Harold Hoffman, M.D.

Specialty

Allergy/Immunology

Organization

Rady Children's Specialists of San Diego

Medical Group / IPA

Rady Children's Specialists

Other Languages

Spanish

Medical School

University of Texas

Internship

University of South Carolina

Residency

University of South Carolina

Board Certifications

Allergy/Immunology

Gender

M

Bio

Dr. Hal M. Hoffman is a board-certified allergist/immunologist and chief of the Allergy, Immunology Division at Rady Children's Hospital-San Diego and UC San Diego.

Dr. Hoffman received his bachelor's in biology at Wesleyan University in Connecticut and his medical degree at the University of Texas Medical Branch in Galveston, Texas. He completed his internship, residency and chief residency in pediatrics at the Medical University of South Carolina in Charleston before coming to UCSD as a postdoctoral fellow in allergy and immunology in 1994. He is now a full professor of pediatrics and medicine at UC San Diego.

Dr. Hoffman has authored more than 70 original scientific publications, largely devoted to studying the NLRP3 inflammasome and innate immunity. He has participated in numerous national and international scientific boards, including serving as a member of the advisory board for the Arthritis National Research Foundation and as secretary for both the International Cytokine Society and the International Systemic Autoinflammatory Disease Society. He is also a member of the American Society of Clinical Investigators and the Society for Pediatric Research as well as a fellow of the American Academy of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology.

He has received numerous awards, including the American Lung Association of California Research Training Fellowship Award, American Lung Association of California Research Training Fellowship Award, Distinguished Fellows Asthma Education Scholarship Award, Merck Respiratory Young Investigator, AAAAI Education Research Trust Young Investigator Award, Arthritis Foundation-San Diego County Chapter Research Award and Sheldon Wolff Award for Translational Research. Most recently, Dr. Hoffman was honored with the International Society of Autoinflammatory Diseases Senior Investigator Award.

Publications

TNF regulates transcription of NLRP3 inflammasome components and inflammatory molecules in cryopyrinopathies.
McGeough MD, Wree A, Inzaugarat ME, Haimovich A, Johnson CD, Peña CA, Goldbach-Mansky R, Broderick L, Feldstein AE, Hoffman HM

NLRP3 inflammasome driven liver injury and fibrosis: Roles of IL- 17 and TNF.
Wree A, McGeough MD, Inzaugarat ME, Eguchi A, Schuster S, Johnson CD, Peña CA, Geisler LJ, Papouchado BG, Hoffman HM, Feldstein AE

<i>NLRP3</i> mutation and cochlear autoinflammation cause syndromic and nonsyndromic hearing loss DFNA34 responsive to anakinra therapy.
Nakanishi H, Kawashima Y, Kurima K, Chae JJ, Ross AM, Pinto-Patarroyo G, Patel SK, Muskett JA, Ratay JS, Chattaraj P, Park YH, Grevich S, Brewer CC, Hoa M, Kim HJ, Butman JA, Broderick L, Hoffman HM, Aksentijevich I, Kastner DL, Goldbach-Mansky R, Griffith AJ

Group A streptococcal M protein activates the NLRP3 inflammasome.
Valderrama JA, Riestra AM, Gao NJ, LaRock CN, Gupta N, Ali SR, Hoffman HM, Ghosh P, Nizet V

IL-1β is an innate immune sensor of microbial proteolysis.
LaRock CN, Todd J, LaRock DL, Olson J, O'Donoghue AJ, Robertson AAB, Cooper MA, Hoffman HM, Nizet V

A guiding map for inflammation.
Netea MG, Balkwill F, Chonchol M, Cominelli F, Donath MY, Giamarellos-Bourboulis EJ, Golenbock D, Gresnigt MS, Heneka MT, Hoffman HM, Hotchkiss R, Joosten LAB, Kastner DL, Korte M, Latz E, Libby P, Mandrup-Poulsen T, Mantovani A, Mills KHG, Nowak KL, O'Neill LA, Pickkers P, van der Poll T, Ridker PM, Schalkwijk J, Schwartz DA, Siegmund B, Steer CJ, Tilg H, van der Meer JWM, van de Veerdonk FL, Dinarello CA

Intestinal fungi contribute to development of alcoholic liver disease.
Yang AM, Inamine T, Hochrath K, Chen P, Wang L, Llorente C, Bluemel S, Hartmann P, Xu J, Koyama Y, Kisseleva T, Torralba MG, Moncera K, Beeri K, Chen CS, Freese K, Hellerbrand C, Lee SM, Hoffman HM, Mehal WZ, Garcia-Tsao G, Mutlu EA, Keshavarzian A, Brown GD, Ho SB, Bataller R, Stärkel P, Fouts DE, Schnabl B

Safety of vaccinations in patients with cryopyrin-associated periodic syndromes: a prospective registry based study.
Jaeger VK, Hoffman HM, van der Poll T, Tilson H, Seibert J, Speziale A, Junge G, Franke K, Vritzali E, Hawkins PN, Kuemmerle-Deschner J, Walker UA

The innate immune response in fetal lung mesenchymal cells targets VEGFR2 expression and activity.
Medal RM, Im AM, Yamamoto Y, Lakhdari O, Blackwell TS, Hoffman HM, Sahoo D, Prince LS

