Jeffrey Kahn, M.D., Ph.D.

Professor

Endowed Title: Sarah M. and Charles E. Seay Chair in Pediatric Infectious Diseases

Department: Pediatrics, Microbiology

Graduate Programs: Molecular Microbiology

Biography

Dr. Jeffrey S. Kahn is a pediatrician board ceritfied in both general pediatrics and pediatric infectious diseases. His major areas of interests are viral infections, respiratory infections and newly emerging viral pathogens.

Education

Medical School SUNY Downstate College of Medicine (1991)
Residency Yale-New Haven Hospital (1995), Pediatrics
Other Post Graduate Training Yale University School of Medicine (1995), Pediatrics
Fellowship Yale University School of Medicine - Postdoc (1997), Pediatric Infectious Diseases

Specialty Areas

Clinical Interests

  • Chronic Viral Infections
  • Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV)
  • Infectious Diseases
  • Tick-Borne Illness

Research Interests

  • Coronavirusus, influenza viruses, parinfluenza viruses
  • Emerging pathogens
  • Respiratory syncytial virus, human metapneumovirus
  • Rhabdoviral vectors and vaccines
  • Rhinoviruses, human parvoviruses, human polyomaviruses

Publications

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Featured Publications

Rhinoviruses are a major cause of wheezing and hospitalization in children less than 2 years of age.

Piotrowska Z, Vazquez M, Shapiro ED, Weibel, C. Ferguson, D. Landry, M. L. Kahn, J. S. Pediatric Infectious Diseases Journal 2009 28 25-9

Seroepidemiology of human bocavirus defined using recombinant virus-like particles.

Kahn JS, Kesebir D, Cotmore S, et al. Journal of Infectious Diseases 2008 198 41-50

Role of human polyomaviruses in respiratory tract disease in young children.

Wattier RL, Vazquez M, Weibel C, Shapiro ED, Ferguson D, Landry ML, Kahn JS. Emerging Infectious Diseases 2008 14 1766-8

Seroepidemiology of Group I Human Coronaviruses in Children.

Shao X, Guo X, Esper F, Weibel C, Kahn JS. Journal of Clinical Virology 2007 40(3) 207-13

Newly discovered respiratory viruses

Kahn JS Pediatric Infectious Diseases Journal 2007 26(8) 745-6

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Honors/Awards

  • Pediatric Chair’s Award, Yale University School of Medicine
    (2005)
  • Mae Gailani Junior Faculty Award, Yale University School of Medicine
    (2002)

Professional Associations/Affiliations

  • American Academy of Pediatrics
  • American Society of Microbiology
  • American Society of Virology
  • Infectious Diseases Society of America
  • Society of Pediatric Research