Laurence Cheng, MD

Pediatric immunologist and allergist

Dr. Laurence Cheng is a pediatric immunologist and allergist.

Cheng earned his medical degree from the University of Washington School of Medicine. He then completed a residency in pediatrics at UCSF and a fellowship in allergy and immunology at UCSF and Stanford University.

Cheng belongs to the American Academy of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology.

Clinics

Allergy Center
1825 Fourth St., Sixth Floor
San Francisco, CA 94158
Phone: (415) 353-7337
Fax: (415) 476-3466

Eosinophilic Gastrointestinal Disease Clinic
1825 Fourth St., Sixth Floor
San Francisco, CA 94158
Phone: (415) 353-7337
Fax: (415) 353-2474

More about Laurence Cheng

Education

University of Washington School of Medicine 2004

Residencies

UCSF, Pediatrics 2006

Fellowships

UCSF and Stanford University, Allergy and Immunology 2009

Selected Research and Publications

  1. Cheng LE, Amoura Z, Cheah B, Hiepe F, Sullivan BA, Zhou L, Arnold GE, Tsuji WH, Merrill JT, Chung JB. A Randomized, Double-Blind, Parallel-Group, Placebo-Controlled, Multiple-Dose Study to Evaluate AMG 557 in Patients With Systemic Lupus Erythematosus and Active Lupus Arthritis. Arthritis Rheumatol. 2018 Mar 07.
  2. Ahmed A, Reith W, Puck JM, Cheng LE. Novel Mutation in the Class II Transactivator Associated with Immunodeficiency and Autoimmunity. J Clin Immunol. 2015 Aug; 35(6):521-2.
  3. Bose O, Baluk P, Looney MR, Cheng LE, McDonald DM, Caughey GH, Krummel MF. Mast cells present protrusions into blood vessels upon tracheal allergen challenge in mice. PLoS One. 2015; 10(3):e0118513.
  4. Cheng LE, Sullivan BM, Retana LE, Allen CD, Liang HE, Locksley RM. IgE-activated basophils regulate eosinophil tissue entry by modulating endothelial function. J Exp Med. 2015 Apr 06; 212(4):513-24.
  5. Cheng LE, Cabana MD. Dishing it out to allergies. Pediatrics. 2015 Mar; 135(3):e707-8.
  6. Cheng LE, Locksley RM. Allergic inflammation--innately homeostatic. Cold Spring Harb Perspect Biol. 2014 Nov 20; 7(3):a016352.
  7. Nussbaum JC, Van Dyken SJ, von Moltke J, Cheng LE, Mohapatra A, Molofsky AB, Thornton EE, Krummel MF, Chawla A, Liang HE, Locksley RM. Type 2 innate lymphoid cells control eosinophil homeostasis. Nature. 2013 Oct 10; 502(7470):245-8.
  8. Molofsky AB, Nussbaum JC, Liang HE, Van Dyken SJ, Cheng LE, Mohapatra A, Chawla A, Locksley RM. Innate lymphoid type 2 cells sustain visceral adipose tissue eosinophils and alternatively activated macrophages. J Exp Med. 2013 Mar 11; 210(3):535-49.
  9. Cheng LE, Hartmann K, Roers A, Krummel MF, Locksley RM. Perivascular mast cells dynamically probe cutaneous blood vessels to capture immunoglobulin E. Immunity. 2013 Jan 24; 38(1):166-75.
  10. Sullivan BM, Liang HE, Bando JK, Wu D, Cheng LE, McKerrow JK, Allen CD, Locksley RM. Genetic analysis of basophil function in vivo. Nat Immunol. 2011 Jun; 12(6):527-35.
  11. Cheng LE, Wang ZE, Locksley RM. Murine B cells regulate serum IgE levels in a CD23-dependent manner. J Immunol. 2010 Nov 01; 185(9):5040-7.
  12. Cheng LE, Kanwar B, Tcheurekdjian H, Grenert JP, Muskat M, Heyman MB, McCune JM, Wara DW. Persistent systemic inflammation and atypical enterocolitis in patients with NEMO syndrome. Clin Immunol. 2009 Jul; 132(1):124-31.
  13. Cheng LE, Greenberg PD. Selective delivery of augmented IL-2 receptor signals to responding CD8+ T cells increases the size of the acute antiviral response and of the resulting memory T cell pool. J Immunol. 2002 Nov 01; 169(9):4990-7.
  14. Blattman JN, Cheng LE, Greenberg PD. CD8(+) T cell responses: it's all downhill after their prime. Nat Immunol. 2002 Jul; 3(7):601-2.
  15. Ohlén C, Kalos M, Cheng LE, Shur AC, Hong DJ, Carson BD, Kokot NC, Lerner CG, Sather BD, Huseby ES, Greenberg PD. CD8(+) T cell tolerance to a tumor-associated antigen is maintained at the level of expansion rather than effector function. J Exp Med. 2002 Jun 03; 195(11):1407-18.
  16. Cheng LE, Ohlén C, Nelson BH, Greenberg PD. Enhanced signaling through the IL-2 receptor in CD8+ T cells regulated by antigen recognition results in preferential proliferation and expansion of responding CD8+ T cells rather than promotion of cell death. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2002 Mar 05; 99(5):3001-6.
  17. Cheng LE, Chan FK, Cado D, Winoto A. Functional redundancy of the Nur77 and Nor-1 orphan steroid receptors in T-cell apoptosis. EMBO J. 1997 Apr 15; 16(8):1865-75.
  18. Woronicz JD, Lina A, Calnan BJ, Szychowski S, Cheng L, Winoto A. Regulation of the Nur77 orphan steroid receptor in activation-induced apoptosis. Mol Cell Biol. 1995 Nov; 15(11):6364-76.
  19. Chan FK, Zhang J, Cheng L, Shapiro DN, Winoto A. Identification of human and mouse p19, a novel CDK4 and CDK6 inhibitor with homology to p16ink4. Mol Cell Biol. 1995 May; 15(5):2682-8.

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