Aimee Kirsch Zaas, MD

Professor of Medicine
Campus mail 2301 Erwin Rd, Box 3182, Durham, NC 27710
Phone (919) 681-1464
Email address aimee.zaas@duke.edu

Medical education
Genomic applications for diagnosis of infectious diseases
Genomic applications for prediction of infectious diseases

Education and Training

  • Fellow in Infectious Diseases, Medicine, Duke University, 2003 - 2004
  • Fellow in Infectious Diseases, Medicine, Duke University, 2001 - 2002
  • Medical Resident, Medicine, Johns Hopkins University, 1998 - 2001
  • M.D., Northwestern University, 1998

Publications

Cowen, Leah E., Sheena D. Singh, Julia R. Köhler, Cathy Collins, Aimee K. Zaas, Wiley A. Schell, Hamza Aziz, et al. “Harnessing Hsp90 function as a powerful, broadly effective therapeutic strategy for fungal infectious disease.” Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 106, no. 8 (February 24, 2009): 2818–23. https://doi.org/10.1073/pnas.0813394106.

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19196973
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Baddley, J. W., J. R. Perfect, R. A. Oster, R. A. Larsen, G. A. Pankey, H. Henderson, D. W. Haas, et al. “Pulmonary cryptococcosis in patients without HIV infection: factors associated with disseminated disease.” Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis 27, no. 10 (October 2008): 937–43. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10096-008-0529-z.

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18449582
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Zaas, Aimee K., Guochun Liao, Jason W. Chien, Clarice Weinberg, David Shore, Steven S. Giles, Kieren A. Marr, et al. “Plasminogen alleles influence susceptibility to invasive aspergillosis.” Plos Genet 4, no. 6 (June 20, 2008): e1000101. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pgen.1000101.

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18566672
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Giles, Steven S., Aimee K. Zaas, Mike F. Reidy, John R. Perfect, and Jo Rae Wright. “Cryptococcus neoformans is resistant to surfactant protein A mediated host defense mechanisms.” Plos One 2, no. 12 (December 26, 2007): e1370. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0001370.

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18159253
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Reddy, Anita J., Aimee K. Zaas, Kimberly E. Hanson, and Scott M. Palmer. “A single-center experience with ganciclovir-resistant cytomegalovirus in lung transplant recipients: treatment and outcome.” J Heart Lung Transplant 26, no. 12 (December 2007): 1286–92. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.healun.2007.09.012.

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Hollingsworth, J. W., S. Shofer, and A. Zaas. “Successful treatment of Ochroconis gallopavum infection in an immunocompetent host.” Infection 35, no. 5 (October 2007): 367–69. https://doi.org/10.1007/s15010-007-6054-7.

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17710372
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Zaas, A. K., and J. R. Perfect. “Pulmonary fungal infections: Making the diagnosis.” Infections in Medicine 24, no. 4 (April 1, 2007): 156–68.

Scholars@Duke

Dodds Ashley, E. S., A. K. Zaas, A. F. Fang, B. Damle, and J. R. Perfect. “Comparative pharmacokinetics of voriconazole administered orally as either crushed or whole tablets.” Antimicrob Agents Chemother 51, no. 3 (March 2007): 877–80. https://doi.org/10.1128/AAC.01263-06.

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17145785
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