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Kevin Harrod, Ph.D.

Influenza virus • Infectious disease • Pulmonary disease • Chronic Lung disease  

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Kevin HarrodKevin Harrod, Ph.D. 

Marnix E. Heersink School of Medicine

Department of Anesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine


Areas of expertise: 

  • Influenza virus
  • Infectious disease
  • Pulmonary disease
  • Chronic Lung disease



The Benjamin Monroe Carraway Endowed Chair and Professor, Harrod’s research goals are grounded in the use of emerging or high throughput technologies to elucidate system-wide knowledge of host-pathogen interactions in respiratory infection.

He has a primary focus in the molecular mechanisms underlying pathogenesis, immunity and host defense to respiratory viruses such as influenza, paramyxoviruses and SARS-CoV, and a long-standing interest in community-acquired bacterial infections of the lung including sepsis.



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