Aimee K. Zaas, MD, MHS

Associate Professor of Medicine
Assistant Professor of Molecular Genetics and Microbiology
Department / Division:
Medicine / Medicine-Infectious Diseases
DUMC 3824
Durham, NC 27710
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  • MD, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine (Illinois), 1998
  • Internal Medicine, Johns Hopkins Hospital, 1998-2001
  • Infectious Diseases, Duke University Medical Center, 2001-2005
Other Training:
  • MHS, Duke University, 2007
Clinical Interests:
Infectious complications of solid-organ transplantation, hematologic malignancy, hematopoietic stem-cell transplantation, other non-HIV-related immune-compromised states
Research Interests:
Medical education
Genomic applications for diagnosis of infectious diseases
Genomic applications for prediction of infectious diseases
Representative Publications:
  • Zaas, AK; Aziz, H; Lucas, J; Perfect, JR; Ginsburg, GS. Blood gene expression signatures predict invasive candidiasis. Science Translational Medicine. 2010;2:21ra17.  Abstract
  • Zaas, AK; Chen, M; Varkey, J; Veldman, T; Hero, AO; Lucas, J; Huang, Y; Turner, R; Gilbert, A; Lambkin-Williams, R; Ă˜ien, NC; Nicholson, B; Kingsmore, S; Carin, L; Woods, CW; Ginsburg, GS. Gene expression signatures diagnose influenza and other symptomatic respiratory viral infections in humans. Cell Host and Microbe. 2009;6:207-217.  Abstract
  • Zaas, AK; Liao, G; Chien, JW; Weinberg, C; Shore, D; Giles, SS; Marr, KA; Usuka, J; Burch, LH; Perera, L; Perfect, JR; Peltz, G; Schwartz, DA. Plasminogen alleles influence susceptibility to invasive aspergillosis. PLoS genetics. 2008;4:e1000101.  Abstract
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