Department of OBGYN

Charlene S. Dezzutti, PhD

  • Associate Professor, Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology & Reproductive Sciences,
  • Associate Professor, Department of Infectious Diseases & Microbiology, Graduate School of Public Health

Education & Training

  • PhD Viral Immunology/Cell Biology, The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH, 1989
  • MS, Veterinary Pathobiology/Cell Biology, The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH, 1989
  • BS, Microbiology/Biochemistry, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, 1986

Representative Publications

  • Dezzutti, C.S., Richardson, B.A., Marrazzo, J.M., Tugetman, J., Ramjee, G., Taha, T., Chirenje, Z.M., Abdool Karim, S.S., Hillier, S.L., Herold, B.C. Mucosal E. coli bactericidal activity and immune mediators are associated with HIV-1 seroconversion in women participating in the HPTN 035 trial. J. Inf. Dis. 206:1931-5, 2012. PMC3502373
  • Dezzutti, C.S., Brown, E.R., Moncla, B., Russo, J., Cost, M., Wang, L., Uranker, K., Kunjara Na Ayudhya, R.P., Pryke, K., Pickett, J., LeBlanc, M.A., Rohan, L.C. Is Wetter Better? An Evaluation of Over-the-Counter Personal Lubricants for Safety and Anti-HIV-1 Activity. PLOS ONE 2012;7(11):e48328. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0048328. PMC3492332
  • Dezzutti, C.S., Uranker, K., Bunge, K., Richardson-Harman, N., Macio, I., and Hillier, S.L. HIV-1 infection of female genital tract tissue for use in prevention studies. J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 63:548-554, 2013. PMC3760971
  • Chappell, C.A., Isaacs, C.E., Weimin, X., Meyn, L.A., Uranker, K., Dezzutti, C.S., Moncla, B.J., Hillier, S.L. The effect of menopause on the innate anti-viral activity of cervicovaginal lavage. Am J Obst Gyn. 213(2):204.e1-6. doi: 10.1016/j.ajog.2015.03.0452015. PMC4519412

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