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Matthew K. Waldor, MD, PhD
Investigator / 2000–Present

Scientific Discipline

Cell Biology, Microbiology

Host Institution

Brigham and Women's Hospital

Current Position

Dr. Waldor is also Edward H. Kass Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School and an attending physician in infectious diseases at Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston.

Current Research

Cell Biology and Virulence of Enteric Pathogens

Matthew Waldor studies the evolution, cell biology, and pathogenicity of enteric bacteria that cause human disease.

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Biography

As an undergraduate at Yale University, he studied philosophy and biology. He carried out his doctoral work with Larry Steinman and received his M.D. and Ph.D. degrees from Stanford University. After an internal medicine residency at Brigham…

As an undergraduate at Yale University, he studied philosophy and biology. He carried out his doctoral work with Larry Steinman and received his M.D. and Ph.D. degrees from Stanford University. After an internal medicine residency at Brigham and Women's Hospital and an infectious disease fellowship at Massachusetts General Hospital, he did postdoctoral research with John Mekalanos at Harvard University.

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Education

  • BS, philosophy and biology, Yale University
  • PhD, neuroscience, Stanford University
  • MD, Stanford University

Awards

  • Squibb Award, Infectious Diseases Society of America
  • Merit Award, National Institutes of Health

Memberships

  • Infectious Diseases Society of America
  • American Academy of Microbiology
  • American Association for the Advancement of Science, Fellow