Melissa DePaoli Johnson, PharmD

Associate Professor in Medicine
Campus mail Duke Box 102359, Durham, NC 27710
Phone (919) 684-2374
Email address johns200@mc.duke.edu

Prognostic indicators for patients with Candida spp. bloodstream infections
Antifungal pharmacokinetics/pharmacodynamics
Immunogenetics among patients with candidiasis
Management of the HIV infected patient and antiretroviral pharmacotherapy
Antibacterial drug utilization, resistance, and appropriate prescribing

Education and Training

  • Pharm.D., Campbell University, 1997

Publications

Matzaraki, V, Gresnigt, MS, Jaeger, M, Ricaño-Ponce, I, Johnson, MD, Oosting, M, Franke, L, Withoff, S, Perfect, JR, Joosten, LAB, Kullberg, BJ, van de Veerdonk, FL, Jonkers, I, Li, Y, Wijmenga, C, Netea, MG, and Kumar, V. "An integrative genomics approach identifies novel pathways that influence candidaemia susceptibility." PloS one 12, no. 7 (January 2017): e0180824-.

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28727728
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Roth, S, Bergmann, H, Jaeger, M, Yeroslaviz, A, Neumann, K, Koenig, P-A, Prazeres da Costa, C, Vanes, L, Kumar, V, Johnson, M, Menacho-Márquez, M, Habermann, B, Tybulewicz, VL, Netea, M, Bustelo, XR, and Ruland, J. "Vav Proteins Are Key Regulators of Card9 Signaling for Innate Antifungal Immunity." Cell reports 17, no. 10 (December 2016): 2572-2583.

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27926862
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Schneeweiss, S, Carver, PL, Datta, K, Galar, A, Johnson, MD, Johnson, MG, Marty, FM, Nagel, J, Najdzinowicz, M, Saul, M, Shoham, S, Silveira, FP, Varughese, CA, Wilck, M, Weatherby, L, Auton, T, and Walker, AM. "Short-term risk of liver and renal injury in hospitalized patients using micafungin: a multicentre cohort study." The Journal of antimicrobial chemotherapy 71, no. 10 (October 2016): 2938-2944.

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27407049
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Cournoyer, JM, Garms, AP, Thiessen, KN, Bowers, MT, Johnson, MD, and Relf, MV. "Cardiovascular Disease and HIV: Pathophysiology, Treatment Considerations, and Nursing Implications." Critical care nurse 36, no. 5 (October 2016): 37-46. (Review)

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27694356
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Maskarinec, SA, Johnson, MD, and Perfect, JR. "Genetic Susceptibility to Fungal Infections: What is in the Genes?." Current clinical microbiology reports 3, no. 2 (June 2016): 81-91.

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27547700
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Swamydas, M, Gao, J-L, Break, TJ, Johnson, MD, Jaeger, M, Rodriguez, CA, Lim, JK, Green, NM, Collar, AL, Fischer, BG, Lee, C-CR, Perfect, JR, Alexander, BD, Kullberg, B-J, Netea, MG, Murphy, PM, and Lionakis, MS. "CXCR1-mediated neutrophil degranulation and fungal killing promote Candida clearance and host survival." Science translational medicine 8, no. 322 (January 2016): 322ra10-.

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26791948
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Jaeger, M, van der Lee, R, Cheng, S-C, Johnson, MD, Kumar, V, Ng, A, Plantinga, TS, Smeekens, SP, Oosting, M, Wang, X, Barchet, W, Fitzgerald, K, Joosten, LAB, Perfect, JR, Wijmenga, C, van de Veerdonk, FL, Huynen, MA, Xavier, RJ, Kullberg, B-J, and Netea, MG. "The RIG-I-like helicase receptor MDA5 (IFIH1) is involved in the host defense against Candida infections." European journal of clinical microbiology & infectious diseases : official publication of the European Society of Clinical Microbiology 34, no. 5 (May 2015): 963-974.

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25579795
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Arnold, CJ, Johnson, M, Bayer, AS, Bradley, S, Giannitsioti, E, Miró, JM, Tornos, P, Tattevin, P, Strahilevitz, J, Spelman, D, Athan, E, Nacinovich, F, Fortes, CQ, Lamas, C, Barsic, B, Fernández-Hidalgo, N, Muñoz, P, and Chu, VH. "Candida infective endocarditis: an observational cohort study with a focus on therapy." Antimicrobial agents and chemotherapy 59, no. 4 (April 2015): 2365-2373.

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25645855
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American College of Clinical Pharmacy, , McBane, SE, Dopp, AL, Abe, A, Benavides, S, Chester, EA, Dixon, DL, Dunn, M, Johnson, MD, Nigro, SJ, Rothrock-Christian, T, Schwartz, AH, Thrasher, K, and Walker, S. "Collaborative drug therapy management and comprehensive medication management-2015." Pharmacotherapy 35, no. 4 (April 2015): e39-e50.

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25884536
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Davies, ML, Johnson, MD, Brown, JN, Bryan, WE, and Townsend, ML. "Predictors of glycaemic control among HIV-positive veterans with diabetes." INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF STD & AIDS 26, no. 4 (March 2015): 262-267.

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