Cutting Edge: Targeting Epithelial ORMDL3 Increases, Rather than Reduces, Airway Responsiveness and Is Associated with Increased Sphingosine-1-Phosphate.
Miller M, Tam AB, Mueller JL, Rosenthal P, Beppu A, Gordillo R, McGeough MD, Vuong C, Doherty TA, Hoffman HM, Niwa M, Broide DH

Development of the autoinflammatory disease damage index (ADDI).
Ter Haar NM, Annink KV, Al-Mayouf SM, Amaryan G, Anton J, Barron KS, Benseler SM, Brogan PA, Cantarini L, Cattalini M, Cochino AV, De Benedetti F, Dedeoglu F, De Jesus AA, Della Casa Alberighi O, Demirkaya E, Dolezalova P, Durrant KL, Fabio G, Gallizzi R, Goldbach-Mansky R, Hachulla E, Hentgen V, Herlin T, Hofer M, Hoffman HM, Insalaco A, Jansson AF, Kallinich T, Koné-Paut I, Kozlova A, Kuemmerle-Deschner JB, Lachmann HJ, Laxer RM, Martini A, Nielsen S, Nikishina I, Ombrello AK, Ozen S, Papadopoulou-Alataki E, Quartier P, Rigante D, Russo R, Simon A, Trachana M, Uziel Y, Ravelli A, Gattorno M, Frenkel J

GSDMB induces an asthma phenotype characterized by increased airway responsiveness and remodeling without lung inflammation.
Das S, Miller M, Beppu AK, Mueller J, McGeough MD, Vuong C, Karta MR, Rosenthal P, Chouiali F, Doherty TA, Kurten RC, Hamid Q, Hoffman HM, Broide DH

Editorial: It Just Takes One: Somatic Mosaicism in Autoinflammatory Disease.
Hoffman HM, Broderick L

Diagnostic criteria for cryopyrin-associated periodic syndrome (CAPS).
Kuemmerle-Deschner JB, Ozen S, Tyrrell PN, Kone-Paut I, Goldbach-Mansky R, Lachmann H, Blank N, Hoffman HM, Weissbarth-Riedel E, Hugle B, Kallinich T, Gattorno M, Gul A, Ter Haar N, Oswald M, Dedeoglu F, Cantarini L, Benseler SM

The role of the inflammasome in patients with autoinflammatory diseases.
Hoffman HM, Broderick L

IL-1β and Inflammasome Activity Link Inflammation to Abnormal Fetal Airway Development.
Stouch AN, McCoy AM, Greer RM, Lakhdari O, Yull FE, Blackwell TS, Hoffman HM, Prince LS

Role of Interleukin-1 Signaling in a Mouse Model of Kawasaki Disease-Associated Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm.
Wakita D, Kurashima Y, Crother TR, Noval Rivas M, Lee Y, Chen S, Fury W, Bai Y, Wagner S, Li D, Lehman T, Fishbein MC, Hoffman HM, Shah PK, Shimada K, Arditi M

NF-κB Restricts Inflammasome Activation via Elimination of Damaged Mitochondria.
Zhong Z, Umemura A, Sanchez-Lopez E, Liang S, Shalapour S, Wong J, He F, Boassa D, Perkins G, Ali SR, McGeough MD, Ellisman MH, Seki E, Gustafsson AB, Hoffman HM, Diaz-Meco MT, Moscat J, Karin M

Brief Report: Severe Inflammation Following Vaccination Against Streptococcus pneumoniae in Patients With Cryopyrin-Associated Periodic Syndromes.
Walker UA, Hoffman HM, Williams R, Kuemmerle-Deschner J, Hawkins PN

IL-1β is an innate immune sensor of microbial proteolysis.
LaRock CN, Todd J, LaRock DL, Olson J, O'Donoghue AJ, Robertson AA, Cooper MA, Hoffman HM, Nizet V

The TGFβ1 Promoter SNP C-509T and Food Sensitization Promote Esophageal Remodeling in Pediatric Eosinophilic Esophagitis.
Rawson R, Anilkumar A, Newbury RO, Bafna V, Aquino M, Palmquist J, Hoffman HM, Mueller JL, Dohil R, Broide DH, Aceves SS

IL-1 Signaling Is Critically Required in Stromal Cells in Kawasaki Disease Vasculitis Mouse Model: Role of Both IL-1α and IL-1β.
Lee Y, Wakita D, Dagvadorj J, Shimada K, Chen S, Huang G, Lehman TJ, Fishbein MC, Hoffman HM, Crother TR, Arditi M

The PYRIN Domain-only Protein POP1 Inhibits Inflammasome Assembly and Ameliorates Inflammatory Disease.
de Almeida L, Khare S, Misharin AV, Patel R, Ratsimandresy RA, Wallin MC, Perlman H, Greaves DR, Hoffman HM, Dorfleutner A, Stehlik C

Tr1 Cells, but Not Foxp3+ Regulatory T Cells, Suppress NLRP3 Inflammasome Activation via an IL-10-Dependent Mechanism.
Yao Y, Vent-Schmidt J, McGeough MD, Wong M, Hoffman HM, Steiner TS, Levings MK

Transplantation: Outcomes of prenatal immunosuppression.
Mak RH, Hoffman HM

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