Research Opportunities

RESEARCH OPPORTUNITIES IN Virology

  • Angela J. P. Campbell, MD, MPH (Assistant Professor of Pediatric Infectious Diseases) Respiratory virus infections in the immunocompromised host
  • Janet A. Englund, MD (Professor of Pediatric Infectious Diseases) Influenza virus vaccines, respiratory viruses in immunocompromised patients, diagnosis of respiratory viruses, acellular pertussis vaccines
  • Lisa Frenkel, MD (Professor of Pediatric Infectious Diseases and Laboratory Medicine; Co-Director of Pediatric Infectious Diseases Virology Clinic) Viral evolution of HIV during infection and treatment
  • Soren Gantt, MD, PhD (Assistant Professor of Pediatric Infectious Diseases) The contribution of mastitis to HIV-1 shedding during breast feeding
  • Ann Melvin, MD, MPH (Associate Professor of Pediatric Infectious Diseases) Clinical studies of HIV infection
  • Timothy M. Rose, PhD (Professor of Pediatric Infectious Diseases) Molecular biology of tumor viruses, cytokines, cell growth, differentiation & transformation
  • Danielle Zerr, MD, MPH (Associate Professor of Pediatric Infectious Diseases, Affiliate Investigator at the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, and the Medical Director of Infection Prevention at Seattle Children’s Hospital) Epidemiology of HHV-6 & HHV-7 infections in healthy and immune compromised hosts

RESEARCH OPPORTUNITIES IN bacteriology

  • Jane L. Burns, MD (Division Chief and Professor of Pediatric Infectious Diseases) Lung infections in Cystic Fibrosis
  • Lakshmi Rajagopal, PhD (Assistant Professor of Pediatric Infectious Diseases and Microbiology) Pathogenesis of group B streptococcus infections
  • Craig Rubens, MD, PhD (Professor of Pediatrics; Executive Director, Global Alliance to Prevent Prematurity and Stillbirth) Pathogenesis of group B streptococcal infections
  • Arnold Smith, MD (Professor of Pediatric Infectious Diseases; Interim Director, Center for Childhood Infections & Prematurity Research) The pathogenesis of Haemophilus influenzae infections
  • Kevin Urdahl, MD, PhD (Assistant Professor of Pediatric Infectious Diseases) Immune response to Mycobacterium tuberculosis infection
  • Scott Weissman, MD (Assistant Professor of Pediatric Infectious Diseases) Evolution of virulence and antimicrobial resistance in extraintestinal pathogens such as Escherichia coli and Klebsiella pneumoniae

RESEARCH OPPORTUNITIES IN Parasitology

RESEARCH OPPORTUNITIES IN immunology

  • David J. Rawlings, MD (Professor of Pediatrics; Adjunct Professor of Immunology; Director, Center for Immunity and Immunotherapies; Chief, Division of Immunology) Lymphocyte signal transduction; gene therapy for immunodeficiency
  • Andrew Scharenberg, MD (Professor of Pediatrics, Adjunct Professor of Immunology) Protein kinase function, calcium entry in immune system cells
  • Kevin Urdahl, MD, PhD (Assistant Professor of Pediatric Infectious Diseases) Immune response to Mycobacterium tuberculosis infection