Lucy Mukura

Education

  • PhD, '13, Program in Experimental and Molecular Medicine, Dartmouth College
  • BS, '04, National University of Science and Technology

Selected Publications

  • Mukura LR, Hickey DK, Rodriguez-Garcia M, Fahey JV, Wira CR. Chlamydia trachomatis Regulates Innate Immune Barrier Integrity and Mediates Cytokine and Antimicrobial Responses in Human Uterine ECC-1 Epithelial cells. Am J Reprod Immunol. 2017 Dec;78(6). doi: 10.1111/aji.12764.

  • Lahey T, Ghosh M, Fahey JV, Shen Z, Mukura LR, Song Y, Cu-Uvin S, Mayer KH, Wright PF, Kappes JC, Ochsenbauer C, Wira CR. Selective impact of HIV disease progression on the innate immune system in the human female reproductive tract. PLoS One 2012; 7:e38100.

  • Mukura LR, Ghosh M, Fahey JV, Cu-Uvin S, Wira CR. Genital tract viral load in HIV type 1-positive women correlates with specific cytokine levels in cervical-vaginal secretions but is not a determinant of infectious virus or anti-HIV activity. AIDS Res Hum Retroviruses 2012; 28:1533-9.

  • Wira CR, Patel MV, Ghosh M, Mukura L, Fahey JV. Innate immunity in the human female reproductive tract: endocrine regulation of endogenous antimicrobial protection against HIV and other sexually transmitted infections. Am J Reprod Immunol 2011; 65:196-211.

Awards

Albert J. Ryan Predoctoral Fellowship, 2012