Marisol A. Figueira, MD

Clinical Associate Professor, Pediatrics

(617) 414-4328
670 Albany St Biosquare III

Other Positions

  • Active Staff Hospital Privileges, Pediatrics, Boston Medical Center

Education

  • Universidad Central de Venezuela, MD
  • Colegio Madre Emilia, BS

Publications

  • Published on 8/22/2016

    Figueira M, Fernandes P, Pelton SI. Efficacy of Solithromycin (CEM-101) for Experimental Otitis Media Caused by Nontypeable Haemophilus influenzae and Streptococcus pneumoniae. Antimicrob Agents Chemother. 2016 Sep; 60(9):5533-8. PMID: 27401563.

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  • Published on 1/8/2014

    Figueira M, Moschioni M, De Angelis G, Barocchi M, Sabharwal V, Masignani V, Pelton SI. Variation of pneumococcal Pilus-1 expression results in vaccine escape during Experimental Otitis Media [EOM]. PLoS One. 2014; 9(1):e83798. PMID: 24421906.

    Read at: PubMed
  • Published on 12/20/2013

    Sabharwal V, Stevenson A, Figueira M, Orthopoulos G, Trzcinski K, Pelton SI. Capsular switching as a strategy to increase pneumococcal virulence in experimental otitis media model. Microbes Infect. 2014 Apr; 16(4):292-9. PMID: 24361902.

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  • Published on 3/3/2012

    Sabharwal V, Figueira M, Pelton SI, Pettigrew MM. Virulence of Streptococcus pneumoniae serotype 6C in experimental otitis media. Microbes Infect. 2012 Aug; 14(9):712-8. PMID: 22414497.

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  • Published on 4/14/2011

    Thomas JC, Figueira M, Fennie KP, Laufer AS, Kong Y, Pichichero ME, Pelton SI, Pettigrew MM. Streptococcus pneumoniae clonal complex 199: genetic diversity and tissue-specific virulence. PLoS One. 2011; 6(4):e18649. PMID: 21533186.

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  • Published on 2/16/2010

    Jenkins GA, Figueira M, Kumar GA, Sweetman WA, Makepeace K, Pelton SI, Moxon R, Hood DW. Sialic acid mediated transcriptional modulation of a highly conserved sialometabolism gene cluster in Haemophilus influenzae and its effect on virulence. BMC Microbiol. 2010; 10:48. PMID: 20158882.

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  • Published on 1/10/2010

    Laufer AS, Thomas JC, Figueira M, Gent JF, Pelton SI, Pettigrew MM. Capacity of serotype 19A and 15B/C Streptococcus pneumoniae isolates for experimental otitis media: Implications for the conjugate vaccine. Vaccine. 2010 Mar 11; 28(12):2450-7. PMID: 20067753.

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  • Published on 1/12/2009

    Sabharwal V, Ram S, Figueira M, Park IH, Pelton SI. Role of complement in host defense against pneumococcal otitis media. Infect Immun. 2009 Mar; 77(3):1121-7. PMID: 19139190.

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  • Published on 5/5/2008

    Lundström SL, Li J, Månsson M, Figueira M, Leroy M, Goldstein R, Hood DW, Moxon ER, Richards JC, Schweda EK. Application of capillary electrophoresis mass spectrometry and liquid chromatography multiple-step tandem electrospray mass spectrometry to profile glycoform expression during Haemophilus influenzae pathogenesis in the chinchilla model of experimental otitis media. Infect Immun. 2008 Jul; 76(7):3255-67. PMID: 18458064.

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  • Published on 5/21/2007

    Leroy M, Cabral H, Figueira M, Bouchet V, Huot H, Ram S, Pelton SI, Goldstein R. Multiple consecutive lavage samplings reveal greater burden of disease and provide direct access to the nontypeable Haemophilus influenzae biofilm in experimental otitis media. Infect Immun. 2007 Aug; 75(8):4158-72. PMID: 17517860.

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