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MARIA ELENA BOTTAZZI

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InstitutionBaylor College of Medicine
DepartmentDepartment of Pediatrics
DivisionPediatrics-Tropical Medicine
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    InstitutionBaylor College of Medicine
    DepartmentDepartment of Molecular Virology & Microbiology
    DivisionMolecular Virology & Microbiology


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    2RO1AI078314-06A1     (Sara Lustigman)Apr 11, 2017 - Feb 28, 2022
    New York Blood Center
    TEh Development of a recombinant vaccine against onchocerciasis
    Role: BCM Principal Invvestigator

    W81XWH-17-2-0050     (Peter Hotez)Sep 15, 2017 - Sep 14, 2020
    CDMRP
    A vaccine to prevent leishmaniasis
    Role: Co-Investigator

         (Peter Hotez)Nov 1, 2018 - Oct 31, 2022
    CDMRP
    Phase I/IIb Testing of the Sm-TSP-2 Schistosomiasis Vaccine in Uganda
    Role: Project Leader

    R13AI142711     (BOTTAZZI, MARIA ELENA)Feb 6, 2019 - Apr 30, 2019
    NIH/NIAID
    2019 Tropical Infectious Diseases
    Role: Principal Investigator

         (Peter Hotez)Apr 1, 2019 - Mar 31, 2021
    NIH
    A novel mucosal trichuriasis vaccine for TH2 immune protection
    Role: Co-Investigator

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    1. Bottazzi ME, Hotez PJ. "Running the Gauntlet": Formidable challenges in advancing neglected tropical diseases vaccines from development through licensure, and a "Call to Action". Hum Vaccin Immunother. 2019 Jun 10. PMID: 31180271.
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    2. Barry MA, Versteeg L, Wang Q, Pollet J, Zhan B, Gusovsky F, Bottazzi ME, Hotez PJ, Jones KM. A therapeutic vaccine prototype induces protective immunity and reduces cardiac fibrosis in a mouse model of chronic Trypanosoma cruzi infection. PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2019 May; 13(5):e0007413. PMID: 31145733.
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    3. Bartsch SM, Bottazzi ME, Asti L, Strych U, Meymandi S, Falcón-Lezama JA, Randall S, Hotez PJ, Lee BY. Economic value of a therapeutic Chagas vaccine for indeterminate and Chagasic cardiomyopathy patients. Vaccine. 2019 Jun 19; 37(28):3704-3714. PMID: 31104883.
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    4. Alonso-Padilla J, Cortés-Serra N, Pinazo MJ, Bottazzi ME, Abril M, Barreira F, Sosa-Estani S, Hotez PJ, Gascón J. Strategies to enhance access to diagnosis and treatment for Chagas disease patients in Latin America. Expert Rev Anti Infect Ther. 2019 03; 17(3):145-157. PMID: 30712412.
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    5. Wang L, Zou Y, Zhu X, Bottazzi ME, Hotez PJ, Zhan B. China's shifting neglected parasitic infections in an era of economic reform, urbanization, disease control, and the Belt and Road Initiative. PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2019 01; 13(1):e0006946. PMID: 30677027.
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    6. Weatherhead JE, Porter P, Coffey A, Haydel D, Versteeg L, Zhan B, Gazzinelli Guimarães AC, Fujiwara R, Jaramillo AM, Bottazzi ME, Hotez PJ, Corry DB, Beaumier CM. Ascaris Larval Infection and Lung Invasion Directly Induce Severe Allergic Airway Disease in Mice. Infect Immun. 2018 12; 86(12). PMID: 30249744.
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    7. Hotez PJ, Bottazzi ME, Bethony J, Diemert DD. Advancing the Development of a Human Schistosomiasis Vaccine. Trends Parasitol. 2019 02; 35(2):104-108. PMID: 30455112.
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    8. Gazzinelli-Guimarães AC, Gazzinelli-Guimarães PH, Nogueira DS, Oliveira FMS, Barbosa FS, Amorim CCO, Cardoso MS, Kraemer L, Caliari MV, Akamatsu MA, Ho PL, Jones KM, Weatherhead J, Bottazzi ME, Hotez PJ, Zhan B, Bartholomeu DC, Russo RC, Bueno LL, Fujiwara RT. IgG Induced by Vaccination With Ascaris suum Extracts Is Protective Against Infection. Front Immunol. 2018; 9:2535. PMID: 30473693.
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    9. Zhan B, Arumugam S, Kennedy MW, Tricoche N, Lian LY, Asojo OA, Bennuru S, Bottazzi ME, Hotez PJ, Lustigman S, Klei TR. Ligand binding properties of two Brugia malayi fatty acid and retinol (FAR) binding proteins and their vaccine efficacies against challenge infection in gerbils. PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2018 10; 12(10):e0006772. PMID: 30296268.
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    10. Gunter SM, Versteeg L, Jones KM, Keegan BP, Strych U, Bottazzi ME, Hotez PJ, Brown EL. Covalent vaccination with Trypanosoma cruzi Tc24 induces catalytic antibody production. Parasite Immunol. 2018 Nov; 40(11):e12585. PMID: 30132929.
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    11. de la Cruz JJ, Villanueva-Lizama L, Dzul-Huchim V, Ramírez-Sierra MJ, Martinez-Vega P, Rosado-Vallado M, Ortega-Lopez J, Flores-Pucheta CI, Gillespie P, Zhan B, Bottazzi ME, Hotez PJ, Dumonteil E. Production of recombinant TSA-1 and evaluation of its potential for the immuno-therapeutic control of Trypanosoma cruzi infection in mice. Hum Vaccin Immunother. 2019; 15(1):210-219. PMID: 30192702.
