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Genevieve Giny Fouda, MD, PhD

Associate Professor in Pediatrics
Assistant Research Professor in the Department of Molecular Genetics and Microbiology
Member of the Duke Human Vaccine Institute
Campus mail: DUMC Box 103020, Durham, NC 27710
Phone: (919) 681-0608
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Dr Fouda's research interest is in understanding infant immune responses in the setting of infection and vaccination. Her current work focuses on HIV mother to child transmission.

Education and Training

  • Ph.D., Georgetown University, 2006
  • M.D., University of Yaoundé I (Cameroon), 2002


Tomaras, Georgia D., Nicole L. Yates, Pinghuang Liu, Li Qin, Genevieve G. Fouda, Leslie L. Chavez, Allan C. Decamp, et al. “Initial B-cell responses to transmitted human immunodeficiency virus type 1: virion-binding immunoglobulin M (IgM) and IgG antibodies followed by plasma anti-gp41 antibodies with ineffective control of initial viremia.” J Virol 82, no. 24 (December 2008): 12449–63.

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Fouda, Genevieve G., Rose F. G. Leke, Carole Long, Pierre Druilhe, Ainong Zhou, Diane Wallace Taylor, and Armead H. Johnson. “Multiplex assay for simultaneous measurement of antibodies to multiple Plasmodium falciparum antigens.” Clin Vaccine Immunol 13, no. 12 (December 2006): 1307–13.

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Suguitan, Amorsolo L., D Channe Gowda, Genevieve Fouda, Lucy Thuita, Ainong Zhou, Rosine Djokam, Simon Metenou, Rose G. F. Leke, and Diane Wallace Taylor. “Lack of an association between antibodies to Plasmodium falciparum glycosylphosphatidylinositols and malaria-associated placental changes in Cameroonian women with preterm and full-term deliveries.” Infect Immun 72, no. 9 (September 2004): 5267–73.

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Muthusamy, Arivalagan, Rajeshwara N. Achur, Veer P. Bhavanandan, Genevieve G. Fouda, Diane W. Taylor, and D Channe Gowda. “Plasmodium falciparum-infected erythrocytes adhere both in the intervillous space and on the villous surface of human placenta by binding to the low-sulfated chondroitin sulfate proteoglycan receptor.” Am J Pathol 164, no. 6 (June 2004): 2013–25.

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Suguitan, Amorsolo L., Rose G. F. Leke, Genevieve Fouda, Ainong Zhou, Lucy Thuita, Simon Metenou, Josephine Fogako, Rosette Megnekou, and Diane Wallace Taylor. “Changes in the levels of chemokines and cytokines in the placentas of women with Plasmodium falciparum malaria.” J Infect Dis 188, no. 7 (October 1, 2003): 1074–82.

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