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Peggy C.R. Marconi, Ph.D.

Place of Birth : Caracas, Venezuela
Date of Birth : November 04,1966
Citizenship: Italian

Present position and title: Associate Professor, Ph.D.
Associate Professor in Microbiology
Department of Chemical and Pharmaceutical Sciences (DipSCF)
University of Ferrara
Via Fossato di Mortara 64/A, 44121 Ferrara, Italy
Phone number: +39-0532-455381
e-mail: mcy@unife.it
ORCID link http://orcid.org/0000-0003-3488-0491
Scopus Author ID: 7004929498
Language skills: Spanish, Italian, English, French.

EDUCATION

1985/1990 University of Bologna, Italy; BS, , Biological Sciences 110/110 full marks cum laude
1990/1994 University of Ferrara, Italy; Ph.D student, Biothecnologies
1993/1994 University of Pittsburgh, Ph.D fellow, Virology and Molecular Biology
1994 Doctoral Degree Ph.D

CAREER/EMPLOYMENT and RESEARCH EXPERIENCES
1987-1990 B.S. Training in Clinical Immunology. University of Bologna, Italy
1990-1993 Ph.D Student. University of Ferrara, Italy. Research activity. Inhibition of HIV-1 replication by tat transdominant negative mutants using retroviral-vector
1993-1994 PhD Fellow. University of Pittsburgh, School of Medicine. Pittsburgh Pa (USA). Research activity. Development of replication-defective Herpes simplex virus vectors (HSV-1)
1994-1998 Research Associate. University of Pittsburgh, School of Medicine. Pittsburgh Pa (USA). Research activity. Development of replication-defective Herpes simplex virus vectors (HSV-1) for gene transfer in vivo and their application in animal models
1998-2000 Staff Scientist, Project Leader, HSR- TIGET, Istituto Scientifico San Raffaele, Milan, Italy. Research activity. Molecular analysis of behavior and neurological diseases by gene transfer into neurons with Herpes simplex vector.
2000-october 2014 University Researcher (Assistant Professor). University of Ferrara. Research activity. Use of HSV-1 vectors for gene transfer in vivo. Gene therapy approaches. Teaching duties on Microbiology and Viral Gene Therapy
2014- present Professor Associate. University of Ferrara. Research activity on gene terapy, vaccines and basic research on HSV and neurodegeneration. Teaching duties on Microbiology. Applied Microbiology and Viral Gene Therapy
KEY QUALIFICATIONS:
1994 – 1998 Reasearch Associate. University of Pittsburgh, School of Medicine. Pittsburgh Pa (USA).
1998 – 2000 Staff Scientist, Project Leader, HSR- TIGET, Istituto Scientifico San Raffaele, Milan
2000 – October 2014 Assistant Professor. University of Ferrara,
October 2014 – present Associate Professor. University of Ferrara,
2000 – 2012 Member of the Doctorate Committee in Pharmacology and Molecular Oncology, University of Ferrara;
2012 - present Member of the Doctorate Committee in
2000 – present Teaching duties on Microbiology and Applied Microbiology, on Microbiology and Vaccinology in 2nd and 3rd year undergraduate programs into the Pharmacy School and Gene Therapy and Advanced cellular techniques into the Biotechnology degree curriculum and in master program at the University of Ferrara.
PROFESSIONAL SOCIETIES
Membership of professional bodies: SIV (Società Italiana di Virologia: Italian Society of Virology), SIM (Società Italiana di Microbiologia: Italian Society of Microbiology), SIMIF (Società Italiana di Microbiologia Farmaceutica: Italian Society of Pharmaceutilcal Microbiology)

