Stephanie Jost, Ph.D.


NK cells in viral infection and vaccination

Jost S, Tomezsko PJ, Rands K, Toth I, Lichterfeld M, Gandhi RT, Altfeld M. CD4+ T-cell help enhances NK cell function following therapeutic HIV-1 vaccination. (2014) J Virol. 88(15):8349-54.

Jost S, Moreno-Nieves UY, Garcia-Beltran WF, Rands K, Reardon J, Toth I, Piechocka-Trocha A, Altfeld M, Addo MM. Dysregulated Tim-3 expression on natural killer cells is associated with increased Galectin-9 levels in HIV-1 infection. (2013) Retrovirology. 10:74

Jost S, Altfeld M. Control of human viral infections by natural killer cells. (2013) Annual review of immunology. 31:163-94

Alter G*, Jost S*, Rihn S, Reyor LL, Nolan BE, Ghebremichael M, Bosch R, Altfeld M, Lauer GM. Reduced frequencies of NKp30+NKp46+, CD161+, and NKG2D+ NK cells in acute HCV infection may predict viral clearance. (2011) Journal of Hepatology. 55(2):278-88. *co-first authors

Jost S, Reardon J, Peterson E, Poole D, Bosch R, Alter G, Altfeld M. Expansion of 2B4+ natural killer (NK) cells and decrease in NKp46+ NK cells in response to influenza. (2011) Immunology. 132(4):516-26

Jost S, Quillay H, Reardon J, Peterson E, Simmons RP, Parry BA, Bryant NN, Binder WD, Altfeld M. Changes in cytokine levels and NK cell activation associated with influenza. (2011) PLoS One. 6(9):e25060


Immune responses in HIV-exposed seronegative MSM

Palmer CD, Romero-Tejeda M, Sirignano M, Sharma S, Allen TM, Altfeld M, Jost S. Naturally Occurring Subclinical Endotoxemia in Humans Alters Adaptive and Innate Immune Functions through Reduced MAPK and Increased STAT1 Phosphorylation. (2016) Journal of immunology.196(2):668-77

Palmer CD, Tomassilli J, Sirignano M, Tejeda MR, Arnold KB, Che D, Lauffenburger DA, Jost S, Allen T, Mayer KH, Altfeld M. Enhanced immune activation linked to endotoxemia in HIV-1 seronegative MSM. (2014) AIDS. 28(14):2162-66


Polynucleotide  Cytidine Deaminases,  Innate Immunity and HBV Infection

Jost S, Turelli P, Mangeat B, Protzer U, Trono D. Induction of antiviral cytidine deaminases does not explain the inhibition of hepatitis B virus replication by interferons. (2007) J Virol. 81(19):10588-96.

Turelli P*, Mangeat B*, Jost S*, Vianin S, Trono D. Inhibition of hepatitis B virus replication by APOBEC3G. (2004) Science. 303(5665):1829. *co-first authors


HIV Superinfection

Jost S, Bernard MC, Kaiser L, Yerly S, Hirschel B, Samri A, Autran B, Goh LE, Perrin L. A patient with HIV-1 superinfection. (2002) N Engl J Med. 347(10):731-6.


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