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Andressa  Sodre de Castro Laino

Andressa Sodre de Castro Laino

Andressa Sodre de Castro Laino




Dr. Andressa Sodre de Castro Laino successfully defended her dissertation on December 4, 2015. She is pictured with her committee; from left to right - committee member Shari Pilon-Thomas, co-Major Professor Sheng Wei, Major Professor Eduardo Sotomayor, Andressa, Defense Chair Lisa Butterfield from the University of Pittsburgh and committee member P.K. Burnette. Dr. Laino accepted a postdoctoral position in the laboratory of Dr. Jeffrey Weber, Deputy Director of the Perlmutter Cancer Center, NYU Langone Medical Center.

Dr. Laino's publication record while in the Program:

Woods DM*,Sodré AL*,Villagra A,Sarnaik A,Sotomayor EM,Weber J. HDAC Inhibition Upregulates PD-­-1 Ligands in Melanoma and Augments Immunotherapy with PD-1 Blockade. Cancer Immunol Res. 2015 Aug 21. pii: canimm.0077.2015.PMID: 26297712 *Co-first authors

Sahakian E, Powers JJ, Chen J, Deng SL, Cheng F, Distler A, Woods DM, Rock-Klotz J, Sodre AL, Youn JI, Woan KV, Villagra A, Gabrilovich D, Sotomayor EM, Pinilla-Ibarz J. Histone deacetylase 11: A novel epigenetic regulator of myeloid derived suppressor cell expansion and function. Mol Immunol. 2015 Feb;63(2):579-85. doi: 10.1016/j.molimm.2014.08.002. PMID:25155994 PMCID:PMC4252813