Vishakha Sabharwal, MBBS

Assistant Professor, Pediatrics

Vishakha Sabharwal
670 Albany St Biosquare III

Biography

Vishakha Sabharwal, MD is an Assistant Professor of Pediatrics in Infectious Diseases at the Boston University School of Medicine. She has extensive experience as a researcher and has received funding from the Shereta Seelig Charitable Foundation Trust and the National Institutes of Health. For this work, she has received the Maxwell Finland Award for Excellence in Research from the Massachusetts Infectious Disease Society. In addition to lecturing regularly, Dr. Sabharwal has mentored students who have gone on to become senior research assistants, faculty, fellows, and residents. She is a member of the Infectious Diseases Society of America, the Pediatrics Infectious Disease Society, the Medical Society of the State of Massachusetts, and the Massachusetts Infectious Disease Society.

Other Positions

  • Active Staff Hospital Privileges, Pediatrics, Boston Medical Center

Education

  • Government Medical College, Amritsar, MBBS

Publications

  • Published on 10/4/2018

    Yang R, Sabharwal V, Shlykova N, Okonkwo OS, Pelton SI, Kohane DS. Treatment of Streptococcus pneumoniae otitis media in a chinchilla model by transtympanic delivery of antibiotics. JCI Insight. 2018 Oct 04; 3(19). PMID: 30282835.

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  • Published on 8/28/2018

    Epstein RL, Sabharwal V, Wachman EM, Saia KA, Vellozzi C, Hariri S, Linas BP. Perinatal Transmission of Hepatitis C Virus: Defining the Cascade of Care. J Pediatr. 2018 Aug 28. PMID: 30170857.

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  • Published on 9/14/2016

    Yang R, Sabharwal V, Okonkwo OS, Shlykova N, Tong R, Lin LY, Wang W, Guo S, Rosowski JJ, Pelton SI, Kohane DS. Treatment of otitis media by transtympanic delivery of antibiotics. Sci Transl Med. 2016 Sep 14; 8(356):356ra120. PMID: 27629487.

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  • Published on 5/27/2015

    Sobota A, Sabharwal V, Fonebi G, Steinberg M. How we prevent and manage infection in sickle cell disease. Br J Haematol. 2015 Sep; 170(6):757-67. PMID: 26018640.

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  • Published on 1/8/2014

    Figueira M, Moschioni M, De Angelis G, Barocchi M, Sabharwal V, Masignani V, Pelton SI. Variation of pneumococcal Pilus-1 expression results in vaccine escape during Experimental Otitis Media [EOM]. PLoS One. 2014; 9(1):e83798. PMID: 24421906.

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  • Published on 12/20/2013

    Sabharwal V, Stevenson A, Figueira M, Orthopoulos G, Trzcinski K, Pelton SI. Capsular switching as a strategy to increase pneumococcal virulence in experimental otitis media model. Microbes Infect. 2014 Apr; 16(4):292-9. PMID: 24361902.

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  • Published on 11/9/2012

    Khoo X, Simons EJ, Chiang HH, Hickey JM, Sabharwal V, Pelton SI, Rosowski JJ, Langer R, Kohane DS. Formulations for trans-tympanic antibiotic delivery. Biomaterials. 2013 Jan; 34(4):1281-8. PMID: 23146430.

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  • Published on 4/2/2012

    Quinton LJ, Blahna MT, Jones MR, Allen E, Ferrari JD, Hilliard KL, Zhang X, Sabharwal V, Alg├╝l H, Akira S, Schmid RM, Pelton SI, Spira A, Mizgerd JP. Hepatocyte-specific mutation of both NF-?B RelA and STAT3 abrogates the acute phase response in mice. J Clin Invest. 2012 May 1; 122(5):1758-63. PMID: 22466650.

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  • Published on 3/3/2012

    Sabharwal V, Figueira M, Pelton SI, Pettigrew MM. Virulence of Streptococcus pneumoniae serotype 6C in experimental otitis media. Microbes Infect. 2012 Aug; 14(9):712-8. PMID: 22414497.

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  • Published on 5/6/2011

    Thomas JC, Kong Y, Sabharwal V, Pelton SI, Pettigrew MM. Streptococcus pneumoniae serotype 6C: an intra- and interclonal complex comparison. J Bacteriol. 2011 Jul; 193(13):3409-10. PMID: 21551297.

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