Michael Zilliox, PhD | Loyola Medicine

COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Update

Loyola Medicine is resuming select health care services. Learn more about resumption of services.

Michael Zilliox, PhD

Michael Zilliox, PhD


Public Health Sciences
Assistant Professor

Languages Spoken


Clinical Expertise



Medical Education

Medical School

Board Certification


  • Association of Cardiomyopathy With MYBPC3 D389V and MYBPC3?25bpIntronic Deletion in South Asian Descendants. Viswanathan, SK; Puckelwartz, MJ; Mehta, A; Ramachandra, CJA; Jagadeesan, A; Fritsche-Danielson, R; Bhat, RV; Wong, P; Kandoi, S; Schwanekamp, JA; Kuffel, G; Pesce, LL; Zilliox, MJ; Durai, UNB; Verma, RS; Molokie, RE; Suresh, DP; Khoury, PR; Thomas, A; Sanagala, T; Tang, HC; Becker, RC; Kn?ll, R; Shim, W; McNally, EM; Sadayappan, S, JAMA cardiology
  • Diversity of the midstream urine microbiome in adults with chronic kidney disease. Kramer, H; Kuffel, G; Thomas-White, K; Wolfe, AJ; Vellanki, K; Leehey, DJ; Bansal, VK; Brubaker, L; Flanigan, R; Koval, J; Wadhwa, A; Zilliox, MJ, International Urology and Nephrology
  • Exosomal miR-21a-5p mediates cardioprotection by mesenchymal stem cells. Luther, KM; Haar, L; McGuinness, M; Wang, Y; Lynch Iv, TL; Phan, A; Song, Y; Shen, Z; Gardner, G; Kuffel, G; Ren, X; Zilliox, MJ; Jones, WK, Journal of Molecular and Cellular Cardiology
View All ResearchShow Less
  • Cardiac inflammation in genetic dilated cardiomyopathy caused by MYBPC3 mutation Lynch, T. L., 4th; Ismahil, M. A.; Jegga, A. G.; Zilliox, M. J.; Troidl, C.; Prabhu, S. D.; Sadayappan, S., Journal of Molecular and Cellular Cardiology
  • Cutaneous Burn Injury Modulates Urinary Antimicrobial Peptide Responses and the Urinary Microbiome Plichta, J. K.; Holmes, C. J.; Nienhouse, V.; Puszynski, M.; Gao, X.; Dong, Q.; Lin, H.; Sinacore, J.; Zilliox, M.; Toh, E.; Nelson, D. E.; Gamelli, R. L.; Radek, K. A., Critical care medicine
  • Human CD26(high) T cells elicit tumor immunity against multiple malignancies via enhanced migration and persistence Bailey, S. R.; Nelson, M. H.; Majchrzak, K.; Bowers, J. S.; Wyatt, M. M.; Smith, A. S.; Neal, L. R.; Shirai, K.; Carpenito, C.; June, C. H.; Zilliox, M. J.; Paulos, C. M., Nature communications
  • Candidate Biomarkers for HPV-Negative Head and Neck Cancer Identified via Gene Expression Barcode Analysis Yang, S. F.; Bier-Laning, C. M.; Adams, W.; Zilliox, M. J., Otolaryngology--head and neck surgery : official journal of American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery
  • Genomes of Gardnerella Strains Reveal an Abundance of Prophages within the Bladder Microbiome Malki, K.; Shapiro, J. W.; Price, T. K.; Hilt, E. E.; Thomas-White, K.; Sircar, T.; Rosenfeld, A. B.; Kuffel, G.; Zilliox, M. J.; Wolfe, A. J.; Putonti, C., PLoS ONE
  • Incontinence medication response relates to the female urinary microbiota Thomas-White, K. J.; Hilt, E. E.; Fok, C.; Pearce, M. M.; Mueller, E. R.; Kliethermes, S.; Jacobs, K.; Zilliox, M. J.; Brincat, C.; Price, T. K.; Kuffel, G.; Schreckenberger, P.; Gai, X.; Brubaker, L.; Wolfe, A. J., International Urogynecology Journal
  • The female urinary microbiome in urgency urinary incontinence Pearce, M. M.; Zilliox, M. J.; Rosenfeld, A. B.; Thomas-White, K. J.; Richter, H. E.; Nager, C. W.; Visco, A. G.; Nygaard, I. E.; Barber, M. D.; Schaffer, J.; Moalli, P.; Sung, V. W.; Smith, A. L.; Rogers, R.; Nolen, T. L.; Wallace, D.; Meikle, S. F.; Gai, X.; Wolfe, A. J.; Brubaker, L.; Pelvic Floor Disorders Network, American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology
