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George Boateng Kyei, MB, CHB, PhD

Instructor, Medicine
Infectious Diseases

Specialty Areas

HIV Medicine
Infectious Diseases

Board Certifications

Infectious Diseases
Internal Medicine

Hospital Affiliations

Barnes-Jewish Hospital

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  • Education
  • Publication & Research

Maps & Directions

Maps & Directions

Taylor Ave. Building Extension

620 South Taylor Ave.
Suite 100
St. Louis, MO 63110

Suite: 100
Office Phone: (314) 362-9098
Additional Phone: (800) 858-3541

Education

Education

Fellowship, Infectious Diseases: Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO 2014
Residency - Internal Medicine: Barnes-Jewish Hospital, St. Louis, MO 2010
PhD - Biomedical Sciences: University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM 2007
MPhil - Microbiology: University of Ghana, Legon Boundary, Accra, Ghana 2003
Medical Degree: University of Ghana Medical School, Accra, Ghana 1998

Publication & Research

Publication & Research

Combinations of isoform-targeted histone deacetylase inhibitors and bryostatin analogues display remarkable potency to activate latent HIV without global T-cell activation.
Albert BJ, Niu A, Ramani R, Marshall GR, Wender PA, Williams RM, Ratner L, Barnes AB, Kyei GB
Sci Rep. 2017 Aug 7; 7(1)7456. doi: 10.1038/s41598-017-07814-4.

PMID:
    28785069
    [PubMed - in process]
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Sero-Epidemiology of Toxocara Canis Infection in Children Attending Four Selected Health Facilities in the Central Region of Ghana.
Kyei G, Ayi I, Boampong JN, Turkson PK
Ghana Med J. 2015 Jun; 49(2)77-83.

PMID:
    26339090
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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A revolution in the making: a suggested model for training NHS doctors.
Kyei G
Br J Gen Pract. 2015 Apr; 65(633)196-7. doi: 10.3399/bjgp15X684505.

PMID:
    25824165
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Cyclin L2 is a critical HIV dependency factor in macrophages that controls SAMHD1 abundance.
Kyei GB, Cheng X, Ramani R, Ratner L
Cell Host Microbe. 2015 Jan 14; 17(1)98-106. doi: 10.1016/j.chom.2014.11.009.

PMID:
    25532805
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Home blood pressure monitoring in hypertensive stroke patients: a prospective cohort study following a randomized controlled trial.
Ovaisi S, Oakeshott P, Kerry S, Crabtree AE, Kyei G, Kerry SM
Fam Pract. 2013 Aug; 30(4)398-403. doi: 10.1093/fampra/cmt018.

PMID:
    23629739
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Delivery of cytosolic components by autophagic adaptor protein p62 endows autophagosomes with unique antimicrobial properties.
Ponpuak M, Davis AS, Roberts EA, Delgado MA, Dinkins C, Zhao Z, Virgin HW 4th, Kyei GB, Johansen T, Vergne I, Deretic V
Immunity. 2010 Mar 26; 32(3)329-41. doi: 10.1016/j.immuni.2010.02.009.

PMID:
    20206555
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Autophagy pathway intersects with HIV-1 biosynthesis and regulates viral yields in macrophages.
Kyei GB, Dinkins C, Davis AS, Roberts E, Singh SB, Dong C, Wu L, Kominami E, Ueno T, Yamamoto A, Federico M, Panganiban A, Vergne I, Deretic V
J Cell Biol. 2009 Jul 27; 186(2)255-68. doi: 10.1083/jcb.200903070.

PMID:
    19635843
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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GP's attitudes to hypertension guidelines.
Takher S, Kyei G, Oakeshott P, Kerry S
Br J Gen Pract. 2008 Apr; 58(549)277. doi: 10.3399/bjgp08X279788.

PMID:
    18387232
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Toll-like receptors control autophagy.
Delgado MA, Elmaoued RA, Davis AS, Kyei G, Deretic V
EMBO J. 2008 Apr 9; 27(7)1110-21. doi: 10.1038/emboj.2008.31.

PMID:
    18337753
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Supporting self-care in general practice.
Kyei G, Oakeshott P, Kerry S, Conroy R, Doshi R
Br J Gen Pract. 2007 Dec; 57(545)995-6. doi: 10.3399/096016407782605018.

PMID:
    18252078
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Mechanism of inducible nitric oxide synthase exclusion from mycobacterial phagosomes.
Davis AS, Vergne I, Master SS, Kyei GB, Chua J, Deretic V
PLoS Pathog. 2007 Dec; 3(12)e186.

PMID:
    18069890
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Phosphoinositides in phagolysosome and autophagosome biogenesis.
Deretic V, Singh S, Master S, Kyei G, Davis A, Naylor J, de Haro S, Harris J, Delgado M, Roberts E, Vergne I
Biochem Soc Symp. 2007; (74)141-8.

PMID:
    17233587
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Rab14 is critical for maintenance of Mycobacterium tuberculosis phagosome maturation arrest.
Kyei GB, Vergne I, Chua J, Roberts E, Harris J, Junutula JR, Deretic V
EMBO J. 2006 Nov 15; 25(22)5250-9.

PMID:
    17082769
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Higher order Rab programming in phagolysosome biogenesis.
Roberts EA, Chua J, Kyei GB, Deretic V
J Cell Biol. 2006 Sep 25; 174(7)923-9.

PMID:
    16982798
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Autophagy in immune defense against Mycobacterium tuberculosis.
Vergne I, Singh S, Roberts E, Kyei G, Master S, Harris J, de Haro S, Naylor J, Davis A, Delgado M, Deretic V
Autophagy. 2006 Jul-Sep; 2(3)175-8.

PMID:
    16874111
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Mycobacterium tuberculosis inhibition of phagolysosome biogenesis and autophagy as a host defence mechanism.
Deretic V, Singh S, Master S, Harris J, Roberts E, Kyei G, Davis A, de Haro S, Naylor J, Lee HH, Vergne I
Cell Microbiol. 2006 May; 8(5)719-27.

PMID:
    16611222
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Endosomal membrane traffic: convergence point targeted by Mycobacterium tuberculosis and HIV.
Deretic V, Vergne I, Chua J, Master S, Singh SB, Fazio JA, Kyei G
Cell Microbiol. 2004 Nov; 6(11)999-1009.

PMID:
    15469429
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Areas of Research Interest

HIV latency and reservoir maintenance