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Section of Infectious Diseases

Houston, Texas

BCM pediatricians care for children in various clinical and hospital environments.
Section of Infectious Diseases
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Thomas R. Cate, M.D.

Thomas R. Cate, M.D.

Professor Emeritus, Department of Medicine and Department of Molecular Virology & Microbiology


B.A., Vanderbilt University, 1956
M.D., Vanderbilt University, 1959

Postgraduate Training

Resident in Internal Medicine, Columbia-Presbyterian , NY, NY 1959-1961
Clinical Associate, Laboratory of Clinical Investigation, NIAID, NIH, Bethesda, MD 1961-1963

Clinical Investigator, Laboratory of Clinical Investigation, NIAID, NIH, Bethesda, MD 1963-1965
Chief Resident on Ward Medicine, Barnes Hospital, St. Louis, MO 1965-1966

Board Certification

Internal Medicine, Infectious Diseases


Infectious Diseases, Internal Medicine

Research & Clinical Interests

Dr. Cate's clinical research interests include viral respiratory infections-pathogenesis and vaccines.


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

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