Naomi E Aronson


Department of Primary Appointment:
School of Medicine
Director, Infectious Diseases Division
Location: Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, Bethesda, MD
Research Interests:
BCG vaccine
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Dr. Aronson's laboratory conducts translational research to better understand the risk of the parasitic infection leishmaniasis and to improve leishmaniasis treatment to deployed US military personnel. We are currently investigating novel treatments in a mouse model that may be translated to early human use as next steps. Additionally, we study the host immune response to Leishmania infection in both mice and man.

Our group also conducts clinical trials and is standing up a 2000 person RCT of BCG vaccine to prevent respiratory infection in high risk travelers, partnering with global health programs across the United States.

Career Highlights: Positions, Projects, Deployements, Awards and Additional Publications

Director, Infectious Diseases Division

Chief, Infectious Diseases Clinic, Walter Reed Army Medical Center

Chief, Infectious Diseases Service, William Beaumont Army Medical Center

Chief, Department of Medicine, 121 EVAC Hospital, Seoul Korea

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