Evaluator 4-7 December 2001 Brussels Belgium. Invited as expert evaluator for proposal evaluation in the Key Action “Control of Infectious Diseases” Programme: QUALITY OF LIFE AND MANAGEMENT OF LIVING RESOURCES – HEALTH RESEARCH. EUROPEAN COMMISSION, Brussels
Evaluator 3-5 June 2004 Segovia – Spain. Invited as “independent expert” evaluator for Mid-term Review of QLK2-2002-01867 “Increasing the Potency of Vaccinia MVA Vaccines” Programma: QUALITY OF LIFE AND MANAGEMENT OF LIVING RESOURCES – HEALTH RESEARCH. EUROPEAN COMMISSION
Evaluator for PRIN proposals/ 2010-2011
She participated to many national and international congresses on Microbiology, Gene Therapy, Vector Development, Cancer Therapy, Vaccines, contributing with talks or posters.
She was involved in an international program for the Theoretical course: Fundamental concepts of HSV-1 infection” and practical course on “Production, titration and evaluation of recombinant vectors by homologous recombination in mammalian cells”; Institut Pasteur de Montevideo, Montevideo, Uruguay, 2008

RESEARCH EXPERIENCES
Since 1987 she is engaged in basic and applied research, she has particular skills in molecular and cellular biology techniques, basic and applied virology and basic immunology. Main research fields in these years: clinical immunology; use of retroviral vectors expressing Tat mutant for HIV-1 gene therapy; development of replication-defective Herpes simplex vectors (HSV-1, HSV-2) for gene transfer in vivo and their application in animal models, both as gene therapy and vaccination vehicles, and analysis of behavior and neurological diseases by gene transfer into neurons with HSV-1 vectors; development of challenge models, based on wild-type Herpes simplex viruses (HSV-1 and HSV-2) engineered to express HIV-1 vaccine genes, for efficacy studies of the vaccine candidates in the murine system.

TEACHING EXPERIENCES
AA 2000-2001
• Applied Microbiology, CTF, Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Ferrara.
AA 2001-2002
• Applied Microbiology, CTF, Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Ferrara.
AA 2002/03
• Theoretical and practical classes in the integrate course of Immunology and Cellular Techniques, Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Ferrara.
• Applied Microbiology, CTF, Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Ferrara
AA 2003/2004
• Microbiology integrated course of Microbiology and Biochemistry, STP, Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Ferrara
• Applied Microbiology, CTF, Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Ferrara.
• Applied Microbiology and advance laboratories on Cellular Techniques, Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Ferrara
AA 2004/2005
• Applied Microbiology, CTF, Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Ferrara.
• Applied Microbiology and advance laboratories on Cellular Techniques, Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Ferrara
AA 2005/2006
• Applied Microbiology and advance laboratories on Cellular Techniques, Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Ferrara
• Microbiology of Functional Products, STP, Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Ferrara
• Applied and industrial Microbiology integrated course, CTF, Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Ferrara.
AA 2006/2007
• Applied Microbiology and advance laboratories on Cellular Techniques, Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Ferrara
• Cellular and Molecular Therapy University of Ferrara
• Applied and industrial Microbiology integrated course, CTF, Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Ferrara
• Microbiology of Functional Products, STP, Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Ferrara
AA 2007/2008
• Applied Microbiology and advance laboratories on Cellular Techniques, Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Ferrara
• Gene therapy and laboratory, University of Ferrara
• Applied and industrial Microbiology integrated course, CTF, Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Ferrara
• Microbiology of Functional Products, STP, Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Ferrara

AA 2008/2009
• Applied Microbiology and advance laboratories on Cellular Techniques, Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Ferrara
• Gene therapy and laboratory, University of Ferrara
• Applied and industrial Microbiology integrated course, CTF, Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Ferrara
• Microbiology of Functional Products, STP, Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Ferrara

AA 2009/2010
• Microbiology into de integrated course Microbiology and Pathology, Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Ferrara
• Microbiology and Vaccines , CTF, Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Ferrara

AA 2011/2012
• Microbiology and Vaccines , CTF. University of Ferrara

AA 2012/2013
• Microbiology and Vaccines , CTF, University of Ferrara

AA 2013/2014
• Microbiology and Applied Microbiology, CTF, University of Ferrara

AA 2014/2015
• Microbiology and Applied Microbiology, CTF, University of Ferrara
• Molecular Virology and applied biotechnologies integrated course of Molecular Virology and Pharmacologic Biotechnologies, University of Ferrara

