Marc S Dionne

Peter Gorer Dept of Immunobiology and Centre for Molecular and Cellular Biology of Inflammation
King’s College London

Fields of interest: 

Signalling in the immune response, immune-metabolic interactions, pathogens and the origins of pathology


Recent publications:

Clark RI, Woodcock KJ, Geissmann F, Trouillet C, Dionne MS:
Multiple TGF-β superfamily signals modulate the adult Drosophila immune response.
Curr Biol., 21, (2011): 1672-1677.

Dionne MS, Schneider DS:
Models of infectious diseases in the fruitfly Drosophila melanogaster.
Dis Model Mech., 1, (2008): 43-49.

Shirasu-Hiza M, Dionne MS, Pham LN, Ayres JS, Schneider DS:
Interactions between circadian rhythm and immunity in Drosophila melanogaster.
Curr Biol., 17, (2007): R353-R355.

Schneider DS, Ayres JS, Brandt SB, Costa A, Dionne MS, Gordon MD, Mabery EM, Moule MG, Pham LN, Shirasu-Hiza M:
Drosophila eiger mutants are sensitive to extracellular pathogens.
PLoS Pathog., 3, (2007): e41.

Pham LN, Dionne MS, Shirasu-Hiza M, Schneider DS:
A specific primed immune response in Drosophila is dependent on phagocytes.
PLoS Pathog., 3, (2007): e26.

Dionne MS, Pham LN, Shirasu-Hiza M, Schneider DS:
Akt and foxo dysregulation contribute to infection-induced wasting in Drosophila.
Curr Biol., 16, (2006): 1977-1985.

Gordon MD, Dionne MS, Schneider DS, Nusse R:
WntD is a feedback inhibitor of Dorsal/NF-κB in Drosophila development and immunity.
Nature, 437, (2005): 746-749.

Brandt SB, Dionne MS, Khush RS, Pham LN, Vigdal TJ, Schneider DS:
Secreted bacterial effectors and host produced eiger/TNF drive death in a Salmonella-infected fruit fly.
PLoS Biol., 2, (2004): e418.

Mansfield BE, Dionne MS, Schneider DS, Freitag NE:
Exploration of host-pathogen interactions using Listeria monocytogenes and Drosophila melanogaster.
Cell Microbiol., 5, (2003): 901-911.

Dionne MS, Ghori N, Schneider DS:
Drosophila melanogaster is a genetically-tractable model host for Mycobacterium marinum.
Infect Immun., 71, (2003): 3540-3550.