Pediatrics Experts

Monica A. Mcarthur, Md, Phd

Assistant Professor
University of Maryland Medical Center
United States of America

Monica A. Mcarthur, Md, Phd


Dr. McArthur's research interests include the interactions between pathogens and the human immune system. She is particularly interested in T cell responses against infectious agents affecting children in the developing world. Currently, Dr. McArthur is leading the Zika vaccine clinical trial at the University of Maryland CVD.

Research Interest

Pathogens, cellular immunology, T cell response, infectious diseases, vaccine development, Zika, flavivirus.


  • McArthur MA, Fresnay S, Magder LS, Darton TC, Jones C, Waddington CS, Blohmke CJ, Dougan G, Angus B, Levine MM, Pollard AJ, Sztein MB. Activation of Salmonella Typhi-specific regulatory T cells in typhoid disease in a wild-type S. Typhi challenge model. PLoS Pathog. 2015 May 22;11(5)e1004914.

  • McArthur MA, Chen WH, Levine MM, Sztein MB. Impact of CD4+ T Cell Responses on Clinical Outcome following Oral Administration of Wild-type Enterotoxigenic Escherichia coli in Humans. PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2017 Jan 19;11(1):e0005291.

  • McArthur MA. Zika virus: Recent advances towards the development of vaccines and therapeutics. Viruses. 2017 Jun 13;9(6):143.

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