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.
- Government Medical College, Amritsar, MBBS
- Published on 8/25/2020
Taglauer E, Benarroch Y, Rop K, Barnett E, Sabharwal V, Yarrington C, Wachman EM. Consistent localization of SARS-CoV-2 spike glycoprotein and ACE2 over TMPRSS2 predominance in placental villi of 15 COVID-19 positive maternal-fetal dyads. Placenta. 2020 10; 100:69-74. PMID: 32862058.
- Published on 5/1/2020
Sabharwal V, Pelton SI. User-friendly smartphone detection of middle ear fluid. J Pediatr. 2020 05; 220:264-267. PMID: 32334666.
- 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 10 04; 3(19). PMID: 30282835.
- 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 12; 203:34-40.e1. PMID: 30170857.
- 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.
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