Dr. Fresa-Dillon earned a PhD in Microbiology and Immunology from the Medical College
of Pennsylvania. She served as a postdoctoral fellow at the Pennsylvania State University
College of Medicine.
Christian R. and Mary Lindback Award for Distinguished Teaching, PCOM, 2001
Little, C.S., Bowe, A., Lin, R., Litsky, J., Fogel, R.M., Balin, B.J. and Fresa-Dillon,
K.L. Age-related changes in the extent and severity of C. pneumoniae infection in
Balb/c mice. Infection and Immunity 73: 1723-1734, 2005.
Fresa-Dillon, K.L., Cuzzolino, R., and Veit, K.J. Development of a class mission statement
as part of orientation exercises for incoming medical students. JAOA 104: 251-259,
Ye, X., Mody, N.S., Hingley, S.T., Coffman, F.D., Cohen, S., and Fresa, K.L. Protein
phosphorylation associated with epipodophyllotoxin-induced apoptosis of lymphoid cells:
Role of a serine/threonine protein kinase. Clin. Immunol. Immunopathol. 89: 117-125,
Sakabe, K., Okuma, M., Kazuno, M., Yamaguchi, T., Yoshida, T., Furuya, H., Kayama,
F., Suwa, Y., Fujii, W., and Fresa, K.L. Estrogenic xenobiotics affect the intracellular
activation signal in mitogen-induced human peripheral blood lymphocytes: immunotoxicologic
impact. Int. J. Immunopharm 20: 205-212, 1998.
Sakabe, K., Okuma, M., Kawashima, I., Kazuno, M., and Fresa, K.L. Sex hormones affect
the intracellular activation signal in mitogen-stimulated human blood lymphocytes.
Pathophysiology 5: 73-77, 1998.
Dr. Fresa-Dillon is a member of the American Association of Immunologists, Sigma Xi
and the American Association for the Advancement of Science.