Laboratory Profile
    Focus: Dengue Infection In Novel Mouse Models
  • Marco Menara, Undergraduate Student Northeastern University
  • Kamela Bellovoda, Research Assistant Graduate of Queen Mary University of London
  • Anastasia Artamonova B.A., Research Assistant (Graduate of Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences University)
    Focus: High Throughput Screening of ZIKV antiviral
  • Stephen Kandilas MD, Research Assistant (Graduate of National and Kapodistrian University of Athens – Medical School)
  • Scarlett Se Yun Cheon, Undergraduate Student Wellesley College
    Focus: High throughput screening for ZIKV – arthropod interactions
  • Prapti Koirala, Undergraduate student Wellesley College
  1. Deron K. Jackson, Steven B. Leeb, Ahmed H. Mitwalli, Paolo Narvaez, Dahlene Fusco, and Elmer C. Lupton Jr, Power Electronic Drives for Magnetically Triggered Gels, IEEE Transactions in Industrial Electronics, 1997; 44: 217.
  2. Dahlene Fusco, Nathalie Accornero, Brigitte Lavoie, Shailesh Shenoy, Jean-Marie Blanchard, Robert H Singer, Edouard Bertrand; Single mRNA Molecules Demonstrate Probabilistic Movement in Living Mammalian Cells, Current Biology, 2003; 13: 161. PMID: 12546792.
  3. Yaron Shav-tal, Xavier Darzacq, Shailesh Shenoy, Dahlene Fusco, Susan Janicki, David Spector, and Robert H Singer; Dynamics of Single mRNPs in Nuclei of Living Cells, Science, 2004; 304:1797. PMID: 15205532.
  4. Jared M. Huston, John R. Rodney, Soumitra R. Eachempati, Cenk Cayci, Dahlene Fusco, Jian Shou, Sandip Kapur, Michael J. Goldstein, and Philip S. Barie; Treatment of Strongyloides stercoralis hyperinfection syndrome with drotrecogin alfa (activated) in a renal transplant patient, Transplant Infectious Dis. 2009; 11:277.
  5. Dahlene Fusco, Elizabeth Alexander, Scott Weisenberg, Jose Mediavilla, Barry Kreiswirth, Audrey Schuetz, Steven Jenkins, Kyu Rhee. Clinical failure of vancomycin in a dialysis patient with methicillin-susceptible vancomycin-heteroresistant S. aureus. Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis. 2009; 65:180. NIHMS148689.
  6. Dahlene Fusco, Xinyan Liu, Caroline Savage, Ying Taur, Weilie Xiao, Edward Kennelly, Jianda Yuan, Barrie Cassileth, Mirella Salvatore, Genovefa Papanicolaou. Echinacea Purpurea Aerial Extract Alters Course of Influenza Infection in Mice. Vaccine. 2010; 28: 3956. PMCID: PMC3016056.
  7. Dahlene Fusco, Peter Krawitz, Philip LaRussa, Sharon Steinberg, Anne Gershon, Jonathan Jacobs. VZV Meningitis Following Varicella Vaccine. Journal of Clinical Virology; 2010; 48:275-7. PMID: 20542464.
  8. Dahlene Fusco, Jennifer Downs, Michael Satlin, Meera Pahuja, Liz Ramos, Philip Barie, Lawrence Fleckenstein, Henry Murray. Non-oral Treatment with Ivermectin for Disseminated Strongyloidiasis. American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene; 2010; 83:879-83. PMCID: PMC2946761.
  9. Leiliang Zhang, Nikolaus Jilg, Run Shao, Wenyu Lin, Dahlene Fusco, Hong Zhao, Kaku Goto, Lee Peng, W Chen, Raymond Chung. IL28B inhibits Hepatitis C virus replication through the JAK-STAT pathway.J Hepatol. 2011; 55:289-98. PMCID: PMC3068235.
  10. Hong Zhao, Wenyu Lin, Kattareeya Kumthip, Du Cheng, Dahlene Fusco, Oliver Hofmann, Nikolaus Jilg, Andrew Tai, Kaku Goto, Leiliang Zhang, Winston Hide, JaeYoung Jang, Lee Peng, Raymond T Chung. A functional genomic screen reveals novel host genes that mediate interferon-alpha's effects against hepatitis C virus. J Hepatol. 2011; 56:326-33. PMCID: PMC3261326.
