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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

Dengue virus-reactive CD8<sup>+</sup> T cells mediate cross-protection against subsequent Zika virus challenge.
Wen J, Elong Ngono A, Angel Regla-Nava J, Kim K, Gorman MJ, Diamond MS, Shresta S
Nat Commun. 2017 Nov 13; 8(1)1459. doi: 10.1038/s41467-017-01669-z.

PMID:
    29129917
    [PubMed - in process]
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An IRF-3-, IRF-5-, and IRF-7-Independent Pathway of Dengue Viral Resistance Utilizes IRF-1 to Stimulate Type I and II Interferon Responses.
Carlin AF, Plummer EM, Vizcarra EA, Sheets N, Joo Y, Tang W, Day J, Greenbaum J, Glass CK, Diamond MS, Shresta S
Cell Rep. 2017 Nov 7; 21(6)1600-1612. doi: 10.1016/j.celrep.2017.10.054.

PMID:
    29117564
    [PubMed - in process]
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Influenza virus differentially activates mTORC1 and mTORC2 signaling to maximize late stage replication.
Kuss-Duerkop SK, Wang J, Mena I, White K, Metreveli G, Sakthivel R, Mata MA, Muñoz-Moreno R, Chen X, Krammer F, Diamond MS, Chen ZJ, García-Sastre A, Fontoura BMA
PLoS Pathog. 2017 Sep; 13(9)e1006635. doi: 10.1371/journal.ppat.1006635.

PMID:
    28953980
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Human antibodies to the dengue virus E-dimer epitope have therapeutic activity against Zika virus infection.
Fernandez E, Dejnirattisai W, Cao B, Scheaffer SM, Supasa P, Wongwiwat W, Esakky P, Drury A, Mongkolsapaya J, Moley KH, Mysorekar IU, Screaton GR, Diamond MS
Nat Immunol. 2017 Nov; 18(11)1261-1269. doi: 10.1038/ni.3849.

PMID:
    28945244
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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A single-dose live-attenuated vaccine prevents Zika virus pregnancy transmission and testis damage.
Shan C, Muruato AE, Jagger BW, Richner J, Nunes BTD, Medeiros DBA, Xie X, Nunes JGC, Morabito KM, Kong WP, Pierson TC, Barrett AD, Weaver SC, Rossi SL, Vasconcelos PFC, Graham BS, Diamond MS, Shi PY
Nat Commun. 2017 Sep 22; 8(1)676. doi: 10.1038/s41467-017-00737-8.

PMID:
    28939807
    [PubMed - in process]
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Correction: Zika virus has oncolytic activity against glioblastoma stem cells.
Zhu Z, Gorman MJ, McKenzie LD, Chai JN, Hubert CG, Prager BC, Fernandez E, Richner JM, Zhang R, Shan C, Tycksen E, Wang X, Shi PY, Diamond MS, Rich JN, Chheda MG
J Exp Med. 2017 Oct 2; 214(10)3145. doi: 10.1084/jem.2017109309122017c.

PMID:
    28916645
    [PubMed - in process]
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Gestational Stage and IFN-λ Signaling Regulate ZIKV Infection In Utero.
Jagger BW, Miner JJ, Cao B, Arora N, Smith AM, Kovacs A, Mysorekar IU, Coyne CB, Diamond MS
Cell Host Microbe. 2017 Sep 13; 22(3)366-376.e3. doi: 10.1016/j.chom.2017.08.012.

PMID:
    28910635
    [PubMed - in process]
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Zika virus has oncolytic activity against glioblastoma stem cells.
Zhu Z, Gorman MJ, McKenzie LD, Chai JN, Hubert CG, Prager BC, Fernandez E, Richner JM, Zhang R, Shan C, Tycksen E, Wang X, Shi PY, Diamond MS, Rich JN, Chheda MG
J Exp Med. 2017 Oct 2; 214(10)2843-2857. doi: 10.1084/jem.20171093.

PMID:
    28874392
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Interferon regulatory factor-1 (IRF-1) protects against chikungunya virus induced immunopathology by restricting infection in muscle cells.
Nair S, Poddar S, Shimak RM, Diamond MS
J Virol. 2017 Aug 23; pii: JVI.01419-17. doi: 10.1128/JVI.01419-17.

