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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

Portable infrared imaging for longitudinal limb volume monitoring in patients with lymphatic filariasis.
Zhou C, Yahathugoda C, De Silva L, Rathnapala U, Owen G, Weerasooriya M, Rao RU, Weil GJ, Budge PJ
PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2019 Oct; 13(10)e0007762. doi: 10.1371/journal.pntd.0007762.

PMID:
    31584959
    [PubMed - in process]
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Systems analysis-based assessment of post-treatment adverse events in lymphatic filariasis.
Andersen BJ, Rosa BA, Kupritz J, Meite A, Serge T, Hertz MI, Curtis K, King CL, Mitreva M, Fischer PU, Weil GJ
PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2019 Sep; 13(9)e0007697. doi: 10.1371/journal.pntd.0007697.

PMID:
    31557154
    [PubMed - in process]
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Dosing pole recommendations for lymphatic filariasis elimination: A height-weight quantile regression modeling approach.
Goss CW, O'Brian K, Dubray C, Fischer PU, Hardy M, Jambulingam P, King CL, Laman M, Lemoine JF, Robinson LJ, Samuela J, Subramanian S, Supali T, Weil GJ, Schechtman KB
PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2019 Jul; 13(7)e0007541. doi: 10.1371/journal.pntd.0007541.

PMID:
    31314753
    [PubMed - in process]
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The safety of double- and triple-drug community mass drug administration for lymphatic filariasis: A multicenter, open-label, cluster-randomized study.
Weil GJ, Bogus J, Christian M, Dubray C, Djuardi Y, Fischer PU, Goss CW, Hardy M, Jambulingam P, King CL, Kuttiat VS, Krishnamoorthy K, Laman M, Lemoine JF, O'Brian KK, Robinson LJ, Samuela J, Schechtman KB, Sircar A, Srividya A, Steer AC, Supali T, Subramanian S, DOLF IDA Safety Study Group.
PLoS Med. 2019 Jun; 16(6)e1002839. doi: 10.1371/journal.pmed.1002839.

PMID:
    31233507
    [PubMed - in process]
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Pharmacokinetics, safety, and efficacy of a single co-administered dose of diethylcarbamazine, albendazole and ivermectin in adults with and without Wuchereria bancrofti infection in Côte d'Ivoire.
Edi C, Bjerum CM, Ouattara AF, Chhonker YS, Penali LK, Méité A, Koudou BG, Weil GJ, King CL, Murry DJ
PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2019 May; 13(5)e0007325. doi: 10.1371/journal.pntd.0007325.

PMID:
    31107869
    [PubMed - in process]
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Systematic sampling of adults as a sensitive means of detecting persistence of lymphatic filariasis following mass drug administration in Sri Lanka.
Rao RU, Samarasekera SD, Nagodavithana KC, Punchihewa MW, Ranasinghe USB, Weil GJ
PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2019 Apr; 13(4)e0007365. doi: 10.1371/journal.pntd.0007365.

PMID:
    31009482
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Risk factors for lymphatic filariasis in two villages of the Democratic Republic of the Congo.
Chesnais CB, Awaca-Uvon NP, Vlaminck J, Tambwe JP, Weil GJ, Pion SD, Boussinesq M
Parasit Vectors. 2019 Apr 11; 12(1)162. doi: 10.1186/s13071-019-3428-5.

PMID:
    30971305
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Comparison of the Impact of Annual and Semiannual Mass Drug Administration on Lymphatic Filariasis Prevalence in Flores Island, Indonesia.
Supali T, Djuardi Y, Lomiga A, Nur Linda S, Iskandar E, Goss CW, Miller JP, Weil GJ, Fischer PU
Am J Trop Med Hyg. 2019 Feb; 100(2)336-343. doi: 10.4269/ajtmh.18-0570.

PMID:
    30560772
    [PubMed - in process]
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Identification and characterization of Loa loa antigens responsible for cross-reactivity with rapid diagnostic tests for lymphatic filariasis.
Hertz MI, Nana-Djeunga H, Kamgno J, Jelil Njouendou A, Chawa Chunda V, Wanji S, Rush A, Fischer PU, Weil GJ, Budge PJ
PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2018 Nov; 12(11)e0006963. doi: 10.1371/journal.pntd.0006963.

PMID:
    30444866
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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A Trial of a Triple-Drug Treatment for Lymphatic Filariasis.
King CL, Suamani J, Sanuku N, Cheng YC, Satofan S, Mancuso B, Goss CW, Robinson LJ, Siba PM, Weil GJ, Kazura JW
N Engl J Med. 2018 Nov 8; 379(19)1801-1810. doi: 10.1056/NEJMoa1706854.

PMID:
    30403937
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Update on the current status of onchocerciasis in Côte d'Ivoire following 40 years of intervention: Progress and challenges.
Koudou BG, Kouakou MM, Ouattara AF, Yeo S, Brika P, Meite A, Aba E, King CL, Kouakou R, Weil GJ, Fischer PU
PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2018 Oct; 12(10)e0006897. doi: 10.1371/journal.pntd.0006897.

PMID:
    30352058
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Capillaria Ova and Diagnosis of Trichuris trichiura Infection in Humans by Kato-Katz Smear, Liberia.
Fischer K, Gankpala A, Gankpala L, Bolay FK, Curtis KC, Weil GJ, Fischer PU
Emerg Infect Dis. 2018 Aug; 24(8)1551-1554. doi: 10.3201/eid2408.180184.

PMID:
    30016245
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Comprehensive Assessment of a Hotspot with Persistent Bancroftian Filariasis in Coastal Sri Lanka.
Rao RU, Samarasekera SD, Nagodavithana KC, Goss CW, Punchihewa MW, Dassanayaka TDM, Ranasinghe USB, Mendis D, Weil GJ
Am J Trop Med Hyg. 2018 Sep; 99(3)735-742. doi: 10.4269/ajtmh.18-0169.

PMID:
    30014812
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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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 - indexed for MEDLINE]
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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 - indexed for MEDLINE]
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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
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Areas of Research Interest

Clinical parasitology, tropical medicine, travel medicine and international health