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Tufts University School of Medicine

Paola Massari

Research Associate Professor
Department: Immunology

Paola Massari

Research Associate Professor
Department: Immunology

Phone 617-636-7000

Biography

The major research interest areas of the Massari lab include bacterial pathogenesis and host responses, specifically how bacteria and their components induce, modify and evade host cell responses leading to immunity and inflammation. A deeper understanding of these mechanisms will help us in designing strategies for preventing bacterial infections through development of vaccines against human and veterinary pathogens.

Education

  • LAUREA (BS/MSc), Biology, University of Naples Federico II, Naples, Italy
  • PhD, Biochemistry, University of Naples Federico II, Naples, Italy