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Susana N. Asin, PhD

Associate Professor of Microbiology and Immunology
Associate Professor of Medicine

Microbiology and Immunology

PHD 1992
MS 1985


Contact Information:

Dartmouth Medical School
Borwell Research Bldg. HB 7556
1 Medical Center Drive
Lebanon NH 03756

Phone: 802-295-9363
Email: Susana.N.Asin@Dartmouth.EDU

Selected Publications:


The Effect of Hormonal Contraception on Cervicovaginal Mucosal End Points Associated with HIV Acquisition.
Thurman A, Chandra N, Schwartz JL, Brache V, Chen BA, Asin S, Rollenhagen C, Herold BC, Fichorova RN, Hillier SL, Weiner DH, Mauck C, Doncel GF
AIDS Res Hum Retroviruses. 2019 Sep;35(9):853-864. doi: 10.1089/AID.2018.0298. Epub 2019 May 14.
PMID: 30997816

Randomized, placebo controlled phase I trial of safety, pharmacokinetics, pharmacodynamics and acceptability of tenofovir and tenofovir plus levonorgestrel vaginal rings in women.
Thurman AR, Schwartz JL, Brache V, Clark MR, McCormick T, Chandra N, Marzinke MA, Stanczyk FZ, Dezzutti CS, Hillier SL, Herold BC, Fichorova R, Asin SN, Rollenhagen C, Weiner D, Kiser P, Doncel GF
PLoS One. 2018;13(6):e0199778. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0199778. Epub 2018 Jun 28.
PMID: 29953547

Comparison of Mucosal Markers of Human Immunodeficiency Virus Susceptibility in Healthy Premenopausal Versus Postmenopausal Women.
Thurman AR, Yousefieh N, Chandra N, Kimble T, Asin S, Rollenhagen C, Anderson SM, Herold BC, Freiermuth JL, Starkman BS, Mesquita PMM, Richardson-Harman N, Cunningham T, Hillier S, Rabe L, Schwartz JL, Doncel GF
AIDS Res Hum Retroviruses. 2017 Aug;33(8):807-819. doi: 10.1089/AID.2016.0320. Epub 2017 May 16.
PMID: 28398069

Comparison of Follicular and Luteal Phase Mucosal Markers of HIV Susceptibility in Healthy Women.
Thurman AR, Chandra N, Yousefieh N, Zalenskaya I, Kimble T, Asin S, Rollenhagen C, Anderson SM, Herold B, Mesquita PM, Richardson-Harman N, Cunningham T, Schwartz JL, Doncel GF
AIDS Res Hum Retroviruses. 2016 Jun;32(6):547-60. doi: 10.1089/AID.2015.0264. Epub 2016 Feb 10.
PMID: 26750085

Blocking CXCL9 Decreases HIV-1 Replication and Enhances the Activity of Prophylactic Antiretrovirals in Human Cervical Tissues.
Macura SL, Lathrop MJ, Gui J, Doncel GF, Asin SN, Rollenhagen C
J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr. 2016 Apr 15;71(5):474-82. doi: 10.1097/QAI.0000000000000891.
PMID: 26545124

Enhancing Interferon Regulatory Factor 7 Mediated Antiviral Responses and Decreasing Nuclear Factor Kappa B Expression Limit HIV-1 Replication in Cervical Tissues.
Rollenhagen C, Macura SL, Lathrop MJ, Mackenzie TA, Doncel GF, Asin SN
PLoS One. 2015;10(6):e0131919. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0131919. Epub 2015 Jun 29.
PMID: 26121689

HIV type 1 infection in women: increased transcription of HIV type 1 in ectocervical tissue explants.
Asin SN, Eszterhas SK, Rollenhagen C, Heimberg AM, Howell AL
J Infect Dis. 2009 Sep 15;200(6):965-72. doi: 10.1086/605412.
PMID: 19671015

Estradiol and progesterone regulate HIV type 1 replication in peripheral blood cells.
Asin SN, Heimberg AM, Eszterhas SK, Rollenhagen C, Howell AL
AIDS Res Hum Retroviruses. 2008 May;24(5):701-16. doi: 10.1089/aid.2007.0108.
PMID: 18462082

HIV-1 infection of the female reproductive tract.
Howell AL, Asin SN, Yeaman GR, Wira CR
Curr HIV/AIDS Rep. 2005 Feb;2(1):35-8.
PMID: 16091247

Chemokine receptor expression in the human ectocervix: implications for infection by the human immunodeficiency virus-type I.
Yeaman GR, Asin S, Weldon S, Demian DJ, Collins JE, Gonzalez JL, Wira CR, Fanger MW, Howell AL
Immunology. 2004 Dec;113(4):524-33.
PMID: 15554931

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