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    12. Briggs N, Wei J, Versteeg L, Zhan B, Keegan B, Damania A, Pollet J, Hayes KS, Beaumier C, Seid CA, Leong J, Grencis RK, Bottazzi ME, Sastry KJ, Hotez PJ. Trichuris muris whey acidic protein induces type 2 protective immunity against whipworm. PLoS Pathog. 2018 08; 14(8):e1007273. PMID: 30153307.
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    13. Diemert DJ, Bottazzi ME, Plieskatt J, Hotez PJ, Bethony JM. Lessons along the Critical Path: Developing Vaccines against Human Helminths. Trends Parasitol. 2018 09; 34(9):747-758. PMID: 30064902.
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    14. Jain S, George PJ, Deng W, Koussa J, Parkhouse K, Hensley SE, Jiang J, Lu J, Liu Z, Wei J, Zhan B, Bottazzi ME, Shen H, Lustigman S. The parasite-derived rOv-ASP-1 is an effective antigen-sparing CD4+ T cell-dependent adjuvant for the trivalent inactivated influenza vaccine, and functions in the absence of MyD88 pathway. Vaccine. 2018 06 14; 36(25):3650-3665. PMID: 29764680.
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    15. Diemert D, Campbell D, Brelsford J, Leasure C, Li G, Peng J, Zumer M, Younes N, Bottazzi ME, Mejia R, Pritchard DI, Hawdon JM, Bethony JM. Controlled Human Hookworm Infection: Accelerating Human Hookworm Vaccine Development. Open Forum Infect Dis. 2018 May; 5(5):ofy083. PMID: 29780848.
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    16. Jones K, Versteeg L, Damania A, Keegan B, Kendricks A, Pollet J, Cruz-Chan JV, Gusovsky F, Hotez PJ, Bottazzi ME. Vaccine-Linked Chemotherapy Improves Benznidazole Efficacy for Acute Chagas Disease. Infect Immun. 2018 04; 86(4). PMID: 29311242.
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    17. Bouchery T, Filbey K, Shepherd A, Chandler J, Patel D, Schmidt A, Camberis M, Peignier A, Smith AAT, Johnston K, Painter G, Pearson M, Giacomin P, Loukas A, Bottazzi ME, Hotez P, LeGros G. A novel blood-feeding detoxification pathway in Nippostrongylus brasiliensis L3 reveals a potential checkpoint for arresting hookworm development. PLoS Pathog. 2018 03; 14(3):e1006931. PMID: 29566094.
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    18. Nyon MP, Du L, Tseng CK, Seid CA, Pollet J, Naceanceno KS, Agrawal A, Algaissi A, Peng BH, Tai W, Jiang S, Bottazzi ME, Strych U, Hotez PJ. Engineering a stable CHO cell line for the expression of a MERS-coronavirus vaccine antigen. Vaccine. 2018 03 27; 36(14):1853-1862. PMID: 29496347.
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    19. Villanueva-Lizama LE, Cruz-Chan JV, Aguilar-Cetina ADC, Herrera-Sanchez LF, Rodriguez-Perez JM, Rosado-Vallado ME, Ramirez-Sierra MJ, Ortega-Lopez J, Jones K, Hotez P, Bottazzi ME, Dumonteil E. Trypanosoma cruzi vaccine candidate antigens Tc24 and TSA-1 recall memory immune response associated with HLA-A and -B supertypes in Chagasic chronic patients from Mexico. PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2018 01; 12(1):e0006240. PMID: 29377898.
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    20. Biter AB, Weltje S, Hudspeth EM, Seid CA, McAtee CP, Chen WH, Pollet JB, Strych U, Hotez PJ, Bottazzi ME. Characterization and Stability of Trypanosoma cruzi 24-C4 (Tc24-C4), a Candidate Antigen for a Therapeutic Vaccine Against Chagas Disease. J Pharm Sci. 2018 05; 107(5):1468-1473. PMID: 29274820.
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    21. McKenna ML, McAtee S, Bryan PE, Jeun R, Ward T, Kraus J, Bottazzi ME, Hotez PJ, Flowers CC, Mejia R. Human Intestinal Parasite Burden and Poor Sanitation in Rural Alabama. Am J Trop Med Hyg. 2017 Nov; 97(5):1623-1628. PMID: 29016326.
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    22. Lustigman S, Makepeace BL, Klei TR, Babayan SA, Hotez P, Abraham D, Bottazzi ME. Onchocerca volvulus: The Road from Basic Biology to a Vaccine. Trends Parasitol. 2018 01; 34(1):64-79. PMID: 28958602.
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    23. Konduri V, Halpert MM, Liang D, Levitt JM, Cruz-Chan JV, Zhan B, Bottazzi ME, Hotez PJ, Jones KM, Decker WK. Genetic Adjuvantation of a Cell-Based Therapeutic Vaccine for Amelioration of Chagasic Cardiomyopathy. Infect Immun. 2017 09; 85(9). PMID: 28674032.
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    24. Liu Z, Kelleher A, Tabb S, Wei J, Pollet J, Hotez PJ, Bottazzi ME, Zhan B, Asojo OA. Identification, Characterization, and Structure of Tm16 from Trichuris muris. J Parasitol Res. 2017; 2017:4342789. PMID: 28884022.
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    25. Wei J, Versteeg L, Liu Z, Keegan B, Gazzinelli-Guimarães AC, Fujiwara RT, Briggs N, Jones KM, Strych U, Beaumier CM, Bottazzi ME, Hotez PJ, Zhan B. Yeast-expressed recombinant As16 protects mice against Ascaris suum infection through induction of a Th2-skewed immune response. PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2017 Jul; 11(7):e0005769. PMID: 28708895.
