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Monica A. McArthur

Monica A. McArthur M.D., Ph.D.

Academic Title: Assistant Professor
Primary Appointment: Pediatrics
Location: HSF1, 480
Phone: 410-706-5328

Personal History:

  • 1999: B.S. Molecular/Cell Biology and Microbiology, Texas A&M University
  • 2006: MD/PhD Microbiology and Immunology, University of Texas Medical Branch
  • 2006-2009: Pediatrics Residency, University of Texas Medical Branch
  • 2009-2012: Pediatric Infectious Disease Fellowship, University of Maryland School of Medicine
  • 2012-2013: Post-doctoral fellow Department of Pediatrics and Center for Vaccine Development, University of Maryland School of Medicine

Research Interests:

Dr. McArthur's primary research interests are 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.


McArthur MA, Sztein MB, and Edelman RE. Dengue vaccines: recent developments, ongoing challenges, and current candidates. Expert Review of Vaccines. 2013 Aug;12(8):933-53.

Eloe-Fadrash EA, McArthur MA, Seekatz AM, Drabek EF, Rasko DA, Sztein MB, Fraser CM. Impact of oral typhoid vaccination on the human gut microbiota and correlations with S. Typhi-specific immunological responses. PLoS One. 2013 Apr 24;8(4):e62026

MA McArthur and MB Sztein. Unexpected heterogeneity of multifunctional T cells in response to superantigen stimulation in humans. Clinical Immunology. 2013 February; 146(2):140-152.

MA McArthur and MB Sztein. Heterogeneity of multifunctional IL-17A producing S. Typhi-specific CD8+ T cells in volunteers following Ty21a typhoid immunization. PLoS One. 2012 June; 7(6):e38408.

MA McArthur and MR Holbrook. Japanese encephalitis vaccines. Journal of Bioterrorism and Biodefense. 2011 Sep 25; S1:2.

DT Shirley, MA McArthur. The utility of human challenge studies in vaccine development: lessons learned from cholera. Vaccine: Development and Therapy. 2011 October; 2011(1):3-13.

McArthur MA, Kalu, SU, Foulks AR, Aly AM, Jain SK, and Patel JA. Twin preterm neonates with cardiac toxicity related to lopinavir/ritonavir therapy. The Pediatric Infectious Disease Journal. 2009 Dec;28(12):1127-9.