Ben Z Katz

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1984 …2021

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1980; New York University School of Medicine; New York, N.Y.; M.D., Medicine 1980-1983: New York University Medical Center; New York, N.Y.; Resident, Department of Pediatrics 1983-1986: Yale University School of Medicine; New Haven, CT. Postdoctoral Fellow, Pediatric Infectious Diseases; Viral Pathophysiology; George Miller, M.D., Preceptor. 1986-1987: Instructor, Departments of Pediatrics and Epidemiology & Public Health, Yale University School of Medicine; New Haven, CT. 1987-1991: Assistant Professor, Departments of Pediatrics and Epidemiology & Public Health, Yale University School of Medicine; New Haven, CT. 1991-1996: Assistant Professor, Department of Pediatrics, Northwestern University Medical School. 1996-2005: Associate Professor, Department of Pediatrics, Northwestern University Medical School. 2005-: Professor, Department of Pediatrics, Northwestern University Medical School.

My primary research interest is the pathophysiology of viral infections in immunocompromised vs. normal hosts. The main virus with which I have worked is Epstein-Barr virus. I am currently performing NIH-funded research currently on post-EBV (chronic) fatigue syndrome.

My primary clinical interest is Virology. The main viruses with which I have worked clinically include adenovirus and the respiratory viruses (respiratory syncitial virus and influenza). I have done clinical research on chronic granulomatous disease and HIV as well.

Certifications and Licenses

Pediatrics
Pediatric Infectious Diseases

Training Experience

1983Residency, New York University Medical Center
1986Fellowship, Yale University School of Medicine

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Devlopment Goals

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  • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being

Education/Academic qualification

MD, New York University

… → 1980

Research interests

  • HIV Infection
  • Infectious Diseases
  • Infectious Diseases: Viral
  • Primary Immunodeficiency
  • Viral Induced Pathology
  • Viral Pathogenesis

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