Diego Hijano, MD, Pediatric Infectious Disease, Memphis, TN, St. Jude Children's Research Hospital

DiegoRaulHijanoMD

Pediatric Infectious Disease Memphis, TN

Pediatric Infections Associated with Transplant/Immunocompromised States

Assistant Member Infectious Diseases, Deputy Medical Director Occupational Health. St. Jude Children's Research Hospital

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Education & Training

  • University of Buenos AiresM.Sc., 2017
  • Universidad Nacional de La Plata  Faculty of Medicine
    Universidad Nacional de La Plata Faculty of MedicineClass of 2005

Certifications & Licensure

  • TN State Medical License
    TN State Medical License 2014 - 2023

Awards, Honors, & Recognition

  • 2nd place for outstanding poster presentation 15th annual St. Jude /PIDS conference, 2016
  • Senior Fellow Research award 5th Clinical fellows symposium, 2016
  • Ovation Award for Outstanding Employee Achievement (Bravo Award) 2015
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Clinical Trials

Publications & Presentations

PubMed

Journal Articles

  • Type I Interferon Potentiates IgA Immunity to Respiratory Syncytial Virus Infection During Infancy  
    Diego Hijano, MD, Nature
  • TLR4 genotype and environmental LPS mediate RSV bronchiolitis through Th2 polarization  
    Caballero MT, Serra ME, Acosta PL, Marzec J, Gibbons L, Salim M, Rodriguez A, Reynaldi A, Garcia A, Bado D, Buchholz UJ, Hijano DR, Coviello S, Newcomb D, Bellabarba M..., J Clin Invest, 1/1/2015
  • A mechanistic role for type III interferon-lambda1 in asthma exacerbations mediated by human rhinoviruses  
    Miller EK, Hernandez JZ, Wimmenauer V, Shepherd BE, Hijano D, Libster R, Serra ME, Bhat N, Batalle JP, Mohamed Y, Reynaldi A, Rodriguez A, Otello M, Pisapia N, Bugna J..., Am J Respir Crit Care Med, 1/1/2012
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Abstracts/Posters

  • Disseminated M. szulgai infection (osteomyelitis in right 3rd metacarpal and skin abscess on the buttock) in SCID (IL-7R deficiency) patient that clinically presented ...
    Hijano D, 2nd Annual St. Jude/PIDS Pediatric Transplant ID Symposium
  • Fungemia due to Candida guilliermondii in a patient with refractory AML undergoing conditioning for second allogeneic transplant
    Hijano D, 3rd Annual St. Jude/PIDS Pediatric Transplant ID Symposium
  • Burkholderia cepacia infection involving the gastrointestinal tract
    Hijano D, 4th Annual St. Jude/PIDS Pediatric Transplant ID Symposium
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Lectures

  • Respiratory Viral Infection in Hematopoietic Cell Transplant: a spectrum of illness and benefits of screening 
    St. Jude Children Research Hospital - 1/1/2017
  • Rothia mucilaginosa infections 
    St. Jude Children Research Hospital - 1/1/2016
  • Respiratory Infections in the immunocompromised host 
    1/1/2016
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Authored Content

  • Making the Invisible Visible: Highlighting the Value of Infectious DiseasesNovember 2020

Press Mentions

  • Can COVID-19 Testing Allow Us to Gather Safely for the Holidays?
    Can COVID-19 Testing Allow Us to Gather Safely for the Holidays?November 19, 2020 15:40
  • We Asked 16 Infectious Disease Experts What They're Doing for Thanksgiving
    We Asked 16 Infectious Disease Experts What They're Doing for ThanksgivingOctober 31, 2020 14:15

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