Susan K. Weir, PhD

Research Assistant Professor, Medicine

(617) 414-5242
650 Albany St Evans Biomed Research Ctr


I am a microbiologist with expertise and interests in clinical microbiology.

Other Positions

  • Boston Medical Center


  • University of Michigan School of Public Health, PhD
  • University of Michigan School of Public Health, MPH
  • University of Michigan, BS


  • Published on 3/1/2017

    LaBan MM, Weir SK. Regarding Özcakar L, Önat SS, Gürcay E, Kara M: Are Blind Injections Ethical or Historical? Think Twice with Ultrasound. Am J Phys Med Rehabil 2016;95:158-60. Am J Phys Med Rehabil. 2017 Mar; 96(3):e52. PMID: 28225714.

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  • Published on 11/23/2015

    Linsenmeyer K, Strymish J, Weir S, Berg G, Brecher S, Gupta K. Activity of Fosfomycin against Extended-Spectrum-ß-Lactamase-Producing Uropathogens in Patients in the Community and Hospitalized Patients. Antimicrob Agents Chemother. 2016 Feb; 60(2):1134-6. PMID: 26596940.

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  • Published on 6/12/2014

    Nguyen ST, Williams JD, Butler MM, Ding X, Mills DM, Tashjian TF, Panchal RG, Weir SK, Moon C, Kim HO, Marsden JA, Peet NP, Bowlin TL. Synthesis and antibacterial evaluation of new, unsymmetrical triaryl bisamidine compounds. Bioorg Med Chem Lett. 2014 Aug 1; 24(15):3366-72. PMID: 24969013.

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  • Published on 3/15/2013

    Kabbani D, Weir SK, Berg G, Chien GC, Strymish J, Gupta K. Cohorting based on nasal methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus status: an opportunity to share more than a room. Am J Infect Control. 2013 May; 41(5):401-4. PMID: 23499508.

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  • Published on 7/25/2012

    Weir SK, Fram J, Berg G, Kabbani D, Strymish J, Tang M, Fitzsimmons D, Brecher SM, Gupta K. Molecular epidemiology of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus isolates from patients newly identified as nasal carriers. J Clin Microbiol. 2012 Oct; 50(10):3283-6. PMID: 22837329.

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  • Published on 10/19/2011

    Weir SK, Berg G, Fram J, Schechter-Perkins EM, Mitchell PM, Sulis C, Gupta K. Discordance in colonizing strains of Staphylococcus aureus isolated from different body sites. Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2011 Dec; 32(12):1225-7. PMID: 22080665.

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  • Published on 1/15/2011

    Schechter-Perkins EM, Mitchell PM, Murray KA, Rubin-Smith JE, Weir S, Gupta K. Prevalence and predictors of nasal and extranasal staphylococcal colonization in patients presenting to the emergency department. Ann Emerg Med. 2011 May; 57(5):492-9. PMID: 21239081.

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  • Published on 6/16/2010

    Chiavolini D, Rangel-Moreno J, Berg G, Christian K, Oliveira-Nascimento L, Weir S, Alroy J, Randall TD, Wetzler LM. Bronchus-associated lymphoid tissue (BALT) and survival in a vaccine mouse model of tularemia. PLoS One. 2010; 5(6):e11156. PMID: 20585390.

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  • Published on 11/11/2008

    Buschbacher RM, Weir SK, Bentley JG, Cottrell E. Normal motor nerve conduction studies using surface electrode recording from the supraspinatus, infraspinatus, deltoid, and biceps. PM R. 2009 Feb; 1(2):101-6. PMID: 19627883.

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  • Published on 7/9/2008

    Chiavolini D, Weir S, Murphy JR, Wetzler LM. Neisseria meningitidis PorB, a Toll-like receptor 2 ligand, improves the capacity of Francisella tularensis lipopolysaccharide to protect mice against experimental tularemia. Clin Vaccine Immunol. 2008 Sep; 15(9):1322-9. PMID: 18614668.

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