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Charles E. McCall, M.D.Wake Forest School of Medicine

Charles E. McCall, M.D.

Professor,





Clinical Interests

Infectious Diseases, Immune Compromise, Sepsis, Immunology

Contact Information

Academic: 336-716-4322 | Department: 336-716-2691

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Education & Training

  • B.S., Wake Forest University, 1957
  • M.D., WFU School of Medicine, 1961
  • Internship, Boston Med Ctr, 1962
  • Residency, Boston Med Ctr, 1963
  • Residency, Boston Med Ctr, 1966
  • Fellowship, Harvard Medical School, 1968

Memberships

  • Am Assn Of Advancement Of Scie
  • Am Assn Of Immunologists
  • Am Assn Of University Professo
  • Am Coll Of Physicians
  • Am Federation Of Clinical Rese
  • Am Soc Of Clinical Investigati
  • Assn Of American Physicians
  • Infectious Disease Soc of Amer

NPI Number

  • 1497730402
Charles E. McCall, M.D.

Charles E. McCall, M.D.

Professor, Molecular Medicine
Translational Science Institute
Office of Women in Medicine and Science
Sticht Center on Aging
Center for Comparative Medicine Research
Microbiology & Immunology

Research Interests

critical/intensive care medici, genetics/genome, hormones/cytokines/signalling, immunology/allergy/inflammatio, infectious diseases, metabolism, molecular biology/molecular me

Contact Information

Academic: 336-716-4322 | Department: 336-716-2691

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Recent Publications

Liu TF, Vachharajani V, Millet P, Bharadwaj MS, Molina AJ, McCall CE. Sequential actions of SIRT1-RELB-SIRT3 coordinate nuclear-mitochondrial communication during immunometabolic adaptation to acute inflammation and sepsis. J Biol Chem. 2015;290(1):396-408.

Reynolds LM, Ding J, Taylor JR, Lohman K, Soranzo N, de la Fuente A, Liu TF, Johnson C, Barr RG, Register TC, Donohue KM, Talor MV, Cihakova D, Gu C, Divers J, Siscovick D, Burke G, Post W, Shea S, Jacobs DR Jr, Hoeschele I, McCall CE,. Transcriptomic profiles of aging in purified human immune cells. BMC Genomics. 2015;16(1):333.

Wang X, Buechler NL, Yoza BK, McCall CE, Vachharajani VT. Resveratrol attenuates microvascular inflammation in sepsis via SIRT-1-induced modulation of adhesion molecules in ob/ob mice. Obesity (Silver Spring). 2015;23(6):1209-1217.

Smith LM, Wells JD, Vachharajani VT, Yoza BK, McCall CE, Hoth JJ. SIRT1 mediates a primed response to immune challenge after traumatic lung injury. J Trauma Acute Care Surg. 2015;78(5):1034-1038.

Ding J, Reynolds LM, Zeller T, Muller C, Mstat KL, Nicklas BJ, Kritchevsky SB, Huang Z, Fuente A, Soranzo N, Settlage RE, Chuang CC, Howard T, Xu N, Goodarzi MO, Ida Chen YD, Rotter JI, Siscovick DS, Parks JS, Murphy S, Jacobs DR Jr,. Alterations of a cellular cholesterol metabolism network is a molecular feature of obesity-related type 2 diabetes and cardiovascular disease. Diabetes. 2015;():.

Hoth JJ, Wells JD, Jones SE, Yoza BK, McCall CE. Complement mediates a primed inflammatory response after traumatic lung injury. J Trauma Acute Care Surg. 2014;76(3):601-609.

McClure C, Brudecki L, Ferguson DA, Yao ZQ, Moorman JP, McCall CE, El Gazzar M. MicroRNA 21 (miR-21) and miR-181b couple with NFI-A to generate myeloid-derived suppressor cells and promote immunosuppression in late sepsis. Infect Immun. 2014;82(9):3816-3825.

Vachharajani VT, Liu T, Brown CM, Wang X, Buechler NL, Wells JD, Yoza BK, McCall CE. SIRT1 inhibition during the hypoinflammatory phenotype of sepsis enhances immunity and improves outcome. J Leukoc Biol. 2014;96(5):785-796.

Vachharajani V, Liu T, McCall CE. Epigenetic coordination of acute systemic inflammation: potential therapeutic targets. Expert Rev Clin Immunol. 2014;10(9):1141-1150.

Reynolds LM, Taylor JR, Ding J, Lohman K, Johnson C, Siscovick D, Burke G, Post W, Shea S, Jacobs DR Jr, Stunnenberg H, Kritchevsky SB, Hoeschele I, McCall CE, Herrington DM, Tracy RP, Liu Y. Age-related variations in the methylome associated with gene expression in human monocytes and T cells. Nat Commun. 2014;5():5366.

