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Katharine J Bar, MD

Instructor A of Medicine
Attending Physician, Infectious Diseases, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Department: Medicine

Contact information
502 D Johnson Pavilion
3610 Hamilton Walk
Philadelphia, PA 19104-6073
Office: (215)-573-8794
Fax: (215)349-5111
Education:
BA (Biochemistry and African History, Honors)
Northwestern University, Evanston, IL, 1997.
MD
University of Iowa College of Medicine, Iowa City, IA, 2002.
Post-Graduate Training
Intern and Resident, Department of Internal Medicine, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA, 2002-2005.
Chief Medical Resident, Department of Internal Medicine, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA, 2005-2006.
Fellow Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Medicine, University of Alabama School of Medicine, Birmingham, AL, 2006-2009.
Clinical and PostDoctoral Research Fellow, Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Medicine, University of Alabama School of Medicine, Birmingham, AL, 2007-2009.
Chief Fellow Division of Infectious Disease, Department of Medicine, University of Alabama School of Medicine, Birmingham, AL, 2008-2009.
Certifications
Diplomate, National Board of Medical Examiners, 2003.
Diplomate, American Board of Internal Medicine, No. 265961, 2005.
Diplomate, American Board of Internal Medicine, Subspecialty Board, Infectious Disease, No. 265961, 2009.
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Description of Research Expertise

HIV

Selected Publications

Scheinfeld B and Bar KJ: Viral Dynamics of HIV-1 Rebound Viremia. Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infections, Boston, MA March 2014 Notes: Poster presentation.

Li H, Blair L, Chen Y, Learn G, Pfafferott K, John M, Bhattacharya T, Hahn BH, Mallal S, Shaw GM and Bar KJ: Molecular mechanisms of HIV-1 prophylaxis failure revealed by single genome sequencing. J Inf Dis 208(10): 1598-1603, November 2013.

Lopker M, Easlick J, Sterrett S, Decker JM, Barbian, Learn G, Keele BF, Robinson JE, Li H, Hahn BH, Shaw GM and Bar KJ : Heterogeneity in neutralization sensitivity of viruses comprising the simian immunodeficiency virus SIVsmE660 isolate and vaccine challenge stock. J Virol 87(10): 5477-92, May 2013.

Song H, Pavlicek JW, Cai F, Bhattacharya T, Li H, Iyer SS, Bar KJ, Decker JM, Goonetilleke N, Liu MK, Berg A, Hora B, Drinker MS, Eudailey J, Pickeral J, Moody MA, Ferrari G, McMichael A, Perelson AS, Shaw GM, Hahn BH, Haynes BF, Gao F: Impact of immune escape mutations on HIV-1 fitness in the context of the cognate transmitted founder/genome. Retrovirology 9(89): 1742-4690, Oct 2012.

Bar KJ, Tsao C, Iyer SS, Decker JM, Yang Y, Bonsignori M, Chen X, Hwang K, Montefiori DC, Liao H, Hraber P, Fischer W, Li H, Wang S, Sterett S, Keele BF, Ganusov VV, Perelson AS, Korber BT, Georgiev I, McLellan JS, Pavlicek JW, Gao F, Haynes BF, Hahn BH, Kwong PD, and Shaw GM: Early Low-Titer Neutralizing Antibodies Impede HIV-1 Replication and Select for Virus Escape. PLoS Pathogens 8(5): e1002721, May 2012.

Bar KJ, Tsao CY, Mao Y, Ganusov V, Hraber P, Hahn BH, Haynes B, Sodroski J, Kwong P, and Shaw GM: Early Appearance of Low-Titer Neutralizing Antibodies Against Conformational Envelope Epitopes Selects for HIV-1 Escapev. Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infections, Seattle, WA(C131), March 2012 Notes: Oral Presentation.

Bar KJ, Sterrett S, Li H, Hahn BH, and Shaw GM: Increased Multiple Variant Transmission in VAX003 Injection Drug Users. Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infections, Seattle, WA(F128), March 2012 Notes: Oral Presentation.

Bar KJ, Sterrett S, Li H, Hahn BH, and Shaw GM: Increased Multivariant Transmission in VAX003 Injection Drug Users. Center for HIV/AIDS Vaccine Immunology 7th Annual Retreat, Durham, NC October 2011 Notes: Oral Presentation.

Liao H, Chen X, Munshaw S, Zhang R, Marshall DJ, Vandergrift N, Whitesides JF, Lu X, Yu J, Hwang K, Gao F, Markowitz M, Heath SL, Bar KJ, Goepfert P, Montefiori D, Shaw GM, Alam M, Margolis D, Denny TN, Boyd SD, Marshal E, Egholm M, Simen B, Hanczaruk B, Fire AZ, Voss G, Kelsoe G, Tomaras G, Moody MA, Kepler TB, and Haynes BF: Initial Antibodies to Transmitted HIV-1 gp41 Env are Polyreactive and Have Characteristics of Origin from Mutated Memory B Cells. J Exp Med 208(11): 2237-49, October 2011.

Bar KJ, Sterrett S, Li H, Hahn BH and Shaw GM: Multivariant HIV-1 Transmission in Thai Injection Drug Users. Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infections, Boston, MA February 2011 Notes: Poster presentation.

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Last updated: 04/09/2014
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