AA 2015/2016
• Microbiology and Applied Microbiology, CTF, University of Ferrara
• Molecular Virology and applied biotechnologies integrated course of Molecular Virology and Pharmacologic Biotechnologies, University of Ferrara

AA 2016/2017
• Microbiology and Applied Microbiology, CTF, University of Ferrara
• Microbiology in Biological Science, University of Ferrara
• Molecular Virology and applied biotechnologies integrated course of Molecular Virology and Pharmacologic Biotechnologies, University of Ferrara

GRANTS
Personal Research Grants
• Telethon Grant – TIGET 1998-2000
• ex-60% Università di Ferrara 2001, 2002;
• AIRC - Associazione Italiana per la Ricerca sul Cancro 2002;
• AIRC - Associazione Italiana per la Ricerca sul Cancro 2003;
• FISR – Fondo Integrativo Speciale per la Ricerca, 2001, 2002;
• Istituto Superiore di Sanità (Italian Institute of Health), NATIONAL PROGRAM ON STEM CELLS – 2003 , 2004;
• Istituto Superiore di Sanità (Italian Institute of Health), Vaccine project (ICAV) 2007
• PRIN – 2005
• PRIN – 2007
• PRIN – 2009
• Istituto Superiore di Sanità (Italian Institute of Health), AIDS project 2009
• PRIN – 2015
• ERA-NET Neuron 2016 - ELPIS
• FAR – Fondo di Ateneo
• ACAREF Fundation/AISA

She was involved as principal collaborator in the R. Manservigi’s group on 3 European networks EUROAMP (FP5, 2001-2004) of molecular biology of HSV, THOVLEN (FP6, 2006-2008, www.thovlen.eu), HEVAR (FP6, 2007-2009, www.hevar.eu).

PATENTS

South African Patent Application No. 2015/05392 in the name of Vaxxit Srl.
USE OF REPLICATION DEFICIENT HSV-1 AS A VACCINE VECTOR FOR THE DELIVERY OF HIV-1 TAT ANTIGEN