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    26. Gunter SM, Jones KM, Seid CA, Essigmann HT, Zhan B, Strych U, Bottazzi ME, Hotez PJ, Brown EL. Mutations to Cysteine Residues in the Trypanosoma cruzi B-Cell Superantigen Tc24 Diminish Susceptibility to IgM-Mediated Hydrolysis. J Parasitol. 2017 10; 103(5):579-583. PMID: 28581897.
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    27. Diemert DJ, Freire J, Valente V, Fraga CG, Talles F, Grahek S, Campbell D, Jariwala A, Periago MV, Enk M, Gazzinelli MF, Bottazzi ME, Hamilton R, Brelsford J, Yakovleva A, Li G, Peng J, Correa-Oliveira R, Hotez P, Bethony J. Safety and immunogenicity of the Na-GST-1 hookworm vaccine in Brazilian and American adults. PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2017 05; 11(5):e0005574. PMID: 28464026.
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    28. Chen WH, Chag SM, Poongavanam MV, Biter AB, Ewere EA, Rezende W, Seid CA, Hudspeth EM, Pollet J, McAtee CP, Strych U, Bottazzi ME, Hotez PJ. Optimization of the Production Process and Characterization of the Yeast-Expressed SARS-CoV Recombinant Receptor-Binding Domain (RBD219-N1), a SARS Vaccine Candidate. J Pharm Sci. 2017 08; 106(8):1961-1970. PMID: 28456726.
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    29. Asojo OA, Kelleher A, Liu Z, Pollet J, Hudspeth EM, Rezende WC, Groen MJ, Seid CA, Abdeladhim M, Townsend S, de Castro W, Mendes-Sousa A, Bartholomeu DC, Fujiwara RT, Bottazzi ME, Hotez PJ, Zhan B, Oliveira F, Kamhawi S, Valenzuela JG. Structure of SALO, a leishmaniasis vaccine candidate from the sand fly Lutzomyia longipalpis. PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2017 03; 11(3):e0005374. PMID: 28278244.
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    30. Brelsford JB, Plieskatt JL, Yakovleva A, Jariwala A, Keegan BP, Peng J, Xia P, Li G, Campbell D, Periago MV, Correa-Oliveira R, Bottazzi ME, Hotez PJ, Diemert D, Bethony JM. Advances in neglected tropical disease vaccines: Developing relative potency and functional assays for the Na-GST-1/Alhydrogel hookworm vaccine. PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2017 02; 11(2):e0005385. PMID: 28192438.
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    31. Pollet J, Versteeg L, Rezende W, Strych U, Gusovsky F, Hotez PJ, Bottazzi ME. A simple fluorescence-based assay for quantification of the Toll-Like Receptor agonist E6020 in vaccine formulations. Vaccine. 2017 03 07; 35(10):1410-1416. PMID: 28190745.
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    32. McAtee CP, Seid CA, Hammond M, Hudspeth E, Keegan BP, Liu Z, Wei J, Zhan B, Arjona-Sabido R, Cruz-Chan V, Dumonteil E, Hotez PJ, Bottazzi ME. Expression, purification, immunogenicity and protective efficacy of a recombinant nucleoside hydrolase from Leishmania donovani, a vaccine candidate for preventing cutaneous leishmaniasis. Protein Expr Purif. 2017 02; 130:129-136. PMID: 27773761.
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    33. Seid CA, Jones KM, Pollet J, Keegan B, Hudspeth E, Hammond M, Wei J, McAtee CP, Versteeg L, Gutierrez A, Liu Z, Zhan B, Respress JL, Strych U, Bottazzi ME, Hotez PJ. Cysteine mutagenesis improves the production without abrogating antigenicity of a recombinant protein vaccine candidate for human chagas disease. Hum Vaccin Immunother. 2017 03 04; 13(3):621-633. PMID: 27737611.
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    34. Wei J, Damania A, Gao X, Liu Z, Mejia R, Mitreva M, Strych U, Bottazzi ME, Hotez PJ, Zhan B. The hookworm Ancylostoma ceylanicum intestinal transcriptome provides a platform for selecting drug and vaccine candidates. Parasit Vectors. 2016 Sep 27; 9(1):518. PMID: 27677574.
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    35. Bartsch SM, Hotez PJ, Asti L, Zapf KM, Bottazzi ME, Diemert DJ, Lee BY. The Global Economic and Health Burden of Human Hookworm Infection. PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2016 09; 10(9):e0004922. PMID: 27607360.
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    36. Hess JA, Zhan B, Torigian AR, Patton JB, Petrovsky N, Zhan T, Bottazzi ME, Hotez PJ, Klei TR, Lustigman S, Abraham D. The Immunomodulatory Role of Adjuvants in Vaccines Formulated with the Recombinant Antigens Ov-103 and Ov-RAL-2 against Onchocerca volvulus in Mice. PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2016 07; 10(7):e0004797. PMID: 27387453.
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    37. Hotez PJ, Strych U, Lustigman S, Bottazzi ME. Human anthelminthic vaccines: Rationale and challenges. Vaccine. 2016 06 24; 34(30):3549-55. PMID: 27171753.
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    38. Arumugam S, Wei J, Liu Z, Abraham D, Bell A, Bottazzi ME, Hotez PJ, Zhan B, Lustigman S, Klei TR. Vaccination of Gerbils with Bm-103 and Bm-RAL-2 Concurrently or as a Fusion Protein Confers Consistent and Improved Protection against Brugia malayi Infection. PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2016 Apr; 10(4):e0004586. PMID: 27045170.
