Pranay Sinha, MD, SM

Assistant Professor, Medicine

Pranay Sinha
801 Massachusetts Ave


Pranay Sinha is an Assistant Professor at Boston University School of Medicine. Dr. Sinha’s primary interest is in the relationship between undernutrition & TB, which he explores through epidemiological studies in India, Benin, and Togo, which he couples with health economic modeling. He and his collaborators are working to ensure that action on social determinants, particularly undernutrition is a key component of global TB elimination efforts. Clinically, Dr. Sinha works as an Infectious Diseases physician at Boston Medical Center.


  • University of Virginia School of Medicine, MD
  • Adelphi University, BS

Classes Taught


  • Published on 4/15/2024

    Richterman A, Sinha P, Ivers LC, Gross R, Rantleru T, Tamuhla N, Bisson GP. Food Insecurity and Undernutrition Are Associated With Distinct Immunologic Profiles in People With Tuberculosis and Advanced HIV Starting Antiretroviral Therapy. J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr. 2024 Apr 15; 95(5):494-504. PMID: 38346410.

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  • Published on 1/1/2024

    Sinha P, Dauphinais M, Carwile ME, Horsburgh CR, Menzies NA. In-kind nutritional supplementation for household contacts of persons with tuberculosis would be cost-effective for reducing tuberculosis incidence and mortality in India: a modeling study. medRxiv. 2024 Jan 01. PMID: 38260435.

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  • Published on 12/18/2023

    Carwile M, Pan SJ, Zhang V, Dauphinais M, Cintron C, Flynn D, Tang AM, Sinha P. National Institutes of Health Funding for Tuberculosis Comorbidities Is Disproportionate to Their Epidemiologic Impact. Open Forum Infect Dis. 2024 Jan; 11(1):ofad618. PMID: 38221985.

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  • Published on 11/25/2023

    McQuaid CF, Bhargava M, Sinha P, Bhargava A, Houben RMGJ. Malnutrition in older adults: a wider view. Lancet. 2023 Nov 25; 402(10416):1977. PMID: 38007259.

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  • Published on 11/16/2023

    Sinha P, Guerrant RL. The Costly Vicious Cycle of Infections and Malnutrition. J Infect Dis. 2023 Nov 16. PMID: 37972258.

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  • Published on 10/5/2023

    Acuña-Villaorduña C, Sinha P. Bedaquiline, Pretomanid, and Linezolid for Multidrug-Resistant Tuberculosis Treatment in the United States: A BIG Deal. Clin Infect Dis. 2023 Oct 05; 77(7):1063-1064. PMID: 37249072.

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  • Published on 8/8/2023

    Sinha P, Mehta S. Food: the tuberculosis vaccine we already have. Lancet. 2023 Aug 19; 402(10402):588-590. PMID: 37567199.

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  • Published on 6/14/2023

    Barathi A, Krishnamoorthy Y, Sinha P, Horsburgh C, Hochberg N, Johnson E, Salgame P, Govindarajan S, Senbagavalli PB, Lakshinarayanan S, Roy G, Ellner J, Sarkar S. Effect of treatment adherence on the association between sex and unfavourable treatment outcomes among tuberculosis patients in Puducherry, India: a mediation analysis. J Public Health (Oxf). 2023 Jun 14; 45(2):304-311. PMID: 35692180.

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  • Published on 4/17/2023

    Sinha P, Ponnuraja C, Gupte N, Prakash Babu S, Cox SR, Sarkar S, Mave V, Paradkar M, Cintron C, Govindarajan S, Kinikar A, Priya N, Gaikwad S, Thangakunam B, Devarajan A, Dhanasekaran M, Tornheim JA, Gupta A, Salgame P, Christopher DJ, Kornfeld H, Viswanathan V, Ellner JJ, Horsburgh CR, Gupte AN, Padmapriyadarsini C, Hochberg NS. Impact of Undernutrition on Tuberculosis Treatment Outcomes in India: A Multicenter, Prospective, Cohort Analysis. Clin Infect Dis. 2023 Apr 17; 76(8):1483-1491. PMID: 36424864.

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  • Published on 4/3/2023

    Sinha P, Jacobson KR, Horsburgh CR, Acuña-Villaorduña C. At Long Last: Short, All-Oral Regimens for Multidrug-Resistant Tuberculosis in the United States. Open Forum Infect Dis. 2023 Apr; 10(4):ofad177. PMID: 37125228.

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