Brendan J Kelly, MD, MS

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Assistant Professor of Medicine at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Attending Physician, Penn Presbyterian Medical Center
Attending Physician, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Director Fecal Microbiota Transplantation Program, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Attending Physician, Good Shepherd Penn Partners
Senior Scholar, Center for Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics
Director, Antimicrobial Resistance and Healthcare Epidemiology Study collaborative (ARES) Scientific Laboratory, University of Pennsylvania
Department: Medicine

Contact information
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

John F. Jachimiak & Brendan J. Kelly: Deciphering the microbiome in patients with C. difficile and inflammatory bowel disease: challenges to analysis. Digestive Disease Week (DDW) 2023, Chicago, IL May 2023.

Matthew J. Ziegler, Selamawit Bekele, Sean Loughrey, Elizabeth Huang, Pam Tolomeo, Brendan J. Kelly : Bacterial community similarity between patient and healthcare environment increases during hospitalization. European Congress of Clinical Microbiology & Infectious Diseases (ECCMID) 2023 (Copenhagen, Denmark) April 2023.

Matthew J. Ziegler, Selamawit Bekele, Sean Loughrey, Elizabeth Huang, Pam Tolomeo, Brendan J. Kelly : The effect of antibiotic exposures on colonisation resistance to bacteria resident in the healthcare environment. European Congress of Clinical Microbiology & Infectious Diseases (ECCMID) 2023 (Copenhagen, Denmark) April 2023.

Redding LE, Habing GG, Tu V, Bittinger KL, O'Day J, Pancholi P, Wang SH, Alexander A, Kelly BJ, Weese JS, Stull JW.: Infrequent intrahousehold transmission of Clostridioides difficile between pet owners and their pets. Zoonoses Public Health Feb 2023.

Marques AD, Sherrill-Mix S, Everett JK, Adhikari H, Reddy S, Ellis JC, Zeliff H, Greening SS, Cannuscio CC, Strelau KM, Collman RG, Kelly BJ, Rodino KG, Bushman FD, Gagne RB, Anis E.: Multiple Introductions of SARS-CoV-2 Alpha and Delta Variants into White-Tailed Deer in Pennsylvania. mBio 13: e0210122, Aug 2022.

Rodino KG, Peaper DR, Kelly BJ, Bushman F, Marques A, Adhikari H, Tu ZJ, Marrero Rolon R, Westblade LF, Green DA, Berry GJ, Wu F, Annavajhala MK, Uhlemann AC, Parikh BA, McMillen T, Jani K, Babady NE, Hahn AM, Koch RT, Grubaugh ND; Yale SARS-CoV-2 Genomic Surveillance Initiative, Rhoads DD.: Partial ORF1ab Gene Target Failure with Omicron BA.2.12.1. J Clin Microbiol 60: e0060022, Jun 2022.

Lenz OC, Marques AD, Kelly BJ, Rodino KG, Cole SD, Perera RAPM, Weiss SR, Bushman FD, Lennon EM.: SARS-CoV-2 Delta Variant (AY.3) in the Feces of a Domestic Cat. Viruses 14: 421, Feb 2022.

Ziegler MJ, Babcock HH, Welbel SF, Warren DK, Trick WE, Tolomeo P, Omorogbe J, Garcia D, Habrock-Bach T, Donceras O, Gaynes S, Cressman L, Burnham JP, Bilker W, Reddy SC, Pegues D, Lautenbach E, Kelly BJ, Fuchs B, Martin ND, Han JH; CDC Prevention Epicenters Program.: Stopping Hospital Infections with Environmental Services (SHINE): A Cluster-Randomized Trial of Intensive Monitoring Methods for Terminal Room Cleaning on Rates of Multidrug-Resistant Organisms in the Intensive Care Unit. Clin Infect Dis Feb 2022.

Marques AD, Sherrill-Mix S, Everett JK, Reddy S, Hokama P, Roche AM, Hwang Y, Glascock A, Whiteside SA, Graham-Wooten J, Khatib LA, Fitzgerald AS, Moustafa AM, Bianco C, Rajagopal S, Helton J, Deming R, Denu L, Ahmed A, Kitt E, Coffin SE, Newbern C, Mell JC, Planet PJ, Badjatia N, Richards B, Wang ZX, Cannuscio CC, Strelau KM, Jaskowiak-Barr A, Cressman L, Loughrey S, Ganguly A, Feldman MD, Collman RG, Rodino KG, Kelly BJ, Bushman FD.: SARS-CoV-2 Variants Associated with Vaccine Breakthrough in the Delaware Valley through Summer 2021. mBio 13: e0378821, Feb 2022.

Zhang HL, Kelly BJ, David MZ, Lautenbach E, Huang E, Bekele S, Tolomeo P, Reesey E, Loughrey S, Pegues D, Ziegler MJ; CDC Prevention Epicenters Program.: SARS-CoV-2 RNA persists on surfaces following terminal disinfection of COVID-19 hospital isolation rooms. Am J Infect Control Jan 2022.

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