Pubblications:
1. A. Marino, S. Pergolizzi, R. Argnani, F. Cimino, E.R. Lauriano, A. Speciale, V. D’Angelo, R. Manservigi, P.C. Marconi^. HSV-1 secreted gB induces TLR2 activation and corneal immunopathology in an ex vivo model of ocular infection. “Cutting Edge” in The Journal Immunology. ^Corresponding Author Submitted.
2. Brun P., Qesari M., Marconi P.C., Kotsafti A., Porzionato A., Machi V., Schwendener R. A., Palù G., Giron M.C., Scarpa M., Calistri A., Castagliuolo I. Herpes Simplex Virus Type 1 Infects Enteric Neurons and Triggers Gut Dysfunction via Macrophage Recruitment. Frontiers in Cellular and Infection Microbiology. Under minor revisions
3. Barthels, C; Ogrinc, A; Steyer, V; Meier, S; Simon, F; Wimmer, M; Blutke, A; Straub, T; Zimber-Strobl, U; Lutgens, E; Marconi, P; Ohnmacht, C; Garzetti, D; Stecher, B; Brocker, T (2017). CD40-signalling abrogates induction of RORγt+ Treg cells by intestinal CD103+ DCs and causes fatal colitis. DOI:10.1038/ncomms14715. In NATURE COMMUNICATIONS - ISSN:2041-1723 vol. 8
4. Nicoli F, Gallerani E, Skarlis C, Sicurella M, Cafaro A, Ensoli B, Caputo A, Marconi PC, Gavioli R. Systemic immunodominant CD8 responses with an effector-like phenotype are induced by intravaginal immunization with attenuated HSV vectors expressing HIV Tat and mediate protection against HSV infection. Vaccine. 2016 Apr 27;34(19):2216-24.
5. Mariaconcetta Sicurella, Francesco Nicoli, Eleonora Gallerani, Ilaria Volpi, Elena Berto, Valentina Finessi, Federica Destro, Roberto Manservigi, Aurelio Cafaro, Barbara Ensoli, Antonella Caputo, Riccardo Gavioli, Peggy C. Marconi^. An attenuated Herpes simplex virus type 1 (HSV1) encoding the HIV-1 Tat protein protects mice from a deadly mucosal HSV1 challenge. PLOS ONE 2014, Jul 17; 9 (7): e100844.
6. Nicoli F, Finessi V, Sicurella M, Rizzotto L. Gallerani E, Destro F, Cafaro A, Marconi P, Caputo A, Ensoli B, Gavioli R. The HIV-1 Tat protein induces the activation of CD8+ T cells and affects in vivo the magnitude and kinetics of antiviral responses. PLOS ONE November 2013. Vol. 11: e77746
7. Cortesi R., Ravani L., Rinaldi F., Marconi P., Drechsler M., Manservigi M., Argnani R., Menegatti E., Esposito E., Manservigi R. Intranasal immunization in mice with non-ionic surfactants vesicles containing HSV immunogens: A preliminary study as possible vaccine against genital herpes. International Journal of Pharmaceutics 2013. Vol. 440: 229-237
8. Katrin Nopora, Caroline A. Bernhard, Christine Ried, Alejandro A. Castello, Kenneth M. Murphy, Peggy Marconi, Ulrich Koszinowski and Thomas Brocker. MHC class I cross-presentation by dendritic cells counteracts viral immune evasion. Frontiers in Immunology. November 2012. Volume 3, Article 348. doi: 10.3389/fimmu.2012.00348
9. Argnani R, Marconi P, Volpi I, Bolanos E, Carro E, Ried C, Santamaria E, Pourchet A, Epstein A.L, Brocker T, Corrales F.J, Manservigi R, Goicoechea I, Foschini M, Hernandez-Alcoceba R. Characterization of herpes simplex virus 1 strains as platforms for the development of oncolytic viruses against liver cancer. Liver International 2011: 1542-1553
10. Mattoli F., Tiribuzi R., D’Angelo F., Di Girolamo I., Quattrocelli M., Montesano S., Crispoltoni L., Oikonomou V., Cusella De Angelis M. G., Marconi P., Orlacchio A., Sampaolesi M., Martino S. and Orlacchio A. Development of a New Tool for 3D Modeling for Regenerative Medicine. International Journal of Biomedical Imaging. 2011, Article ID 236854, 13 pages
11. Edelman SL, Marconi P, Brocker T. Peripheral T cells re-enter the thymus and interfere with central tolerance induction. J Immunol. 2011 May 15; 186 (10): 5612-9. Epub 2011 Apr 6
