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Michael S. Diamond, MD, PhD

Herbert S. Gasser Professor of Medicine
Division of Infectious Diseases
Professor, Molecular Microbiology, Pathology and Immunology

Specialty Areas

Infectious Diseases

Board Certifications

Infectious Disease
Internal Medicine

Hospital Affiliations

Barnes-Jewish Hospital

  • Education
  • Publication & Research

Education

Education

Research Fellowship: Department of Public Health, Infectious Disease Unit, University of California, Berkeley, California 2001
Clinical Fellowship: Infectious Disease, University of California, San Francisco, California 1998
Residency: Internal Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, California 1997
Research Fellowship: Molecular and Cell Biology, University of California, Berkeley, California 1995
Medical Degree: Harvard Medical School, Harvard University, Boston, Massachusetts 1994
Ph.D.: Cell and Developmental Biology, Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, Harvard University, Boston, Massachusetts 1994
B.A.: Political Science, Columbia College of Columbia University, New York, New York 1985

Publication & Research

Publication & Research

Interferon lambda protects the female reproductive tract against Zika virus infection.
Caine EA, Scheaffer SM, Arora N, Zaitsev K, Artyomov MN, Coyne CB, Moley KH, Diamond MS
Nat Commun. 2019 Jan 17; 10(1)280. doi: 10.1038/s41467-018-07993-2.

PMID:
    30655513
    [PubMed - in process]
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Structural basis of a potent human monoclonal antibody against Zika virus targeting a quaternary epitope.
Long F, Doyle M, Fernandez E, Miller AS, Klose T, Sevvana M, Bryan A, Davidson E, Doranz BJ, Kuhn RJ, Diamond MS, Crowe JE Jr, Rossmann MG
Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2019 Jan 14; pii: 201815432. doi: 10.1073/pnas.1815432116.

PMID:
    30642974
    [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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Immune responses at the maternal-fetal interface.
Ander SE, Diamond MS, Coyne CB
Sci Immunol. 2019 Jan 11; 4(31)pii: eaat6114. doi: 10.1126/sciimmunol.aat6114.

PMID:
    30635356
    [PubMed - in process]
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Efficacy of a T Cell-Biased Adenovirus Vector as a Zika Virus Vaccine.
Bullard BL, Corder BN, Gorman MJ, Diamond MS, Weaver EA
Sci Rep. 2018 Dec 20; 8(1)18017. doi: 10.1038/s41598-018-35755-z.

PMID:
    30573745
    [PubMed - in process]
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An mRNA Vaccine Protects Mice against Multiple Tick-Transmitted Flavivirus Infections.
VanBlargan LA, Himansu S, Foreman BM, Ebel GD, Pierson TC, Diamond MS
Cell Rep. 2018 Dec 18; 25(12)3382-3392.e3. doi: 10.1016/j.celrep.2018.11.082.

PMID:
    30566864
    [PubMed - in process]
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Cryo-EM Structures of Eastern Equine Encephalitis Virus Reveal Mechanisms of Virus Disassembly and Antibody Neutralization.
Hasan SS, Sun C, Kim AS, Watanabe Y, Chen CL, Klose T, Buda G, Crispin M, Diamond MS, Klimstra WB, Rossmann MG
Cell Rep. 2018 Dec 11; 25(11)3136-3147.e5. doi: 10.1016/j.celrep.2018.11.067.

PMID:
    30540945
    [PubMed - in process]
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A protective human monoclonal antibody targeting the West Nile virus E protein preferentially recognizes mature virions.
Goo L, Debbink K, Kose N, Sapparapu G, Doyle MP, Wessel AW, Richner JM, Burgomaster KE, Larman BC, Dowd KA, Diamond MS, Crowe JE Jr, Pierson TC
Nat Microbiol. 2019 Jan; 4(1)71-77. doi: 10.1038/s41564-018-0283-7.

PMID:
    30455471
    [PubMed - in process]
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Protective antibodies against Eastern equine encephalitis virus bind to epitopes in domains A and B of the E2 glycoprotein.
Kim AS, Austin SK, Gardner CL, Zuiani A, Reed DS, Trobaugh DW, Sun C, Basore K, Williamson LE, Crowe JE Jr, Slifka MK, Fremont DH, Klimstra WB, Diamond MS
Nat Microbiol. 2019 Jan; 4(1)187-197. doi: 10.1038/s41564-018-0286-4.

PMID:
    30455470
    [PubMed - in process]
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Maternally Acquired Zika Antibodies Enhance Dengue Disease Severity in Mice.
Fowler AM, Tang WW, Young MP, Mamidi A, Viramontes KM, McCauley MD, Carlin AF, Schooley RT, Swanstrom J, Baric RS, Govero J, Diamond MS, Shresta S
Cell Host Microbe. 2018 Nov 14; 24(5)743-750.e5. doi: 10.1016/j.chom.2018.09.015.

