Priscila M Da Silva Castanha, PhD

Postdoctoral Associate, Infectious Diseases and Microbiology

Contact

2102B Public Health Pavilion, 130 De Soto Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15261
R-znvy: czq80@cvgg.rqh
Primary Phone: 967-838-8421
Secondary Phone: 967-064-0455


Education

2016 | Oswaldo Cruz Foundation, Brazil | PhD 

2011 | Oswaldo Cruz Foundation, Brazil | MSc

2008 | Federal University of Pernambuco, Brazil | BSc


Selected Publications

Castanha PM, Erdos G, Watkins SC, Falo LD Jr, Marques ET, Barratt-Boyes SM. Reciprocal immune enhancement of dengue and Zika virus infection in human skin. JCI Insight. pii: 133653. 2020. PubMed PMID: 31910161

 

Castanha PMS, Souza WV, Braga C, Araújo TVB, Ximenes RAA, Albuquerque MFPM, Montarroyos UR, Miranda-Filho DB, Cordeiro MT, Dhalia R, Marques ETA Jr, Rodrigues LC, Martelli CMT; Microcephaly Epidemic Research Group. Perinatal analyses of Zika- and dengue virus-specific neutralizing antibodies: A microcephaly case-control study in an area of high dengue endemicity in Brazil. PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 13(3): e0007246. 2019. PubMed PMID: 30856223

 

Rodriguez-Barraquer I; Costa F; Nascimento EJM; Nery N Júnior; Castanha PMS; Sacramento GA; Cruz J; Carvalho M; Hagan JE; Adhikarla H; Wunder EA Jr; Coêlho DF; Azar SR; Rossi SL; Vasilakis N; Weaver SC; Ribeiro GS; Balmaseda A; Harris E; Nogueira ML; Reis MG; Marques ETA; Cummings DAT; Ko AI. Impact of preexisting dengue immunity on Zika virus emergence in a dengue endemic region. Science. 363(6427):607-610. 2019. PubMed PMID: 30733412

 

Castanha, PMS; Nascimento, EJM; Braga, C; Cordeiro, MTC; Carvalho, OV; Mendonça, LR; Azevedo, EAN; França, RFO; Dhalia, R; Marques Jr, ETA. Dengue Virus–Specific Antibodies Enhance Brazilian Zika Virus Infection. Journal of Infectious Diseases. v. 215, p.781-785, 2017. PubMed PMID: 28039355

 

Castanha, PMS; Montarroyos, U; Cordeiro, MTC; Marques Jr, ETA; Mota, S; Diniz, G; Mello, MJ; Lopes, KGS; Brito, C; Martelli, CMT; Braga, C. Incidence and risk factors for dengue virus (DENV) infection in the first 2 years of life in a Brazilian prospective birth cohort. Epidemiology and Infection, v. 145, p.2971-2979, 2017. PubMed PMID: 28918772

 

Araujo, TVB; Rodrigues, LC; Ximenes, RA; Miranda-Filho, DB; Montarroyos, UR; Melo, APL; Valongueiro, S; Albuquerque, MFPM; Souza, WV; Braga, C; Brandão Filho, SP; Vazquez, E; Cruz, DC; Bezerra, LA; Henriques, CMP; Castanha, PMS; Cordeiro, MTC; Dhalia, R; Marques-Junior, ET; Martelli, CMT. Association between microcephaly, Zika virus infection, and other risk factors in Brazil: final report of a case-control study. Lancet Infectious Disease, 2017. PubMed PMID: 29242091

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