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Gary J. Weil, MD

Professor, Medicine
Division of Infectious Diseases

Specialty Areas

Infectious Diseases

Board Certifications

Internal Medicine
Infectious Disease
Clinical Tropical Medicine and Traveler's Health, (ASTMH)

Hospital Affiliations

Barnes-Jewish Hospital

Referral Information

Physician Referral Required

Areas of Clinical Interest

Infectious diseases, tropical medicine

  • Education
  • Publication & Research

Education

Education

Fellowship: Infectious Diseases, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, Missouri 1982
Research Associate: Laboratory of Parasitic Diseases, NIAID, Bethesda, Maryland 1981
Residency: Internal Medicine, Yale-New Haven Hospital, New Haven, Connecticutt 1978
Medical Degree: Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 1975
B.A.: Harvard College, Boston, Massachusetts 1971

Publication & Research

Publication & Research

Adverse events following single dose treatment of lymphatic filariasis: Observations from a review of the literature.
Budge PJ, Herbert C, Andersen BJ, Weil GJ
PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2018 May; 12(5)e0006454. doi: 10.1371/journal.pntd.0006454.

PMID:
    29768412
    [PubMed - in process]
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Changes in Cytokine, Filarial Antigen, and DNA Levels Associated With Adverse Events Following Treatment of Lymphatic Filariasis.
Andersen BJ, Kumar J, Curtis K, Sanuku N, Satofan S, King CL, Fischer PU, Weil GJ
J Infect Dis. 2018 Jan 4; 217(2)280-287. doi: 10.1093/infdis/jix578.

PMID:
    29149303
    [PubMed - in process]
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Use of a Novel Portable Three-Dimensional Imaging System to Measure Limb Volume and Circumference in Patients with Filarial Lymphedema.
Yahathugoda C, Weiler MJ, Rao R, De Silva L, Dixon JB, Weerasooriya MV, Weil GJ, Budge PJ
Am J Trop Med Hyg. 2017 Dec; 97(6)1836-1842. doi: 10.4269/ajtmh.17-0504.

PMID:
    29141750
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Reassessment of areas with persistent Lymphatic Filariasis nine years after cessation of mass drug administration in Sri Lanka.
Rao RU, Samarasekera SD, Nagodavithana KC, Dassanayaka TDM, Punchihewa MW, Ranasinghe USB, Weil GJ
PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2017 Oct; 11(10)e0006066. doi: 10.1371/journal.pntd.0006066.

PMID:
    29084213
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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A multi-center field study of two point-of-care tests for circulating Wuchereria bancrofti antigenemia in Africa.
Chesnais CB, Awaca-Uvon NP, Bolay FK, Boussinesq M, Fischer PU, Gankpala L, Meite A, Missamou F, Pion SD, Weil GJ
PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2017 Sep; 11(9)e0005703. doi: 10.1371/journal.pntd.0005703.

PMID:
    28892473
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Effect of 3 years of biannual mass drug administration with albendazole on lymphatic filariasis and soil-transmitted helminth infections: a community-based study in Republic of the Congo.
Pion SDS, Chesnais CB, Weil GJ, Fischer PU, Missamou F, Boussinesq M
Lancet Infect Dis. 2017 Jul; 17(7)763-769. doi: 10.1016/S1473-3099(17)30175-5.

PMID:
    28372977
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Eosinophilic Meningitis Due to Infection With Paragonimus kellicotti.
Bahr NC, Trotman RL, Samman H, Jung RS, Rosterman LR, Weil GJ, Hinthorn DR
Clin Infect Dis. 2017 May 1; 64(9)1271-1274. doi: 10.1093/cid/cix102.

PMID:
    28158416
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Potential Value of Triple Drug Therapy with Ivermectin, Diethylcarbamazine, and Albendazole (IDA) to Accelerate Elimination of Lymphatic Filariasis and Onchocerciasis in Africa.
Fischer PU, King CL, Jacobson JA, Weil GJ
PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2017 Jan; 11(1)e0005163. doi: 10.1371/journal.pntd.0005163.

PMID:
    28056015
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Effectiveness of a triple-drug regimen for global elimination of lymphatic filariasis: a modelling study.
Irvine MA, Stolk WA, Smith ME, Subramanian S, Singh BK, Weil GJ, Michael E, Hollingsworth TD
Lancet Infect Dis. 2017 Apr; 17(4)451-458. doi: 10.1016/S1473-3099(16)30467-4.