PMID:
    30439343
    [PubMed - in process]
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WDFY4 is required for cross-presentation in response to viral and tumor antigens.
Theisen DJ, Davidson JT 4th, Briseño CG, Gargaro M, Lauron EJ, Wang Q, Desai P, Durai V, Bagadia P, Brickner JR, Beatty WL, Virgin HW, Gillanders WE, Mosammaparast N, Diamond MS, Sibley LD, Yokoyama W, Schreiber RD, Murphy TL, Murphy KM
Science. 2018 Nov 9; 362(6415)694-699. doi: 10.1126/science.aat5030.

PMID:
    30409884
    [PubMed - in process]
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Zika Virus Vaccine Development: Progress in the Face of New Challenges.
Diamond MS, Ledgerwood JE, Pierson TC
Annu Rev Med. 2018 Nov 2; doi: 10.1146/annurev-med-040717-051127.

PMID:
    30388054
    [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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Animal Models of Zika Virus Infection during Pregnancy.
Caine EA, Jagger BW, Diamond MS
Viruses. 2018 Oct 31; 10(11)pii: E598. doi: 10.3390/v10110598.

PMID:
    30384472
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Intestinal Dysmotility Syndromes following Systemic Infection by Flaviviruses.
White JP, Xiong S, Malvin NP, Khoury-Hanold W, Heuckeroth RO, Stappenbeck TS, Diamond MS
Cell. 2018 Nov 15; 175(5)1198-1212.e12. doi: 10.1016/j.cell.2018.08.069.

PMID:
    30293866
    [PubMed - in process]
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The Interferon-Induced Exonuclease ISG20 Exerts Antiviral Activity through Upregulation of Type I Interferon Response Proteins.
Weiss CM, Trobaugh DW, Sun C, Lucas TM, Diamond MS, Ryman KD, Klimstra WB
mSphere. 2018 Sep 19; 3(5)pii: e00209-18. doi: 10.1128/mSphere.00209-18.

PMID:
    30232164
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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The emergence of Zika virus and its new clinical syndromes.
Pierson TC, Diamond MS
Nature. 2018 Aug; 560(7720)573-581. doi: 10.1038/s41586-018-0446-y.

PMID:
    30158602
    [PubMed - in process]
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Antigen-specific antibody Fc glycosylation enhances humoral immunity via the recruitment of complement.
Lofano G, Gorman MJ, Yousif AS, Yu WH, Fox JM, Dugast AS, Ackerman ME, Suscovich TJ, Weiner J, Barouch D, Streeck H, Little S, Smith D, Richman D, Lauffenburger D, Walker BD, Diamond MS, Alter G
Sci Immunol. 2018 Aug 17; 3(26)pii: eaat7796. doi: 10.1126/sciimmunol.aat7796.

PMID:
    30120121
    [PubMed - in process]
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Cross-reactive Dengue virus-specific CD8<sup>+</sup> T cells protect against Zika virus during pregnancy.
Regla-Nava JA, Elong Ngono A, Viramontes KM, Huynh AT, Wang YT, Nguyen AT, Salgado R, Mamidi A, Kim K, Diamond MS, Shresta S
Nat Commun. 2018 Aug 2; 9(1)3042. doi: 10.1038/s41467-018-05458-0.

PMID:
    30072692
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Engineered Dengue Virus Domain III Proteins Elicit Cross-Neutralizing Antibody Responses in Mice.
Frei JC, Wirchnianski AS, Govero J, Vergnolle O, Dowd KA, Pierson TC, Kielian M, Girvin ME, Diamond MS, Lai JR
J Virol. 2018 Sep 15; 92(18)pii: e01023-18. doi: 10.1128/JVI.01023-18.

PMID:
    29976679
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Mxra8 is a receptor for multiple arthritogenic alphaviruses.
Zhang R, Kim AS, Fox JM, Nair S, Basore K, Klimstra WB, Rimkunas R, Fong RH, Lin H, Poddar S, Crowe JE Jr, Doranz BJ, Fremont DH, Diamond MS
Nature. 2018 May; 557(7706)570-574. doi: 10.1038/s41586-018-0121-3.

PMID:
    29769725
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Zika virus vaccines: immune response, current status, and future challenges.
Richner JM, Diamond MS
Curr Opin Immunol. 2018 Aug; 53130-136. doi: 10.1016/j.coi.2018.04.024.

PMID:
    29753210
    [PubMed - in process]
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Areas of Research Interest

West Nile virus, Dengue virus, Chikungunya virus, antibody immunity, interferon immunity