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    39. Hotez PJ, Beaumier CM, Gillespie PM, Strych U, Hayward T, Bottazzi ME. Advancing a vaccine to prevent hookworm disease and anemia. Vaccine. 2016 06 03; 34(26):3001-3005. PMID: 27040400.
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    40. Merrifield M, Hotez PJ, Beaumier CM, Gillespie P, Strych U, Hayward T, Bottazzi ME. Advancing a vaccine to prevent human schistosomiasis. Vaccine. 2016 06 03; 34(26):2988-2991. PMID: 27036511.
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    41. Beaumier CM, Gillespie PM, Strych U, Hayward T, Hotez PJ, Bottazzi ME. Status of vaccine research and development of vaccines for Chagas disease. Vaccine. 2016 06 03; 34(26):2996-3000. PMID: 27026146.
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    42. Bartsch SM, Hotez PJ, Hertenstein DL, Diemert DJ, Zapf KM, Bottazzi ME, Bethony JM, Brown ST, Lee BY. Modeling the economic and epidemiologic impact of hookworm vaccine and mass drug administration (MDA) in Brazil, a high transmission setting. Vaccine. 2016 Apr 27; 34(19):2197-206. PMID: 27002501.
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    43. Gillespie PM, Beaumier CM, Strych U, Hayward T, Hotez PJ, Bottazzi ME. Status of vaccine research and development of vaccines for leishmaniasis. Vaccine. 2016 06 03; 34(26):2992-2995. PMID: 26973063.
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    44. Pecoul B, Batista C, Stobbaerts E, Ribeiro I, Vilasanjuan R, Gascon J, Pinazo MJ, Moriana S, Gold S, Pereiro A, Navarro M, Torrico F, Bottazzi ME, Hotez PJ. The BENEFIT Trial: Where Do We Go from Here? PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2016 Feb; 10(2):e0004343. PMID: 26913759.
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    45. Barry MA, Wang Q, Jones KM, Heffernan MJ, Buhaya MH, Beaumier CM, Keegan BP, Zhan B, Dumonteil E, Bottazzi ME, Hotez PJ. A therapeutic nanoparticle vaccine against Trypanosoma cruzi in a BALB/c mouse model of Chagas disease. Hum Vaccin Immunother. 2016 04 02; 12(4):976-87. PMID: 26890466.
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    46. Hudspeth EM, Wang Q, Seid CA, Hammond M, Wei J, Liu Z, Zhan B, Pollet J, Heffernan MJ, McAtee CP, Engler DA, Matsunami RK, Strych U, Asojo OA, Hotez PJ, Bottazzi ME. Expression and purification of an engineered, yeast-expressed Leishmania donovani nucleoside hydrolase with immunogenic properties. Hum Vaccin Immunother. 2016 07 02; 12(7):1707-20. PMID: 26839079.
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    47. Gunter SM, Jones KM, Zhan B, Essigmann HT, Murray KO, Garcia MN, Gorchakov R, Bottazzi ME, Hotez PJ, Brown EL. Identification and Characterization of the Trypanosoma cruzi B-cell Superantigen Tc24. Am J Trop Med Hyg. 2016 Jan; 94(1):114-121. PMID: 26598565.
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    48. Zhan B, Ajmera R, Geiger SM, Gonçalves MT, Liu Z, Wei J, Wilkins PP, Fujiwara R, Gazzinelli-Guimaraes PH, Bottazzi ME, Hotez P. Identification of immunodominant antigens for the laboratory diagnosis of toxocariasis. Trop Med Int Health. 2015 Dec; 20(12):1787-96. PMID: 26426162.
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    49. Hotez PJ, Bottazzi ME, Strych U. New Vaccines for the World's Poorest People. Annu Rev Med. 2016; 67:405-17. PMID: 26356803.
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    50. Martinez-Campos V, Martinez-Vega P, Ramirez-Sierra MJ, Rosado-Vallado M, Seid CA, Hudspeth EM, Wei J, Liu Z, Kwityn C, Hammond M, Ortega-López J, Zhan B, Hotez PJ, Bottazzi ME, Dumonteil E. Expression, purification, immunogenicity, and protective efficacy of a recombinant Tc24 antigen as a vaccine against Trypanosoma cruzi infection in mice. Vaccine. 2015 Aug 26; 33(36):4505-12. PMID: 26192358.
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    51. Hotez PJ, Bottazzi ME, Strych U, Chang LY, Lim YA, Goodenow MM, AbuBakar S. Neglected tropical diseases among the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN): overview and update. PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2015 Apr; 9(4):e0003575. PMID: 25880767.
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    52. Hotez PJ, Bottazzi ME, Dumonteil E, Buekens P. The Gulf of Mexico: a "hot zone" for neglected tropical diseases? PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2015 Feb; 9(2):e0003481. PMID: 25719411.
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    53. Hotez PJ, Bottazzi ME, Zhan B, Makepeace BL, Klei TR, Abraham D, Taylor DW, Lustigman S. The Onchocerciasis Vaccine for Africa--TOVA--Initiative. PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2015 Jan; 9(1):e0003422. PMID: 25634641.
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    54. Pearson MS, Jariwala AR, Abbenante G, Plieskatt J, Wilson D, Bottazzi ME, Hotez PJ, Keegan B, Bethony JM, Loukas A. New tools for NTD vaccines: A case study of quality control assays for product development of the human hookworm vaccine Na-APR-1M74. Hum Vaccin Immunother. 2015; 11(5):1251-7. PMID: 26018444.
