Scholar Profile: Joshua James Anzinger


Bio Information

Dr. Joshua James Anzinger

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Biography/Responsibilities/Duties:

Dr. Joshua James Anzinger is a Senior Lecturer in the Department of Microbiology at The University of the West Indies Kingston, Jamaica Ph.D. Within the Department of Microbiology, he simultaneously holds the positions of Head of Virology, Consultant Virologist and Director of Jamaica Affiliate Global Virus Network. As Senior lecturer his focus is on multiple subject areas including microbiology, virology, disease and treatment, organ-system toxicology and immunology. His expertise in these subject areas has led to invitations to present at several conferences and the publication of an extensive array of peer reviewed journal articles. He is a member of the American Society for Microbiology and the International AIDS Society. In  February 2020 he was appointed to the UWI COVID-19 Task Force.

Research Interests

  1. Macrophage
  2. Inflammation
  3. Monocytes
  4. Cell Culture
  5. Innate Immunity
  6. Macrophage Biology
  7. Macrophage Cell Culture
  8. Monocyte Culture
  9. Macrophage Polarization
  10. Magnetic Cell Sorting

Research Activity

  1. [Journal Article]

    Extracellular cholesterol-rich microdomains generated by human macrophages and their potential function in reverse cholesterol transport more..

    2010

    Joshua James Anzinger

    Ong, Daniel S and Anzinger, Joshua J and Leyva, Francisco J and Rubin, Noa and Addadi, Lia and Kruth, Howard S

    COMPLETED

  2. [Journal Article]

    Glucose transporter 1–expressing Proinflammatory monocytes are elevated in combination antiretroviral therapy–treated and untreated HIV+ subjects more..

    2014

    Joshua James Anzinger

    Palmer, Clovis S and Anzinger, Joshua J and Zhou, Jingling and Gouillou, Maelenn and Landay, Alan and Jaworowski, Anthony and McCune, Joseph M and Crowe, Suzanne M

    COMPLETED

  3. [Journal Article]

    HIV infection of mononuclear cells is calcium-dependent more..

    2006

    Joshua James Anzinger

    Anzinger, Joshua J and Mezo, Isaac and Ji, Xin and Gabali, Ali M and Thomas, Larry L and Spear, Gregory T

    COMPLETED

  4. [Journal Article]

    Increased glucose transporter-1 expression on intermediate monocytes from HIV-infected women with subclinical cardiovascular disease more..

    2017

    Joshua James Anzinger

    Butterfield, Tiffany R and Hanna, David B and Kaplan, Robert C and Kizer, Jorge R and Durkin, Helen G and Young, Mary A and Nowicki, Marek J and Tien, Phyllis C and Golub, Elizabeth T and Floris-Moore, Michelle A and others

    COMPLETED

  5. [Journal Article]

    Native low-density lipoprotein uptake by macrophage colony-stimulating factor–differentiated human macrophages is mediated by macropinocytosis and micropinocytosis more..

    2010

    Joshua James Anzinger

    Anzinger, Joshua J and Chang, Janet and Xu, Qing and Buono, Chiara and Li, Yifu and Leyva, Francisco J and Park, Bum-Chan and Greene, Lois E and Kruth, Howard S

    COMPLETED

  6. [Journal Article]

    Genome sequencing reveals Zika virus diversity and spread in the Americas more..

    2017

    Joshua James Anzinger

    Metsky, Hayden C and Matranga, Christian B and Wohl, Shirlee and Schaffner, Stephen F and Freije, Catherine A and Winnicki, Sarah M and West, Kendra and Qu, James and Baniecki, Mary Lynn and Gladden-Young, Adrianne and others

    COMPLETED

  7. [Journal Article]

    Measurement of aortic cell fluid-phase pinocytosis in vivo by flow cytometry more..

    2017

    Joshua James Anzinger

    Anzinger, Joshua J and Jin, Xueting and Palmer, Clovis S and Dagur, Pradeep and Barthwal, Manoj K and Kruth, Howard S

    COMPLETED

  8. [Journal Article]

    A simple flow cytometric method to measure glucose uptake and glucose transporter expression for monocyte subpopulations in whole blood more..

