Dr. Manish Sagar is an Associate Professor of Medicine at the Boston University School of Medicine. He was recruited to the Boston University Medical Campus from Brigham and Women’s Hospital in 2012. Dr. Sagar’s research focuses on the pathogenesis of human immunodeficiency virus type 1 heterosexual transmission. He has been a member of the AIDS Clinical Trials Group (ACTG) since 2005. Dr. Sagar has served on numerous committees including NIH study sections and Doris Duke Charitable Foundation Early Career Development Award Review Committee. He is an active member of the Infectious Diseases Society of America (IDSA).
- Associate Professor, Microbiology, Boston University School of Medicine
- Mentor for Graduate Medical Students, Boston University School of Medicine, Division of Graduate Medical Sciences
- Active Staff Privileges, Medicine Infectious Diseases, Boston Medical Center
- Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, MD
- Columbia University, BS
- Published on 7/9/2018
Pena-Cruz V, Agosto LM, Akiyama H, Olson A, Moreau Y, Larrieux JR, Henderson A, Gummuluru S, Sagar M. HIV-1 replicates and persists in vaginal epithelial dendritic cells. J Clin Invest. 2018 Jul 09. PMID: 29723162.
- Published on 10/24/2017
Ghulam-Smith M, Olson A, White LF, Chasela CS, Ellington SR, Kourtis AP, Jamieson DJ, Tegha G, van der Horst CM, Sagar M. Maternal but Not Infant Anti-HIV-1 Neutralizing Antibody Response Associates with Enhanced Transmission and Infant Morbidity. MBio. 2017 10 24; 8(5). PMID: 29066544.
- Published on 8/4/2016
Gonzalez OA, Sagar M. Antibodies and Acidic Environment Do Not Enhance HIV-1 Transcytosis. J Infect Dis. 2016 Oct 15; 214(8):1221-4. PMID: 27493237.
- Published on 5/5/2016
Lin N, Gonzalez OA, Registre L, Becerril C, Etemad B, Lu H, Wu X, Lockman S, Essex M, Moyo S, Kuritzkes DR, Sagar M. Humoral Immune Pressure Selects for HIV-1 CXC-chemokine Receptor 4-using Variants. EBioMedicine. 2016 Jun; 8:237-47. PMID: 27428434.
- Published on 3/12/2015
Ofotokun I, Na LH, Landovitz RJ, Ribaudo HJ, McComsey GA, Godfrey C, Aweeka F, Cohn SE, Sagar M, Kuritzkes DR, Brown TT, Patterson KB, Para MF, Leavitt RY, Villasis-Keever A, Baugh BP, Lennox JL, Currier JS. Comparison of the metabolic effects of ritonavir-boosted darunavir or atazanavir versus raltegravir, and the impact of ritonavir plasma exposure: ACTG 5257. Clin Infect Dis. 2015 Jun 15; 60(12):1842-51. PMID: 25767256.
- Published on 2/11/2015
Etemad B, Ghulam-Smith M, Gonzalez O, White LF, Sagar M. Single genome amplification and standard bulk PCR yield HIV-1 envelope products with similar genotypic and phenotypic characteristics. J Virol Methods. 2015 Mar; 214:46-53. PMID: 25681527.
- Published on 12/15/2014
Sagar M. Origin of the transmitted virus in HIV infection: infected cells versus cell-free virus. J Infect Dis. 2014 Dec 15; 210 Suppl 3:S667-73. PMID: 25414422.
- Published on 11/28/2014
Etemad B, Gonzalez OA, White L, Laeyendecker O, Kirk GD, Mehta S, Sagar M. Characterization of HIV-1 envelopes in acutely and chronically infected injection drug users. Retrovirology. 2014; 11:106. PMID: 25430652.
- Published on 10/7/2014
Lennox JL, Landovitz RJ, Ribaudo HJ, Ofotokun I, Na LH, Godfrey C, Kuritzkes DR, Sagar M, Brown TT, Cohn SE, McComsey GA, Aweeka F, Fichtenbaum CJ, Presti RM, Koletar SL, Haas DW, Patterson KB, Benson CA, Baugh BP, Leavitt RY, Rooney JF, Seekins D, Currier JS. Efficacy and tolerability of 3 nonnucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitor-sparing antiretroviral regimens for treatment-naive volunteers infected with HIV-1: a randomized, controlled equivalence trial. Ann Intern Med. 2014 Oct 7; 161(7):461-71. PMID: 25285539.
- Published on 12/26/2013
Pena-Cruz V, Etemad B, Chatziandreou N, Nyein PH, Stock S, Reynolds SJ, Laeyendecker O, Gray RH, Serwadda D, Lee SJ, Quinn TC, Sagar M. HIV-1 envelope replication and a4ß7 utilization among newly infected subjects and their corresponding heterosexual partners. Retrovirology. 2013; 10:162. PMID: 24369910.
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