Jorge Velarde MD PhD

Jorge Velarde, MD, PhD

Assistant in Medicine

Instructor in Pediatrics, Harvard Medical School

  • Contact: 617-919-2900

  • Fax: 617-730-0254

Medical Services

Specialties

  • Infectious Disease

Departments

  • Infectious Diseases
  • Medicine

Programs

  • Division of Infectious Diseases
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Experience and Education

Education

Medical School

University of Maryland,

Baltimore, MD

Internship

Cincinnati Children’s Hospital,

Cincinnati, OH

Residency

Cincinnati Children’s Hospital,

Cincinnati, OH

Pediatric Infectious Diseases Fellowship

Boston Children's Hospital,

Boston, MA

Certifications

  • Pediatrics

Publications

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  1. Sharma O, O'Seaghdha M, Velarde JJ, Wessels MR. NAD+-Glycohydrolase Promotes Intracellular Survival of Group A Streptococcus. PLoS Pathog. 2016 Mar; 12(3):e1005468.
  2. Velarde JJ, Ashbaugh M, Wessels MR. The human antimicrobial peptide LL-37 binds directly to CsrS, a sensor histidine kinase of group A Streptococcus, to activate expression of virulence factors. J Biol Chem. 2014 Dec 26; 289(52):36315-24.
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