Sarah Fortune
Professor

Sarah Fortune

John LaPorte Given Professor of Immunology and Infectious Diseases

Immunology and Infectious Diseases

sfortune@hsph.harvard.edu

Other Positions

Chair, Department of Immunology and Infectious Diseases

Immunology and Infectious Diseases

Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health


Education and Training

B.S., 1990, Biology
Yale University

M.D., 1996, Medicine
Columbia University, College of Physicians and Surgeons

2000, 3years Internship/Residency in Internal Medicine
Brigham and Women’s Hospital

2001, 1year Clinical Fellowship in Infectious Diseases
Brigham and Women’s Hospital

Post Doc, 2006, Immunology & Infectious Diseases - 5years Postdoctoral Fellow
HSPH


Bibliography

A Mycobacterial Systems Resource for the Research Community.

Judd JA, Canestrari J, Clark R, Joseph A, Lapierre P, Lasek-Nesselquist E, Mir M, Palumbo M, Smith C, Stone M, Upadhyay A, Wirth SE, Dedrick RM, Meier CG, Russell DA, Dills A, Dove E, Kester J, Wolf ID, Zhu J, Rubin ER, Fortune S, Hatfull GF, Gray TA, Wade JT, Derbyshire KM.

mBio. 2021 03 02. 12(2). PMID: 33653882

SARS-CoV-2 Receptor ACE2 Is an Interferon-Stimulated Gene in Human Airway Epithelial Cells and Is Detected in Specific Cell Subsets across Tissues.

Ziegler CGK, Allon SJ, Nyquist SK, Mbano IM, Miao VN, Tzouanas CN, Cao Y, Yousif AS, Bals J, Hauser BM, Feldman J, Muus C, Wadsworth MH, Kazer SW, Hughes TK, Doran B, Gatter GJ, Vukovic M, Taliaferro F, Mead BE, Guo Z, Wang JP, Gras D, Plaisant M, Ansari M, Angelidis I, Adler H, Sucre JMS, Taylor CJ, Lin B, Waghray A, Mitsialis V, Dwyer DF, Buchheit KM, Boyce JA, Barrett NA, Laidlaw TM, Carroll SL, Colonna L, Tkachev V, Peterson CW, Yu A, Zheng HB, Gideon HP, Winchell CG, Lin PL, Bingle CD, Snapper SB, Kropski JA, Theis FJ, Schiller HB, Zaragosi LE, Barbry P, Leslie A, Kiem HP, Flynn JL, Fortune SM, Berger B, Finberg RW, Kean LS, Garber M, Schmidt AG, Lingwood D, Shalek AK, Ordovas-Montanes J.

Cell. 2020 05 28. 181(5):1016-1035.e19. PMID: 32413319


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