Maureen A. Su, MD
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Maureen A. Su, MD




Medical Board Certification

Pediatric Endocrinology, American Board of Pediatrics, 2009


Pediatric Endocrinology, UCSF Department of Pediatrics & Peds Specialties, 2008


Pediatrics, UCSF Department of Pediatrics & Peds Specialties, 2004


MD, Harvard Medical School, 2000


Hospital Affiliations

Medical Services



  1. Lechner MG, Zhou Z, Hoang AT, Huang N, Ortega J, Scott LN, Chen HC, Patel AY, Yakhshi-Tafti R, Kim K, Hugo W, Famini P, Drakaki A, Ribas A, Angell TE, Su MA. Clonally expanded, thyrotoxic effector CD8+ T cells driven by IL-21 contribute to checkpoint inhibitor thyroiditis. Sci Transl Med. 2023 May 17;15(696):eadg0675. doi: 0.1126/scitranslmed.adg0675. Epub 2023 May 17. PMID: 37196065
  2. Cheng MI, Li JH, Riggan L, Chen B, Tafti RY, Chin S, Ma F, Pellegrini M, Hrncir H, Arnold AP, O'Sullivan TE, Su MA. The X-linked epigenetic regulator UTX controls NK cell-intrinsic sex differences. Nat Immunol. 2023 May;24(5):780-791. doi: 10.1038/s41590-023-01463-8. Epub 2023 Mar 16. PMID: 36928413
    *Cover Article
  3. Lechner MG, Cheng MI, Patel AY, Hoang AT, Yakobian N, Astourian M, Pioso MS, Rodriguez ED, McCarthy EC, Hugo W, Angell TE, Drakaki A, Ribas A, Su MA. Inhibition of IL-17A Protects against Thyroid Immune-Related Adverse Events while Preserving Checkpoint Inhibitor Antitumor Efficacy. J Immunol. 2022 Aug 15;209(4):696-709. doi: 10.4049/jimmunol.2200244. Epub 2022 Jul 11. PMID: 35817515
  4. Dasgupta A, Tsay E, Federman N, Lechner MG, Su MA. Polyendocrine Autoimmunity and Diabetic Ketoacidosis Following Anti-PD-1 and Interferon α. Pediatrics. 2022 Apr 1;149(4):e2021053363. doi: 10.1542/peds.2021-053363. PMID: 35274131 
  5. Wang Y, Guo L, Yin X, McCarthy EC, Cheng MI, Hoang AT, Chen HC, Patel AY, Allard Trout D, Xu E, Yakobian N, Hugo W, Howard JF Jr, Sheu KM, Hoffmann A, Lechner MG, Su MA. Pathogenic TNF-α drives peripheral nerve inflammation in an Aire-deficient model of autoimmunity. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2022 Jan 25;119(4):e2114406119. doi: 10.1073/pnas.2114406119. PMID: 35058362 
  6. Wilkinson NM, Chen HC, Lechner MG, Su MA. Sex Differences in Immunity. Annu Rev Immunol. 2022 Apr 26;40:75-94. doi: 10.1146/annurev-immunol-101320-125133. Epub 2022 Jan 5. PMID: 34985929 
  7. Kathuria-Prakash N, Mosaferi T, Xie M, Antrim L, Angell TE, In GK, Su MA, Lechner MG. COVID-19 Outcomes of Patients With Differentiated Thyroid Cancer: A Multicenter Los Angeles Cohort Study. Endocr Pract. 2021 Feb;27(2):90-94. doi: 10.1016/j.eprac.2020.12.013. Epub 2021 Jan 4. PMID: 33551317 
  8. Chou WC, Guo Z, Guo H, Chen L, Zhang G, Liang K, Xie L, Tan X, Gibson SA, Rampanelli E, Wang Y, Montgomery SA, Brickey WJ, Deng M, Freeman L, Zhang S, Su MA, Chen X, Wan YY, Ting JP. AIM2 in regulatory T cells restrains autoimmune diseases. Nature. 2021 Mar;591(7849):300-305. doi: 10.1038/s41586-021-03231-w. Epub 2021 Jan 27. PMID: 33505023
  9. Wolbert J, Cheng MI, Meyer zu Horste G, Su MA. Deciphering immune mechanisms in chronic inflammatory demyelinating polyneuropathies. JCI Insight. 2020 Feb 13;5(3):e132411. doi: 10.1172/jci.insight.132411. PMID: 32051341 
  10. Su MA, Anderson MS. Pulling RANK on Cancer: Blocking Aire-Mediated Central Tolerance to Enhance Immunotherapy. Cancer Immunol Res. 2019 Jun;7(6):854-859. doi: 10.1158/2326-6066.CIR-18-0912. PMID: 31160305 


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