12. Paradiso B, Zucchini S, Su T, Bovolenta R, Berto E, Marconi P, Marzola A, Mora GN, Fabene PF, Simonato M: Localized overexpression of FGF-2 and BDNF in hippocampus reduces mossy fiber sprouting and spontaneous seizures up to 4 weeks after pilocarpine-induced status epilepticus. Epilepsia 2011.
13. Marconi P, Manservigi R, Epstein AL: HSV-1-derived helper-independent defective vectors, replicating vectors and amplicon vectors, for the treatment of brain diseases. Curr Opin Drug Discov Devel 2010, 13:169-183.
14. Manservigi R, Argnani R, Marconi P: HSV Recombinant Vectors for Gene Therapy. Open Virol J 2010, 4:123-156.
15. Gruber A, Cannarile MA, Cheminay C, Ried C, Marconi P, Hacker G, Brocker T: Parenchymal cells critically curtail cytotoxic T-cell responses by inducing Bim-mediated apoptosis. Eur J Immunol 2010, 40:966-975.
16. Foka P, Pourchet A, Hernandez-Alcoceba R, Doumba PP, Pissas G, Kouvatsis V, Dalagiorgou G, Kazazi D, Marconi P, Foschini M, et al.: Novel tumour-specific promoters for transcriptional targeting of hepatocellular carcinoma by herpes simplex virus vectors. J Gene Med 2010, 12:956-967.
17. Bovolenta R, Zucchini S, Paradiso B, Rodi D, Merigo F, Navarro Mora G, Osculati F, Berto E, Marconi P, Marzola A, et al.: Hippocampal FGF-2 and BDNF overexpression attenuates epileptogenesis-associated neuroinflammation and reduces spontaneous recurrent seizures. J Neuroinflammation 2010, 7:81.
18. Santamaria E, Mora MI, Carro-Roldan E, Molina M, Fernandez-Irigoyen J, Marconi P, Manservigi R, Greco A, Epstein AL, Prieto J, et al.: Identification of replication-competent HSV-1 Cgal+ strain targets in a mouse model of human hepatocarcinoma xenograft. J Proteomics 2009, 73:153-160.
19. Paradiso B,* Marconi P,* Zucchini S, Berto E, Binaschi A, Bozac A, Buzzi A, Mazzuferi M, Magri E, Navarro Mora G, et al.: Localized delivery of fibroblast growth factor-2 and brain-derived neurotrophic factor reduces spontaneous seizures in an epilepsy model. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 2009, 106:7191-7196. (*The authors contributed equally to this paper)
20. Marconi P, Argnani R, Epstein AL, Manservigi R: HSV as a vector in vaccine development and gene therapy. Adv Exp Med Biol 2009, 655:118-144.
21. Marconi P, Argnani R, Berto E, Epstein AL, Manservigi R: HSV as a vector in vaccine development and gene therapy. Hum Vaccin 2008, 4:91-105
22. Luckashenak N, Schroeder S, Endt K, Schmidt D, Mahnke K, Bachmann MF, Marconi P, Deeg CA, Brocker T: Constitutive crosspresentation of tissue antigens by dendritic cells controls CD8+ T cell tolerance in vivo. Immunity 2008, 28:521-532.
23. Dresch C, Edelmann SL, Marconi P, Brocker T: Lentiviral-mediated transcriptional targeting of dendritic cells for induction of T cell tolerance in vivo. J Immunol 2008, 181:4495-4506.
24. Werner-Klein M, Dresch C, Marconi P, Brocker T: Transcriptional targeting of B cells for induction of peripheral CD8 T cell tolerance. J Immunol 2007, 178:7738-7746.
25. Furlan R, Bergami A, Brambilla E, Butti E, De Simoni MG, Campagnoli M, Marconi P, Comi G, Martino G: HSV-1-mediated IL-1 receptor antagonist gene therapy ameliorates MOG(35-55)-induced experimental autoimmune encephalomyelitis in C57BL/6 mice. Gene Ther 2007, 14:93-98.
26. Fiorentini S, * Marconi P, * Avolio M, Marini E, Garrafa E, Caracciolo S, Rossi D, Bozac A, Becker PD, Gentili F, et al.: Replication-deficient mutant Herpes Simplex Virus-1 targets professional antigen presenting cells and induces efficient CD4+ T helper responses. Microbes Infect 2007, 9:988-996. (*The authors contributed equally to this paper)
27. Berto E, Bozac A, Volpi I, Lanzoni I, Vasquez F, Melara N, Manservigi R, Marconi P: Antitumor effects of non-replicative herpes simplex vectors expressing antiangiogenic proteins and thymidine kinase on Lewis lung carcinoma establishment and growth. Cancer Gene Ther 2007, 14:791-801.
28. Fiorentini S, Becker PD, Marini E, Marconi P, Avolio M, Tosti G, Link C, Manservigi R, Guzman CA, Caruso A: HIV-1 matrix protein p17 modulates in vivo preactivated murine T-cell response and enhances the induction of systemic and mucosal immunity against intranasally co-administered antigens. Viral Immunol 2006, 19:177-188.
29. Bozac A, Berto E, Vasquez F, Grandi P, Caputo A, Manservigi R, Ensoli B, Marconi P: Expression of human immunodeficiency virus type 1 tat from a replication-deficient herpes simplex type 1 vector induces antigen-specific T cell responses. Vaccine 2006, 24:7148-7158.
30. Martino S, * Marconi P, * Tancini B, Dolcetta D, De Angelis MG, Montanucci P, Bregola G, Sandhoff K, Bordignon C, Emiliani C, et al.: A direct gene transfer strategy via brain internal capsule reverses the biochemical defect in Tay-Sachs disease. Hum Mol Genet 2005, 14:2113-2123. (*The authors contributed equally to this paper)
31. Marconi P, Zucchini S, Berto E, Bozac A, Paradiso B, Bregola G, Grassi C, Volpi I, Argnani R, Marzola A, et al.: Effects of defective herpes simplex vectors expressing neurotrophic factors on the proliferation and differentiation of nervous cells in vivo. Gene Ther 2005, 12:559-569.
32. Lauterbach H, Ried C, Epstein AL, Marconi P, Brocker T: Reduced immune responses after vaccination with a recombinant herpes simplex virus type 1 vector in the presence of antiviral immunity. J Gen Virol 2005, 86:2401-2410.
33. Epstein AL, Marconi P, Argnani R, Manservigi R: HSV-1-derived recombinant and amplicon vectors for gene transfer and gene therapy. Curr Gene Ther 2005, 5:445-458.
34. Berto E, Bozac A, Marconi P: Development and application of replication-incompetent HSV-1-based vectors. Gene Ther 2005, 12 Suppl 1:S98-102.
35. Raffaella R, Gioia D, De Andrea M, Cappello P, Giovarelli M, Marconi P, Manservigi R, Gariglio M, Landolfo S: The interferon-inducible IFI16 gene inhibits tube morphogenesis and proliferation of primary, but not HPV16 E6/E7-immortalized human endothelial cells. Exp Cell Res 2004, 293:331-345.
36. Lauterbach H, Kerksiek KM, Busch DH, Berto E, Bozac A, Mavromara P, Manservigi R, Epstein AL, Marconi P,^ Brocker T^: Protection from bacterial infection by a single vaccination with replication-deficient mutant herpes simplex virus type 1. J Virol 2004, 78:4020-4028. (^Corresponding Authors and Shared senior authorship)
37. Argnani R, Boccafogli L, Marconi PC, Manservigi R: Specific targeted binding of herpes simplex virus type 1 to hepatocytes via the human hepatitis B virus preS1 peptide. Gene Ther 2004, 11:1087-1098.
38. Furlan R, Pluchino S, Marconi PC, Martino G: Cytokine gene delivery into the central nervous system using intrathecally injected nonreplicative viral vectors. Methods Mol Biol 2003, 215:279-289.
39. Goins WF, Marconi P, Krisky D, Wolfe D, Glorioso JC, Ramakrishnan R, Fink DJ: Construction of replication-defective herpes simplex virus vectors. Curr Protoc Hum Genet 2002, Chapter 12:Unit 12 11.
40. Ruffini F, Furlan R, Poliani PL, Brambilla E, Marconi PC, Bergami A, Desina G, Glorioso JC, Comi G, Martino G: Fibroblast growth factor-II gene therapy reverts the clinical course and the pathological signs of chronic experimental autoimmune encephalomyelitis in C57BL/6 mice. Gene Ther 2001, 8:1207-1213.