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    55. Seid CA, Curti E, Jones RM, Hudspeth E, Rezende W, Pollet J, Center L, Versteeg L, Pritchard S, Musiychuk K, Yusibov V, Hotez PJ, Bottazzi ME. Expression, purification, and characterization of the Necator americanus aspartic protease-1 (Na-APR-1 (M74)) antigen, a component of the bivalent human hookworm vaccine. Hum Vaccin Immunother. 2015; 11(6):1474-88. PMID: 25905574.
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    56. Garcia MN, Murray KO, Hotez PJ, Rossmann SN, Gorchakov R, Ontiveros A, Woc-Colburn L, Bottazzi ME, Rhodes CE, Ballantyne CM, Aguilar D. Development of chagas cardiac manifestations among Texas blood donors. Am J Cardiol. 2015 Jan 01; 115(1):113-7. PMID: 25456877.
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    57. Lee RM, Moore LB, Bottazzi ME, Hotez PJ. Toxocariasis in North America: a systematic review. PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2014 Aug; 8(8):e3116. PMID: 25166906.
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    58. Hotez PJ, Bottazzi ME, Tseng CT, Zhan B, Lustigman S, Du L, Jiang S. Calling for rapid development of a safe and effective MERS vaccine. Microbes Infect. 2014 Jul; 16(7):529-31. PMID: 24931059.
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    59. Hess JA, Zhan B, Bonne-Année S, Deckman JM, Bottazzi ME, Hotez PJ, Klei TR, Lustigman S, Abraham D. Vaccines to combat river blindness: expression, selection and formulation of vaccines against infection with Onchocerca volvulus in a mouse model. Int J Parasitol. 2014 Aug; 44(9):637-46. PMID: 24907553.
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    60. Hotez PJ, Woc-Colburn L, Bottazzi ME. Neglected tropical diseases in Central America and Panama: review of their prevalence, populations at risk and impact on regional development. Int J Parasitol. 2014 Aug; 44(9):597-603. PMID: 24846528.
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    61. Sanchez AL, Gabrie JA, Rueda MM, Mejia RE, Bottazzi ME, Canales M. A scoping review and prevalence analysis of soil-transmitted helminth infections in Honduras. PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2014; 8(1):e2653. PMID: 24466359.
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    62. Zhan B, Beaumier CM, Briggs N, Jones KM, Keegan BP, Bottazzi ME, Hotez PJ. Advancing a multivalent 'Pan-anthelmintic' vaccine against soil-transmitted nematode infections. Expert Rev Vaccines. 2014 Mar; 13(3):321-31. PMID: 24392641.
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    63. Bottazzi ME. Vaccines against neglected tropical diseases: promising interventions to rescue the poorest populations in the Americas. Immunotherapy. 2014; 6(2):117-9. PMID: 24491084.
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    64. Bottazzi M, Murray KO, Hotez PJ. . Los Estados Unidos de America: Pais endemico o no endemico de la enfermedad de Chagas. Revista española de salud pública. 2014; 1(88).
    65. Bottazzi M, Mejia R. . Current tropical medicine reports: A path forward to highlight research and clinical advances, new trends and innovations. Current Tropical Medicine Reports. 2014; (1):1.
    66. Curti E, Seid CA, Hudspeth E, Center L, Rezende W, Pollet J, Kwityn C, Hammond M, Matsunami RK, Engler DA, Hotez PJ, Elena Bottazzi M. Optimization and revision of the production process of the Necator americanus glutathione S-transferase 1 (Na-GST-1), the lead hookworm vaccine recombinant protein candidate. Hum Vaccin Immunother. 2014; 10(7):1914-25. PMID: 25424799.
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    67. Chen WH, Du L, Chag SM, Ma C, Tricoche N, Tao X, Seid CA, Hudspeth EM, Lustigman S, Tseng CT, Bottazzi ME, Hotez PJ, Zhan B, Jiang S. Yeast-expressed recombinant protein of the receptor-binding domain in SARS-CoV spike protein with deglycosylated forms as a SARS vaccine candidate. Hum Vaccin Immunother. 2014; 10(3):648-58. PMID: 24355931.
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    68. Hotez PJ, Dumonteil E, Betancourt Cravioto M, Bottazzi ME, Tapia-Conyer R, Meymandi S, Karunakara U, Ribeiro I, Cohen RM, Pecoul B. An unfolding tragedy of Chagas disease in North America. PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2013; 7(10):e2300. PMID: 24205411.
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    69. Sanchez AL, Canales M, Enriquez L, Bottazzi ME, Zelaya AA, Espinoza VE, Fontecha GA. A research capacity strengthening project for infectious diseases in Honduras: experience and lessons learned. Glob Health Action. 2013 Aug 07; 6:21643. PMID: 23930937.
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    70. Curti E, Kwityn C, Zhan B, Gillespie P, Brelsford J, Deumic V, Plieskatt J, Rezende WC, Tsao E, Kalampanayil B, Hotez PJ, Bottazzi ME. Expression at a 20L scale and purification of the extracellular domain of the Schistosoma mansoni TSP-2 recombinant protein: a vaccine candidate for human intestinal schistosomiasis. Hum Vaccin Immunother. 2013 Nov; 9(11):2342-50. PMID: 23899507.
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    71. Cheng W, Curti E, Rezende WC, Kwityn C, Zhan B, Gillespie P, Plieskatt J, Joshi SB, Volkin DB, Hotez PJ, Middaugh CR, Bottazzi ME. Biophysical and formulation studies of the Schistosoma mansoni TSP-2 extracellular domain recombinant protein, a lead vaccine candidate antigen for intestinal schistosomiasis. Hum Vaccin Immunother. 2013 Nov; 9(11):2351-61. PMID: 23880663.
