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

Publications

Fourati, Slim, Aarthi Talla, Mehrad Mahmoudian, Joshua G. Burkhart, Riku Klén, Ricardo Henao, Thomas Yu, et al. “A crowdsourced analysis to identify ab initio molecular signatures predictive of susceptibility to viral infection.” Nature Communications 9, no. 1 (October 24, 2018): 4418. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41467-018-06735-8.

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Bradley, Todd, Dimitra Peppa, Isabela Pedroza-Pacheco, Dapeng Li, Derek W. Cain, Ricardo Henao, Vaishnavi Venkat, et al. “RAB11FIP5 Expression and Altered Natural Killer Cell Function Are Associated with Induction of HIV Broadly Neutralizing Antibody Responses.” Cell 175, no. 2 (October 4, 2018): 387-399.e17. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cell.2018.08.064.

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Sweeney, Timothy E., Tej D. Azad, Michele Donato, Winston A. Haynes, Thanneer M. Perumal, Ricardo Henao, Jesús F. Bermejo-Martin, et al. “Unsupervised Analysis of Transcriptomics in Bacterial Sepsis Across Multiple Datasets Reveals Three Robust Clusters.” Crit Care Med 46, no. 6 (June 2018): 915–25. https://doi.org/10.1097/CCM.0000000000003084.

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Sweeney, Timothy E., Thanneer M. Perumal, Ricardo Henao, Marshall Nichols, Judith A. Howrylak, Augustine M. Choi, Jesús F. Bermejo-Martin, et al. “A community approach to mortality prediction in sepsis via gene expression analysis.” Nature Communications 9, no. 1 (February 15, 2018): 694. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41467-018-03078-2.

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Bodinayake, Champica K., L Gayani Tillekeratne, Ajith Nagahawatte, Vasantha Devasiri, Wasantha Kodikara Arachchi, John J. Strouse, October M. Sessions, et al. “Evaluation of the WHO 2009 classification for diagnosis of acute dengue in a large cohort of adults and children in Sri Lanka during a dengue-1 epidemic.” Plos Negl Trop Dis 12, no. 2 (February 2018): e0006258. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pntd.0006258.

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Duplessis, Christopher, Michael Gregory, Kenneth Frey, Matthew Bell, Luu Truong, Kevin Schully, James Lawler, et al. “Evaluating the discriminating capacity of cell death (apoptotic) biomarkers in sepsis.” J Intensive Care 6 (2018): 72. https://doi.org/10.1186/s40560-018-0341-5.

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30459950
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Tillekeratne, L., Champica Bodinayake, Ryan Simmons, Ajith Nagahawatte, Vasantha Devasiri, Sky Vanderburg, Ruvini Kurukulasooriya, et al. “ACUTE RESPIRATORY VIRAL INFECTIONS: AN IMPORTANT CAUSE OF ADMISSIONS FOR ACUTE FEBRILE ILLNESS IN THE SOUTHERN PROVINCE, SRI LANKA.” In American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene, 99:411–411. AMER SOC TROP MED & HYGIENE, 2018.

Scholars@Duke

Wijayaratne, W., C. Fonseka, Ajith Nagahawatte, Champica Bodinayake, Nayani Weerasinghe, M. Kurukulasooriya, K. Anuradha, et al. “CLINICAL AND LABORATORY FEATURES ASSOCIATED WITH PROGRESSION TO SEVERE DENGUE AMONG POTENTIALLY HIGH-RISK DENGUE PATIENTS HOSPITALIZED IN SOUTHERN SRI LANKA.” In American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene, 99:200–200. AMER SOC TROP MED & HYGIENE, 2018.

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Weerasinghe, Nayani, M. Kurukulasooriya, L. Tillekeratne, W. Wijayaratne, Champica Bodinayake, I. Devasiri, Niroshan Dahanayake, et al. “ECONOMIC IMPACT OF DENGUE ON PATIENTS HOSPITALIZED IN SOUTHERN SRI LANKA - AN ANALYSIS OF DIRECT AND INDIRECT COSTS.” In American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene, 99:438–39. AMER SOC TROP MED & HYGIENE, 2018.

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Tillekeratne, L., Sunil Suchindran, Emily Ko, Elizabeth Petzold, Champica Bodinayake, Ajith Nagahawatte, Vasantha Devasiri, et al. “A GENE EXPRESSION SIGNATURE ACCURATELY IDENTIFIES VIRAL ACUTE RESPIRATORY INFECTIONS IN A SRI LANKAN POPULATION.” In American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene, 99:641–42. AMER SOC TROP MED & HYGIENE, 2018.

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