Education and Training
- Ph.D., La Sapienza University of Rome (Italy), 2012
Veglia, F, Tyurin, VA, Mohammadyani, D, Blasi, M, Duperret, EK, Donthireddy, L, Hashimoto, A, Kapralov, A, Amoscato, A, Angelini, R, Patel, S, Alicea-Torres, K, Weiner, D, Murphy, ME, Klein-Seetharaman, J, Celis, E, Kagan, VE, and Gabrilovich, DI. "Lipid bodies containing oxidatively truncated lipids block antigen cross-presentation by dendritic cells in cancer." Nature communications 8, no. 1 (December 14, 2017): 2122-.
Negri, D, Blasi, M, LaBranche, C, Parks, R, Balachandran, H, Lifton, M, Shen, X, Denny, T, Ferrari, G, Vescio, MF, Andersen, H, Montefiori, DC, Tomaras, GD, Liao, H-X, Santra, S, Haynes, BF, Klotman, ME, and Cara, A. "Immunization with an SIV-based IDLV Expressing HIV-1 Env 1086 Clade C Elicits Durable Humoral and Cellular Responses in Rhesus Macaques." Molecular therapy : the journal of the American Society of Gene Therapy 24, no. 11 (November 2016): 2021-2032.
Blasi, M, Carpenter, JH, Balakumaran, B, Cara, A, Gao, F, and Klotman, ME. "Identification of HIV-1 genitourinary tract compartmentalization by analyzing the env gene sequences in urine." AIDS (London, England) 29, no. 13 (August 2015): 1651-1657.
Michelini, Z, Negri, D, Biava, M, Baroncelli, S, Spada, M, Leone, P, Bona, R, Blasi, M, Nègre, D, Klotman, ME, and Cara, A. "Murine granulocyte-macrophage colony-stimulating factor expressed from a bicistronic simian immunodeficiency virus-based integrase-defective lentiviral vector does not enhance T-cell responses in mice." Viral immunology 27, no. 10 (December 2014): 512-520.
Blasi, M, Balakumaran, B, Chen, P, Negri, DRM, Cara, A, Chen, BK, and Klotman, ME. "Renal epithelial cells produce and spread HIV-1 via T-cell contact." AIDS (London, England) 28, no. 16 (October 2014): 2345-2353.
Taffon, S, Genovese, D, Blasi, M, Pierotti, P, Degli Esposti, A, Catone, S, Chionne, P, Pulimanti, B, Candido, A, Dettori, S, Tosti, ME, Argentini, C, Mazzotta, F, and Rapicetta, M. "HBV whole-genome mutation profile in HIV-1/HBV coinfected patients in a long-term follow-up study." Infection 42, no. 4 (August 2014): 675-687.
Blasi, M, Balakumaran, B, Chen, P, Negri, DRM, Cara, A, Chen, BK, and Klotman, ME. "Renal epithelial cells produce and spread HIV-1 via T-cell contact." AIDS 28, no. 16 (January 1, 2014): 2345-2353.
Rossi, A, Michelini, Z, Leone, P, Borghi, M, Blasi, M, Bona, R, Spada, M, Grasso, F, Gugliotta, A, Klotman, ME, Cara, A, and Negri, D. "Optimization of mucosal responses after intramuscular immunization with integrase defective lentiviral vector." PloS one 9, no. 9 (January 2014): e107377-.
Bona, R, Baroncelli, S, D'Ettorre, G, Andreotti, M, Ceccarelli, G, Filati, P, Leone, P, Blasi, M, Michelini, Z, Galluzzo, CM, Mallano, A, Vullo, V, and Cara, A. "Effects of raltegravir on 2-long terminal repeat circle junctions in HIV type 1 viremic and aviremic patients." AIDS research and human retroviruses 29, no. 10 (October 2013): 1365-1369.
Negri, DRM, Rossi, A, Blasi, M, Michelini, Z, Leone, P, Chiantore, MV, Baroncelli, S, Perretta, G, Cimarelli, A, Klotman, ME, and Cara, A. "Simian immunodeficiency virus-Vpx for improving integrase defective lentiviral vector-based vaccines. (Published online)" Retrovirology 9 (August 22, 2012): 69-.