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Byrd, Thomas Professor

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Dr. Byrd is a Professor of Internal Medicine and the Interim Chief of Infectious Diseases. He received his MD from Vanderbilt University and completed his residency at the University of Florida where he also served as Chief Medical Resident. He completed a clinical fellowship at UCLA and the research component of his training in the laboratory of Dr. Marcus Horwitz where he was the recipient of an NIH National Research Service Award (NRSA).

He is a clinical investigator with a strong commitment to laboratory investigation. His research focuses on mycobacterial pathogenesis, including Mycobacterium tuberculosis and nontuberculous mycobacteria. He is currently the recipient of the DeSouza Research Award from the American Lung Association funded to study the role of glycopeptidolipid in M. abscessus colonization and invasion.

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