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Dahlene Fusco, MD

Dahlene Fusco, MD

Infectious Disease
Dahlene Fusco, MD, PhD has been a member of Tulane University Medical Center since July 2018. Her lab is dedicated to identification of host factors that mediate the interferon antiviral response distal to viral subversion points, using in vitro and in vivo models for dengue and Zika virus. Information obtained in these studies will be used to identify pre-clinical host targets for broad-acting antiviral design as well as host variability that influences viral pathology. Dr. Fusco is board certified in Internal Medicine and Infectious Disease.