    2016

    Joshua James Anzinger

    Palmer, Clovis S and Anzinger, Joshua J and Butterfield, Tiffany R and McCune, Joseph M and Crowe, Suzanne M

    COMPLETED

  9. [Journal Article]

    Dysregulated TGF-$\beta$ production underlies the age-related vulnerability to chikungunya virus more..

    2016

    Joshua James Anzinger

    Uhrlaub, Jennifer L and Pulko, Vesna and DeFilippis, Victor R and Broeckel, Rebecca and Streblow, Daniel N and Coleman, Gary D and Park, Byung S and Lindo, John F and Vickers, Ivan and Anzinger, Joshua J and others

    COMPLETED

  10. [Journal Article]

    Fluorescent pegylated nanoparticles demonstrate fluid-phase pinocytosis by macrophages in mouse atherosclerotic lesions more..

    2009

    Joshua James Anzinger

    Buono, Chiara and Anzinger, Joshua J and Amar, Marcelo and Kruth, Howard S

    COMPLETED

  11. [Journal Article]

    Tiger in the sun: A report of Aedes albopictus in Jamaica more..

    2019

    Joshua James Anzinger

    Ali, Inshan and Mundle, Marcia and Anzinger, Joshua J and Sandiford, Simone L

    COMPLETED

  12. [Journal Article]

    Murine bone marrow-derived macrophages differentiated with GM-CSF become foam cells by PI3K$\gamma$-dependent fluid-phase pinocytosis of native LDL more..

    2012

    Joshua James Anzinger

    Anzinger, Joshua J and Chang, Janet and Xu, Qing and Barthwal, Manoj K and Bohnacker, Thomas and Wymann, Matthias P and Kruth, Howard S

    COMPLETED

  13. [Journal Article]

    ABCG1-mediated generation of extracellular cholesterol microdomains more..

    2014

    Joshua James Anzinger

    Freeman, Sebastian R and Jin, Xueting and Anzinger, Joshua J and Xu, Qing and Purushothaman, Sonya and Fessler, Michael B and Addadi, Lia and Kruth, Howard S

    COMPLETED

  14. [Journal Article]

    Fluid-phase pinocytosis of native low density lipoprotein promotes murine M-CSF differentiated macrophage foam cell formation more..

    2013

    Joshua James Anzinger

    Barthwal, Manoj K and Anzinger, Joshua J and Xu, Qing and Bohnacker, Thomas and Wymann, Matthias P and Kruth, Howard S

    COMPLETED

  15. [Journal Article]

    Suppression of monocyte inflammatory and coagulopathy responses in HIV infection more..

    2018

    Joshua James Anzinger

    Rajasuriar, Reena and Hearps, Anna C and Crowe, Suzanne M and Anzinger, Joshua J and Palmer, Clovis S

    COMPLETED

  16. [Journal Article]

    Monocytes as regulators of inflammation and HIV-related comorbidities during cART more..

    2014

    Joshua James Anzinger

    Anzinger, Joshua J and Butterfield, Tiffany R and Angelovich, Thomas A and Crowe, Suzanne M and Palmer, Clovis S

    COMPLETED

  17. [Journal Article]

    Glut1 expression level on inflammatory monocytes is associated with markers of cardiovascular disease risk in HIV-infected individuals more..

    2018

    Joshua James Anzinger

    Anzinger, Joshua J and Butterfield, Tiffany R and Gouillou, Maelenn and McCune, Joseph M and Crowe, Suzanne M and Palmer, Clovis S

    COMPLETED

  18. [Journal Article]

    Chikungunya Virus Infection and Acute Elevation of Serum Prostate-Specific Antigen more..

    2015

    Joshua James Anzinger

    Aiken, William Derval and Anzinger, Joshua J

    COMPLETED

  19. [Journal Article]

    Trends of Microcephaly and Severe Arthrogryposis in Three Urban Hospitals following the Zika, Chikungunya and Dengue Fever Epidemics of 2016 in Jamaica more..

