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Rana Chakraborty


Professor
Pediatric Infectious Diseases
Emory University

404-727-1746
evanderson@emory.edu


Education and Training
  • Medical Degree: Antigua School of Medicine, New York City, NY, 1990
  • Residency: Pediatrics, Bronx Lebanon Hospital, Bronx, NY, 1995
  • Fellowship:Pediatric Infectious Diseases, New Jersey Medical School, Newark, NJ, 1998
  • Other degrees: MSc (Immunology) University of London, 1991; PhD, University of Oxford, 2002
Interests
  • HIV, Global Health, Placental Immunology, ZIKA
Biography
  • Dr. Rana Chakraborty is a Professor of Pediatrics in the Division of Infectious Diseases. His research interests include understanding the immunovirology of HIV infection in children, clinical trials in pediatric and adolescent HIV and prevention of mother-to-child transmission of HIV. He is Medical Director of the Pediatric center at the Grady Infectious Disease Program – the largest facility in the US offering care to HIV-infected infants, children, adolescents and their families, and serves as the PI for the International Maternal Pediatric Adolescent AIDS Clinical Trial Network at Emory University. He was previously Chair of the Committee on Pediatric AIDS and currently serves on a Global Health Task Force at the AAP. His lab investigates correlates of protection at the placental interface and potential application to HIV and ZIKA vaccine development.
Publications / Presentations
  • Selected journal articles authored/co-authored by Dr. Chakraborty (Click here) are available at PubMed, the online database provided by the U.S. National Library of Medicine National Institutes of Health publications.