  • The Female Urinary Microbiome: a Comparison of Women with and without Urgency Urinary Incontinence Pearce, M. M.; Hilt, E. E.; Rosenfeld, A. B.; Zilliox, M. J.; Thomas-White, K.; Fok, C.; Kliethermes, S.; Schreckenberger, P. C.; Brubaker, L.; Gai, X.; Wolfe, A. J., mBio
  • The Gene Expression Barcode 3.0: improved data processing and mining tools McCall, M. N.; Jaffee, H. A.; Zelisko, S. J.; Sinha, N.; Hooiveld, G.; Irizarry, R. A.; Zilliox, M. J., Nucleic acids research
  • Urine is not sterile: use of enhanced urine culture techniques to detect resident bacterial flora in the adult female bladder Hilt, E. E.; McKinley, K.; Pearce, M. M.; Rosenfeld, A. B.; Zilliox, M. J.; Mueller, E. R.; Brubaker, L.; Gai, X.; Wolfe, A. J.; Schreckenberger, P. C., Journal of clinical microbiology
  • ChIP-PED enhances the analysis of ChIP-seq and ChIP-chip data Wu, G., Yustein, J.T., McCall, M.N., Zilliox, M.J., Irizarry, R.A. Zeller, K., Dang, C.V. and Ji, H., Bioinformatics (Oxford, England)
  • Comparative analysis of simian immunodeficiency virus gag-specific effector and memory CD8+ T cells induced by different adenovirus vectors Tan, W. G.; Jin, H. T.; West, E. E.; Penaloza-MacMaster, P.; Wieland, A.; Zilliox, M. J.; McElrath, M. J.; Barouch, D. H.; Ahmed, R., Journal of virology
  • Identification of novel markers for mouse CD4(+) T follicular helper cells Iyer, S. S.; Latner, D. R.; Zilliox, M. J.; McCausland, M.; Akondy, R. S.; Penaloza-Macmaster, P.; Hale, J. S.; Ye, L.; Mohammed, A. U.; Yamaguchi, T.; Sakaguchi, S.; Amara, R. R.; Ahmed, R., European journal of immunology
  • Phenotype function, and gene expression profiles of programmed death-1(hi) CD8 T cells in healthy human adults, Duraiswamy, J.; Ibegbu, C. C.; Masopust, D.; Miller, J. D.; Araki, K.; Doho, G. H.; Tata, P.; Gupta, S.; Zilliox, M. J.; Nakaya, H. I.; Pulendran, B.; Haining, W. N.; Freeman, G. J.; Ahmed, R., Journal of immunology (Baltimore, Md.: 1950)
  • The Gene Expression Barcode: leveraging public data repositories to begin cataloging the human and murine transcriptomes McCall, M. N.; Uppal, K.; Jaffee, H. A.; Zilliox, M. J.; Irizarry, R. A., Nucleic acids research
  • A gene expression bar code for microarray data Zilliox, M. J.; Irizarry, R. A., Nature methods
  • Gene expression changes in peripheral blood mononuclear cells during measles virus infection Zilliox, M. J.; Moss, W. J.; Griffin, D. E., Clinical and vaccine immunology : CVI
  • Gene expression patterns in dendritic cells infected with measles virus compared with other pathogens Zilliox, M. J.; Parmigiani, G.; Griffin, D. E., Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America
  • Adjuvant danger signals increase the immune response to porcine reproductive and respiratory syndrome virus Foss, D. L.; Zilliox, M. J.; Meier, W.; Zuckermann, F.; Murtaugh, M. P., Viral immunology
  • Bacterially induced activation of interleukin-18 in porcine intestinal mucosa Foss, D. L.; Zilliox, M. J.; Murtaugh, M. P., Veterinary immunology and immunopathology
  • Experimental autoimmune myocarditis in A/J mice is an interleukin-4-dependent disease with a Th2 phenotype Afanasyeva, M.; Wang, Y.; Kaya, Z.; Park, S.; Zilliox, M. J.; Schofield, B. H.; Hill, S. L.; Rose, N. R., The American journal of pathology
  • Differential regulation of macrophage interleukin-1 (IL-1) IL-12, and CD80-CD86 by two bacterial toxins, Foss, D.L., Zilliox, M.J., and Murtaugh, M.P., Infection & Immunity
  • In vitro and in vivo bioactivity of single-chain interleukin-12 Foss, D.L, Moody, M.D., Murphy Jr., K.P., Pazmany, C., Zilliox, M.J., and Murtaugh, M.P., Scandinavian journal of immunology
  • Efficient assembly of rat hepatocyte spheroids for tissue engineering applications Wu, F.J., Friend, J.R., Hsiao, C.C., Zilliox, M.J., Ko, W.J., Cerra, F.B., and Hu, W.S., BIOTECHNOLOGY AND BIOENGINEERING