Emily Ray Ko, MD

Assistant Professor of Medicine
Campus mail Drh-Hospital Medicine, Dept 2946, Durham, NC 27704
Email address emily.rayko@duke.edu

Education and Training

  • Resident, Internal Medicine, Virginia Mason Medical Center, 2008 - 2010
  • Intern, Internal Medicine, Virginia Mason Medical Center, 2007 - 2008
  • M.D., Stanford University, School of Medicine, 2006

Publications

Liu, Ying, Ephraim L. Tsalik, Yunyun Jiang, Emily R. Ko, Christopher W. Woods, Ricardo Henao, and Scott R. Evans. “Average Weighted Accuracy: Pragmatic Analysis for a Rapid Diagnostics in Categorizing Acute Lung Infections (RADICAL) Study.” Clin Infect Dis 70, no. 12 (June 10, 2020): 2736–42. https://doi.org/10.1093/cid/ciz437.

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31157863
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Ko, Emily R., Casandra W. Philipson, Thomas W. Burke, Regina Z. Cer, Kimberly A. Bishop-Lilly, Logan J. Voegtly, Ephraim L. Tsalik, Christopher W. Woods, Danielle V. Clark, and Kevin L. Schully. “Direct-from-blood RNA sequencing identifies the cause of post-bronchoscopy fever.” Bmc Infect Dis 19, no. 1 (October 28, 2019): 905. https://doi.org/10.1186/s12879-019-4462-9.

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31660864
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Lydon, Emily C., Ricardo Henao, Thomas W. Burke, Mert Aydin, Bradly P. Nicholson, Seth W. Glickman, Vance G. Fowler, et al. “Validation of a host response test to distinguish bacterial and viral respiratory infection.” Ebiomedicine 48 (October 2019): 453–61. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ebiom.2019.09.040.

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31631046
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Lydon, Emily C., Charles Bullard, Mert Aydin, Olga M. Better, Anna Mazur, Bradly P. Nicholson, Emily R. Ko, et al. “A host gene expression approach for identifying triggers of asthma exacerbations.” Plos One 14, no. 4 (2019): e0214871. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0214871.

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30958855
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Poore, Gregory D., Emily R. Ko, Ashlee Valente, Ricardo Henao, Kelsey Sumner, Christopher Hong, Thomas W. Burke, et al. “A miRNA Host Response Signature Accurately Discriminates Acute Respiratory Infection Etiologies.” Front Microbiol 9 (2018): 2957. https://doi.org/10.3389/fmicb.2018.02957.

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30619110
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Wang, Liuyang, Emily R. Ko, James J. Gilchrist, Kelly J. Pittman, Anna Rautanen, Matti Pirinen, J Will Thompson, et al. “Human genetic and metabolite variation reveals that methylthioadenosine is a prognostic biomarker and an inflammatory regulator in sepsis.” Sci Adv 3, no. 3 (March 2017): e1602096. https://doi.org/10.1126/sciadv.1602096.

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Tsalik, Ephraim L., Ricardo Henao, Marshall Nichols, Thomas Burke, Emily R. Ko, Micah T. McClain, Lori L. Hudson, et al. “Host gene expression classifiers diagnose acute respiratory illness etiology.” Sci Transl Med 8, no. 322 (January 20, 2016): 322ra11. https://doi.org/10.1126/scitranslmed.aad6873.

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26791949
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Ko, Emily R., William E. Yang, Micah T. McClain, Christopher W. Woods, Geoffrey S. Ginsburg, and Ephraim L. Tsalik. “What was old is new again: using the host response to diagnose infectious disease.” Expert Rev Mol Diagn 15, no. 9 (2015): 1143–58. https://doi.org/10.1586/14737159.2015.1059278.

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