Vance Garrison Fowler, MD

Professor of Medicine
Florence McAlister Professor of Medicine
Professor in Molecular Genetics and Microbiology
Member in the Duke Clinical Research Institute
Campus mail Duke Box 102359, Hanes House, Trent Drive, Durham, NC 27710
Phone (919) 613-5678
Email address fowle003@mc.duke.edu

Determinants of Outcome in Patients with Staphylococcus aureus Bacteremia
Pathogenesis of Bacterial Infections
Infections due to Resistant Gram Positive Organisms
Tropical medicine/International Health

Education and Training

  • Fellow, Infectious Diseases, Medicine, Duke University, 1996 - 1999
  • Medical Resident, Medicine, Duke University, 1993 - 1996
  • M.H.S., Duke University, 1999
  • M.D., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 1993

Publications

Turner, Nicholas A., Steven C. Grambow, Christopher W. Woods, Vance G. Fowler, Rebekah W. Moehring, Deverick J. Anderson, and Sarah S. Lewis. “Epidemiologic Trends in Clostridioides difficile Infections in a Regional Community Hospital Network..” Jama Netw Open 2, no. 10 (October 2, 2019). https://doi.org/10.1001/jamanetworkopen.2019.14149.

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31664443
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Mba Medie, Felix, Batu K. Sharma-Kuinkel, Felicia Ruffin, Liana C. Chan, Maura Rossetti, Yu-Ling Chang, Lawrence P. Park, et al. “Genetic variation of DNA methyltransferase-3A contributes to protection against persistent MRSA bacteremia in patients..” Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 116, no. 40 (October 1, 2019): 20087–96. https://doi.org/10.1073/pnas.1909849116.

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31527248
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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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Casillas-Ituarte, Nadia N., Alex C. DiBartola, Megan J. Broughton, Lumarie Pérez-Guzmán, Robert M. Wheeler, Makoto Ibaraki, B Alexis Lower, et al. “Fibrinogen binding is affected by amino acid substitutions in C-terminal repeat region of fibronectin binding protein A..” Sci Rep 9, no. 1 (August 12, 2019). https://doi.org/10.1038/s41598-019-48031-5.

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31406152
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Evans, Scott R., Thuy Tien T. Tran, Andrea M. Hujer, Carol B. Hill, Kristine M. Hujer, Jose R. Mediavilla, Claudia Manca, et al. “Rapid Molecular Diagnostics to Inform Empiric Use of Ceftazidime/Avibactam and Ceftolozane/Tazobactam Against Pseudomonas aeruginosa: PRIMERS IV..” Clin Infect Dis 68, no. 11 (May 17, 2019): 1823–30. https://doi.org/10.1093/cid/ciy801.

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Evans, Scott R., Dean Follmann, Ying Liu, Thomas Holland, Sarah B. Doernberg, Nadine Rouphael, Toshimitsu Hamasaki, et al. “Sequential, Multiple-Assignment, Randomized Trials for COMparing Personalized Antibiotic StrategieS (SMART-COMPASS)..” Clin Infect Dis 68, no. 11 (May 17, 2019): 1961–67. https://doi.org/10.1093/cid/ciy912.

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Doernberg, Sarah B., Thuy Tien Tram Tran, Steven Y. C. Tong, Mical Paul, Dafna Yahav, Joshua S. Davis, Leonard Leibovici, et al. “Good Studies Evaluate the Disease While Great Studies Evaluate the Patient: Development and Application of a Desirability of Outcome Ranking Endpoint for Staphylococcus aureus Bloodstream Infection..” Clin Infect Dis 68, no. 10 (May 2, 2019): 1691–98. https://doi.org/10.1093/cid/ciy766.

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Guimaraes, Alessander O., Yi Cao, Kyu Hong, Oleg Mayba, Melicent C. Peck, Johnny Gutierrez, Felicia Ruffin, et al. “A Prognostic Model of Persistent Bacteremia and Mortality in Complicated Staphylococcus aureus Bloodstream Infection..” Clin Infect Dis 68, no. 9 (April 24, 2019): 1502–11. https://doi.org/10.1093/cid/ciy739.

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Turner, Nicholas A., Batu K. Sharma-Kuinkel, Stacey A. Maskarinec, Emily M. Eichenberger, Pratik P. Shah, Manuela Carugati, Thomas L. Holland, and Vance G. Fowler. “Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus: an overview of basic and clinical research..” Nat Rev Microbiol 17, no. 4 (April 2019): 203–18. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41579-018-0147-4.

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30737488
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Chaudry, Mavish S., Gunnar H. Gislason, Anne-Lise Kamper, Marianne Rix, Anders R. Larsen, Andreas Petersen, Paal S. Andersen, et al. “Increased risk of Staphylococcus aureus bacteremia in hemodialysis-A nationwide study..” Hemodial Int 23, no. 2 (April 2019): 230–38. https://doi.org/10.1111/hdi.12728.

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