Pathology Graduate Training Program
Cellular and Molecular Pathology (CMP) -
Alumni

Name: Natasha Corbitt
Email: natashacorbitt@medstudent.pitt.edu
Lab Phone: 412-624-6605
Mentor Name:Jake Demetris, MD

Undergraduate Education:
Undergraduate Degree: B.S., Biology
Undergraduate Institution: : Howard University

Research Project Information

Investigation of the relationship between intestinal colonization and the immune cell population of the liver.

Publications / Achievements

Publications

Novel SIVmac DNA vaccines encoding Env, Pol and Gag consensus proteins elicit strong cellular immune responses in cynomolgus macaques. Yan J, Hokey DA, Morrow MP, Corbitt N, Harris K, Harris D, Weiner DB. Vaccine. 2009 May 26;27(25-26):3260-6.

Induction of antitumor immunity in vivo following delivery of a novel HPV-16 DNA vaccine encoding an E6/E7 fusion antigen. Yan J, Reichenbach DK, Corbitt N, Hokey DA, Ramanathan MP, McKinney KA, Weiner DB, Sewell D. Vaccine. 2009 Jan 14;27(3):431-40.

Abstracts:

Presentations:

2008 Medical Scientist Training Program Retreat- Poster Presentation: The Role of Interleukin-6 in Regulatory T Cell Modulation

2007 Medical Scientist Training Program Retreat-Poster Presentation: Characterization of Mice Heterozygous for HGF expression

2007 Immunology Graduate Group Retreat - Oral Presentation: A Novel Engineered HIV-1 Clade C Consensus-Based Envelope DNA Vaccine

Awards: