Dr. Adriana Larregina is an Associate Professor of Dermatology and Immunology in the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine. She is also the Director of Cutaneous Laboratories and Education in the Department of Dermatology. In addition, she is a faculty member of the Graduate Program in Immunology, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine.
Dr. Larregina earned her medical degree at National University of La Plata in Buenos Aires, Argentina, where she graduated magna cum laude. After an internship in general medicine at the Hospital “San Roque” La Plata, Buenos Aires, Dr. Larregina completed a residency in pathology at the University of Buenos Aires, where she was chief resident during her final year. She then did a fellowship in pediatric pathology, Children’s Hospital of La Plata. She earned her PhD in Immunology at the University of Buenos Aires School of Medicine, where she finished summa cum laude, and did her postdoctoral research in gene therapy with the Molecular Medicine Unit, Department of Medicine at Victoria University of Manchester in the United Kingdom. Upon completion, she came to the University of Pittsburgh.
Dr. Larregina’s research focuses on genetic vaccines, such as skin genetic immunization and the generation of dendritic cell vaccines for tumors and infectious diseases, and on immuno-dermatology, which includes the study of dendritic cell migration and repopulation by dendritic cell precursors as well as the study of the modulation of specific immune responses targeting skin Ag-presenting cells. Dr. Larregina is also a member of the Society for Investigative Dermatology and the American Association of Immunologists.
Dr. Adriana Larregina
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