Barry C. Cole, PhD

Research Interests

  • Immunomodulation
  • Pathogenesis of mycoplasmal infections with particular emphasis on experimental rodent arthritis and mycoplasma/cell interact
  • Etiology of human rheumatoid arthritis and general mechanisms of inflammation
  • Mechanisms of genetic control of experimental inflammation
  • Mechanisms of T-cell and B-cell activation mediated by superantigens and role of superantigens in autoimmune disease
  • Atherosclerosis
  • Toll-Like Receptors
  • Lipopeptides

Languages

  • English

Academic Information

  • Departments: Internal Medicine - Professor Emeritus
  • Divisions: Rheumatology

Education History

Type School Degree
Undergraduate University of Birmingham
Studies on the Genus Leuconostoc
B.S.
Postdoctoral Fellowship University of Utah School of Medicine
Arthritis
Postdoctoral Fellow
Postdoctoral Fellowship University of Birmingham
Virology and Bacteriology
Postdoctoral Fellow
Doctoral Training University of Birmingham
Oral Pleuropneumonia-Like Organisms
Ph.D.

Global Impact

Education History

Type School Degree Country
Undergraduate University of Birmingham
Studies on the Genus Leuconostoc
B.S. United Kingdom
Postdoctoral Fellowship University of Birmingham
Virology and Bacteriology
Postdoctoral Fellow United Kingdom
Doctoral Training University of Birmingham
Oral Pleuropneumonia-Like Organisms
Ph.D. United Kingdom

Selected Publications

Patent

  1. Cole BC, Atkin CL, Oliphant A, Pole A (1998). Mycoplasma arthritidis superantigen. U.S. Patent No. U-1195. Washington, D.C.:U.S. Patent and Trademark Office.
  2. Cole BC (1993). Mycoplasma arthritidis T-cell mitogen. U.S. Patent No. T676 U-1195. Washington, D.C.:U.S. Patent and Trademark Office.