Vance Garrison Fowler, MD

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

Bergin, SP, Coles, A, Farley, J, Santiago, J, Calvert, S, Fowler, VG, and Holland, TL. "Predicting Pneumonia: A Prospective Observational Study Of The Risk Factors For Hospital-Acquired And Ventilator-Associated Bacterial Pneumonia." International Conference of the American-Thoracic-Society (ATS). Washington, DC. May 19, 2017 - May 24, 2017. AMER THORACIC SOC, January 1, 2017.

Scholars@Duke

Bergin, SP, Holland, TL, Fowler, VG, and Tong, SYC. "Bacteremia, Sepsis, and Infective Endocarditis Associated with Staphylococcus aureus." Current topics in microbiology and immunology 409 (January 2017): 263-296.

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26659121
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Evans, SR, Hujer, AM, Jiang, H, Hill, CB, Hujer, KM, Mediavilla, JR, Manca, C, Tran, TTT, Domitrovic, TN, Higgins, PG, Seifert, H, Kreiswirth, BN, Patel, R, Jacobs, MR, Chen, L, Sampath, R, Hall, T, Marzan, C, Fowler, VG, Chambers, HF, and Bonomo, RA. "Informing Antibiotic Treatment Decisions: Evaluating Rapid Molecular Diagnostics To Identify Susceptibility and Resistance to Carbapenems against Acinetobacter spp. in PRIMERS III." Journal of Clinical Microbiology 55, no. 1 (January 2017): 134-144.

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27795336
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Yan, Q, Ahn, SH, Medie, FM, Sharma-Kuinkel, BK, Park, LP, Scott, WK, Deshmukh, H, Tsalik, EL, Cyr, DD, Woods, CW, Yu, C-HA, Adams, C, Qi, R, Hansen, B, and Fowler, VG. "Candidate genes on murine chromosome 8 are associated with susceptibility to Staphylococcus aureus infection in mice and are involved with Staphylococcus aureus septicemia in humans." PloS one 12, no. 6 (January 2017): e0179033-.

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28594911
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Maskarinec, SA, Thaden, JT, Cyr, DD, Ruffin, F, Souli, M, and Fowler, VG. "The Risk of Cardiac Device-Related Infection in Bacteremic Patients Is Species Specific: Results of a 12-Year Prospective Cohort." Open Forum Infectious Diseases 4, no. 3 (January 2017): ofx132-null.

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28852678
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Henig, O, Cober, E, Richter, SS, Perez, F, Salata, RA, Kalayjian, RC, Watkins, RR, Marshall, S, Rudin, SD, Domitrovic, TN, Hujer, AM, Hujer, KM, Doi, Y, Evans, S, Fowler, VG, Bonomo, RA, van Duin, D, Kaye, KS, and Antibacterial Resistance Leadership Group, . "A Prospective Observational Study of the Epidemiology, Management, and Outcomes of Skin and Soft Tissue Infections Due to Carbapenem-Resistant Enterobacteriaceae." Open Forum Infectious Diseases 4, no. 3 (January 2017): ofx157-null.

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29026866
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Lantos, PM, Tsao, J, Nigrovic, LE, Auwaerter, PG, Fowler, VG, Ruffin, F, Foster, E, and Hickling, G. "Geographic expansion of Lyme disease in Michigan, 2000-2014." Open Forum Infectious Diseases 4, no. 1 (January 1, 2017): 1-5.

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Ojewole, AA, Jou, JD, Fowler, VG, and Donald, BR. "BBK* (Branch and bound over K*): A provable and efficient ensemble-based algorithm to optimize stability and binding affinity over large sequence spaces." January 1, 2017.

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Abril, MK, Barnett, AS, Wegermann, K, Fountain, E, Strand, A, Heyman, BM, Blough, BA, Swaminathan, AC, Sharma-Kuinkel, B, Ruffin, F, Alexander, BD, McCall, CM, Costa, SF, Arcasoy, MO, Hong, DK, Blauwkamp, TA, Kertesz, M, Fowler, VG, and Kraft, BD. "Diagnosis of Capnocytophaga canimorsus Sepsis by Whole-Genome Next-Generation Sequencing." Open forum infectious diseases 3, no. 3 (September 2016): ofw144-.

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27704003
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Holland, TL, Baddour, LM, Bayer, AS, Hoen, B, Miro, JM, and Fowler, VG. "Infective endocarditis." Nature reviews. Disease primers 2 (September 2016): 16059-. (Review)

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27582414
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