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Kendi Okuda PhD

TitleAssistant Professor
InstitutionUniversity of Massachusetts Medical School
AddressUniversity of Massachusetts Medical School
55 Lake Avenue North
Worcester MA 01655
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    InstitutionUMMS - School of Medicine
    DivisionInfectious Diseases And Immunology

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    University of Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, SP, BrazilBSBiology
    University of Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, SP, BrazilMSBiology
    University of Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, SP, BrazilPHDBiology of Host-Pathogen Inter

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    1. Okuda K, Silverman N. Drosophila Model of Leishmania amazonensis Infection. Bio Protoc. 2017 Dec 05; 7(23). PMID: 29276726.
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    2. Okuda K, Tong M, Dempsey B, Moore KJ, Gazzinelli RT, Silverman N. Leishmania amazonensis Engages CD36 to Drive Parasitophorous Vacuole Maturation. PLoS Pathog. 2016 Jun; 12(6):e1005669. PMID: 27280707.
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    3. Farias Luz N, Balaji S, Okuda K, Barreto AS, Bertin J, Gough PJ, Gazzinelli R, Almeida RP, Bozza MT, Borges VM, Chan FK. RIPK1 and PGAM5 Control Leishmania Replication through Distinct Mechanisms. J Immunol. 2016 Jun 15; 196(12):5056-63. PMID: 27183605.
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    4. Rus F, Flatt T, Tong M, Aggarwal K, Okuda K, Kleino A, Yates E, Tatar M, Silverman N. Ecdysone triggered PGRP-LC expression controls Drosophila innate immunity. EMBO J. 2013 May 29; 32(11):1626-38. PMID: 23652443.
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    5. Schamber-Reis BL, Petritus PM, Caetano BC, Martinez ER, Okuda K, Golenbock D, Scott P, Gazzinelli RT. UNC93B1 and nucleic acid-sensing Toll-like receptors mediate host resistance to infection with Leishmania major. J Biol Chem. 2013 Mar 08; 288(10):7127-36. PMID: 23325805.
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