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Seth M. Bloom, Ph.D., M.D.

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I am an Infectious Diseases fellow in the combined Massachusetts General Hospital and Brigham & Women’s Hospital program and a post-doctoral research fellow at the Ragon Institute of MGH, MIT, and Harvard. My research involves understanding interactions between bacterial microbiota and adaptive immune responses in the female genital tract, with a focus on how these interactions may influence risk of primary HIV infection.

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  1. Hoang T, Toler E, DeLong K, Mafunda NA, Bloom SM, Zierden HC, Moench TR, Coleman JS, Hanes J, Kwon DS, Lai SK, Cone RA, Ensign LM. The cervicovaginal mucus barrier to HIV-1 is diminished in bacterial vaginosis. PLoS Pathog. 2020 01; 16(1):e1008236. PMID: 31971984.
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  2. Lathrop SK, Bloom SM, Rao SM, Nutsch K, Lio CW, Santacruz N, Peterson DA, Stappenbeck TS, Hsieh CS. Peripheral education of the immune system by colonic commensal microbiota. Nature. 2011 Sep 21; 478(7368):250-4. PMID: 21937990.
    Citations: 297     Fields:    Translation:AnimalsCells
  3. Bloom SM, Bijanki VN, Nava GM, Sun L, Malvin NP, Donermeyer DL, Dunne WM, Allen PM, Stappenbeck TS. Commensal Bacteroides species induce colitis in host-genotype-specific fashion in a mouse model of inflammatory bowel disease. . 2011 May 19; 9(5):390-403. PMID: 21575910.
    Citations: 117     Fields:    Translation:AnimalsCells
  4. Kang SS, Bloom SM, Norian LA, Geske MJ, Flavell RA, Stappenbeck TS, Allen PM. An antibiotic-responsive mouse model of fulminant ulcerative colitis. PLoS Med. 2008 Mar 04; 5(3):e41. PMID: 18318596.
    Citations: 50     Fields:    Translation:HumansAnimalsCells
  5. Slawson EE, Shaffer CD, Malone CD, Leung W, Kellmann E, Shevchek RB, Craig CA, Bloom SM, Bogenpohl J, Dee J, Morimoto ET, Myoung J, Nett AS, Ozsolak F, Tittiger ME, Zeug A, Pardue ML, Buhler J, Mardis ER, Elgin SC. Comparison of dot chromosome sequences from D. melanogaster and D. virilis reveals an enrichment of DNA transposon sequences in heterochromatic domains. Genome Biol. 2006; 7(2):R15. PMID: 16507169.
    Citations: 29     Fields:    Translation:AnimalsCells
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Funded by the NIH National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences through its Clinical and Translational Science Awards Program, grant number UL1TR002541.