Vance Garrison Fowler, MD

Professor of Medicine
Florence McAlister Distinguished 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) 668-6053
Email address fowle003@mc.duke.edu

Determinants of Outcome in Patients with Staphylococcus aureus Bacteremia
Antibacterial Resistance
Pathogenesis of Bacterial Infections
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 - Chapel Hill, 1993

Publications

Tsalik, Ephraim L., Ricardo Henao, Jesse L. Montgomery, Jeff W. Nawrocki, Mert Aydin, Emily C. Lydon, Emily R. Ko, et al. “Discriminating Bacterial and Viral Infection Using a Rapid Host Gene Expression Test.” Crit Care Med 49, no. 10 (October 1, 2021): 1651–63. https://doi.org/10.1097/CCM.0000000000005085.

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33938716
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Eichenberger, Emily M., Michael Dagher, Matthew R. Sinclair, Stacey A. Maskarinec, Vance G. Fowler, and Jerome J. Federspiel. “Infective endocarditis and solid organ transplantation: Only worse outcomes during initial transplantation hospitalization.” Am Heart J 240 (October 2021): 63–72. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ahj.2021.06.007.

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34157299
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Beam, Jenna E., Nikki J. Wagner, John C. Shook, Edward S. M. Bahnson, Vance G. Fowler, Sarah E. Rowe, and Brian P. Conlon. “Macrophage-Produced Peroxynitrite Induces Antibiotic Tolerance and Supersedes Intrinsic Mechanisms of Persister Formation.” Infect Immun 89, no. 10 (September 16, 2021): e0028621. https://doi.org/10.1128/IAI.00286-21.

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34097475
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Eichenberger, Emily M., Christiaan R. de Vries, Felicia Ruffin, Batu Sharma-Kuinkel, Lawrence Park, David Hong, Erick R. Scott, et al. “Microbial Cell-Free DNA Identifies Etiology of Bloodstream Infections, Persists Longer Than Conventional Blood Cultures, and its Duration of Detection is Associated with Metastatic Infection in Patients with Staphylococcus aureus and Gram-Negative Bacteremia.” Clin Infect Dis, August 30, 2021. https://doi.org/10.1093/cid/ciab742.

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34460909
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Chambers, Henry F., Scott R. Evans, Robin Patel, Heather R. Cross, Anthony D. Harris, Yohei Doi, Helen W. Boucher, et al. “Antibacterial Resistance Leadership Group 2.0: Back to Business.” Clin Infect Dis 73, no. 4 (August 16, 2021): 730–39. https://doi.org/10.1093/cid/ciab141.

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33588438
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Lantos, Paul M., Jean Tsao, Mark Janko, Ali Arab, Michael E. von Fricken, Paul G. Auwaerter, Lise E. Nigrovic, et al. “Environmental Correlates of Lyme Disease Emergence in Southwest Virginia, 2005-2014.” J Med Entomol 58, no. 4 (July 16, 2021): 1680–85. https://doi.org/10.1093/jme/tjab038.

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33825903
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King, Heather A., Sarah B. Doernberg, Julie Miller, Kiran Grover, Megan Oakes, Felicia Ruffin, Sarah Gonzales, et al. “Patients' Experiences With Staphylococcus aureus and Gram-negative Bacterial Bloodstream Infections: A Qualitative Descriptive Study and Concept Elicitation Phase To Inform Measurement of Patient-reported Quality of Life.” Clin Infect Dis 73, no. 2 (July 15, 2021): 237–47. https://doi.org/10.1093/cid/ciaa611.

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Fang, Ferric C., Constance A. Benson, Carlos Del Rio, Kathryn M. Edwards, Vance G. Fowler, David N. Fredricks, Ajit P. Limaye, et al. “COVID-19-Lessons Learned and Questions Remaining.” Clin Infect Dis 72, no. 12 (June 15, 2021): 2225–40. https://doi.org/10.1093/cid/ciaa1654.

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33104186
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Choi, Seong-Ho, Michael Dagher, Felicia Ruffin, Lawrence P. Park, Batu K. Sharma-Kuinkel, Maria Souli, Alison M. Morse, et al. “Risk Factors for Recurrent Staphylococcus aureus Bacteremia.” Clin Infect Dis 72, no. 11 (June 1, 2021): 1891–99. https://doi.org/10.1093/cid/ciaa801.

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32564065
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Eichenberger, Emily M., Felicia Ruffin, Michael Dagher, Reginald Lerebours, Sin-Ho Jung, Batu Sharma-Kuinkel, Andrew N. Macintyre, et al. “Bacteremia in solid organ transplant recipients as compared to immunocompetent patients: Acute phase cytokines and outcomes in a prospective, matched cohort study.” Am J Transplant 21, no. 6 (June 2021): 2113–22. https://doi.org/10.1111/ajt.16388.

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33131212
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