Brendan J Kelly, MD, MSCE

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Assistant Professor of Medicine at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Department: Medicine

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731 Blockley Hall
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Education:
AB (History and Science)
Harvard College, Harvard University, 2002.
MD
College of Physicians and Surgeons, Columbia University, 2007.
MSCE (Genetic Epidemiology)
Center for Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of Pennsylvania, 2013.
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Description of Clinical Expertise

respiratory tract infection; Clostridium difficile infection; HIV

Description of Research Expertise

microbial ecology; next-generation sequencing; respiratory tract microbiome; ventilator-associated infection; antimicrobial resistance; Clostridium difficile infection

Selected Publications

Abdallah HO, Weingart MF, Fuller R, Pegues D, Fitzpatrick R, Kelly BJ.: Subglottic suction frequency and adverse ventilator-associated events during critical illness. Infection Control and Hospital Epidemiology January 2021.

Rhee RL, Lu J, Bittinger K, Lee JJ, Mattei LM, Sreih AG, Chou S, Miner JJ, Cohen NA, Kelly BJ, Lee H, Grayson PC, Collman RG, Merkel PA.: Dynamic Changes in the Nasal Microbiome Associated with Disease Activity in Patients with Granulomatosis with Polyangiitis. Arthritis Rheumatol rthritis Rheumatol, 2021.

Richard-Greenblatt M, Ziegler MJ, Bromberg V, Huang E, Abdallah H, Tolomeo P, Lautenbach E, Glaser L, Kelly BJ.: Impact of Nasopharyngeal Specimen Quality on SARS-CoV-2 Test Sensitivity. medRxiv December 2020.

Harrigan JL, Abdallah H, Clarke EL, Lautenbach E, Reesey E, Wernovsky M, Tolomeo P, Morawski Z, Jacob J, Grippi MA, Kelly BJ: Impact of respiratory Staphylococcus aureus abundance on risk for ventilator-associated pneumonia during long-term care. Infectious Diseases Society of America (IDSA) IDWEEK 2020 (Philadelphia, PA) October 2020.

Kelly BJ: Differential bacterial persistence in the human respiratory tract during mechanical ventilation. Microbial Ecology and Evolution (MEE) Virtual 2020 Aug 2020.

Clarke EL, Lautenbach, E, Reesey E, Wernovsky M, Tolomeo P, Kelly BJ: Detection of respiratory Mycoplasmataceae during prolonged mechanical ventilation. European Congress of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases (ECCMID) 2020 (Paris, France) Apr 2020.

Clarke EL, Lautenbach E, Reesey E, Wernovsky M, Tolomeo P, Kelly BJ: Longitudinal microbiome analysis defines expected and aberrant antibiotic effects on the human respiratory microbiome. European Congress on Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases (ECCMID) 2020 (Paris, France) Apr 2020.

Reesey E, Clarke EL, Lautenbach E, Wernovsky M, Tolomeo P, Kelly BJ: Impact of saponin-based host DNA depletion on respiratory resistome measures. European Congress of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases (ECCMID) 2020 (Paris, France) Apr 2020.

Harrigan JJ, Clarke, EL, Lautenbach E, Reesey E, Wernovsky M, Tolomeo P, Morawski Z, Jacob J, Grippi MA, Kelly BJ: Impact of diagnosed and undiagnosed respiratory Pseudomonas on VAP and VAE during long-term acute care. 6th Decennial International Conference on Healthcare Associated Infections (Atlanta, GA) Mar 2020.

Clarke, EL, Chiotos K, Harrigan JJ, Lautenbach E, Reesey E, Wernovsky M, Tolomeo P, Morawski Z, Jacob J, Grippi MA, Kelly BJ: Comparison of respiratory microbiome disruption indices to predict VAP and VAE risk at LTACH admission. 6th Decennial International Conference on Healthcare Associated Infections (Atlanta, GA) March 2020.

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Last updated: 03/22/2021
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