M. Jana Broadhurst, MD, PhD, DTM&H

Department Affiliations
Director, Nebraska Biocontainment Unit Clinical Laboratory
Assistant Professor, Department of Pathology and Microbiology

Interests
Microbiology and infectious diseases.

Education and Training
Fellowship, Medical Microbiology, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, CA, 2019
Residency, Clinical Pathology, Physician Scientist Pathway, Stanford University School of Medicine, 2018
Diploma in Tropical Medicine & Hygiene (DTM&H), Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine, Liverpool, England, 2017
Certificate in Biology of Parasitism, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institute, Marine Biological Laboratory, Woods Hole, MA, 2014
MD, University of California, San Francisco, CA, 2014
PhD, Biomedical Sciences, emphasis in Immunology, University of California, San Francisco, CA, 2012 
BA, University of Oregon, Clark Honors College, Eugene, OR 2005

Notable Publications
Partners In Health Ebola Response Team. Strengthening health systems while responding to a health crisis: Lessons learned by a nongovernmental organization during the Ebola Virus Disease epidemic in Sierra Leone. J Infect Dis 

Broadhurst MJ, Brooks TJG, Pollock NR. Diagnosis of Ebola Virus Disease: Past, Present, and Future.
Clinical Microbiology Reviews 29:759-772 (2016)

Broadhurst MJ, Semper AE, Richards J, Foster GM, Simpson AJH, Logue CH, Kelly JD, Miller A, Brooks TJG, Murray M, Pollock NR. Performance of the GeneXpert Ebola Assay for diagnosis of Ebola Virus Disease in Sierra Leone: A field evaluation study. PLoS Med 13(3): e1001980.

Broadhurst MJ, Kelly JD, Miller A, Semper A, Bailey D, Groppelli E, Simpson A, Brooks T, Hula S, Nyoni W, Sankoh AB, Jalloh A, Ton Q, Sarchet N, George P, Perkins M, Wonderly B, Murray M, Pollock NR. ReEBOV antigen rapid test kit for point-of-care and laboratory-based testing for Ebola virus disease: a field validation study. Lancet 386:867-874 (2015)

Dunham RM, Vujkovic-Cvijin I, Yukl SA, Broadhurst MJ, Loke P, Albright RG, Wong JK, Lederman MM, Somsouk M, Hunt PW, Martin JN, Deeks SG, McCune JM. Discordance between peripheral and colonic markers of inflammation during suppressive ART. J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 65:2, 133-141 (2013)

Vujkovic-Cvijin I, Dunham RM, Iwai S, Maher MC, Albright RG, Broadhurst MJ, Hernandez RD, Lederman MM, Huang Y, Somsouk M, Deeks SG, Hunt PW, Lynch SV, McCune JM. Dysbiosis of the gut microbiota is associated with HIV disease progression and tryptophan catabolism. Sci Transl Med 5:193, 193ra91 

Wolff MJ, Broadhurst MJ, Loke P. Helminthic Therapy: Improving mucosal barrier function. Trends Parasitol 28:5, 187-94 (2012)

Broadhurst MJ, Ardeshir A, Kanwar B, Mirpuri J, Gundra UM, Vujkovic-Cvijin I, Yarovinski F, Lerche N, McCune JM, Loke P. Therapeutic helminth infection in monkeys suffering from idiopathic chronic diarrhea. PLoS Pathogens 8:11, e1003000 (2012)

Broadhurst MJ, Leung JM, Lim KC, Girgis- NM, Gundra UM, Fallon PG, Premenko-Lanier M, McKerrow JH, McCune JM, Loke P. Upregulation of Retinal Dehydrogenase 2 in Alternatively Activated Macrophages During Retinoid-dependent Type-2 Immunity to Helminth Infection in Mice. PLoS Pathogens 8:8, e1002838 (2012)

Broadhurst MJ, Leung JM, Kashyap V, McCune JM, Mahadevan U, McKerrow JH, Loke P. IL-22+ CD4+ T cells are associated with therapeutic Trichuris trichiura infection in an ulcerative colitis patient. Sci Transl Med 2:60, 60ra88 (2010)

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