Undergraduate University of Texas at Austin (1996), Biology
Medical School University of Texas Health Science Center-Houston (2002)

Specialty Areas

Clinical Interest

  • Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV)
  • Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus Aureus (MRSA)

Research Interest

  • Infections in adult transplant patients
  • Novel viruses affecting adult transpant patients
  • Secondary malignancies in adult transplant patients
  • Secondary malignancies in HIV/AIDS patients
  • WU and KI polyomaviruses


Featured Publications LegendFeatured Publications

Merkel Cell Polyomavirus: A Specific Marker for Merkel Cell Carcinoma in Histologically Similar Tumors

Duncavage EJ, Le Bm, Wang D, Pfeifer JD Am J Surg Pathol December 2009 33 (12) 1771-7

KI Polyomavirus Detected in Respiratory Tract Specimens from Patients in St. Louis, MO

Hormozdi DJ, Arens MQ, Le BM, Buller RS, Agapov E, Storch GA Pediatr Infect Dis J November 2009 epub Nov 2009

Serologic evidence of frequent human infection with WU and KI polyomaviruses

Nguyen NL, Le BM, Wang D Emerg Infect Dis August 2009 15 (8) 1199-205

The current state of viral diagnostics for respiratory infections

Le BM, Presti R Mo Med July 2009 106 (4) 283-6

Detection of newly described Astrovirus MLB1 in stool samples from children

Finkbeiner SF, Le BM, Holtz LR, Storch GA, Wang D Emerg Infect Dis March 2009 15 (3) 441-4

Honors & Awards

  • Teaching Intern of the Year
  • Alpha Omega Alpha

Professional Associations/Affiliations

  • Alpha Omega Alpha
  • American Medical Association
  • Infectious Diseases Society of America