Aimee Kirsch Zaas, MD

Professor of Medicine
Campus mail 2301 Erwin Rd, Box 3182, Durham, NC 27710
Phone (919) 681-1464
Email address

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


Aziz, Hamza, Aimee Zaas, and Geoffrey S. Ginsburg. “Peripheral blood gene expression profiling for cardiovascular disease assessment.” Genomic Med 1, no. 3–4 (2007): 105–12.

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Zaas, Aimee K., Elizabeth S. Dodds Ashley, Barbara D. Alexander, Melissa D. Johnson, and John R. Perfect. “Caspofungin for invasive candidiasis at a tertiary care medical center.” Am J Med 119, no. 11 (November 2006): 993.e1-993.e6.

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Steinbach, William J., John R. Perfect, Christopher H. Cabell, Vance G. Fowler, G Ralph Corey, Jennifer S. Li, Aimee K. Zaas, and Daniel K. Benjamin. “A meta-analysis of medical versus surgical therapy for Candida endocarditis.” J Infect 51, no. 3 (October 2005): 230–47.

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Zaas, Aimee K., and David A. Schwartz. “Innate immunity and the lung: defense at the interface between host and environment.” Trends Cardiovasc Med 15, no. 6 (August 2005): 195–202.

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Zaas, Aimee K., and Barbara D. Alexander. “New developments in the diagnosis and treatment of infections in lung transplant recipients.” Respir Care Clin N Am 10, no. 4 (December 2004): 531–47.

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