PMID:
    28012943
    [PubMed - in process]
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Genomic diversity in Onchocerca volvulus and its Wolbachia endosymbiont.
Choi YJ, Tyagi R, McNulty SN, Rosa BA, Ozersky P, Martin J, Hallsworth-Pepin K, Unnasch TR, Norice CT, Nutman TB, Weil GJ, Fischer PU, Mitreva M
Nat Microbiol. 2016 Nov 21; 216207. doi: 10.1038/nmicrobiol.2016.207.

PMID:
    27869792
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Conservation and diversification of the transcriptomes of adult Paragonimus westermani and P. skrjabini.
Li BW, McNulty SN, Rosa BA, Tyagi R, Zeng QR, Gu KZ, Weil GJ, Mitreva M
Parasit Vectors. 2016 Sep 13; 9497. doi: 10.1186/s13071-016-1785-x.

PMID:
    27619014
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Programmatic Use of Molecular Xenomonitoring at the Level of Evaluation Units to Assess Persistence of Lymphatic Filariasis in Sri Lanka.
Rao RU, Samarasekera SD, Nagodavithana KC, Punchihewa MW, Dassanayaka TD, P K D G, Ford E, Ranasinghe US, Henderson RH, Weil GJ
PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2016 May; 10(5)e0004722. doi: 10.1371/journal.pntd.0004722.

PMID:
    27196431
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Measurement of Circulating Filarial Antigen Levels in Human Blood with a Point-of-Care Test Strip and a Portable Spectrodensitometer.
Chesnais CB, Vlaminck J, Kunyu-Shako B, Pion SD, Awaca-Uvon NP, Weil GJ, Mumba D, Boussinesq M
Am J Trop Med Hyg. 2016 Jun 1; 94(6)1324-9. doi: 10.4269/ajtmh.15-0916.

PMID:
    27114288
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Community Rates of IgG4 Antibodies to Ascaris Haemoglobin Reflect Changes in Community Egg Loads Following Mass Drug Administration.
Vlaminck J, Supali T, Geldhof P, Hokke CH, Fischer PU, Weil GJ
PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2016 Mar; 10(3)e0004532. doi: 10.1371/journal.pntd.0004532.

PMID:
    26991326
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Community Attitudes Toward Mass Drug Administration for Control and Elimination of Neglected Tropical Diseases After the 2014 Outbreak of Ebola Virus Disease in Lofa County, Liberia.
Bogus J, Gankpala L, Fischer K, Krentel A, Weil GJ, Fischer PU, Kollie K, Bolay FK
Am J Trop Med Hyg. 2016 Mar; 94(3)497-503. doi: 10.4269/ajtmh.15-0591.

PMID:
    26666700
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Efficacy, Safety, and Pharmacokinetics of Coadministered Diethylcarbamazine, Albendazole, and Ivermectin for Treatment of Bancroftian Filariasis.
Thomsen EK, Sanuku N, Baea M, Satofan S, Maki E, Lombore B, Schmidt MS, Siba PM, Weil GJ, Kazura JW, Fleckenstein LL, King CL
Clin Infect Dis. 2016 Feb 1; 62(3)334-341. doi: 10.1093/cid/civ882.

PMID:
    26486704
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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An Integrated Multiomics Approach to Identify Candidate Antigens for Serodiagnosis of Human Onchocerciasis.
McNulty SN, Rosa BA, Fischer PU, Rumsey JM, Erdmann-Gilmore P, Curtis KC, Specht S, Townsend RR, Weil GJ, Mitreva M
Mol Cell Proteomics. 2015 Dec; 14(12)3224-33. doi: 10.1074/mcp.M115.051953.

PMID:
    26472727
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Diagnostic Tools for Onchocerciasis Elimination Programs.
Vlaminck J, Fischer PU, Weil GJ
Trends Parasitol. 2015 Nov; 31(11)571-582. doi: 10.1016/j.pt.2015.06.007.

PMID:
    26458784
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Expression of five acetylcholine receptor subunit genes in Brugia malayi adult worms.
Li BW, Rush AC, Weil GJ
Int J Parasitol Drugs Drug Resist. 2015 Dec; 5(3)100-9. doi: 10.1016/j.ijpddr.2015.04.003.

PMID:
    26199859
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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A comparison of two tests for filarial antigenemia in areas in Sri Lanka and Indonesia with low-level persistence of lymphatic filariasis following mass drug administration.
Yahathugoda TC, Supali T, Rao RU, Djuardi Y, Stefani D, Pical F, Fischer PU, Lloyd MM, Premaratne PH, Weerasooriya MV, Weil GJ
Parasit Vectors. 2015 Jul 15; 8369. doi: 10.1186/s13071-015-0979-y.

PMID:
    26168919
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Areas of Research Interest

Clinical parasitology, tropical medicine, travel medicine and international health