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Francesca Benedetti, PhD

Academic Title:

Research Associate

Primary Appointment:

Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

Additional Title:

Research Associate

Location:

725 W. Lombard Street, 21201 - Baltimore

Phone (Primary):

410-706-4657

Education and Training

University of Parma, Italy, B.S. in Biotechnologies, 2010

University of Parma, Italy, M.S. in Medical, Veterinary and Pharmaceutical Biotechnologies, 2012

University of Parma, Italy, Ph.D. in Biomedical Sciences, 2016

 

Research Fellow, University of Maryland, School of Medicine, Institute of Human Virology, 2013-2016

Postdoctoral Fellow, University of Maryland, School of Medicine, Institute of Human Virology, 2016-2018

Research Associate, University of Maryland, School of Medicine, Institute of Human Virology, 2018-present

Research/Clinical Keywords

Microbiota, Cancer biology, p53, Mycoplasma

Highlighted Publications

  1. Benedetti F, Davinelli S, Krishnan S, Gallo RC, Scapagnini G, Zella D, Curreli S. Sulfur compounds block MCP-1 production by Mycoplasma fermentans-infected macrophages through NF-κB inhibition. J Transl Med. 2014 May 24;12:145.

  2. Davinelli S, Scapagnini G, Denaro F, Calabrese V, Benedetti F, Krishnan S, Curreli S, Bryant J, Zella D. Altered expression pattern of Nrf2/HO-1 axis during accelerated-senescence in HIV-1 transgenic rat. Biogerontology. 2014;15(5):449-61.

  3. Benedetti F, Curreli S, Krishnan S, Davinelli S, Cocchi F, Scapagnini G, Gallo RC, Zella D. Anti-inflammatory effects of H2S during acute bacterial infection: a review. J Transl Med. 2017 May 10;15(1):100.

Additional Publication Citations

 

 

Poster/Meetings

  1. Mirandola P, Carubbi C, Galli D, Queirolo V, Di Marcantonio D, Benedetti F, Masselli E, Vitale M. Protein Kinase C (PKC) ε and human CD4 T cell proliferation. IJAE (Italian Journal of Anatomy and Embryology), Vol.117 N.2 (Supplement): 129, 2012. 66° Congresso della Società Italiana di Anatomia e Istologia. Pistoia, 20-23 settembre 2012.
  2. Denaro F, Benedetti F, Davinelli S, Scapagnini G, Bryant J, Zella D, Latinovic O. Identification of Premature Senescence Cells in the Brain of the HIV-1 Transgenic Rat (HIV-TG Rat). Microscopy and Microanalysis 2018, 24(S1), 1290-1291. doi:10.1017/S1431927618006931
  3. Edelstein L, Denaro F, Davis H, Davinelli S, Curreli S, Benedetti F, Krishnan S, Scapagnini G, Zella D, Bryant J. A New pediatric model of neuroAIDS: the HIV-1 transgenic rat. Neuroscience 2013. San Diego (California-USA), 9-13 November 2013. 
  4. Denaro F, Davinelli S, Curreli S, Benedetti F, Krishnan S, Scapagnini G, Royal W, Zella D, Bryant J.A new small animal model of AIDS: the HIV-1 transgenic NUDE rat (HIV-1TGNR), its importance for understanding HIV neuropathology. Neuroscience 2013. San Diego (California-USA), 9-13 November 2013.
  5. Scapagnini G, Davinelli S, Denaro FJ, Curreli S, Benedetti F, Krishnan S, Bryant JL, Zella D. Antioxidant defence systems and senescence markers in HIV-1 transgenic rat brain. Neuroscience 2013. San Diego (California-USA), 9-13 November 2013.