George Papadopolous B.S.

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George Papadopolous

Ph.D. candidate

Address: Boston University Department of Medicine, Section of Infectious Diseases. 650 Albany st. X-620. Boston, MA 02118

Email: gpapadop@bu.edu

Office: 617-414-5298

 

 

Education:

Ph.D. candidate Boston University School of Medicine, Department of Medicine; Boston, MA

B.S. University of Massachusetts Amherst

Research:

I work with the bacterium Porphyromonas gingivalis, one of the predominate pathogens responsible for the initiation and progression of periodontal disease.

Publications:

Papadopoulos, G., Kramer, C., Slocum, C., Weinberg, E., Hua, N., Gudino, C.V., Hamilton, J.A., C.A. Genco.  A Mouse Model for Pathogen-Induced Chronic Inflammation at Local and Systemic Sites. Journal of Visualized Experiments (JoVE). 2014. In Press.

Slocum CS, Coats R, Hua N, Kramer C, Papadopolous G, Weinberg EO, Gudino CV, Hamilton JA, Darveau RP, Genco CA. Distinct lipid A moieties contribute to pathogen-induced site-specific vascular inflammation. PLoS pathogens. 2014 July 2014; 10(7): e1004215. Full Text

Papadopoulos G, Weinberg EO, Massari P, Gibson FC 3rd, Wetzler LM, Morgan EF, Genco CA. Macrophage-specific TLR2 signaling mediates pathogen-induced TNF-dependent inflammatory oral bone loss. J Immunol. 2013 Feb 1;190(3):1148-57. Abstract / Full Text

Hayashi C, Papadopoulos G, Gudino CV, Weinberg EO, Barth KR, Madrigal AG, Chen Y, Ning H, LaValley M, Gibson FC 3rd, Hamilton JA, Genco CA. Protective role for TLR4 signaling in atherosclerosis progression as revealed by infection with a common oral pathogen. J Immunol. 2012 Oct 1;189(7):3681-8. Abstract / Full Text

Madrigal AG, Barth K, Papadopoulos G, Genco CA. Pathogen-mediated proteolysis of the cell death regulator RIPK1 and the host defense modulator RIPK2 in human aortic endothelial cells. PLoS Pathog. 2012;8(6):e1002723. doi: 10.1371/journal.ppat.1002723. Epub 2012 Jun 7. Abstract / Full Text

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July 22, 2014
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