Department of Dermatology

Keely Morris Marshall, MD, PhD

  • 3rd Year Resident: PGY-IV

Keely Marshall, MD, PhD began her residency at the University of Pittsburgh in July, 2016.

Dr. Marshall received her undergraduate degree in microbiology, from California Polytechnic State University.  She went on to earn both her medical degree, and her PhD in immunology, from the Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston. Dr. Marshall completed her internship at Loyola University Medical Center before beginning her residency program in Pittsburgh.

Dr. Marshall's clinical interest is psoriasis. 

Education & Training

  • B.S., California Polytechnic State University
  • Ph.D., Medical University of South Carolina
  • M.D., Medical University of South Carolina
  • Internship, Loyola University Hospital

Representative Publications

  • Best, S.M., Morris, K.L., Shannon, J., Robertson, S.J., Mitzel, D.N., Park, G.S., Boer, E., Wolfinbarger, J.B. and Bloom, M.E. Inhibition of interferon mediated JAK-STAT signaling by a tick-borne flavivirus and identification of NS5 as an interferon antagonist.  J Virol. 2005 Oct;79(20):12828-39.
  • Morris, K.L, Park, G.S., Hallett, R.G., Bloom, M.E., Best, S.M. Molecular characterization of the Langat virus NS5 interferon antagonist domain reveals a critical role for the RNA-dependent RNA polymerase. J Virol. 2007 Jul;81(13):6936-46.
  • Atkinson C, He S, Morris K, Qiao F, Casey S, Goddard M, Tomlinson S. Targeted complement inhibitors protect against post-transplant cardiac ischemia and reperfusion injury and reveal an important role for the alternative pathway of complement activation. J Immunol. 2010 Dec 1;185(11):7007-13.
  • Marshall KM, He S, Zhong Z, Atkinson C, Tomlinson S. Dissecting the complement pathway in hepatic injury and regeneration with a novel protective strategy. J Exp Med. 2014 Aug 25;211(9):1793-805.
  • Baker T, Roy S, Brandon C, Kramarenko I, Francis S, Taleb M, Marshall KM, Schwendener R, Lee F, Cunningham L. Heat shock protein-induced protection against cisplatin-induced hair cell death. Assoc Res Otolaryngol. 2015 Feb;16(1):67-80.
  • Marshall KM, He S, Atkinson C, Kulik L, Holers VM, Chavin K, Tomlinson S. Pathogenic natural IgM antibodies recognizing vascular ischemia/reperfusion-induced antigens initiate the inflammatory response important for both hepatic ischemia/reperfusion injury and liver regeneration after partial hepatectomy. (Manuscript in prep).

Research Interests

Immunology with focus on complement cascade and inflammation.