Liu TF, McCall CE. Deacetylation by SIRT1 reprograms inflammation and cancer. Genes Cancer. 2013;4(3-4):135-147.

Brudecki L, Ferguson DA, McCall CE, El Gazzar M. Mitogen-activated protein kinase phosphatase 1 disrupts proinflammatory protein synthesis in endotoxin-adapted monocytes. Clin Vaccine Immunol. 2013;20(9):1396-1404.

Brudecki L, Ferguson DA, McCall CE, El Gazzar M. MicroRNA-146a and RBM4 form a negative feed-forward loop that disrupts cytokine mRNA translation following TLR4 responses in human THP-1 monocytes. Immunol Cell Biol. 2013;91(8):532-540.

Liu Y, Ding J, Reynolds LM, Lohman K, Register TC, De La Fuente A, Howard TD, Hawkins GA, Cui W, Morris J, Smith SG, Barr RG, Kaufman JD, Burke GL, Post W, Shea S, McCall CE, Siscovick D, Jacobs DR Jr, Tracy RP,. Methylomics of gene expression in human monocytes. Hum Mol Genet. 2013;22(24):5065-5074.

Millet P, McCall C, Yoza B. RelB: an outlier in leukocyte biology. J Leukoc Biol. 2013;94(5):941-951.

Brudecki L, Ferguson DA, Yin D, Lesage GD, McCall CE, El Gazzar M. Hematopoietic stem-progenitor cells restore immunoreactivity and improve survival in late sepsis. Infect Immun. 2012;80(2):602-611.

Hoth JJ, Wells JD, Yoza BK, McCall CE. Innate immune response to pulmonary contusion: identification of cell type-specific inflammatory responses. Shock. 2012;37(4):385-391.

Vachharajani V, Cunningham C, Yoza B, Carson J Jr, Vachharajani TJ, McCall C. Adiponectin-deficiency exaggerates sepsis-induced microvascular dysfunction in the mouse brain. Obesity (Silver Spring). 2012;20(3):498-504.

Brudecki L, Ferguson DA, McCall CE, El Gazzar M. Myeloid-derived suppressor cells evolve during sepsis and can enhance or attenuate the systemic inflammatory response. Infect Immun. 2012;80(6):2026-2034.

Liu TF, Vachharajani VT, Yoza BK, McCall CE. NAD+-dependent sirtuin 1 and 6 proteins coordinate a switch from glucose to fatty acid oxidation during the acute inflammatory response. J Biol Chem. 2012;287(31):25758-69.

El Gazzar M, McCall CE. MicroRNAs regulatory networks in myeloid lineage development and differentiation: regulators of the regulators. Immunol Cell Biol. 2012;90(6):587-593.

Kavanagh K, Wylie AT, Chavanne TJ, Jorgensen MJ, Voruganti VS, Comuzzie AG, Kaplan JR, McCall CE, Kritchevsky SB. Aging does not reduce heat shock protein 70 in the absence of chronic insulin resistance. J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci. 2012;67(10):1014-1021.

Liu TF, Brown CM, El Gazzar M, McPhail L, Millet P, Rao A, Vachharajani VT, Yoza BK, McCall CE. Fueling the flame: bioenergy couples metabolism and inflammation. J Leukoc Biol. 2012;92(3):499-507.

Brudecki L, Ferguson DA, McCall CE, El Gazzar M. Adoptive transfer of CD34+ cells during murine sepsis rebalances macrophage lipopolysaccharide responses. Immunol Cell Biol. 2012;90(10):925-934.

Yoza BK, McCall CE. Facultative heterochromatin formation at the IL-1 beta promoter in LPS tolerance and sepsis. Cytokine. 2011;53(2):145-152.

Liu TF, Yoza BK, El Gazzar M, Vachharajani VT, McCall CE. NAD+-dependent SIRT1 deacetylase participates in epigenetic reprogramming during endotoxin tolerance. J Biol Chem. 2011;286(11):9856-9864.

Hoth JJ, Wells JD, Hiltbold EM, McCall CE, Yoza BK. Mechanism of neutrophil recruitment to the lung after pulmonary contusion. Shock. 2011;35(6):604-609.

El Gazzar M, Church A, Liu T, McCall CE. MicroRNA-146a regulates both transcription silencing and translation disruption of TNF-alpha during TLR4-induced gene reprogramming. J Leukoc Biol. 2011;90(3):509-519.

