Danielle Dwyer MD

Danielle Dwyer, MD

Assistant Director, Medicine Intensive Care Unit; Associate Director, DOM Sedation Service

Instructor in Pediatrics, Harvard Medical School

    Contact: 617-355-6624

Medical Services


  • Critical Care


  • Division of Medicine Critical Care


  • Medicine Intensive Care Unit
  • Sedation Services
To schedule an appointment: Call 617-355-6624

Experience and Education


Medical Science

Boston University, 1999

Boston, MA


University of Massachusetts, 2003

Worcester, MA

Undergraduate School, Anthropology (Human Biology)

University of Pennsylvania, 1997

Philadelphia, PA


  • Pediatrics, Pediatric Critical Care Medicine


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  1. Kim SW, Maturo S, Dwyer D, Monash B, Yager PH, Zanger K, Hartnick CJ. Interdisciplinary development and implementation of communication checklist for postoperative management of pediatric airway patients. Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2012 Jan; 146(1):129-34.
  2. Callura JM, Dwyer DJ, Isaacs FJ, Cantor CR, Collins JJ. Tracking, tuning, and terminating microbial physiology using synthetic riboregulators. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2010 Sep 07; 107(36):15898-903.
  3. Kohanski MA, Dwyer DJ, Collins JJ. How antibiotics kill bacteria: from targets to networks. Nat Rev Microbiol. 2010 Jun; 8(6):423-35.
  4. Dwyer DJ, Kohanski MA, Collins JJ. Role of reactive oxygen species in antibiotic action and resistance. Curr Opin Microbiol. 2009 Oct; 12(5):482-9.
  5. Dwyer DJ, Kohanski MA, Collins JJ. Networking opportunities for bacteria. Cell. 2008 Dec 26; 135(7):1153-6.
  6. Kohanski MA, Dwyer DJ, Wierzbowski J, Cottarel G, Collins JJ. Mistranslation of membrane proteins and two-component system activation trigger antibiotic-mediated cell death. Cell. 2008 Nov 14; 135(4):679-90.
  7. Kohanski MA, Dwyer DJ, Hayete B, Lawrence CA, Collins JJ. A common mechanism of cellular death induced by bactericidal antibiotics. Cell. 2007 Sep 07; 130(5):797-810.
  8. Dwyer DJ, Kohanski MA, Hayete B, Collins JJ. Gyrase inhibitors induce an oxidative damage cellular death pathway in Escherichia coli. Mol Syst Biol. 2007; 3:91.
  9. Isaacs FJ, Dwyer DJ, Collins JJ. RNA synthetic biology. Nat Biotechnol. 2006 May; 24(5):545-54.
  10. Isaacs FJ, Dwyer DJ, Ding C, Pervouchine DD, Cantor CR, Collins JJ. Engineered riboregulators enable post-transcriptional control of gene expression. Nat Biotechnol. 2004 Jul; 22(7):841-7.
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  12. Rodriguez A, Armstrong M, Dwyer D, Flemington E. Genetic dissection of cell growth arrest functions mediated by the Epstein-Barr virus lytic gene product, Zta. J Virol. 1999 Nov; 73(11):9029-38.
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