Barbara Dudley Alexander, MD

Professor of Medicine
Professor of Pathology
Campus mail 315 Trent Drive, Hanes House, Room 163A, Durham, NC 27710
Phone (919) 668-0789
Email address alexa011@mc.duke.edu

Clinical research related to infectious complications of solid organ and bone marrow transplantation, with a particular interest in the treatment and rapid diagnosis of fungal disease.

Education and Training

  • Fellow, Infectious Diseases, Medicine, Duke University, 1996 - 1998
  • Medical Resident, Medicine, Duke University, 1993 - 1996
  • M.D., East Carolina University, 1993

Publications

Permpalung, Nitipong, Tany Thaniyavarn, Jennifer L. Saullo, Sana Arif, Rachel A. Miller, John M. Reynolds, and Barbara D. Alexander. “Oral and Inhaled Ribavirin Treatment for Respiratory Syncytial Virus Infection in Lung Transplant Recipients.” Transplantation 104, no. 6 (June 2020): 1280–86. https://doi.org/10.1097/TP.0000000000002985.

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31568275
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Steinbrink, Julie Marie, Rachel Myers, Melissa D. Johnson, Barbara D. Alexander, and Micah T. McClain. “Transcriptomic approaches elucidate novel aspects of the host immune response to candidemia.” In Journal of Immunology, Vol. 204, 2020.

Scholars@Duke

Harmon, Heidi M., Erik A. Jensen, Sylvia Tan, Aasma S. Chaudhary, Jonathan L. Slaughter, Edward F. Bell, Myra H. Wyckoff, et al. “Timing of postnatal steroids for bronchopulmonary dysplasia: association with pulmonary and neurodevelopmental outcomes.” J Perinatol 40, no. 4 (April 2020): 616–27. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41372-020-0594-4.

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32020038
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Saullo, Jennifer L., Yanhong Li, Julia A. Messina, Jillian Thompson, Tara Dalton, Vinay K. Giri, Shelby D. Reed, et al. “Cytomegalovirus in Allogeneic Hematopoietic Transplantation: Impact on Costs and Clinical Outcomes Using a Preemptive Strategy.” Biol Blood Marrow Transplant 26, no. 3 (March 2020): 568–80. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.bbmt.2019.11.005.

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31712193
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Hemmersbach-Miller, Marion, Barbara D. Alexander, Carl F. Pieper, and Kenneth E. Schmader. “Age matters: older age as a risk factor for CMV reactivation in the CMV serostatus-positive kidney transplant recipient.” Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis 39, no. 3 (March 2020): 455–63. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10096-019-03744-3.

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31758441
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Stemler, Jannik, Jon Salmanton-García, Danila Seidel, Barbara D. Alexander, Hartmut Bertz, Martin Hoenigl, Raoul Herbrecht, et al. “Risk factors and mortality in invasive Rasamsonia spp. infection: Analysis of cases in the FungiScope® registry and from the literature.” Mycoses 63, no. 3 (March 2020): 265–74. https://doi.org/10.1111/myc.13039.

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31769549
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Baker, Arthur W., Eileen K. Maziarz, Christopher J. Arnold, Melissa D. Johnson, Adrienne D. Workman, John M. Reynolds, John R. Perfect, and Barbara D. Alexander. “Invasive Fungal Infection After Lung Transplantation: Epidemiology in the Setting of Antifungal Prophylaxis.” Clin Infect Dis 70, no. 1 (January 1, 2020): 30–39. https://doi.org/10.1093/cid/ciz156.

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30801642
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McGowan, Elisabeth C., Abbot R. Laptook, Jean Lowe, Myriam Peralta-Carcelen, Dhuly Chowdhury, Rosemary D. Higgins, Susan R. Hintz, Betty R. Vohr, and Betty R. Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development Neonatal Research Network. “Developmental Outcomes of Extremely Preterm Infants with a Need for Child Protective Services Supervision.” J Pediatr 215 (December 2019): 41-49.e4. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jpeds.2019.07.063.

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31500860
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Sears, Cynthia L., Thomas M. File, Barbara D. Alexander, Daniel P. McQuillen, Ann T. MacIntyre, Upton D. Allen, Jonathan A. Colasanti, et al. “Charting the Path Forward: Development, Goals and Initiatives of the 2019 Infectious Diseases of America Strategic Plan.” Clin Infect Dis 69, no. 12 (November 27, 2019): e1–7. https://doi.org/10.1093/cid/ciz1040.

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31620782
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