PMID:
    28835505
    [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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Immune correlates of protection for dengue: State of the art and research agenda.
Katzelnick LC, Harris E, Participants in the Summit on Dengue Immune Correlates of Protection.
Vaccine. 2017 Aug 24; 35(36)4659-4669. doi: 10.1016/j.vaccine.2017.07.045.

PMID:
    28757058
    [PubMed - in process]
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MUTATIONS IN THE E2 GLYCOPROTEIN AND THE 3' UNTRANSLATED REGION ENHANCE CHIKUNGUNYA VIRUS VIRULENCE IN MICE.
Hawman DW, Carpentier KS, Fox JM, May NA, Sanders W, Montgomery SA, Moorman NJ, Diamond MS, Morrison TE
J Virol. 2017 Jul 26; pii: JVI.00816-17. doi: 10.1128/JVI.00816-17.

PMID:
    28747508
    [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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Vaccine Mediated Protection Against Zika Virus-Induced Congenital Disease.
Richner JM, Jagger BW, Shan C, Fontes CR, Dowd KA, Cao B, Himansu S, Caine EA, Nunes BTD, Medeiros DBA, Muruato AE, Foreman BM, Luo H, Wang T, Barrett AD, Weaver SC, Vasconcelos PFC, Rossi SL, Ciaramella G, Mysorekar IU, Pierson TC, Shi PY, Diamond MS
Cell. 2017 Jul 13; 170(2)273-283.e12. doi: 10.1016/j.cell.2017.06.040.

PMID:
    28708997
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Inhibition of autophagy limits vertical transmission of Zika virus in pregnant mice.
Cao B, Parnell LA, Diamond MS, Mysorekar IU
J Exp Med. 2017 Aug 7; 214(8)2303-2313. doi: 10.1084/jem.20170957.

PMID:
    28694387
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Therapeutic administration of a recombinant human monoclonal antibody reduces the severity of chikungunya virus disease in rhesus macaques.
Broeckel R, Fox JM, Haese N, Kreklywich CN, Sukulpovi-Petty S, Legasse A, Smith PP, Denton M, Corvey C, Krishnan S, Colgin LMA, Ducore RM, Lewis AD, Axthelm MK, Mandron M, Cortez P, Rothblatt J, Rao E, Focken I, Carter K, Sapparapau G, Crowe JE Jr, Diamond MS, Streblow DN
PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2017 Jun; 11(6)e0005637. doi: 10.1371/journal.pntd.0005637.

PMID:
    28628616
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Dengue Antibodies, then Zika: A Fatal Sequence in Mice.
Miner JJ, Diamond MS
Immunity. 2017 May 16; 46(5)771-773. doi: 10.1016/j.immuni.2017.04.023.

PMID:
    28514683
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Plasmodium falciparum histidine-rich protein II causes vascular leakage and exacerbates experimental cerebral malaria in mice.
Pal P, Balaban AE, Diamond MS, Sinnis P, Klein RS, Goldberg DE
PLoS One. 2017; 12(5)e0177142. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0177142.

PMID:
    28475625
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Vaccination strategies against Zika virus.
Fernandez E, Diamond MS
Curr Opin Virol. 2017 Apr; 2359-67. doi: 10.1016/j.coviro.2017.03.006.

PMID:
    28432975
    [PubMed - in process]
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TAM Receptors Are Not Required for Zika Virus Infection in Mice.
Hastings AK, Yockey LJ, Jagger BW, Hwang J, Uraki R, Gaitsch HF, Parnell LA, Cao B, Mysorekar IU, Rothlin CV, Fikrig E, Diamond MS, Iwasaki A
Cell Rep. 2017 Apr 18; 19(3)558-568. doi: 10.1016/j.celrep.2017.03.058.

PMID:
    28423319
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Maternal-Fetal Transmission of Zika Virus: Routes and Signals for Infection.
Cao B, Diamond MS, Mysorekar IU
J Interferon Cytokine Res. 2017 Jul; 37(7)287-294. doi: 10.1089/jir.2017.0011.

PMID:
    28402153
    [PubMed - in process]
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Modified mRNA Vaccines Protect against Zika Virus Infection.
Richner JM, Himansu S, Dowd KA, Butler SL, Salazar V, Fox JM, Julander JG, Tang WW, Shresta S, Pierson TC, Ciaramella G, Diamond MS
Cell. 2017 Mar 23; 169(1)176. doi: 10.1016/j.cell.2017.03.016.

PMID:
    28340344
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Areas of Research Interest

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