Medical School
University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (2002)
UT Southwestern Medical Center (2005), Internal Medicine
UT Southwestern Medical Center (2006), Internal Medicine
Washington University in St. Louis School of Medicine (2009), Infectious Disease

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