Christopher Wildrick Woods, MD

Professor of Medicine
Associate Director of Duke Center for Applied Genomics and Precision Medicine
Research Professor of Global Health
Professor in Pathology
Campus mail 310 Trent Drive, Duke Box #90519, Durham, NC 27708
Phone (919) 668-7174
Email address chris.woods@duke.edu

1. Emerging Infections
2. Global Health
3. Epidemiology of infectious diseases
4. Clinical microbiology and diagnostics
5. Bioterrorism Preparedness
6. Surveillance for communicable diseases
7. Antimicrobial resistance

Education and Training

  • Fellow in Infectious Diseases, Medicine, Duke University, 2001 - 2002
  • Fellow in Infectious Diseases, Medicine, Duke University, 1999 - 2000
  • Medical Resident, Medicine, Duke University, 1994 - 1997
  • M.D., Duke University, 1994

Grants

Publications

Tsalik, Ephraim L., Ricardo Henao, Jesse L. Montgomery, Jeff W. Nawrocki, Mert Aydin, Emily C. Lydon, Emily R. Ko, et al. “Discriminating Bacterial and Viral Infection Using a Rapid Host Gene Expression Test.” Crit Care Med 49, no. 10 (October 1, 2021): 1651–63. https://doi.org/10.1097/CCM.0000000000005085.

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Garrido, Carolina, Jillian H. Hurst, Cynthia G. Lorang, Jhoanna N. Aquino, Javier Rodriguez, Trevor S. Pfeiffer, Tulika Singh, et al. “Asymptomatic or mild symptomatic SARS-CoV-2 infection elicits durable neutralizing antibody responses in children and adolescents.” Jci Insight 6, no. 17 (September 8, 2021). https://doi.org/10.1172/jci.insight.150909.

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Firouzi, F., B. Farahani, M. Daneshmand, K. Grise, J. Song, R. Saracco, L. L. Wang, et al. “Harnessing the Power of Smart and Connected Health to Tackle COVID-19: IoT, AI, Robotics, and Blockchain for a Better World.” Ieee Internet of Things Journal 8, no. 16 (August 15, 2021): 12826–46. https://doi.org/10.1109/JIOT.2021.3073904.

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Friedland, Anne, Adrian F. Hernandez, Kevin J. Anstrom, Mei Lin Chen-Lim, Lauren W. Cohen, Judith S. Currier, Christopher B. Forrest, et al. “Design of the healthcare worker exposure response and outcomes (HERO) research platform.” Contemp Clin Trials 109 (August 8, 2021): 106525. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cct.2021.106525.

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Li, Dapeng, Robert J. Edwards, Kartik Manne, David R. Martinez, Alexandra Schäfer, S Munir Alam, Kevin Wiehe, et al. “In vitro and in vivo functions of SARS-CoV-2 infection-enhancing and neutralizing antibodies.” Cell 184, no. 16 (August 5, 2021): 4203-4219.e32. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cell.2021.06.021.

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Chen, Lingye, Bryan D. Kraft, Victor L. Roggli, Zachary R. Healy, Christopher W. Woods, Ephraim L. Tsalik, Geoffrey S. Ginsburg, et al. “Heparin-based blood purification attenuates organ injury in baboons with Streptococcus pneumoniae pneumonia.” Am J Physiol Lung Cell Mol Physiol 321, no. 2 (August 1, 2021): L321–35. https://doi.org/10.1152/ajplung.00337.2020.

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She, Xichen, Yaya Zhai, Ricardo Henao, Christopher W. Woods, Christopher Chiu, Geoffrey S. Ginsburg, Peter X. K. Song, and Alfred O. Hero. “Adaptive Multi-Channel Event Segmentation and Feature Extraction for Monitoring Health Outcomes.” Ieee Trans Biomed Eng 68, no. 8 (August 2021): 2377–88. https://doi.org/10.1109/TBME.2020.3038652.

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Mahle, Rachael E., Sunil Suchindran, Ricardo Henao, Julie M. Steinbrink, Thomas W. Burke, Micah T. McClain, Geoffrey S. Ginsburg, Christopher W. Woods, and Ephraim L. Tsalik. “Validation of a Host Gene Expression Test for Bacterial/Viral Discrimination in Immunocompromised Hosts.” Clinical Infectious Diseases : An Official Publication of the Infectious Diseases Society of America 73, no. 4 (August 2021): 605–13. https://doi.org/10.1093/cid/ciab043.

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Paterson, Suzanna, Satwik Kar, Seng Kuong Ung, Zoe Gardener, Emma Bergstrom, Stephanie Ascough, Mohini Kalyan, et al. “Innate-like Gene Expression of Lung-resident Memory CD8+ T-cells During Experimental Human Influenza: A Clinical Study.” Am J Respir Crit Care Med, July 13, 2021. https://doi.org/10.1164/rccm.202103-0620OC.

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Steinbrink, Julie M., Rachel A. Myers, Kaiyuan Hua, Melissa D. Johnson, Jessica L. Seidelman, Ephraim L. Tsalik, Ricardo Henao, et al. “The host transcriptional response to Candidemia is dominated by neutrophil activation and heme biosynthesis and supports novel diagnostic approaches.” Genome Med 13, no. 1 (July 5, 2021): 108. https://doi.org/10.1186/s13073-021-00924-9.

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