Mark Sundrud, PhD

Associate Professor
Department of Immunology and Microbiology
Florida Campus

Scripps Research Joint Appointments

Department of Immunology and Microbial Science
Faculty, Graduate Program

Research Focus


Ph.D. (Microbiology and Immunology), Vanderbilt University Medical Center, 2005
B.S. (Biology and Psychology), Concordia College (Moorhead, Minnesota), 2000

Professional Experience

2017-2018 Assistant Professor, Immunology and Microbiology, Scripps Research
2017-2018 Assistant Professor (Joint Appointment), Molecular Medicine, Scripps Research
2013-2017 Assistant Professor, Cancer Biology, Scripps Research

Awards & Professional Activities

Selected References

All Publications

Fanok, M. H., Sun, A., Fogli, L. K., Narendran, V., Eckstein, M., Kannan, K., Dolgalev, I., Lazaris, C., Heguy, A., Laird, M. E., Sundrud, M. S., Liu, C., et al. Role of dysregulated cytokine signaling and bacterial triggers in the pathogenesis of cutaneous T-cell lymphoma. (2018). Journal of Investigative Dermatology, 138(5), 1116-1125. PMCID: PMC5912980.

Cao, W., Kayama, H., Chen, M. L., Delmas, A., Sun, A., Kim, S. Y., Rangarajan, E. S., McKevitt, K., Beck, A. P., Jackson, C. B., Crynen, G., Oikonomopoulos, A., et al. The Xenobiotic Transporter Mdr1 Enforces T Cell Homeostasis in the Presence of Intestinal Bile Acids. (2017). Immunity, 47(6), 1182-1196. PMCID: PMC5741099.

Chen, M. L. & Sundrud, M. S. Cytokine networks and T-cell subsets in inflammatory bowel diseases. (2016). Inflammatory Bowel Diseases, 22(5), 1157-1167.

Delmas, A., Oikonomopoulos, A., Lacey, P. N., Fallahi, M., Hommes, D. W. & Sundrud, M. S. Informatics-based discovery of disease-associated immune profiles. (2016). PLoS One, 11. PMCID: PMC5036861.

Crompton, J. G., Sukumar, M., Roychoudhuri, R., Clever, D., Gros, A., Eil, R. L., Tran, E., Hanada, K., Yu, Z., Palmer, D. C., Kerkar, S. P., Michalek, R. D., et al. Akt inhibition enhances expansion of potent tumor-specific lymphocytes with memory cell characteristics. (2015). Cancer Research, 75(2), 296-305.

Skepner, J., Trocha, M., Ramesh, R., Qu, X. A., Schmidt, D., Baloglu, E., Lobera, M., Davis, S., Nolan, M. A., Carlson, T. J., Hill, J., Ghosh, S., et al. In vivo regulation of gene expression and T helper type 17 differentiation by RORĪ³t inverse agonists. (2015). Immunology, 145(3), 347-356. PMCID: PMC4479534.

Sundrud, M. S. Drug-resistant Th17 cells: culprits in steroid-refractory Crohn's disease?. (2014). Immunotherapy, 6(5), 503-506.

Carlson, T. J., Pellerin, A., Djuretic, I. M., Trivigno, C., Koralov, S. B., Rao, A. & Sundrud, M. S. Halofuginone-induced amino acid starvation regulates Stat3-dependent Th17 effector function and reduces established autoimmune inflammation. (2014). Journal of Immunology, 192(5), 2167-2176. PMCID: PMC3936195.

Yang, J., Sundrud, M. S., Skepner, J. & Yamagata, T. Targeting Th17 cells in autoimmune diseases. (2014). Trends in Pharmacological Sciences, 35(10), 493-500.

Sundrud, M. S. & Trivigno, C. Identity crisis of Th17 cells: many forms, many functions, many questions. (2013). Seminars in Immunology, 25(4), 263-272.