Julia Messina, MD, MSc

Start Year
2013

Education and Training

Residency
Virginia Commonwealth University

Medical School
Virginia Commonwealth University

College/university
University of California Santa Barbara

Career and Research Goals

My goal is to be a clinician researcher in transplant infectious diseases.

Honors, awards and distinctions

Duke University Transplant Infectious Diseases T32 Training Program, Duke Clinical Research Institute Fellowship

 

Publications

Pericàs, JM, Messina, JA, Garcia-de-la-Mària, C, Park, L, Sharma-Kuinkel, BK, Marco, F, Wray, D, Kanafani, ZA, Carugati, M, Durante-Mangoni, E, Tattevin, P, Chu, VH, Moreno, A, Fowler, VG, Miró, JM, and International Collaboration on Endocarditis Microbiology Investigators, . "Influence of vancomycin minimum inhibitory concentration on the outcome of methicillin-susceptible Staphylococcus aureus left-sided infective endocarditis treated with antistaphylococcal β-lactam antibiotics: a prospective cohort study by the International Collaboration on Endocarditis." Clinical microbiology and infection : the official publication of the European Society of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases 23, no. 8 (August 2017): 544-549.

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28159672
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Jackson, W, Hornik, CP, Messina, JA, Guglielmo, K, Watwe, A, Delancy, G, Valdez, A, MacArthur, T, Peter-Wohl, S, Smith, PB, Tolia, VN, and Laughon, MM. "In-hospital outcomes of premature infants with severe bronchopulmonary dysplasia." Journal of perinatology : official journal of the California Perinatal Association 37, no. 7 (July 2017): 853-856.

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28383537
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Parente, V, Clark, RH, Ku, L, Fennell, C, Johnson, M, Morris, E, Romaine, A, Utin, U, Benjamin, DK, Messina, JA, Smith, PB, and Greenberg, RG. "Risk factors for group B streptococcal disease in neonates of mothers with negative antenatal testing." Journal of perinatology : official journal of the California Perinatal Association 37, no. 2 (February 2017): 157-161.

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27853322
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Messina, JA, Maziarz, EK, Spec, A, Kontoyiannis, DP, and Perfect, JR. "Disseminated cryptococcosis with brain involvement in patients with chronic lymphoid malignancies on ibrutinib." Open Forum Infectious Diseases 4, no. 1 (January 1, 2017).

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Messina, JA, Maziarz, EK, Spec, A, Kontoyiannis, DP, and Perfect, JR. "Disseminated Cryptococcosis With Brain Involvement in Patients With Chronic Lymphoid Malignancies on Ibrutinib." Open forum infectious diseases 4, no. 1 (January 2017): ofw261-.

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28480254
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Messina, JA, Cober, E, Richter, SS, Perez, F, Salata, RA, Kalayjian, RC, Watkins, RR, Scalera, NM, Doi, Y, Kaye, KS, Evans, S, Bonomo, RA, Fowler, VG, van Duin, D, and Antibacterial Resistance Leadership Group, . "Hospital Readmissions in Patients With Carbapenem-Resistant Klebsiella pneumoniae." Infection control and hospital epidemiology 37, no. 3 (March 2016): 281-288.

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26686227
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Qi, R, Joo, H-S, Sharma-Kuinkel, B, Berlon, NR, Park, L, Fu, C-L, Messina, JA, Thaden, JT, Yan, Q, Ruffin, F, Maskarinec, S, Warren, B, Chu, VH, Fortes, CQ, Giannitsioti, E, Durante-Mangoni, E, Kanafani, ZA, Otto, M, and Fowler, VG. "Increased in vitro phenol-soluble modulin production is associated with soft tissue infection source in clinical isolates of methicillin-susceptible Staphylococcus aureus." The Journal of infection 72, no. 3 (March 2016): 302-308.

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26778460
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Messina, JA, Thaden, JT, Sharma-Kuinkel, BK, and Fowler, VG. "Impact of Bacterial and Human Genetic Variation on Staphylococcus aureus Infections." PLoS pathogens 12, no. 1 (January 14, 2016): e1005330-. (Review)

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26766507
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Thaden, JT, Ericson, JE, Cross, H, Bergin, SP, Messina, JA, Fowler, VG, Benjamin, DK, Clark, RH, Hornik, CP, Smith, PB, and Antibacterial Resistance Leadership Group, . "Survival Benefit of Empirical Therapy for Staphylococcus aureus Bloodstream Infections in Infants." The Pediatric infectious disease journal 34, no. 11 (November 2015): 1175-1179.

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26222060
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Berlon, NR, Qi, R, Sharma-Kuinkel, BK, Joo, H-S, Park, LP, George, D, Thaden, JT, Messina, JA, Maskarinec, SA, Mueller-Premru, M, Athan, E, Tattevin, P, Pericas, JM, Woods, CW, Otto, M, and Fowler, VG. "Clinical MRSA isolates from skin and soft tissue infections show increased in vitro production of phenol soluble modulins." The Journal of infection 71, no. 4 (October 2015): 447-457.

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26079275
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