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Rachel Presti, MD, PhD

Assistant Professor, Medicine
Infectious Diseases

Specialty Areas

Infectious Diseases

Board Certifications


Hospital Affiliations

Barnes-Jewish Hospital

Areas of Clinical Interest

Infectious diseases, HIV

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Taylor Ave. Building Extension

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

Office Phone: 314-747-1206
Fax: 314-222-6252

Education

Education

Fellowship: Infectious Diseases, Barnes-Jewish Hospital, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, Missouri 2006
Residency: Barnes-Jewish Hospital, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, Missouri 2003
Ph.D.: Washington University, St. Louis, Missouri 2001
Medical Degree: Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, Missouri 2001
B.A.: Scripps College, Claremont, California 1994

Publication & Research

Publication & Research

Alterations in the oral microbiome in HIV-infected participants after antiretroviral therapy administration are influenced by immune status.
Presti RM, Handley SA, Droit L, Ghannoum M, Jacobson M, Shiboski CH, Webster-Cyriaque J, Brown T, Yin MT, Overton ET
AIDS. 2018 Jun 19; 32(10)1279-1287. doi: 10.1097/QAD.0000000000001811.

PMID:
    29851662
    [PubMed - in process]
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A Randomized, Placebo-Controlled Trial of the Quadrivalent Human Papillomavirus Vaccine in Human Immunodeficiency Virus-Infected Adults Aged 27 Years or Older: AIDS Clinical Trials Group Protocol A5298.
Wilkin TJ, Chen H, Cespedes MS, Leon-Cruz JT, Godfrey C, Chiao EY, Bastow B, Webster-Cyriaque J, Feng Q, Dragavon J, Coombs RW, Presti RM, Saah A, Cranston RD
Clin Infect Dis. 2018 Oct 15; 67(9)1339-1346. doi: 10.1093/cid/ciy274.

PMID:
    29659751
    [PubMed - in process]
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Understanding mechanisms to promote successful aging in persons living with HIV.
Escota GV, O'Halloran JA, Powderly WG, Presti RM
Int J Infect Dis. 2018 Jan; 6656-64. doi: 10.1016/j.ijid.2017.11.010.

PMID:
    29154830
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Fixed-dose combination dolutegravir, abacavir, and lamivudine versus ritonavir-boosted atazanavir plus tenofovir disoproxil fumarate and emtricitabine in previously untreated women with HIV-1 infection (ARIA): week 48 results from a randomised, open-label, non-inferiority, phase 3b study.
Orrell C, Hagins DP, Belonosova E, Porteiro N, Walmsley S, Falcó V, Man CY, Aylott A, Buchanan AM, Wynne B, Vavro C, Aboud M, Smith KY, ARIA study team.
Lancet HIV. 2017 Dec; 4(12)e536-e546. doi: 10.1016/S2352-3018(17)30095-4.

PMID:
    28729158
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Mechanisms Underlying HIV-Associated Noninfectious Lung Disease.
Presti RM, Flores SC, Palmer BE, Atkinson JJ, Lesko CR, Lau B, Fontenot AP, Roman J, McDyer JF, Twigg HL 3rd
Chest. 2017 Nov; 152(5)1053-1060. doi: 10.1016/j.chest.2017.04.154.

PMID:
    28427967
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Significant Interference in Mass Cytometry from Medicinal Iodine in Human Lung.
Keller BC, Presti RM, Byers DE, Atkinson JJ
Am J Respir Cell Mol Biol. 2016 Jul; 55(1)150-1. doi: 10.1165/rcmb.2015-0403LE.

PMID:
    27362453
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Diabetes Mellitus is Associated With Higher Risk of Developing Decompensated Cirrhosis in Chronic Hepatitis C Patients.
Saeed MJ, Olsen MA, Powderly WG, Presti RM
J Clin Gastroenterol. 2017 Jan; 51(1)70-76.

PMID:
    27306942
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Microbiome alterations in HIV infection a review.
Williams B, Landay A, Presti RM
Cell Microbiol. 2016 May; 18(5)645-51. doi: 10.1111/cmi.12588.

PMID:
    26945815
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Summaries for patients. Nonnucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitor-sparing antiretroviral regimens for treatment-naive volunteers infected with HIV-1.
Lennox JL, Landovitz RJ, Ribaudo HJ, Ofotokun I, Na LH, Godfrey C, Kuritzkes DR, Sagar M, Brown TT, Cohn SE, McComsey GA, Aweeka F, Fichtenbaum CJ, Presti RM, Koletar SL, Haas DW, Patterson KB, Benson CA, Baugh BP, Leavitt RY, Rooney JF, Seekins D, Currier JS, ACTG A5257 Team.
Ann Intern Med. 2014 Oct 7; 161(7)I-22. doi: 10.7326/P14-9035.

