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. 

Dr. Richard Mumford and resident Dr. Sam Saleh in attendace at the 2019 Seldin Research Symposium
Dr. Richard Medford and resident Dr. Sam Saleh in attendance at the 2019 Seldin Research Symposium

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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Lenette Lu, M.D., Ph.D.

Dr. Lenette Lu
  • Antibody Effector Functions
  • Antibody Glycosylation
  • Host Microbial Interactions
  • Humoral Immunity
  • Tuberculosis

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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

Roger Bedimo, M.D.

Dr. Roger Bedimo
  • Research Profile
  • Analysis of the rates, determinants, and mechanisms of chronic complications of HIV disease and antiretroviral therapy, including cardiovascular diseases, non-AIDS malignancies, and metabolic bone disease
  • Role of hepatitis C co-infection on HIV-associated morbidity

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

Kavita Bhavan
  • Research Profile
  • Musculoskeletal infections
  • Outpatient parenteral antimicrobial therapy/health care delivery in resource-limited settings
  • Antimicrobial stewardship/quality improvement

Pearlie Chong, M.D.

Dr. Pearlie Chong
  • Research Profile
  • 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

Jeremy Chow, M.D.

Dr. Jeremy Chow
  • Research Profile
  • Understanding trends in hospitalizations among people living with HIV in states with and without Medicaid expansion.

James Cutrell, M.D.

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

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

Mamta Jain, 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
  • Research Profile
  • 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.

Ank Nijhawan, M.D.
  • Research Profile
  • HIV
  • Health services and outcomes research
  • Transitions of care
  • Correctional health

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

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

Bonnie Prokesch, M.D.

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