41. Poliani PL, Brok H, Furlan R, Ruffini F, Bergami A, Desina G, Marconi PC, Rovaris M, Uccelli A, Glorioso JC, et al.: Delivery to the central nervous system of a nonreplicative herpes simplex type 1 vector engineered with the interleukin 4 gene protects rhesus monkeys from hyperacute autoimmune encephalomyelitis. Hum Gene Ther 2001, 12:905-920.
42. Furlan R, Poliani PL, Marconi PC, Bergami A, Ruffini F, Adorini L, Glorioso JC, Comi G, Martino G: Central nervous system gene therapy with interleukin-4 inhibits progression of ongoing relapsing-remitting autoimmune encephalomyelitis in Biozzi AB/H mice. Gene Ther 2001, 8:13-19.
43. Furlan R, Brambilla E, Ruffini F, Poliani PL, Bergami A, Marconi PC, Franciotta DM, Penna G, Comi G, Adorini L, et al.: Intrathecal delivery of IFN-gamma protects C57BL/6 mice from chronic-progressive experimental autoimmune encephalomyelitis by increasing apoptosis of central nervous system-infiltrating lymphocytes. J Immunol 2001, 167:1821-1829.
44. Simonato M, Manservigi R, Marconi P, Glorioso J: Gene transfer into neurones for the molecular analysis of behaviour: focus on herpes simplex vectors. Trends Neurosci 2000, 23:183-190.
45. Moriuchi S, Krisky DM, Marconi PC, Tamura M, Shimizu K, Yoshimine T, Cohen JB, Glorioso JC: HSV vector cytotoxicity is inversely correlated with effective TK/GCV suicide gene therapy of rat gliosarcoma. Gene Ther 2000, 7:1483-1490.
46. Martino G, Poliani PL, Marconi PC, Comi G, Furlan R: Cytokine gene therapy of autoimmune demyelination revisited using herpes simplex virus type-1-derived vectors. Gene Ther 2000, 7:1087-1093.
47. Martino G, Poliani PL, Furlan R, Marconi P, Glorioso JC, Adorini L, Comi G: Cytokine therapy in immune-mediated demyelinating diseases of the central nervous system: a novel gene therapy approach. J Neuroimmunol 2000, 107:184-190.
48. Marconi P, Tamura M, Moriuchi S, Krisky DM, Niranjan A, Goins WF, Cohen JB, Glorioso JC: Connexin 43-enhanced suicide gene therapy using herpesviral vectors. Mol Ther 2000, 1:71-81.
49. Gomez-Navarro J, Contreras JL, Arafat W, Jiang XL, Krisky D, Oligino T, Marconi P, Hubbard B, Glorioso JC, Curiel DT, et al.: Genetically modified CD34+ cells as cellular vehicles for gene delivery into areas of angiogenesis in a rhesus model. Gene Ther 2000, 7:43-52.
50. Wolfe D, Goins WF, Yamada M, Moriuchi S, Krisky DM, Oligino TJ, Marconi PC, Fink DJ, Glorioso JC: Engineering herpes simplex virus vectors for CNS applications. Exp Neurol 1999, 159:34-46.
51. Simonato M, Marconi P, Glorioso J, Manservigi R: Molecular analysis of behavior by gene transfer into neurons with herpes simplex vectors. Brain Res 1999, 835:37-45.
52. Marconi P, Simonato M, Zucchini S, Bregola G, Argnani R, Krisky D, Glorioso JC, Manservigi R: Replication-defective herpes simplex virus vectors for neurotrophic factor gene transfer in vitro and in vivo. Gene Ther 1999, 6:904-912.
53. Wang M, Rancourt C, Navarro JG, Krisky D, Marconi P, Oligino T, Alvarez RD, Siegal GP, Glorioso JC, Curiel DT: High-efficacy thymidine kinase gene transfer to ovarian cancer cell lines mediated by herpes simplex virus type 1 vector. Gynecol Oncol 1998, 71:278-287.
54. van Deutekom JC, Floyd SS, Booth DK, Oligino T, Krisky D, Marconi P, Glorioso JC, Huard J: Implications of maturation for viral gene delivery to skeletal muscle. Neuromuscul Disord 1998, 8:135-148.
55. Moriuchi S, Oligino T, Krisky D, Marconi P, Fink D, Cohen J, Glorioso JC: Enhanced tumor cell killing in the presence of ganciclovir by herpes simplex virus type 1 vector-directed coexpression of human tumor necrosis factor-alpha and herpes simplex virus thymidine kinase. Cancer Res 1998, 58:5731-5737.
