Eleftherios Mylonakis, MD, PhD, FIDSA

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Dr. Eleftherios Mylonakis, is Chair of Department of Medicine at Houston Methodist Hospital. Prior to joining HMH, Dr. Mylonakis was Charles C.J. Carpenter Professor of Infectious Disease and. Chief of Infectious Diseases at the Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University where he was also Professor of Molecular Microbiology and Immunology and Assistant Dean for Longitudinal Medical Research. Prior to his 10 years at Brown, Dr. Mylonakis was Attending Physician at Massachusetts General Hospital and rose through the ranks at Harvard Medical School up to Associate Professor.

Research interests

Dr. Mylonakis studies host and microbial factors of infection and the discovery of antimicrobial agents. His research encompasses both clinical and laboratory studies and the use of mammalian and invertebrate model hosts systems to identify novel antimicrobial compounds and the elucidation of evolutionarily conserved aspects of microbial virulence and the host response. He has eight patents, has edited five books, and published over 450 articles in the peer-reviewed literature.

External positions

Professor of Medicine, Weill Cornell Medical College

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  • Infectious Disease & Pathology


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