    2017

    Joshua James Anzinger

    James-Powell, T and Brown, Y and Christie, CDC and Melbourne-Chambers, R and Moore, JT and Morgan, O and Butler, B and Swaby, K and Garbutt, A and Anzinger, J and others

    COMPLETED

  20. [Journal Article]

    Positive association between HIV RNA and IL-6 in the genital tract of Rwandan women more..

    2008

    Joshua James Anzinger

    Spear, Gregory T and Zariffard, M Reza and Chen, Hua Y and Anzinger, Joshua J and Anastos, Kathryn and Rusine, John and Gatabazi, John and French, Audrey L and Cohen, Mardge and Landay, Alan L

    COMPLETED

  21. [Journal Article]

    Donor variability in HIV binding to peripheral blood mononuclear cells more..

    2008

    Joshua James Anzinger

    Anzinger, Joshua J and Olinger, Gene G and Spear, Gregory T

    COMPLETED

  22. [Journal Article]

    Emerging role and characterization of immunometabolism: relevance to HIV pathogenesis, serious non-AIDS events, and a cure more..

    2016

    Joshua James Anzinger

    Palmer, Clovis S and Henstridge, Darren C and Yu, Di and Singh, Amit and Balderson, Brad and Duette, Gabriel and Cherry, Catherine L and Anzinger, Joshua J and Ostrowski, Matias and Crowe, Suzanne M

    COMPLETED

  23. [Conference Proceedings]

    Ellagic acid inhibits nucleoside diphosphate kinase-B activity more..

    2001

    Joshua James Anzinger

    Malmquist, NA and Anzinger, JJ and Hirzel, D and Buxton, ILO

    COMPLETED

  24. [Conference Proceedings]

    Secretion of a nucleoside diphosphate kinase (Nm23-H2) by cells from human breast, colon, pancreas and lung tumors more..

    2001

    Joshua James Anzinger

    Anzinger, J and Malmquist, NA and Gould, J and Buxton, ILO

    COMPLETED

Public Service

  1. [Public or Community Service]

    Member, UWI COVID-19 Task Force (February 2020-present) more..

    February 2020

    Contribution of > Public or Community Service

    COMPLETED

  2. [Public or Community Service]

    NIH Fellows Committee: Service as the NHLBI Basic Science Representative. National Institutes of Health. Bethesda, MD; 2008-2009 more..

    2008-2009

    Contribution of > Public or Community Service

    COMPLETED

  3. [Public or Community Service]

    UWI College Common Task Force Member. The University of the West Indies, Mona. Kingston, Jamaica; 2019-Present more..

    2019-Present

    Contribution of > Public or Community Service

    COMPLETED

  4. [Public or Community Service]

    University of the West Indies Ethics Committee: Reviewed University of the West Indies ethics proposals. Kingston, Jamaica; 2016-2018 more..

    2016-2018

    Contribution of > Public or Community Service

    COMPLETED

  5. [Public or Community Service]

    Tutor: Increasing performance of underprivileged children in the Chicago Public School system. Chicago, IL, USA. 2006-2007 more..

    2006-2007

    Contribution of > Public or Community Service

    COMPLETED

  6. [Public or Community Service]

    College Common Housing Committee Representative. The University of the West Indies, Mona. Kingston, Jamaica; 2018-Present more..

    2018-Present

    Contribution of > Public or Community Service

    COMPLETED

Education and Training

  1. [Education and Training]

    Ph.D. more..

    Contribution of > Education and Training

    COMPLETED

  2. [Education and Training]

    B.Sc. more..

    Contribution of > Education and Training

    COMPLETED

Memberships

  1. [Membership]

    Member, American Society for Microbiology more..

    Contribution of > Membership

    COMPLETED

  2. [Membership]

    Member, International AIDS Society more..

    Contribution of > Membership

    COMPLETED

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