56. Kuklin NA, Daheshia M, Marconi PC, Krisky DM, Rouse RJ, Glorioso JC, Manican E, Rouse BT: Modulation of mucosal and systemic immunity by enteric administration of nonreplicating herpes simplex virus expressing cytokines. Virology 1998, 240:245-253.
57. Krisky DM, Wolfe D, Goins WF, Marconi PC, Ramakrishnan R, Mata M, Rouse RJ, Fink DJ, Glorioso JC: Deletion of multiple immediate-early genes from herpes simplex virus reduces cytotoxicity and permits long-term gene expression in neurons. Gene Ther 1998, 5:1593-1603.
58. Krisky DM, Marconi PC, Oligino TJ, Rouse RJ, Fink DJ, Cohen JB, Watkins SC, Glorioso JC: Development of herpes simplex virus replication-defective multigene vectors for combination gene therapy applications. Gene Ther 1998, 5:1517-1530.
59. Krisky DM, Marconi PC, Oligino T, Rouse RJ, Fink DJ, Glorioso JC: Rapid method for construction of recombinant HSV gene transfer vectors. Gene Ther 1997, 4:1120-1125.
60. Huard J, Krisky D, Oligino T, Marconi P, Day CS, Watkins SC, Glorioso JC: Gene transfer to muscle using herpes simplex virus-based vectors. Neuromuscul Disord 1997, 7:299-313.
61. Goins WF, Krisky D, Marconi P, Oligino T, Ramakrishnan R, Poliani PL, Fink DJ, Glorioso JC: Herpes simplex virus vectors for gene transfer to the nervous system. J Neurovirol 1997, 3 Suppl 1:S80-88.
62. Glorioso JC, Goins WF, Schmidt MC, Oligino T, Krisky DM, Marconi PC, Cavalcoli JD, Ramakrishnan R, Poliani PL, Fink DJ: Engineering herpes simplex virus vectors for human gene therapy. Adv Pharmacol 1997, 40:103-136.
63. Evans C, Goins WF, Schmidt MC, Robbins PD, Ghivizzani SC, Oligino T, Marconi P, Krisky D, Glorioso JC: Progress in development of herpes simplex virus gene vectors for treatment of rheumatoid arthritis. Adv Drug Deliv Rev 1997, 27:41-57.
64. Oligino T, Poliani PL, Marconi P, Bender MA, Schmidt MC, Fink DJ, Glorioso JC: In vivo transgene activation from an HSV-based gene therapy vector by GAL4:vp16. Gene Ther 1996, 3:892-899.
65. Marconi P, Krisky D, Oligino T, Poliani PL, Ramakrishnan R, Goins WF, Fink DJ, Glorioso JC: Replication-defective herpes simplex virus vectors for gene transfer in vivo. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 1996, 93:11319-11320.
66. Caputo A, Grossi MP, Bozzini R, Rossi C, Betti M, Marconi PC, Barbanti-Brodano G, Balboni PG: Inhibition of HIV-1 replication and reactivation from latency by tat transdominant negative mutants in the cysteine rich region. Gene Ther 1996, 3:235-245.
67. Fink DJ, Ramakrishnan R, Marconi P, Goins WF, Holland TC, Glorioso JC: Advances in the development of herpes simplex virus-based gene transfer vectors for the nervous system. Clin Neurosci 1995, 3:284-291.
68. Grossi MP, Caputo A, Zucchini S, Bozzini R, Marconi PC, Manservigi R, Barbanti-Brodano G, Balboni PG: Molecular approaches to inhibit HIV-1 tat expression and functions. Year Immunol 1993, 7:199-204.
69. Balboni PG, Bozzini R, Zucchini S, Marconi PC, Grossi MP, Caputo A, Manservigi R, Barbanti-Brodano G: Inhibition of human immunodeficiency virus reactivation from latency by a tat transdominant negative mutant. J Med Virol 1993, 41:289-295.

Book chapters:

1. Cornel Fraefel, Peggy Marconi, Alberto L. Epstein. Herpes simplex virus type 1 (HSV-1)-derived amplicon vectors for gene transfer and gene therapy. Neuronal Cell Death: Methods and Protocols – Chapters Edited Springer Science + Bussiness Media Humana Press, NewYork USA. 2015
2. Peggy Marconi, Cornel Fraefel, Alberto L. Epstein. Herpes simplex virus type 1 (HSV-1)-derived recombinant vectors for gene transfer and gene therapy. Springer Science + Bussiness Media Humana Press, NewYork USA. 2015
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