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Section of Infectious Diseases

Houston, Texas

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Section of Infectious Diseases
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David J. Tweardy, M.D.

David J. Tweardy, M.D.

Professor of Medicine
Chief, Section of Infectious Diseases

Education

A.B., Princeton University, 1974
M.D., Harvard Medical School, 1978

Postgraduate Training

Resident in Medicine, Case Western Reserve University Hospitals of Cleveland 1979-1980
Fellow in Infectious Diseases, Case Western Reserve University Hospitals of Cleveland 1980-1982
Chief Resident in Medicine, Case Western Reserve University Hospitals of Cleveland 1982-1983
Research Associate in Infectious Diseases, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland 1983-1984
Associate Scientist, The Wistar Institute, Philadelphia (Molecular Hematology, Giovanni Rovera, M.D., Laboratory Director), 1984-1986

Board Certification

Internal Medicine, Infectious Diseases

Specialty

Infectious Diseases

Research & Clinical Interests

Dr. Tweardy's clinical research interests include the impact of trauma and shock on host susceptibility to hospital-acquired infections. His basic research interests include signal transduction events activated in cells and tissues by cytokines, focusing on signal tranducer and activator of transcription (STAT) 3.

Publications

Dr. Tweardy has over one hundred publications, in both basic science and clinical research.

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Contact Information

One Baylor Plaza
BCM 286, Room N1319
Houston, TX 77030
Phone: 713-798-8918
Fax: 713-798-8948
E-mail: dtweardy@bcm.edu

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