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Bing Pang, Ph.D.Wake Forest School of Medicine

Bing Pang, Ph.D.


Contact Information

Academic: 336-716-1697 | Department: 336-713-1386


Education & Training

Bing Pang, Ph.D.

Bing Pang, Ph.D.

Instructor, Microbiology & Immunology

Research Interests

immunology/allergy/inflammatio; infectious diseases

Contact Information

Academic: 336-716-1697 | Department: 336-713-1386


Recent Publications

Replication of type 5 adenovirus promotes middle ear infection by Streptococcus pneumoniae in the chinchilla model of otitis media. Murrah KA, Turner RL, Pang B, Perez AC, Reimche JL, King LB, Wren J, Gandhi U, Swords WE, Ornelles DA.. Pathog Dis. 2015;73(2):1-8.

Nonencapsulated Streptococcus pneumoniae causes otitis media during single-species infection and during polymicrobial infection with nontypeable Haemophilus influenzae. Murrah KA, Pang B, Richardson S, Perez A, Reimche J, King L, Wren J, Swords WE.. Pathog Dis. 2015;73(5):.

Aging promotes B-1b cell responses to native, but not protein-conjugated, pneumococcal polysaccharides: implications for vaccine protection in older adults. Haas KM, Blevins MW, High KP, Pang B, Swords WE, Yammani RD.. J Infect Dis. 2014;209(1):87-97.

Residence of Streptococcus pneumoniae and Moraxella catarrhalis within polymicrobial biofilm promotes antibiotic resistance and bacterial persistence in vivo. Perez AC, Pang B, King LB, Tan L, Murrah KA, Reimche JL, Wren JT, Richardson SH, Ghandi U, Swords WE.. Pathog Dis. 2014;70(3):280-288.

Influenza a virus alters pneumococcal nasal colonization and middle ear infection independently of phase variation. Wren JT, Blevins LK, Pang B, King LB, Perez AC, Murrah KA, Reimche JL, Alexander-Miller MA, Swords WE.. Infect Immun. 2014;82(11):4802-4812.

Observation of viable nontypeable haemophilus influenzae bacteria within neutrophil extracellular traps in clinical samples from chronic otitis media. King LB, Pang B, Perez AC, Reimche JL, Kirse DJ, Whigham AS, Evans AK, Swords EW [sic] [Swords WE].. Otolaryngology. 2013;3(4):.

Dps promotes survival of nontypeable Haemophilus influenzae in biofilm communities in vitro and resistance to clearance in vivo. Pang B, Hong W, Kock ND, Swords WE.. Front Cell Infect Microbiol. 2012;2():58.

Nontypeable Haemophilus influenzae initiates formation of neutrophil extracellular traps. Juneau RA, Pang B, Weimer KED, Armbruster CE, Swords WE.. Infect Immun. 2011;79(1):431-438.

Divergent mechanisms for passive pneumococcal resistance to beta-lactam antibiotics in the presence of Haemophilus influenzae. Weimer KED, Juneau RA, Murrah KA, Pang B, Armbruster CE, Richardson SH, Swords WE.. J Infect Dis. 2011;203(4):549-555.

Direct evaluation of Pseudomonas aeruginosa biofilm mediators in a chronic infection model. Byrd MS, Pang B, Hong W, Waligora EA, Juneau RA, Armbruster CE, Weimer KED, Murrah K, Lu H, Sprinkle A, Kock ND, Swords WE, et al.. Infect Immun. 2011;79(8):3087-3095.

RbsB (NTHI_0632) mediates quorum signal uptake in nontypeable Haemophilus influenzae strain 86-028NP. Armbruster CE, Pang B, Murrah K, Juneau RA, Perez AC, Weimer KED, Swords WE.. Mol Microbiol. 2011;82(4):836-850.

The Pseudomonas aeruginosa exopolysaccharide Psl facilitates surface adherence and NF-kappaB activation in A549 cells. Byrd MS, Pang B, Mishra M, Swords WE, Wozniak DJ.. MBio. 2010;1(3):e00140-10.

Indirect pathogenicity of Haemophilus influenzae and Moraxella catarrhalis in polymicrobial otitis media occurs via interspecies quorum signaling. Armbruster CE, Hong W, Pang B, Weimer KED, Juneau RA, Turner J, Swords WE.. MBio. 2010;1(3):e00102-10.

Coinfection with Haemophilus influenzae promotes pneumococcal biofilm formation during experimental otitis media and impedes the progression of pneumococcal disease. Weimer KED, Armbruster CE, Juneau RA, Hong W, Pang B, Swords WE.. J Infect Dis. 2010;202(7):1068-1075.

Streptococcus pneumoniae forms surface-attached communities in the middle ear of experimentally infected chinchillas. Reid SD, Hong W, Dew KE, Winn DR, Pang B, Watt J, Glover DT, Hollingshead SK, Swords WE.. J Infect Dis. 2009;199(6):786-794.

Survival of bacterial biofilms within neutrophil extracellular traps promotes nontypeable Haemophilus influenzae persistence in the chinchilla model for otitis media. Hong W, Juneau RA, Pang B, Swords WE.. J Innate Immun. 2009;1(3):215-224.

LuxS promotes biofilm maturation and persistence of nontypeable haemophilus influenzae in vivo via modulation of lipooligosaccharides on the bacterial surface. Armbruster CE, Hong W, Pang B, Dew KE, Juneau RA, Byrd MS, Love CF, Kock ND, Swords WE.. Infect Immun. 2009;77(9):4081-4091.

Lipooligosaccharides containing phosphorylcholine delay pulmonary clearance of nontypeable Haemophilus influenzae. Pang B, Winn D, Johnson R, Hong W, West-Barnette S, Kock N, Swords WE.. Infect Immun. 2008;76(5):2037-2043.

Diminished ICAM-1 expression and impaired pulmonary clearance of nontypeable Haemophilus influenzae in a mouse model of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease/emphysema. Pang B, Hong W, West-Barnette SL, Kock ND, Swords WE.. Infect Immun. 2008;76(11):4959-4967.

Phosphorylcholine expression by nontypeable Haemophilus influenzae correlates with maturation of biofilm communities in vitro and in vivo. Hong W, Pang B, West-Barnette S, Swords WE.. J Bacteriol. 2007;189(22):8300-8307.

All Publications

For a listing of recent publications, refer to PubMed, a service provided by the National Library of Medicine.

For a list of earlier publications, visit the Carpenter Library Publication Search.

Bing Pang, Ph.D.

Bing Pang, Ph.D.

Instructor, Microbiology & Immunology

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