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    72. Andrus J, Bottazzi ME, Chow J, Goraleski KA, Fisher-Hoch SP, Lambuth JK, Lee BY, Margolis HS, McCormick JB, Melby P, Murray KO, Rico-Hesse R, Valenzuela JG, Hotez PJ. Ears of the Armadillo: Global Health Research and Neglected Diseases in Texas. PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2013 Jun; 7(6):e2021. PMID: 23826397.
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    73. Hotez PJ, Diemert D, Bacon KM, Beaumier C, Bethony JM, Bottazzi ME, Brooker S, Couto AR, Freire Mda S, Homma A, Lee BY, Loukas A, Loblack M, Morel CM, Oliveira RC, Russell PK. The Human Hookworm Vaccine. Vaccine. 2013 Apr 18; 31 Suppl 2:B227-32. PMID: 23598487.
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    74. Beaumier CM, Gillespie PM, Hotez PJ, Bottazzi ME. New vaccines for neglected parasitic diseases and dengue. Transl Res. 2013 Sep; 162(3):144-55. PMID: 23578479.
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    75. Lee BY, Bacon KM, Bottazzi ME, Hotez PJ. Global economic burden of Chagas disease: a computational simulation model. Lancet Infect Dis. 2013 Apr; 13(4):342-8. PMID: 23395248.
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    76. Hotez PJ, Dumonteil E, Heffernan MJ, Bottazzi ME. Innovation for the 'bottom 100 million': eliminating neglected tropical diseases in the Americas. Adv Exp Med Biol. 2013; 764:1-12. PMID: 23654053.
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    77. Jiang S, Bottazzi ME, Du L, Lustigman S, Tseng CT, Curti E, Jones K, Zhan B, Hotez PJ. Roadmap to developing a recombinant coronavirus S protein receptor-binding domain vaccine for severe acute respiratory syndrome. Expert Rev Vaccines. 2012 Dec; 11(12):1405-13. PMID: 23252385.
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    78. Bacon KM, Hotez PJ, Kruchten SD, Kamhawi S, Bottazzi ME, Valenzuela JG, Lee BY. The potential economic value of a cutaneous leishmaniasis vaccine in seven endemic countries in the Americas. Vaccine. 2013 Jan 07; 31(3):480-6. PMID: 23176979.
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    79. Dumonteil E, Bottazzi ME, Zhan B, Heffernan MJ, Jones K, Valenzuela JG, Kamhawi S, Ortega J, de Leon Rosales SP, Lee BY, Bacon KM, Fleischer B, Slingsby BT, Cravioto MB, Tapia-Conyer R, Hotez PJ. Accelerating the development of a therapeutic vaccine for human Chagas disease: rationale and prospects. Expert Rev Vaccines. 2012 Sep; 11(9):1043-55. PMID: 23151163.
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    80. Lee BY, Bacon KM, Wateska AR, Bottazzi ME, Dumonteil E, Hotez PJ. Modeling the economic value of a Chagas' disease therapeutic vaccine. Hum Vaccin Immunother. 2012 Sep; 8(9):1293-301. PMID: 22894964.
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    81. Hotez PJ, Dumonteil E, Woc-Colburn L, Serpa JA, Bezek S, Edwards MS, Hallmark CJ, Musselwhite LW, Flink BJ, Bottazzi ME. Chagas disease: "the new HIV/AIDS of the Americas". PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2012; 6(5):e1498. PMID: 22666504.
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    82. Plieskatt JL, Rezende WC, Olsen CM, Trefethen JM, Joshi SB, Middaugh CR, Hotez PJ, Bottazzi ME. Advances in vaccines against neglected tropical diseases: enhancing physical stability of a recombinant hookworm vaccine through biophysical and formulation studies. Hum Vaccin Immunother. 2012 Jun; 8(6):765-76. PMID: 22495115.
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    83. Goud GN, Deumic V, Gupta R, Brelsford J, Zhan B, Gillespie P, Plieskatt JL, Tsao EI, Hotez PJ, Bottazzi ME. Expression, purification, and molecular analysis of the Necator americanus glutathione S-transferase 1 (Na-GST-1): a production process developed for a lead candidate recombinant hookworm vaccine antigen. Protein Expr Purif. 2012 Jun; 83(2):145-51. PMID: 22503665.
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    84. Hotez PJ, Bottazzi ME, Dumonteil E, Valenzuela JG, Kamhawi S, Ortega J, Rosales SP, Cravioto MB, Tapia-Conyer R. Texas and Mexico: sharing a legacy of poverty and neglected tropical diseases. PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2012; 6(3):e1497. PMID: 22479656.
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    85. Lustigman S, McKerrow JH, Bottazzi M. . Parasitic Helminths. 1st Edition ed. Caffrey CR, editor. Weinheim, Germany: Wiley-Blackwell. Chapter 22, Vaccines Linked to Chemotherapy: A new approach to control helminth infections. 2012; 357.
    86. Jiang D, Zhan B, Mayor RS, Gillespie P, Keegan B, Bottazzi ME, Hotez P. Ac-AP-12, a novel factor Xa anticoagulant peptide from the esophageal glands of adult Ancylostoma caninum. Mol Biochem Parasitol. 2011 May; 177(1):42-8. PMID: 21251931.
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    87. Bottazzi M, Dumonteil E, Valenzuela J, Betancourt-Cravioto M, Tapia-Conyer R, et al. . Bridging the innovation gap for neglected tropical diseases in Mexico: Capacity building for the development of a new generation of antipoverty vaccines. B. oletin Medico del Hospital Infantil de Mexico. 2011; (2):130.
