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Institute for Research in Biomedicine
Istituto di Ricerca in Biomedicina

Via Vincenzo Vela 6 - CH-6500 Bellinzona
Tel. +41 91 820 0300 - Fax +41 91 820 0302 - info [at] irb [dot] usi [dot] ch

Camilla Basso, PhD

Cellular Immunology

Scientist

Via Vela, 6
6500 Bellinzona, Switzerland

Projects
Innate and adaptive immune response to C. albicans
Pertussis toxin-driven IL-1β production is required for priming of highly encephalitogenic GM-CSF+ T cells and for EAE pathogenesis
Publications
L-Arginine Modulates T Cell Metabolism and Enhances Survival and Anti-tumor Activity
R. Geiger, J. C. Rieckmann, T. Wolf, C. Basso, Y. Feng, T. Fuhrer, M. Kogadeeva, P. Picotti, F. Meissner, M. Mann, N. Zamboni, F. Sallusto, A. Lanzavecchia
in Cell (2016) vol. 167 pp829-842 e13
Geiger R. and Lanzavecchia A are co-corresponding authors.
Experimental priming of encephalitogenic Th1/Th17 cells requires pertussis toxin-driven IL-1beta production by myeloid cells
F. Ronchi, C. Basso, S. Preite, A. Reboldi, D. Baumjohann, L. Perlini, A. Lanzavecchia, F. Sallusto
in Nat Commun (2016) vol. 7 pp11541
Francesca Ronchi and Camilla Basso equally contributed to this work.
Somatic mutations and affinity maturation are impaired by excessive numbers of T follicular helper cells and restored by Treg cells or memory T cells
S. Preite, D. Baumjohann, M. Foglierini, C. Basso, F. Ronchi, B. M. Rodriguez, D. Corti, A. Lanzavecchia, F. Sallusto
in Eur J Immunol (2015) vol. 45 pp3010-21
ERK phosphorylation and miR-181a expression modulate activation of human memory TH17 cells
F. Mele, C. Basso, C. Leoni, D. Aschenbrenner, S. Becattini, D. Latorre, A. Lanzavecchia, F. Sallusto, S. Monticelli
in Nat Commun (2015) vol. 6 pp6431
Federica Sallusto and Silvia Monticelli equally contributed to this work and are co-corresponding authors.
T-cell trafficking in the central nervous system
F. Sallusto, D. Impellizzieri, C. Basso, A. Laroni, A. Uccelli, A. Lanzavecchia, B. Engelhardt
in Immunol Rev (2012) vol. 248 pp216-27