3648. Crisis in Infectious Diseases: Time for a New Paradigm?
Session: Award Lecture: Edward H. Kass Lecture
Monday, October 27, 2008: 12:00 AM
Room: Hall E
Arturo Casadevall, MD, PhD, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, New York, NY and  A. Casadevall,
Pain Therapeutics Role(s): Consultant, Research Relationship, Shareholder (excluding diversified mutual funds), Received: Grant Recipient, Consulting Fee.
Merck Role(s): Consultant, Received: Consulting Fee.

Principal Investigator/Program Director (Last, First, Middle):
Casadevall, Arturo, M.D., Ph.D.
Table of Contents

  • BIOGRAPHICAL SKETCH

BIOGRAPHICAL SKETCH
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NAME
Arturo Casadevall, M.D., Ph.D.
POSITION TITLE
Professor, Chair,
Department of Microbiology & Immunology
eRA COMMONS USER NAME
casadevall
EDUCATION/TRAINING (Begin with baccalaureate or other initial professional education, such as nursing, and include postdoctoral training.)
INSTITUTION AND LOCATION
DEGREE
(if applicable)
YEAR(s)
FIELD OF STUDY
Queens College, CUNY, New York
B.A.
1979
Chemistry
New York University, New York, NY
M.S.
1983
Biochemistry
Ph.D.
1984
Physical Biochemistry
M.D.
1985
Medicine
A. Positions and Honors
1985-88
Internship and Residency in Internal Medicine, Bellevue Hospital, NYU Medical Ctr.
1988-89
Fellow, Infectious Diseases, Montefiore Med. Ctr., Albert Einstein Col. of Med. Bronx, NY.
1989-91
Postdoctoral Fellow, Dept. of Cell Biology, M.D. Scharff, M.D., Albert Einstein Coll. of Med.
1992-96
Assistant Prof., Depts of Medicine/Microbiology & Immunology, Albert Einstein Coll. Med.
1996-01
Associate Prof., Depts of Medicine, Microbiology & Immunology, Albert Einstein Coll.Med.
2000-2006.
Director, Div. Infectious Diseases, Albert Einstein Coll. Med. and Montefiore Med. Ctr.
2001-Pres.
Professor, Depts of Medicine, Microbiology & Immunology, Albert Einstein Coll. Med.
2002-2005
Selma and Jacques Mitrani Professor in Biomedical Research
2005-Pres.
Chair, Department of Microbiology and Immunology
Honors & Awards Stanley Konkol Memorial Award, 1979; Chemistry Department Service Award, 1979; Salk Scholarship, 1979-1983; Medical Scientist Training Program Fellowship, 1979-1985; Montefiore Fellow of the Year Award, 1989; Pfizer Postdoctoral Fellowship Award, 1990; James S. McDonnell Scholar Award, 1992-1995; Burroughs Wellcome Trust Fund Development Therapeutics Award, 1996; Foundation for Microbiology Lectures Program, 1997-1998; ASM Division F Lecturer 1999, American Society for Clinical Investigation, 1999; Sam Rosen Award for Outstanding Teaching; Davidoff Society; Alpha Omega Alpha, Selman and Dr. Jacques Mitrani Endowed Chair in Biomedical Research 2002, Fellow American Society of Microbiology 2002, American Association of Physicians 2004. Solomon A Berson Medical Alumni Achievement Award in Basic Science -NYU School of Medicine 2005. AAAS Fellow 2006. Littman Award 2006. MMSA Rhoda Benham Award, 2007. NIH Merit Award 200; ASM William Hinton Award 2008 (for mentoring scientists from underrepresented groups); IDSA Kass Lecturer 2008; Einstein Faculty Mentoring Award 2008
Other Activities: NCDDG-OI Special Review Committee, 1994; BM-2 Study Section,1995, 1996 (Member 1996-2000; Chair 1998-2000); Strategic Planning for NIAID 1999; Guest Editor 1994, Associate Editor of J.Med.Vet.Mycol. 1995-1997; Associate Editor 1995-2000; Editor, Infection and Immunity 2005-2010; Editorial Boards: J. Clinical Investigation, J. Exp. Med.; Emergent Infectious Diseases. NIAID Strategic Plan Task Force 1999; MIDRC Study Section 2001-2005; Burroughs Wellcome Fund Advisory Board 2002-2006; NIAID Blue Panel on Bioterrorism Research 2002. NIAID Board of Scientific Counselors 2005-10 (Co-chair 07-10). Division F Chair Elect 2005. National Science Advisory Board on Biosecurity 2005-2010; HHMI Review Committee 2005-6
Book: Cryptococcus neoformans. A. Casadevall and J. Perfect. ASM Press, Washington DC, 1998



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