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Barbara K. Yoza, Ph.D.Wake Forest Baptist Health

Barbara K. Yoza, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor,

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Academic: 336-716-9397 | Department: 336-716-9397

Email: byoza@wakehealth.edu

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Education & Training

  • A.B., Smith College , 1978
  • Ph.D., SUNY-Stony Brook , 1985
  • Fellowship, Rockefeller University, 1989
Barbara K. Yoza, Ph.D.Wake Forest Baptist Health

Barbara K. Yoza, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor, Surgery, General
Childress Institute

Contact Information

Academic: 336-716-9397 | Department: 336-716-9397

Email: byoza@wakehealth.edu

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Recent Publications

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.

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


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.


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.


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.

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.

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.

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.


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 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.

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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