Department Of Infectious Disease
Investigator
Marcus Pereira, MD, MPH
Email
mp2323@cumc.columbia.edu

Dr. Marcus Pereira is an Assistant Clinical Professor of Medicine at the Columbia University College of Physicians. During fellowship at Columbia University, he studied the prevalence and risk factors for chronic kidney disease among patients in our HIV clinic. He also joined Dr. Fidock's laboratory to study malaria drug resistance and in vivo PK/PD trials of antimalarial drug combinations. Spearheading the Transplant Infectious Diseases Program, Dr. Pereira is focused on infectious complications among transplant patients in both inpatient and outpatient settings. He is also involved in the development of infection prophylaxis and treatment protocols in immunocompromised patients. His current research includes multi-drug resistant infections, including bacterial and fungal organisms among renal and liver transplant patients as well as resistant CMV infections


Clinical Studies Managed By This Investigator:
Condition Study Title
Infectious Disease [ CLOSED ] Effectiveness and safety of Maribavir in transplant recipients with Cytomegalovirus (CMV) Infections that are resistant to treatment
Kidney Disease [ CLOSED ] Study of MK-8228 (Letermovir) vs. Valganciclovir for Prevention of CMV Disease in Adult Kidney Transplant Recipients
Kidney Disease [ CLOSED ] HOPE in Action: Trial of HIV+ Deceased Donor Kidney Transplants for HIV+ Recipients
Liver Transplant A Study of HIV+ Deceased Donor Liver Transplants for HIV+ Recipients (Liver Transplant)
HIV A Study of HIV+ Deceased Donor Liver Transplants for HIV+ Recipients (HIV)
Infectious Disease [ CLOSED ] Study of the Hologic Cytomegalovirus (CMV) Assay
COVID-19 (Coronavirus) COVID-19 Vaccine Trial in Solid Organ Transplant Recipients
Transplant Kidney Transplant in Recipients and Donors with HIV: Long-Term Follow-up Study