Lauren Shea

Lauren Shea, MD, MS

Began fellowship in 2018

Graduated in 2021


Initial post-graduate position:

Assistant Professor, University of Alabama, Birmingham, AL


2003-2007 BS in Biology and Chemistry, Duke University, Durham, NC
2008-2014 MD, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO
2010-2011 MS in Immunology, Washington University Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, St. Louis, MO
Post-graduate Training
2014-2017 Internship and Residency, Internal Medicine, Tinsley Harrison Internal Medicine Residency Program, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL
Honors & Awards
2015 Glenn Cobbs Book Award, Birmingham VA Medical Center, Birmingham, AL
2015, 2016, 2017 In-Training Exam Award, Tinsley Harrison Internal Medicine Residency Program, Birmingham, AL
2017 Thomas N. James Award for Excellence in Research by a Resident, Department of Medicine 33rd Annual Trainee Research Symposium, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL
2017 Best Performance in Primary Care Clinic (VA), Tinsley Harrison Internal Medicine Residency Program, Birmingham, AL
2017 Best Performance in Quality Improvement, Tinsley Harrison Internal Medicine Residency Program, Birmingham, AL
2017 Housestaff Spirit Award, Tinsley Harrison Internal Medicine Residency Program, Birmingham, AL


  • Enhanced Efficacy and Increased Long-Term Toxicity of CNS-Directed, AAV-Based Combination Therapy for Krabbe Disease
    Li Y, Miller CA, Shea LK, Jiang X, Guzman MA, Chandler RJ, Ramakrishnan SM, Smith SN, Venditti CP, Vogler CA, Ory DS, Ley TJ, Sands MS
    Mol Ther 2021 Feb 3;29(2):691-701
  • A Pilot Study of Lenalidomide Maintenance Therapy After Autologous Transplantation in Relapsed or Refractory Classical Hodgkin Lymphoma
    Shea L, Watkins MP, Wan F, Cashen AF, Wagner-Johnston ND, Jacoby MA, Abboud CN, DiPersio JF, Hurd DD, Jaglowski SM, Bartlett NL, Fehniger TA
    Biol Blood Marrow Transplant 2020 Dec;26(12):2223-2228
  • Brentuximab Vedotin in the Treatment of Peripheral T Cell Lymphoma and Cutaneous T Cell Lymphoma
    Shea L, Mehta-Shah N
    Curr Hematol Malig Rep 2020 Feb;15(1):9-19
  • Choosing Induction Chemotherapy in Therapy-Related Acute Myeloid Leukemia
    Shea LK, Uy GL
    Best Pract Res Clin Haematol 2019 Mar;32(1):89-97
  • Primary Bone Marrow Diffuse Large B-Cell Lymphoma Presenting as Transverse Myelitis
    Shea L, Zhao Y, Reddy V, Yacoubian T, Mehta A
    Am J Med Sci 2018 Dec;356(6):561-566
  • Concomitant Imatinib and Ibrutinib in a Patient With Chronic Myelogenous Leukemia and Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia
    Shea LK, Mikhail FM, Forero-Torres A, Davis RS
    Clin Case Rep 2017 Apr 24;5(6):899-901
  • Mechanism-Based Combination Treatment Dramatically Increases Therapeutic Efficacy in Murine Globoid Cell Leukodystrophy
    Hawkins-Salsbury JA, Shea L, Jiang X, Hunter DA, Guzman AM, Reddy AS, Qin EY, Li Y, Gray SJ, Ory DS, Sands MS
    J Neurosci 2015 Apr 22;35(16):6495-505
  • Prognostic Significance of [18F]fluorodeoxyglucose-Positron Emission Tomography in Peripheral T-Cell Lymphoma Treated With Stem Cell Transplantation: A Retrospective Analysis
    Shea L, Liu J, Cashen A
    Leuk Lymphoma 2015 Jan;56(1):256-9
  • Cancer Exome Analysis Reveals a T-Cell-Dependent Mechanism of Cancer Immunoediting
    Matsushita H, Vesely MD, Koboldt DC, Rickert CG, Uppaluri R, Magrini VJ, Arthur CD, White JM, Chen YS, Shea LK, Hundal J, Wendl MC, Demeter R, Wylie T, Allison JP, Smyth MJ, Old LJ, Mardis ER, Schreiber RD
    Nature 2012 Feb 8;482(7385):400-4
  • The ARF Tumor Suppressor Regulates Bone Remodeling and Osteosarcoma Development in Mice
    Rauch DA, Hurchla MA, Harding JC, Deng H, Shea LK, Eagleton MC, Niewiesk S, Lairmore MD, Piwnica-Worms D, Rosol TJ, Weber JD, Ratner L, Weilbaecher KN
    PLoS One 2010 Dec 30;5(12):e15755
  • Monitoring Autophagy in Lysosomal Storage Disorders
    Raben N, Shea L, Hill V, Plotz P
    Methods Enzymol 2009;453:417-49
  • Suppression of Autophagy in Skeletal Muscle Uncovers the Accumulation of Ubiquitinated Proteins and Their Potential Role in Muscle Damage in Pompe Disease
    Raben N, Hill V, Shea L, Takikita S, Baum R, Mizushima N, Ralston E, Plotz P
    Hum Mol Genet 2008 Dec 15;17(24):3897-908