Highlighted Research Activities

Our faculty performs cutting-edge clinical, translational, and basic science research in the pathogenesis and treatment of infectious diseases, including HIV, CNS viral infections, hepatitis C virus, respiratory tract infections, and gram-negative bacterial infections. 

Laboratory-Based and Basic Sciences

David Greenberg, M.D.

David Greengerg, M.D.
  • Novel therapeutics for drug-resistant pathogens, host-pathogen interactions in the immunocompromised host

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Michael Shiloh, M.D., Ph.D.

Michael Shiloh, M.D., Ph.D.
  • Tuberculosis mucosal and innate immunity

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Clinical and Quantitative Sciences

Kavita Bhavan, M.D., M.H.S.

Kavita Bhavan
  • Musculoskeletal infections
  • Outpatient parenteral antimicrobial therapy/health care delivery in resource-limited settings
  • Antimicrobial stewardship/quality improvement
  • Dr. Pearlie Chong
  • Norovirus infections in solid organ transplant (SOT) and hematopoietic stem cell transplant (HSCT) recipients
  • Outcomes research in SOT and HSCT recipients with infectious complications
  • Clinical trials of novel antimicrobial agents in SOT and HSCT recipients

James Cutrell, M.D.

Dr. James Cutrell
  • Chronic non-AIDS complications of HIV
  • Antimicrobial stewardship and healthcare epidemiology
  • Novel approaches to medical education

Mamta Jain, M.D., M.P.H.

Nan Yan, M.D.
  • Clinical trials in HIV prevention, HIV treatment, HIV/HBV, HIV/HCV, influenza
  • HIV clinical outcomes and linkage to care
  • Hepatitis C treatment in special populations

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Ricardo La Hoz, M.D.

Dr. Ricardo La Hoz
  • Clinical Trials in Invasive Fungal Infections and Immunocompromised Hosts
  • Impact of Infections on Solid Organ Transplantation Outcomes – All cause Mortality, Donor Specific Antibodies,
    • Antibody Mediated Rejection, Acute Cellular Rejection and Chronic Lung Allograft Dysfunction and Cardiac
    • Chronic Allograft Vasculopathy
  • Solid Organ Transplantation Donor Derived Infections

Ank Nijhawan, M.D., M.P.H.

Nan Yan, M.D.
  • HIV 
  • Health services and outcomes research
  • Transitions of care
  • Correctional health

Trish M. Perl, M.D., M.Sc.

Dr. Trish Perl
  • Healthcare Associated Infections
  • Antimicrobial Resistance
  • Infection Prevention
  • Emerging Infectious Diseases

Bonnie Prokesch, M.D.

Dr. Bonnie Prokesch
  • Antimicrobial Stewardship
  • Therapies for patients with recurrent urinary tract infections with resistant pathogens
  • Hemophagocytic Lymphohistiocytosis and the multidisciplinary approach to diagnosis and treatment

Pranavi V. Sreeramoju, M.D., M.P.H.

Dr. Pranavi Sreeramoju
  • Healthcare Associated Infections
  • Quality Improvement Patient Safety
  • Infection Prevention and Outcomes Evaluation

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