    88. Bonafé N, Zhan B, Bottazzi ME, Perez OA, Koski RA, Asojo OA. Expression, purification, crystallization and preliminary X-ray analysis of a truncated soluble domain of human glioma pathogenesis-related protein 1. Acta Crystallogr Sect F Struct Biol Cryst Commun. 2010 Nov 01; 66(Pt 11):1487-9. PMID: 21045302.
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    89. Jariwala AR, Oliveira LM, Diemert DJ, Keegan B, Plieskatt JL, Periago MV, Bottazzi ME, Hotez PJ, Bethony JM. Potency testing for the experimental Na-GST-1 hookworm vaccine. Expert Rev Vaccines. 2010 Oct; 9(10):1219-30. PMID: 20923271.
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    90. Zhan B, Perally S, Brophy PM, Xue J, Goud G, Liu S, Deumic V, de Oliveira LM, Bethony J, Bottazzi ME, Jiang D, Gillespie P, Xiao SH, Gupta R, Loukas A, Ranjit N, Lustigman S, Oksov Y, Hotez P. Molecular cloning, biochemical characterization, and partial protective immunity of the heme-binding glutathione S-transferases from the human hookworm Necator americanus. Infect Immun. 2010 Apr; 78(4):1552-63. PMID: 20145100.
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    91. Bethony JM, Bottazzi M, Brown A, Diemert D, Loukas A, et al. . New Generation Vaccines. 4th ed. Levine MM, editor. New York: Informa Helathcare USA. Chapter 75, Hookworm Vaccines. 2010; 830.
    92. Cai S, He F, Samra HS, de la Maza LM, Bottazzi ME, Joshi SB, Middaugh CR. Biophysical and stabilization studies of the Chlamydia trachomatis mouse pneumonitis major outer membrane protein. Mol Pharm. 2009 Sep-Oct; 6(5):1553-61. PMID: 19650664.
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    93. Franco-Paredes C, Bottazzi ME, Hotez PJ. The unfinished public health agenda of chagas disease in the era of globalization. PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2009 Jul 07; 3(7):e470. PMID: 19582139.
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    94. Pearson MS, Bethony JM, Pickering DA, de Oliveira LM, Jariwala A, Santiago H, Miles AP, Zhan B, Jiang D, Ranjit N, Mulvenna J, Tribolet L, Plieskatt J, Smith T, Bottazzi ME, Jones K, Keegan B, Hotez PJ, Loukas A. An enzymatically inactivated hemoglobinase from Necator americanus induces neutralizing antibodies against multiple hookworm species and protects dogs against heterologous hookworm infection. FASEB J. 2009 Sep; 23(9):3007-19. PMID: 19380510.
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    95. Bottazzi ME, Brown AS. Model for product development of vaccines against neglected tropical diseases: a vaccine against human hookworm. Expert Rev Vaccines. 2008 Dec; 7(10):1481-92. PMID: 19053205.
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    96. Hotez PJ, Bottazzi ME, Franco-Paredes C, Ault SK, Periago MR. The neglected tropical diseases of Latin America and the Caribbean: a review of disease burden and distribution and a roadmap for control and elimination. PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2008 Sep 24; 2(9):e300. PMID: 18820747.
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    97. Campi-Azevedo AC, Gazzinelli G, Bottazzi ME, Teixeira-Carvalho A, Corrêa-Oliveira R, Caldas IR. In vitro cultured peripheral blood mononuclear cells from patients with chronic schistosomiasis mansoni show immunomodulation of cyclin D1,2,3 in the presence of soluble egg antigens. Microbes Infect. 2007 Oct; 9(12-13):1493-9. PMID: 17913547.
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    98. Fujiwara RT, Zhan B, Mendez S, Loukas A, Bueno LL, Wang Y, Plieskatt J, Oksov Y, Lustigman S, Bottazzi ME, Hotez P, Bethony JM. Reduction of worm fecundity and canine host blood loss mediates protection against hookworm infection elicited by vaccination with recombinant Ac-16. Clin Vaccine Immunol. 2007 Mar; 14(3):281-7. PMID: 17267592.
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    99. Hotez PJ, Bethony J, Bottazzi ME, Brooker S, Diemert D, Loukas A. New technologies for the control of human hookworm infection. Trends Parasitol. 2006 Jul; 22(7):327-31. PMID: 16709466.
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    100. Bottazzi ME, Miles AP, Diemert D, Hotez PJ. An ounce of prevention on a budget: a nonprofit approach to developing vaccines against neglected diseases. Expert Rev Vaccines. 2006 Apr; 5(2):189-98. PMID: 16608419.
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    101. Williamson AL, Lustigman S, Oksov Y, Deumic V, Plieskatt J, Mendez S, Zhan B, Bottazzi ME, Hotez PJ, Loukas A. Ancylostoma caninum MTP-1, an astacin-like metalloprotease secreted by infective hookworm larvae, is involved in tissue migration. Infect Immun. 2006 Feb; 74(2):961-7. PMID: 16428741.
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    102. Ghosh K, Wu W, Antoine AD, Bottazzi ME, Valenzuela JG, Hotez PJ, Mendez S. The impact of concurrent and treated Ancylostoma ceylanicum hookworm infections on the immunogenicity of a recombinant hookworm vaccine in hamsters. J Infect Dis. 2006 Jan 01; 193(1):155-62. PMID: 16323144.
