Major Areas of Research

Host defenses/Inflammation:

  • Complement
  • Oxygen radicals/Nitric oxide
  • Cell-mediated immunity
  • Phagocyte biology, including:
    • Signal transduction
    • Cellular and molecular recognition
    • Protein biosynthesis
    • Iron and calcium metabolism
    • Antimicrobial peptides
    • NADPH oxidase
    • Myeloperoxidase
    •  Phagocytosis

Hospital Epidemiology

  • Antimicrobial resistance
  • Prevention of nosocomial infections
  • Vaccine compliance
  • Outcomes research

Microbial Pathogenesis

  • Parasitic diseases:
    • Trypanosoma cruzi
    •  Leishmania donovani
     
  • Viral diseases:
    • Hepatitis viruses A, B, C, and G
    • HIV
    • CMV
     
  • Bacterial Diseases:
    • Pseudomonas aeruginosa
    • Helicobacter pylori
    • Neisseria species
    • LPS-induced septic shock
    • Staphylococcus aureus
    • ancisella tularensis

Clinical Research


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