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.
- Active Staff Hospital Privileges, Pediatrics, Boston Medical Center
- Government Medical College, Amritsar, MBBS
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- Published on 4/2/2012
Quinton LJ, Blahna MT, Jones MR, Allen E, Ferrari JD, Hilliard KL, Zhang X, Sabharwal V, Algül 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- Published on 2/1/2011
Xu Q, Kaur R, Casey JR, Sabharwal V, Pelton S, Pichichero ME. Nontypeable Streptococcus pneumoniae as an otopathogen. Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis. 2011 Feb; 69(2):200-4. PMID: 21251566.
- Published on 1/12/2009
Sabharwal V, Ram S, Figueira M, Park IH, Pelton SI. Role of complement in host defense against pneumococcal otitis media. Infect Immun. 2009 Mar; 77(3):1121-7. PMID: 19139190.
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