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    103. Loukas A, Bethony JM, Mendez S, Fujiwara RT, Goud GN, Ranjit N, Zhan B, Jones K, Bottazzi ME, Hotez PJ. Vaccination with recombinant aspartic hemoglobinase reduces parasite load and blood loss after hookworm infection in dogs. PLoS Med. 2005 Oct; 2(10):e295. PMID: 16231975.
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    104. Goud GN, Bottazzi ME, Zhan B, Mendez S, Deumic V, Plieskatt J, Liu S, Wang Y, Bueno L, Fujiwara R, Samuel A, Ahn SY, Solanki M, Asojo OA, Wang J, Bethony JM, Loukas A, Roy M, Hotez PJ. Expression of the Necator americanus hookworm larval antigen Na-ASP-2 in Pichia pastoris and purification of the recombinant protein for use in human clinical trials. Vaccine. 2005 Sep 15; 23(39):4754-64. PMID: 16054275.
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    105. Fujiwara RT, Loukas A, Mendez S, Williamson AL, Bueno LL, Wang Y, Samuel A, Zhan B, Bottazzi ME, Hotez PJ, Bethony JM. Vaccination with irradiated Ancylostoma caninum third stage larvae induces a Th2 protective response in dogs. Vaccine. 2006 Jan 23; 24(4):501-9. PMID: 16140437.
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    106. Bethony J, Loukas A, Smout M, Brooker S, Mendez S, Plieskatt J, Goud G, Bottazzi ME, Zhan B, Wang Y, Williamson A, Lustigman S, Correa-Oliveira R, Xiao S, Hotez PJ. Antibodies against a secreted protein from hookworm larvae reduce the intensity of hookworm infection in humans and vaccinated laboratory animals. FASEB J. 2005 Oct; 19(12):1743-5. PMID: 16037096.
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    107. Fujiwara RT, Bethony J, Bueno LL, Wang Y, Ahn SY, Samuel A, Bottazzi ME, Hotez P, Mendez S. Immunogenicity of the hookworm Na-ASP-2 vaccine candidate: characterization of humoral and cellular responses after vaccination in the Sprague Dawley rat. Hum Vaccin. 2005 May-Jun; 1(3):123-8. PMID: 17012856.
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    108. Hotez PJ, Bethony J, Bottazzi ME, Brooker S, Buss P. Hookworm: "the great infection of mankind". PLoS Med. 2005 Mar; 2(3):e67. PMID: 15783256.
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    109. Kehn K, Fuente Cde L, Strouss K, Berro R, Jiang H, Brady J, Mahieux R, Pumfery A, Bottazzi ME, Kashanchi F. The HTLV-I Tax oncoprotein targets the retinoblastoma protein for proteasomal degradation. Oncogene. 2005 Jan 20; 24(4):525-40. PMID: 15580311.
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    110. Hotez PJ, Arora S, Bethony J, Bottazzi ME, Loukas A, Correa-Oliveira R, Brooker S. Helminth infections of children: prospects for control. Adv Exp Med Biol. 2005; 568:135-44. PMID: 16108129.
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    111. Seelamgari A, Maddukuri A, Berro R, de la Fuente C, Kehn K, Deng L, Dadgar S, Bottazzi ME, Ghedin E, Pumfery A, Kashanchi F. Role of viral regulatory and accessory proteins in HIV-1 replication. Front Biosci. 2004 Sep 01; 9:2388-413. PMID: 15353294.
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    112. Kehn K, Berro R, de la Fuente C, Strouss K, Ghedin E, Dadgar S, Bottazzi ME, Pumfery A, Kashanchi F. Mechanisms of HTLV-1 transformation. Front Biosci. 2004 Sep 01; 9:2347-72. PMID: 15353292.
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    113. Hotez PJ, Brooker S, Bethony JM, Bottazzi ME, Loukas A, Xiao S. Hookworm infection. N Engl J Med. 2004 Aug 19; 351(8):799-807. PMID: 15317893.
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    114. Loukas A, Bethony JM, Williamson AL, Goud GN, Mendez S, Zhan B, Hawdon JM, Elena Bottazzi M, Brindley PJ, Hotez PJ. Vaccination of dogs with a recombinant cysteine protease from the intestine of canine hookworms diminishes the fecundity and growth of worms. J Infect Dis. 2004 May 15; 189(10):1952-61. PMID: 15122534.
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    115. Kehn K, Deng L, de la Fuente C, Strouss K, Wu K, Maddukuri A, Baylor S, Rufner R, Pumfery A, Bottazzi ME, Kashanchi F. The role of cyclin D2 and p21/waf1 in human T-cell leukemia virus type 1 infected cells. Retrovirology. 2004 Apr 13; 1:6. PMID: 15169570.
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    116. Wu K, Bottazzi ME, de la Fuente C, Deng L, Gitlin SD, Maddukuri A, Dadgar S, Li H, Vertes A, Pumfery A, Kashanchi F. Protein profile of tax-associated complexes. J Biol Chem. 2004 Jan 02; 279(1):495-508. PMID: 14530271.
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    118. Bottazzi, ME, Desdouets C, Brechot C, Assoian RK. . Regulation of Cyclin: A gene transcription by the extracellular matrix. 1997; 118.
    119. Assoian RK, Zhu X, Davey GE, Bottazzi ME. . Role of extracellular matrix and cytoskeleton in the regulation of cyclins, cyclin-dependent kinase inhibitors and anchorage-dependent growth. Advances in Molecular and Cell Biology. 1996; (24):57.
    120. Bottazzi, ME, Moscovici MG, Moscovici C, Goodenow MM. . Subcellular localization of v-myb in non-leukemogenic and leukemogenic transformed cells. 1993; 521.
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