alopecias
    • Hair Loss/Alopecias
    • Inflammation
  • Publications

    • Livedo reticularis as an initial clinical manifestation of gemcitabine-induced hemolytic uremic syndrome. Zemtsov A, Omueti-Ayoade K, Zemtsov R, Yang M J. Dermatol. 2012 May 39 5 487-9
    • Identification of novel synthetic toll-like receptor 2 agonists by high throughput screening. Guan Y, Omueti-Ayoade K, Mutha SK, Hergenrother PJ, Tapping RI J. Biol. Chem. 2010 Jul 285 31 23755-62
    • Genetic polymorphisms within the human Toll-like receptor 2 subfamily. Tapping RI, Omueti KO, Johnson CM Biochem. Soc. Trans. 2007 Dec 35 Pt 6 1445-8
    • Cutting edge: A common polymorphism impairs cell surface trafficking and functional responses of TLR1 but protects against leprosy.Johnson CM, Lyle EA, Omueti KO, Stepensky VA, Yegin O, Alpsoy E, Hamann L, Schumann RR, Tapping RI J. Immunol. 2007 Jun 178 12 7520-4
    • The polymorphism P315L of human toll-like receptor 1 impairs innate immune sensing of microbial cell wall components. Omueti KO, Mazur DJ, Thompson KS, Lyle EA, Tapping RI J. Immunol. 2007 May 178 10 6387-94
    • Domain exchange between human toll-like receptors 1 and 6 reveals a region required for lipopeptide discrimination. Omueti KO, Beyer JM, Johnson CM, Lyle EA, Tapping RI J. Biol. Chem. 2005 Nov 280 44 36616-25
  • Professional Activities

    • Society for Investigative Dermatology (2016)
    • Dermatology Foundation (2015)
    • American Academy of Dermatology (2014)
    • Skin of Color Society (2012)
    • Women's Dermatologic Society (2011)
  • Awards and Honors

    • Dermatology Foundation, Dermatologist Investigator Research Fellowship Recipient (2014-2015)
    • The John A. Kenney, Jr., M.D. Resident’s Research Symposium Award - 3rd Place (2014)
    • 2013 Award for Humanism and Professionalism (shared honor).
    • Honored by the Resident Physicians of the Department of Dermatology, UTSW. (2013)
    • Physician Scientist Training Program Fellowship Trainee (2013-2015)
    • Gold Humanism in Medicine Honor Society (2009)
    • University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Department of Biochemistry Trust of Urbana Award For the Best Doctoral Thesis of 2008 (2008)
    • Keystone Symposia Travel Award Scholarship (2006)
    • Pre-doctoral Fellow NIAID F31 National Research Service Award (2006-2008)
    • Cell and Molecular Biology Training Grant Trainee (2002-2004)
    • Golden Key National Honors Society (1999)
    • Phi Lambda Upsilon National Honorary Chemical Society (1998)
    • University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign - Edmund J. James Scholar (1998-2000)
    • University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Presidential Award Scholar (1996-2000)