A photo of Claire Chougnet.

Professor, UC Department of Pediatrics



Biography & Affiliation

Academic Affiliation

Professor, UC Department of Pediatrics


Molecular Immunology, Immunobiology


DPharm: Université Paris XI, Paris, France, 1980.

CES (French specialized degrees; clinical biologist): Immunology, Hematology, Bacteriology-Virology, Parasitology, 1984.

PhD: Université Paris V, 1991.


Fetal and amniotic fluid iron homeostasis in healthy and complicated murine, macaque, and human pregnancy. Fisher, AL; Sangkhae, V; Presicce, P; Chougnet, CA; Jobe, AH; Kallapur, SG; Tabbah, S; Buhimschi, CS; Buhimschi, IA; Ganz, T; et al. JCI insight. 2020; 5.

Soluble CD137 Ameliorates Acute Type 1 Diabetes by Inducing T Cell Anergy. Itoh, A; Ortiz, L; Kachapati, K; Wu, Y; Adams, D; Bednar, K; Mukherjee, S; Chougnet, C; Mittler, RS; Chen, Y; et al. Frontiers in Immunology. 2019; 10.

Respiratory Medications in Infants < 29 Weeks during the First Year Postdischarge: The Prematurity and Respiratory Outcomes Program (PROP) Consortium. Ryan, RM; Keller, RL; Poindexter, BB; D'Angio, CT; Shaw, PA; Bellamy, SL; Moore, PE; McPherson, C; Greenberg, JM; Chougnet, C; et al. The Journal of Pediatrics. 2019; 208:148-155.e3.

Black Race Is Associated with a Lower Risk of Bronchopulmonary Dysplasia. Ryan, RM; Feng, R; Bazacliu, C; Ferkol, TW; Ren, CL; Mariani, TJ; Poindexter, BB; Wang, F; Moore, PE; Chougnet, C; et al. The Journal of Pediatrics. 2019; 207:130-135.e2.

Improved multilineage human hematopoietic reconstitution and function in NSGS mice. Wunderlich, M; Chou, F; Sexton, C; Presicce, P; Chougnet, CA; Aliberti, J; Mulloy, JC. PLoS ONE. 2018; 13:e0209034-e0209034.

Exome sequencing identifies gene variants and networks associated with extreme respiratory outcomes following preterm birth. Hamvas, A; Feng, R; Bi, Y; Wang, F; Bhattacharya, S; Mereness, J; Kaushal, M; Cotten, CM; Ballard, PL; Mariani, TJ; et al. BMC Genetics. 2018; 19.

Interleukin 2 Promotes Hepatic Regulatory T Cell Responses and Protects From Biliary Fibrosis in Murine Sclerosing Cholangitis. Taylor, AE; Carey, AN; Kudira, R; Lages, CS; Shi, T; Lam, S; Karns, R; Simmons, J; Shanmukhappa, K; Almanan, M; et al. Hepatology. 2018; 68:1905-1921.

Tidal Breathing Measurements at Discharge and Clinical Outcomes in Extremely Low Gestational Age Neonates. Ren, CL; Feng, R; Davis, SD; Eichenwald, E; Jobe, A; Moore, PE; Panitch, HB; Sharp, JK; Kisling, J; Clem, C; et al. Annals of the American Thoracic Society. 2018; 15:1311-1319.

Acute Responses to Diuretic Therapy in Extremely Low Gestational Age Newborns: Results from the Prematurity and Respiratory Outcomes Program Cohort Study. Blaisdell, CJ; Troendle, J; Zajicek, A; Chougnet, C; Greenberg, JM; Hardie, W; Jobe, AH; McDowell, K; Ferkol, T; Holland, MR; et al. The Journal of Pediatrics. 2018; 197:42-47.e1.

Human fetal immune cells fight back. Chougnet, CA. Science Translational Medicine. 2018; 10:eaat3910-eaat3910.