Basic Sciences of Medicine

Basic Sciences of Medicine is a peer reviewed international basic medical sciences journal, which is aimed to promote research and information in basic medical sciences. It can improve health, health care and health education, internationally by elevating the quality of medical care, disease prevention, and research.

Cecilia Cuffini

Editorial Board Member of Basic Sciences of Medicine

Professor, Laboratory for Chlamydia and human papilloma virus. Institute of Virology "Dr. JM Vanella" School of Medical Sciences, National University of Cordoba, Argentina

Research Areas



2005Ph.DHealth Sciences in Biomedicine, Faculty of Medical Sciences, National University of Cordoba
1998MasterFaculty of Chemistry, National University of Cordoba


2005-presentAssistant Professor, Institute of Virology "Dr. JM Vanella" School of Medical Sciences, National University of Cordoba

Publications: Conferences/Workshops/Symposiums/Journals/Books

[1]  Isolation of Chlamydophila pneumoniae from Atheromas of the Carotid Artery and their antibiotics susceptibility profile. Cecilia Cuffini, Luis Alberto Guzmán, Néstor Villegas, Carlos Eduardo Alonso, Leandro Martínez Riera, Marcelo Rodríguez Fermepín, Andrea Carolina Entrocassi, Maria Pilar Adamo, Mauro Pedranti, Marta Zapata. Enfermedades infecciosas y Microbiología clínica Vol 24, N° 2: 81-85 (2005).
[2]  Chlamydia trachomatis occurrence and its impact on sperm quality in chronic prostatitis patients. Motrich, R. D.Cuffini, C. Mackern Oberti, J. P. Maccioni, M. and Rivero. V. E. J. Infect. 2006; 53: 175-183.
[3]  Prostate epithelial cells are susceptible to Chlamydia trachomatis infection and can act as early sensors expressing TLR4 and up-regulating the expression of different inflammatory cytokines and chemokines genes. Mackern Oberti, J. P.Cuffini, C. Motrich, R.D. Maccioni, M. and Rivero,V.E. Infect Immun. 2006 74 (12): 6973–6981.
[4]  Detection and genotyping of HPV in males from the city of Córdoba, Argentina. F. Venezuela1*, L.E.Kremer2, X.Kiguen1, C.Cuffini. Revista Argentina de Microbiología. 2010; 42: 184-188. ISSN 0325-7541
[5]  Male Rodent Genital Tract Infection With Chlamydia Muridarum: Persistence Within the Prostate Gland That Triggers Self-Immune Reactions in Genetically Susceptible Hosts. Set Journal of Urology. 2011