The Kornfeld Laboratory Link
Medical School: Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, MA, 1978.
Medical Residency: University Hospital, Boston, MA, 1980.
St Luke's Hospital, NY, NY, 1981.
Infectious Disease Fellowship: St Luke's-Roosevelt Hospital Center, NY, NY, 1982.
Pulmonary Fellowship: Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, MA, 1985.
Molecular virology Fellowship: Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA, 1987.
Clinical, educational, scientific interests
Host defense against respiratory pathogens
Impact of metabolic disorders on host defense
1. Role of macrophage apoptosis in TB defense
2. Impact of diabetes and hyperlipidemia on TB defense
3. Role of IL-16 in protective immunity
4. Heterologous immunity between viruses and mycobacteria