Gary Grajales Reyes, MD, PhD

Gary Grajales Reyes, MD, PhD

Assistant Professor, Pathology & Immunology


  • Immunobiology


  • BS: University of Puerto Rico, Río Piedras, P.R.
  • MD/PhD: Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis

Selected Publications

TREM2 dependent and independent functions of microglia in Alzheimer’s disease. Hou J, Chen Y, Grajales-Reyes G, Colonna M.Mol Neurodegener. 2022 Dec 23;17(1):84. doi: 10.1186/s13024-022-00588-y.PMID: 36564824 

Increased specimen minimum volume reduces turnaround time and hemolysis.
Qavi AJ, Franks CE, Grajales-Reyes G, Anderson J, Ashby L, Zohner K, Gronowski AM, Farnsworth CW.Clin Biochem. 2022 Mar 26:S0009-9120(22)00096-0. doi: 10.1016/j.clinbiochem.2022.03.008. Online ahead of print.PMID: 35351449
Cellular, circuit and transcriptional framework for modulation of itch in the central amygdala. Samineni VK, Grajales-Reyes JG, Grajales-Reyes GE, Tycksen E, Copits BA, Pedersen C, Ankudey ES, Sackey JN, Sewell SB, Bruchas MR, Gereau RW.Elife. 2021 May 25;10:e68130. doi: 10.7554/eLife.68130.PMID: 34032210
Interferon responses in viral pneumonias. Grajales-Reyes GE, Colonna M.Science. 2020 Aug 7;369(6504):626-627. doi: 10.1126/science.abd2208.PMID: 32764056
An Important Role for CD4+ T Cells in Adaptive Immunity to Toxoplasma gondii in Mice Lacking the Transcription Factor Batf3. Tussiwand R, Behnke MS, Kretzer NM, Grajales-Reyes GE, Murphy TL, Schreiber RD, Murphy KM, Sibley LD.mSphere. 2020 Jul 15;5(4):e00634-20. doi: 10.1128/mSphere.00634-20.PMID: 32669460
Cryptic activation of an Irf8 enhancer governs cDC1 fate specification. Durai V, Bagadia P, Granja JM, Satpathy AT, Kulkarni DH, Davidson JT 4th, Wu R, Patel SJ, Iwata A, Liu TT, Huang X, Briseño CG, Grajales-Reyes GE, Wöhner M, Tagoh H, Kee BL, Newberry RD, Busslinger M, Chang HY, Murphy TL, Murphy KM.Nat Immunol. 2019 Sep;20(9):1161-1173. doi: 10.1038/s41590-019-0450-x. Epub 2019 Aug 12.PMID: 31406378