Derek W. Trobaugh, PhD

Derek Trobaugh Post-Doctoral Associate
Center for Vaccine Research (CVR)
9030 BST3
3501 Fifth Avenue
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15261

  PubMed Publications

Phone: (412) 624-4482
Fax: (412) 624-4440
E-mail: dwt@cvr.pitt.edu
Webpage: http://www.cvr.pitt.edu/personnel/view.asp?uid=dwt
Selected Publications

  • Human trophoblasts confer resistance to viruses implicated in perinatal infection. Bayer A, Delorme-Axford E, Sleigher C, Frey TK, Trobaugh DW, Klimstra WB, Emert-Sedlak LA, Smithgall TE, Kinchington PR, Vadia S, Seveau S, Boyle JP, Coyne CB, Sadovsky Y. Am J Obstet Gynecol. 2014 Aug 6. pii: S0002-9378(14)00809-6. doi: 10.1016/j.ajog.2014.07.060. [Epub ahead of print]


  • Can understanding the virulence mechanisms of RNA viruses lead us to a vaccine against eastern equine encephalitis virus and other alphaviruses? Trobaugh DW, Ryman KD, Klimstra WB. Expert Rev Vaccines. 2014 Jul 30:1-3. [Epub ahead of print]


  • A viral RNA structural element alters host recognition of nonself RNA. Hyde JL, Gardner CL, Kimura T, White JP, Liu G, Trobaugh DW, Huang C, Tonelli M, Paessler S, Takeda K, Klimstra WB, Amarasinghe GK, Diamond MS. Science. 2014 Feb 14;343(6172):783-7. doi: 10.1126/science.1248465. Epub 2014 Jan 30.


  • RNA viruses can hijack vertebrate microRNAs to suppress innate immunity. Trobaugh DW, Gardner CL, Sun C, Haddow AD, Wang E, Chapnik E, Mildner A, Weaver SC, Ryman KD, Klimstra WB. Nature. 2014 Feb 13;506(7487):245-8. doi: 10.1038/nature12869. Epub 2013 Dec 18.


  • Altered effector functions of virus-specific and virus cross-reactive CD8+ T cells in mice immunized with related flaviviruses. Trobaugh DW, Yang L, Ennis FA, Green S. Eur J Immunol. 2010 May;40(5):1315-27. doi: 10.1002/eji.200839108.





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