Michael Shiloh, M.D., Ph.D.
Endowed Title Professorship in Infectious Diseases, in honor of James P. Luby, M.D.
Department Internal Medicine | Microbiology
Graduate Programs Immunology, Molecular Microbiology
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Michael Shiloh, M.D., Ph.D., is an Associate Professor with tenure in the Departments of Internal Medicine and Microbiology at UT Southwestern Medical Center and a member of the Division of Infectious Diseases and Geographic Medicine.
Originally from Haifa, Israel, Dr. Shiloh holds a bachelor's degree with honors in chemistry from Pennsylvania State University in State College. He earned his medical degree and his doctorate in immunology at Cornell University in New York. He completed internal medicine residency training, a fellowship in infectious diseases, and a molecular medicine fellowship at the University of California San Francisco.
Certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine in infectious diseases, Dr. Shiloh joined the UT Southwestern faculty in 2011 as an Assistant Professor. He was promoted to Associate Professor with tenure in 2018.
At UT Southwestern, Dr. Shiloh is a member of the Biosafety Committee and the MSTP Steering Committee. He's also a member of several professional societies, including the Infectious Disease Society of America, the American Society of Microbiology, the American Association of Immunologists, and the American Society of Clinical Investigation.
Dr. Shiloh's research interests include tuberculosis, immunology, and microbiology. His findings have resulted in multiple clinical trials, peer-reviewed publications, reviews, and book chapters.
- Medical School
- Cornell University Medical College (2001)
- University of California, San Francisco (2003), Internal Medicine
- University of California at San Francisco (2007), Infectious Diseases
- Innate immune response to intracellular pathogens
- Microbial pathogenesis
- Mucosal immunology
- Mycobacterium tuberculosis
- Role of carbon monoxide (CO) in host-pathogen interactions
- Infectious and Inflammatory Pathways to Cough.
- Naqvi KF, Mazzone SB, Shiloh MU, Annu Rev Physiol 2022 Sep
- Identification of scavenger receptor B1 as the airway microfold cell receptor for Mycobacterium tuberculosis.
- Khan HS, Nair VR, Ruhl CR, Alvarez-Arguedas S, Galvan Rendiz JL, Franco LH, Huang L, Shaul PW, Kim J, Xie Y, Mitchell RB, Shiloh MU, Elife 2020 Mar 9
- Mycobacterium tuberculosis Sulfolipid-1 Activates Nociceptive Neurons and Induces Cough.
- Ruhl CR, Pasko BL, Khan HS, Kindt LM, Stamm CE, Franco LH, Hsia CC, Zhou M, Davis CR, Qin T, Gautron L, Burton MD, Mejia GL, Naik DK, Dussor G, Price TJ, Shiloh MU, Cell 2020 Mar
- Screening Mycobacterium tuberculosis Secreted Proteins Identifies Mpt64 as a Eukaryotic Membrane-Binding Bacterial Effector.
- Stamm CE, Pasko BL, Chaisavaneeyakorn S, Franco LH, Nair VR, Weigele BA, Alto NM, Shiloh MU, mSphere 2019 Jun 4 3
- Mechanisms of mycobacterial transmission: how does Mycobacterium tuberculosis enter and escape from the human host.
- Shiloh MU Future Microbiol 2016 Dec 11 1503-1506
- The Ubiquitin Ligase Smurf1 Functions in Selective Autophagy of Mycobacterium tuberculosis and Anti-tuberculous Host Defense.
- Franco LH, Nair VR, Scharn CR, Xavier RJ, Torrealba JR, Shiloh MU, Levine B Cell Host Microbe 2016 Dec
- Microfold Cells Actively Translocate Mycobacterium tuberculosis to Initiate Infection.
- Nair VR, Franco LH, Zacharia VM, Khan HS, Stamm CE, You W, Marciano DK, Yagita H, Levine B, Shiloh MU Cell Rep 2016 Jul
- Heme Oxygenase-1 Regulates Inflammation and Mycobacterial Survival in Human Macrophages during Mycobacterium tuberculosis Infection.
- Scharn CR, Collins AC, Nair VR, Stamm CE, Marciano DK, Graviss EA, Shiloh MU J. Immunol. 2016 Jun 196 11 4641-9
- Cyclic GMP-AMP Synthase Is an Innate Immune DNA Sensor for Mycobacterium tuberculosis.
- Collins AC, Cai H, Li T, Franco LH, Li XD, Nair VR, Scharn CR, Stamm CE, Levine B, Chen ZJ, Shiloh MU Cell Host Microbe 2015 Jun
- BECN1F121A mutation increases autophagic flux in aged mice and improves aging phenotypes in an organ-dependent manner.
- Sebti S, Zou Z, Shiloh MU, Autophagy 2022 Aug 1-9
Honors & Awards
- American Society of Clinical Investigation
- Burroughs Wellcome Fund Investigator in the Pathogenesis of Infectious Diseases
- The Department of Internal Medicine Chairs Pilot Awards
A Synthetic Lethal Genetic Interaction Map in Mycobacterium tuberculosis (2015-2017)
- UTSW High Impact/High Risk Award
Research award for development of a novel M. tuberculosis vaccine (2012)
- Disease Oriented Clinical Scholar, UTSW
- NIH/NIAID K08 award
- Sandler Family Foundation Discovery Award
Research award for highly innovative research (2006)
- Giannini Family Foundation Research Fellowship, 2005-2008
Honors research fellows in the state of California (2005)
- American Association of Immunologists (2014)
- American Society of Clinical Investigation (2021)
- American Society of Microbiology (2013)
- Infectious Disease Society of America (2010)