Lorenzo Zaffiri, MD

Assistant Professor of Medicine
Campus mail Genome Ct Msrb2 2073, Box 103000, Durham, NC 27710
Email address lorenzo.zaffiri@duke.edu

Education and Training

  • Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine Fellowship, Department Of Pulmonary, Critical Care, Sleep And Occupational Medicine, Indiana University, School of Medicine, 2013 - 2016
  • Internal Medicine Residency, Michigan State University, 2010 - 2013
  • Fellow in Infectious and Tropical Disease, Department Of Infectious And Tropical Disease, Sapienza University of Rome (Italy), 2004 - 2007
  • M.D., Sapienza University of Rome (Italy), 2004

Publications

Zaffiri, L., E. Kohli, J. Monterroso, S. Abraham, M. V. Zaccheo, and E. Feucht. “Acute postobstructive pulmonary edema caused by a massive substernal thyroid goiter: A case report and a brief literature review.” Critical Care and Shock 15, no. 4 (December 1, 2012): 95–98.

Scholars@Duke

Ettorre, Gabriella d’, Mirko Paiardini, Lorenzo Zaffiri, Mauro Andreotti, Giancarlo Ceccarelli, Cecilia Rizza, Marileda Indinnimeo, et al. “HIV persistence in the gut mucosa of HIV-infected subjects undergoing antiretroviral therapy correlates with immune activation and increased levels of LPS.” Curr Hiv Res 9, no. 3 (April 2011): 148–53. https://doi.org/10.2174/157016211795945296.

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21457131
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Zaffiri, Lorenzo, Gabriella D’Ettorre, Mauro Andreotti, Cecilia Rizza, Sonia Marcellini, Giancarlo Ceccarelli, Claudio M. Mastroianni, and Vincenzo Vullo. “PS3-47 IL15 triggers the in vitro production of IL17 from CD4+ T cells of HIV-1 infected patients.” In Cytokine, 52:91–91. Elsevier BV, 2010. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cyto.2010.07.386.

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Gordon, Shari N., Anna R. Weissman, Valentina Cecchinato, Claudio Fenizia, Zhong-Min Ma, Tzong-Hae Lee, Lorenzo Zaffiri, et al. “Preexisting infection with human T-cell lymphotropic virus type 2 neither exacerbates nor attenuates simian immunodeficiency virus SIVmac251 infection in macaques.” J Virol 84, no. 6 (March 2010): 3043–58. https://doi.org/10.1128/JVI.01655-09.

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20071587
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Ettorre, Gabriella d’, Lorenzo Zaffiri, Giancarlo Ceccarelli, Claudio M. Mastroianni, and Vincenzo Vullo. “The role of HIV-DNA testing in clinical practice.” New Microbiol 33, no. 1 (January 2010): 1–11.

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20402409
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Gordon, S., A. Weissman, V. Cecchinato, L. Zaffiri, V. Andresen, K. Jones, M. G. Ferrari, H. K. Chung, F. Ruscetti, and G. Franchini. “HTLV-II Establishes a Persistent Infection in Rhesus Macaques and Does Not Exacerbate SIV Infection.” In Aids Research and Human Retroviruses, 25:1212–1212. MARY ANN LIEBERT INC, 2009.

Scholars@Duke

Ettorre, G. d’, G. Ceccarelli, L. Zaffiri, M. Falcone, C. M. Mastroianni, M. Venditti, and V. Vullo. “Infectious aortitis and spondylodiscitis in patients with endovascular stents.” Minerva Med 100, no. 2 (April 2009): 167–70.

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19390503
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Scagnolari, Carolina, Carla Selvaggi, Luisa Chiavuzzo, Teresa Carbone, Lorenzo Zaffiri, Gabriella d’Ettorre, Enrico Girardi, Ombretta Turriziani, Vincenzo Vullo, and Guido Antonelli. “Expression levels of TLRs involved in viral recognition in PBMCs from HIV-1-infected patients failing antiretroviral therapy.” Intervirology 52, no. 2 (2009): 107–14. https://doi.org/10.1159/000218082.

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19439987
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Cecchinato, V., C. J. Trindade, A. Laurence, J. M. Heraud, J. M. Brenchley, M. G. Ferrari, L. Zaffiri, et al. “Altered balance between Th17 and Th1 cells at mucosal sites predicts AIDS progression in simian immunodeficiency virus-infected macaques.” Mucosal Immunol 1, no. 4 (July 2008): 279–88. https://doi.org/10.1038/mi.2008.14.

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19079189
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