Christopher McKnight

Christopher McKnight , MD

Adjunct Instructor

Medical Sciences Building

COM IM Allergy Division - 0563


Bachelor's Degree: Indiana University Bloomington, IN, 1993 ( Combined Classical Studies and Chemistry)

Medical Degree: Indiana University School of Medicine Indianapolis, IN , 1997 (Internal Medicine/Pediatrics)

Residency: Indiana University Indianapolis, IN, 2001 (Internal Medicine/Pediatrics)

Fellowship: University of Cincinnati Cincinnati, OH, 2013 (Allergy & Immunology)


American Board of Allergy and Immunology (Certification Date: 10-04-2013 )

Clinical Interests

Allergy and Immunology

Internal Medicine


Allergy and Immunology

Internal Medicine


Positions and Work Experience

08-2001 -06-2010 Physician, Private practice , Olathe Medical Services Inc., Kansas City, MO


Peer Reviewed Publications

McKnight, Christopher G; Potter, Crystal; Finkelman, Fred D (2020. ) IL-4R? expression by airway epithelium and smooth muscle accounts for nearly all airway hyperresponsiveness in murine allergic airway disease.Mucosal immunology, , 13 (2 ) ,283-292 More Information

McAlees, Jaclyn W; Baker, Theresa; Kaur, Davinder; McKnight, Christopher; Lindsley, Andrew; Strait, Richard T; Zhang, Xue; Biagini Myers, Jocelyn M; Butsch Kovacic, Melinda; Lewkowich, Ian P (2019. ) Age and early maternal smoking contribute to epithelial cell IL-13 responsiveness in a pediatric asthma population.Allergy, , 74 (12 ) ,2485-2487 More Information

McKnight, Christopher G; Jude, Joseph A; Zhu, Zhenqi; Panettieri, Reynold A; Finkelman, Fred D (2017. ) House Dust Mite-Induced Allergic Airway Disease Is Independent of IgE and Fc?RI?.American journal of respiratory cell and molecular biology, , 57 (6 ) ,674-682 More Information

McKnight, Christopher G; Morris, Suzanne C; Perkins, Charles; Zhu, Zhenqi; Hildeman, David A; Bendelac, Albert; Finkelman, Fred D (2017. ) NKT cells contribute to basal IL-4 production but are not required to induce experimental asthma.PloS one, , 12 (11 ) ,e0188221 More Information

Kumar, Sudhir; Khodoun, Marat; Kettleson, Eric M; McKnight, Christopher; Reponen, Tiina; Grinshpun, Sergey A; Adhikari, Atin (2014. ) Glyphosate-rich air samples induce IL-33, TSLP and generate IL-13 dependent airway inflammation.Toxicology, , 325 ,42-51 More Information

Miller, Sharon A; Burnett, John R; Leonis, Mike A; McKnight, C James; van Bockxmeer, Frank M; Hooper, Amanda J (2014. ) Novel missense MTTP gene mutations causing abetalipoproteinemia.Biochimica et biophysica acta, , 1842 (10 ) ,1548-54 More Information