Emanuela Marina Bruscia PhD

Assistant Professor of Pediatrics (Respiratory)

Departments & Organizations

Pediatrics: Pediatric Respiratory Medicine

Research Interests

Cystic Fibrosis; Lung inflammation; Macrophages more...


  • Ph.D., Tor Vergata University in Rome, 2002

Selected Publications

  • Reduced caveolin-1 promotes hyperinflammation due to abnormal heme oxygenase-1 localization in lipopolysaccharide-challenged macrophages with dysfunctional cystic fibrosis transmembrane conductance regulator. Zhang PX, Murray TS, Villella VR, Ferrari E, Esposito S, D'Souza A, Raia V, Maiuri L, Krause DS, Egan ME, Bruscia EM. J Immunol. 2013 May 15;190(10):5196-206.
  • Innate immunity in cystic fibrosis lung disease (Review). Hartl D, Gaggar A, Bruscia EM, Hector A, Marcos V, Jung A, Greene C, McElvaney G, Mall M, Döring G. J Cyst Fibros. 2012 Sep;11(5):363-82.
  • The Carbon Monoxide Releasing Molecule CORM-2 attenuates Pseudomonas aeruginosa biofilm formation. Murray TS, Okegbe C, Gao Y, Kazmierczak BI, Motterlini R, Dietrich LE, Bruscia EM. PLoS One. 2012;7(4):e35499.



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