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Marlena Moors Westcott, Ph.D.Wake Forest School of Medicine

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Marlena Moors Westcott, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor,

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Department: 336-716-2011

Email: mwestcot@wakehealth.edu

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  • B.S., Dickinson College , 1985
  • Ph.D., Temple University School of Medicine , 1987
Marlena Moors Westcott, Ph.D.

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Marlena Moors Westcott, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor, Microbiology & Immunology

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Academic: 336-716-2207 | Department: 336-716-2011

Email: mwestcot@wakehealth.edu

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Zhu X, Westcott MM, Bi X, Liu M, Gowdy KM, Seo J, Cao Q, Gebre AK, Fessler MB, Hiltbold EM, Parks JS. Myeloid cell-specific ABCA1 deletion protects mice from bacterial infection. Circ Res. 2012;111(11):1398-1409.


Henry CJ, Grayson JM, Brzoza-Lewis K, Mitchell LM, Westcott MM, Cook AS, Hiltbold EM. The roles of IL-12 and IL-23 in CD8+ T cell-mediated immunity against Listeria monocytogenes: insights from a DC vaccination model. Cell Immunol. 2010;264(1):23-31.


Westcott MM, Henry CJ, Cook AS, Grant KW, Hiltbold EM. Differential susceptibility of bone marrow-derived dendritic cells and macrophages to productive infection with Listeria monocytogenes. Cell Microbiol. 2007;9(6):1397-1411.

Cook AS, Westcott M, Hiltbold E. Establishing the relationship between Listeria monocytogenes infection and dendritic cell maturation [abstract]. J Immunol. 2006;176(Suppl):S110.

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Assistant Professor, Microbiology & Immunology

Marlena Moors Westcott, Ph.D.

Marlena Moors Westcott, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor, Microbiology & Immunology

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