McCall CE, El Gazzar M, Liu T, Vachharajani V, Yoza B. Epigenetics, bioenergetics, and microRNA coordinate gene-specific reprogramming during acute systemic inflammation. J Leukoc Biol. 2011;90(3):439-446.

McCall C, Bowes RC, McCall W. Objective vs. subjective measurements of sleep in depressed insomniacs: first night effect or reverse first night effect? [abstract]. Sleep. 2011;34(Suppl):A255-A256.

El Gazzar M, Liu T, Yoza BK, McCall CE. Dynamic and selective nucleosome repositioning during endotoxin tolerance. J Biol Chem. 2010;285(2):1259-1271.

El Gazzar M, McCall CE. MicroRNAs distinguish translational from transcriptional silencing during endotoxin tolerance. J Biol Chem. 2010;285(27):20940-51.

Vachharajani V, Wang SW, Mishra N, El Gazzar M, Yoza B, McCall C. Curcumin modulates leukocyte and platelet adhesion in murine sepsis. Microcirculation. 2010;17(6):407-416.

McCall CE, Yoza B, Liu T, El Gazzar M. Gene-specific epigenetic regulation in serious infections with systemic inflammation. J Innate Immun. 2010;2(5):395-405.

Hoth JJ, Yoza BK, Wells JD, Meredith JW, McCall CE. Pulmonary parenchymal cells mediate toll-like receptor dependent responses after traumatic lung injury. J Am Coll Surg. 2010;211(3 Suppl):S51.

Chen X, Yoza BK, El Gazzar M, Hu JYQ, Cousart SL, McCall CE. RelB sustains IkappaBalpha expression during endotoxin tolerance. Clin Vaccine Immunol. 2009;16(1):104-110.

El Gazzar M, Yoza BK, Chen X, Garcia BA, Young NL, McCall CE. Chromatin-specific remodeling by HMGB1 and linker histone H1 silence proinflammatory genes during endotoxin tolerance. Mol Cell Biol. 2009;29(7):1959-1971.

Hoth JJ, Wells JD, Brownlee NA, Hiltbold EM, Meredith JW, McCall CE, Yoza BK. Toll-like receptor 4-dependent responses to lung injury in a murine model of pulmonary contusion. Shock. 2009;31(4):376-381.

Chen X, El Gazzar M, Yoza BK, McCall CE. The NF-kappaB factor RelB and histone H3 lysine methyltransferase G9a directly interact to generate epigenetic silencing in endotoxin tolerance. J Biol Chem. 2009;284(41):27857-65.

Hoth JJ, Martin RS, Yoza BK, Wells JD, Meredith JW, McCall CE. Pulmonary contusion primes systemic innate immunity responses. J Trauma. 2009;67(1):14-21.

El Gazzar M, Yoza BK, Chen X, Hu J, Hawkins GA, McCall CE. G9a and HP1 couple histone and DNA methylation to TNFalpha transcription silencing during endotoxin tolerance. J Biol Chem. 2008;283(47):32198-208.

McCall CE, Yoza BK. Gene silencing in severe systemic inflammation. Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2007;175(8):763-767.

El Mezayen R, El Gazzar M, Seeds MC, McCall CE, Dreskin SC, Nicolls MR. Endogenous signals released from necrotic cells augment inflammatory responses to bacterial endotoxin. Immunol Lett. 2007;111(1):36-44.

El Gazzar M, Yoza BK, Hu JY-Q, Cousart SL, McCall CE. Epigenetic silencing of tumor necrosis factor alpha during endotoxin tolerance. J Biol Chem. 2007;282(37):26857-64.

Hoth JJ, Hudson WP, Brownlee NA, Yoza BK, Hiltbold EM, Meredith JW, McCall CE. Toll-like receptor 2 participates in the response to lung injury in a murine model of pulmonary contusion. Shock. 2007;28(4):447-452.

Loza MJ, McCall CE, Li L, Isaacs WB, Xu J, Chang B-L. Assembly of inflammation-related genes for pathway-focused genetic analysis. PLoS ONE. 2007;2(10):e1035.

Hoth JJ, Stitzel JD, Gayzik FS, Brownlee NA, Miller PR, Yoza BK, McCall CE, Meredith JW, Payne RM. The pathogenesis of pulmonary contusion: an open chest model in the rat. J Trauma. 2006;61(1):32-45.

Yoza BK, Hu JY-Q, Cousart SL, Forrest LM, McCall CE. Induction of RelB participates in endotoxin tolerance. J Immunol. 2006;177(6):4080-4085.

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Professor, Molecular Medicine
Translational Science Institute

Clinical Interests

Infectious Diseases, Immune Compromise, Sepsis, Immunology

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