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Liise-anne Pirofski, M.D.

Liise-anne Pirofski, M.D.

Professor, Department of Medicine (Infectious Diseases)

Professor, Department of Microbiology & Immunology

Chief, Department of Medicine Division of Infectious Diseases

Selma and Dr. Jacques Mitrani Chair in Biomedical Research

718.430.2940

Areas of Research: Host-microbe interaction; immunity to encapsulated microbes; antibody immunity; vaccine development

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Jacqueline M. Achkar, M.D., M.S.

Jacqueline M. Achkar, M.D., M.S.

Professor, Department of Medicine (Infectious Diseases)

Professor, Department of Microbiology & Immunology

Associate Director, Translational Bench to Bedside Research Training Clinical Research Training Program

Director, Global Health Research

718.430.8763

Areas of Research: Human host responses to M. tuberculosis - identification and development of TB biomarkers and diagnostics; correlates of M. tuberculosis infection activity; protective antibody responses and functions against M. tuberculosis

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Stephen G. Baum, M.D.

Stephen G. Baum, M.D.

Distinguished Professor, Department of Medicine (Administration)

Distinguished Professor, Department of Microbiology & Immunology

Senior Advisor for Students

718.430.3060

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John Chan, M.D.

John Chan, M.D.

Adjunct Professor, Department of Medicine (Infectious Diseases)

Adjunct Professor, Department of Microbiology & Immunology

973.972.7259

Areas of Research: Immune responses to M. tuberculosis; bacterial and host mechanisms underlying tuberculous latency and reactivation; vaccine development targeting bacterial factors, B cell and humoral immunity, and immune evasion pathways.

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Johanna P. Daily, M.D., M.S.

Johanna P. Daily, M.D., M.S.

Professor, Department of Medicine (Infectious Diseases)

Professor, Department of Microbiology & Immunology

718.678.1176

Areas of Research: We study the biology and host response to Plasmodium falciparum infection. We study naturally infected cohorts using comprehensive genetic and metabolic approaches to guide laboratory based pathogenesis and immunology studies

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Inessa Gendlina, M.D., Ph.D.

Inessa Gendlina, M.D., Ph.D.

Associate Professor, Department of Medicine (Infectious Diseases)

917.956.8695

Areas of Research: Hospital Acquired Infections, Early Identification and Management of sepsis, Healthcare informatics

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Robert C. Goldstein, M.D.

Robert C. Goldstein, M.D.

Assistant Professor, Department of Medicine (Infectious Diseases)

914.365.4047

Areas of Research: Antimicrobial stewardship; quality/performance improvement

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Yi Guo, Pharm.D.

Yi Guo, Pharm.D.

Associate Professor, Department of Medicine (Infectious Diseases)

718.920.3751

Areas of Research: Antimicrobial stewardship (antimicrobial resistance, antimicrobial utilization/evaluation, antiretroviral prescribing errors-promoting medication safety)

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Marla J. Keller, M.D.

Marla J. Keller, M.D.

Professor, Department of Medicine (Infectious Diseases)

Professor, Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology and Women's Health

Executive Dean

Jacob A. and Jeanne E. Barkey Chair in Medicine

718.430.3240

Areas of Research: HIV and women, vaginal microbicides, pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP), HIV clinical trials, women's health, HIV and herpes prevention, immune responses to COVID-19 infection, COVID-19 clinical trials

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Kerry J. Murphy, M.D.

Kerry J. Murphy, M.D.

Associate Professor, Department of Medicine (Infectious Diseases)

Associate Professor, Department of Microbiology & Immunology

718.839.7885

Areas of Research: Genital tract immunity, vaginal microbiome, HIV prevention, reproductive aging, HIV related aging, bacterial vaginosis

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Priya Nori, M.D.

Priya Nori, M.D.

Associate Professor, Department of Medicine (Infectious Diseases)

Associate Professor, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery

Medical Director, Antibiotic Stewardship Program

718.920.4622

Areas of Research: 1. Clinical decision support tools and antibiotic prescribing 2. Medical education in ID, stewardship, and infection prevention 3. Rapid diagnostic technology and stewardship 4. COVID-19 Pandemic response, SARS-CoV-2 antiviral therapies

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Joshua D. Nosanchuk, M.D.

Joshua D. Nosanchuk, M.D.

Professor, Department of Medicine (Infectious Diseases)

Professor, Department of Microbiology & Immunology

Senior Associate Dean Emeritus

718.430.3659

Areas of Research: fungal pathogenesis; host-pathogen biology; regenerative medicine; innovative therapeutics; medical education; assessment; leadership

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Belinda E. Ostrowsky, M.D.

Belinda E. Ostrowsky, M.D.

Clinical Associate Professor, Department of Medicine (Infectious Diseases)

212.417.5544

Areas of Research: Antimicrobial Stewardship Interventions and Education, C. difficile prevention interventions, Healthcare Associated Infection Cluster and Outbreak Control. Healthcare Associated Infection Prevention Interventions

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Yoram A. Puius, M.D., Ph.D.

Yoram A. Puius, M.D., Ph.D.

Associate Professor, Department of Medicine (Infectious Diseases)

Associate Professor, Department of Cardiothoracic & Vascular Surgery

718.920.5438

Areas of Research: Infections in transplant recipients; Left ventricular assist device infections

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David K. Stein, M.D.

David K. Stein, M.D.

Professor, Department of Medicine (Infectious Diseases)

718.918.7633

Areas of Research: I have done work on treatment of HIV and opportunistic infections. I have done several trials involving gene therapy for the treatment of HIV.

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Julian A. Torres Isasiga, M.D.

Julian A. Torres Isasiga, M.D.

Associate Professor, Department of Medicine (Infectious Diseases)

718.882.5482

Areas of Research: HIV prevention, implementation science

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Louis M. Weiss, M.D., M.P.H.

Louis M. Weiss, M.D., M.P.H.

Professor, Department of Pathology

Professor, Department of Medicine (Infectious Diseases)

Vice Chair for Academic Affairs and Research Department of Pathology

Codirector of the Einstein Global Health Center

718.430.2142

Areas of Research: Toxoplasma gondii: Mechanisms of latency of infection. Structure and composition of the T. gondii cyst wall. Microsporidia: Mechanism of host cell invasion. Structure and composition of the polar tube and spore wall.

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Daniel Zamith Miranda, Ph.D.

Daniel Zamith Miranda, Ph.D.

Research Assistant Professor, Department of Medicine (Infectious Diseases)

718.430.3659

Areas of Research: Microbiology, Immunology, Mycology

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