PMID:
    25285557
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Efficacy and tolerability of 3 nonnucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitor-sparing antiretroviral regimens for treatment-naive volunteers infected with HIV-1: a randomized, controlled equivalence trial.
Lennox JL, Landovitz RJ, Ribaudo HJ, Ofotokun I, Na LH, Godfrey C, Kuritzkes DR, Sagar M, Brown TT, Cohn SE, McComsey GA, Aweeka F, Fichtenbaum CJ, Presti RM, Koletar SL, Haas DW, Patterson KB, Benson CA, Baugh BP, Leavitt RY, Rooney JF, Seekins D, Currier JS, ACTG A5257 Team.
Ann Intern Med. 2014 Oct 7; 161(7)461-71. doi: 10.7326/M14-1084.

PMID:
    25285539
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Sex-based outcomes of darunavir-ritonavir therapy: a single-group trial.
Currier J, Averitt Bridge D, Hagins D, Zorrilla CD, Feinberg J, Ryan R, Falcon R, Tennenberg A, Mrus J, Squires K, GRACE (Gender, Race, And Clinical Experience) Study Group.
Ann Intern Med. 2010 Sep 21; 153(6)349-57. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-153-6-201009210-00002.

PMID:
    20855799
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Detection of novel sequences related to african Swine Fever virus in human serum and sewage.
Loh J, Zhao G, Presti RM, Holtz LR, Finkbeiner SR, Droit L, Villasana Z, Todd C, Pipas JM, Calgua B, Girones R, Wang D, Virgin HW
J Virol. 2009 Dec; 83(24)13019-25. doi: 10.1128/JVI.00638-09.

PMID:
    19812170
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Quaranfil, Johnston Atoll, and Lake Chad viruses are novel members of the family Orthomyxoviridae.
Presti RM, Zhao G, Beatty WL, Mihindukulasuriya KA, da Rosa AP, Popov VL, Tesh RB, Virgin HW, Wang D
J Virol. 2009 Nov; 83(22)11599-606. doi: 10.1128/JVI.00677-09.

PMID:
    19726499
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Acquisition of murine NK cell cytotoxicity requires the translation of a pre-existing pool of granzyme B and perforin mRNAs.
Fehniger TA, Cai SF, Cao X, Bredemeyer AJ, Presti RM, French AR, Ley TJ
Immunity. 2007 Jun; 26(6)798-811.

PMID:
    17540585
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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FcRL6, a new ITIM-bearing receptor on cytolytic cells, is broadly expressed by lymphocytes following HIV-1 infection.
Wilson TJ, Presti RM, Tassi I, Overton ET, Cella M, Colonna M
Blood. 2007 May 1; 109(9)3786-93.

PMID:
    17213291
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Intrinsic reduced susceptibility of serotype 6 Streptococcus pyogenes to fluoroquinolone antibiotics.
Orscheln RC, Johnson DR, Olson SM, Presti RM, Martin JM, Kaplan EL, Storch GA
J Infect Dis. 2005 Apr 15; 191(8)1272-9.

PMID:
    15776373
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Novel cell type-specific antiviral mechanism of interferon gamma action in macrophages.
Presti RM, Popkin DL, Connick M, Paetzold S, Virgin HW 4th
J Exp Med. 2001 Feb 19; 193(4)483-96.

PMID:
    11181700
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Three distinct regions of the murine gammaherpesvirus 68 genome are transcriptionally active in latently infected mice.
Virgin HW 4th, Presti RM, Li XY, Liu C, Speck SH
J Virol. 1999 Mar; 73(3)2321-32.

PMID:
    9971815
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Interferon gamma regulates acute and latent murine cytomegalovirus infection and chronic disease of the great vessels.
Presti RM, Pollock JL, Dal Canto AJ, O'Guin AK, Virgin HW 4th
J Exp Med. 1998 Aug 3; 188(3)577-88.

PMID:
    9687534
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Latent murine cytomegalovirus infection in macrophages.
Pollock JL, Presti RM, Paetzold S, Virgin HW 4th
Virology. 1997 Jan 6; 227(1)168-79.

PMID:
    9007070
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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