  11. Kattareeya Kumthip, Pattranuch Chusri, Nikolaus Jilg, Lei Zhao, Dahlene Fusco, Hong Zhao, Kaku Goto, Du Cheng, Esperance Schaefer, Leiliang Zhang, Chansom Pantip, Satawat Thongsawat, Amornrat O'Brien, Lee Peng, Niwat Maneekarn, Raymond T Chung, Wenyu Lin. Hepatitis C Virus NS5A Disrupts STAT1 Phosphorylation and Suppresses Type I Interferon Signaling. J Virol. 2012; 86: 8581-91. PMCID: PMC3421739.
  12. Run Shao, Leiliang Zhang, Zhao Hong, Kaku Goto, Du Cheng, Wen-Chi Chen, Nikolaus Jilg, Kattareeya Kumthip, Dahlene Fusco, Lee Peng, Raymond Chung. SOCS1 abrogates IFN's antiviral effect on hepatitis C virus replication. Antiviral Res. 2012; 97:101-107. PMC3764487.
  13. Xinyan Liu, Yaling He, Kun Xiao, Julie White, Dahlene Fusco*, Genovefa Papanicolaou* (* co-senior authors). Effect of linezolid on clinical severity and pulmonary cytokines in a murine model of influenza A and Staphylococcus aureus coinfection. PLoS ONE. 2013. PMC3589409.
  14. Daniel Fierer, Douglas Dieterich, M. Isabel Fiel, Andrea Branch, Kristen Marks, Dahlene Fusco, Ricky Hsu, Davey Smith,Joshua Fierer. Rapid Progression to Decompensated Cirrhosis, Liver Transplant, and Death in HIV-Infected Men After Primary Hepatitis C Virus Infection. Clin Infect Dis. 2013 Jan 16. PMID:23264364.
  15. Dahlene Fusco, Cynthia Brisac, Sinu John, Yi-Wen Huang, Christopher Chin, Tiao Xie, Hong Zhao, Nikolaus Jilg, Leiliang Zhang, Stephane Chevaliez, Daniel Wambua, Wenyu Lin, Lee Peng, Raymond T Chung, Abraham L Brass. A genetic screen identifies interferon-α effector genes required to suppress hepatitis C virus replication.Gastroenterology. 2013 Jun;144(7):1438-49. PMC3665646.
  16. Kaku Goto, Wenyu Lin, Leiliang Zhang, Nikolaus Jilg, Run Shao, Esperance Schaefer, Hong Zhao, Dahlene Fusco, Lee Peng, Kato N, Raymond T Chung. The AMPK-related kinase SNARK regulates hepatitis C virus replication and pathogenesis through enhancement of TGF-β signaling. J Hepatol. 2013 Jul 2. S0168-8278(13)00442-X. PMID: 23831117.
  17. Huijin Bai, Ting Chen, Jie Ming, Hong Sun, Peng Cao, Dahlene Fusco, Raymond T Chung, Michael Chorev, Qi Jin, Bertal H. Aktas. Dual activators of protein kinase R (PKR) and protein kinase R-like kinase PERK identify common and divergent catalytic targets. Chembiochem. 2013 Jul 8;14(10):1255-62. Epub 2013 Jun 19. NIHMS521638.
  18. Chuanlong Zhu, Fei Xiao, Jian Hong, Kun Wang, Xiao Liu, Dachuan Cai, Dahlene Fusco, Leiliang Zhao, Soungwon Jeong, Cynthia Brisac, Pattranuch Chusri, Esperance Schaefer, Hong Zhao, Lee F Peng, Wenyu Lin, Raymond Chung. EFTUD2 Is a Novel Innate Immune Regulator Restricting Hepatitis C Virus Infection through the RIG-I/MDA5 Pathway. J Virol. 2015 Jul;89(13):6608-18. doi: 10.1128/JVI.00364-15. Epub 2015 Apr 15. PMID: 25878102
  19. Wenyu Lin, Chuanlong Zhu, Jian Hong, Leiliang Zhao, Nikolaus Jilg, Dahlene Fusco, Esperance Schaefer, Cynthia Brisac, Xiao Liu, Lee Peng, Qikai Xu, Raymond Chung. The spliceosome factor SART1 exerts its anti-HCV action through mRNA splicing. J Hepatol. 2015 May;62(5):1024-32. doi: 10.1016/j.jhep.2014.11.038. Epub 2014 Dec 3.