Jennifer Dan, MD, PhD

Jennifer Dan

Dr. Jennifer Dan graduated from Boston University combined MD/PhD program. I received my Ph.D. in the Department of Microbiology/Immunology Training Program where I worked on vaccine development for Crytococcus neoformans in Dr. Stuart Levitz's laboratory. Prior to this, I received my B.A. in Classics and B.S. in Biochemistry from the University of Tennessee, Knoxville. I am currently a PGY-2 resident and will be pursuing my fellowship in infectious diseases.

Selected Publications

Dan J.M. and Levitz, S.M. Prospects for development of vaccines against fungal diseases. Drug Resistance Updates. 2006; 9(3):105-10.

Specht C.A., Nong S., Dan J.M., Lee C.K., and Levitz, S.M. Contribution of glycosylation to T-cell responses stimulated by recombinant Cryptococcus neoformans mannoprotein. Journal of Infectious Disease. 2007; 196(5); 796-800.

Dan J.M., Wang, J.P., Lee, C.K., and Levitz, S.M. Cooperative Stimulation of Dendritic Cells by Cryptococcus neoformans Mannoproteins and CpG Oligodeoxynucleotides. PLoS ONE. 2008; 3 (4); e2046.

Dan, J.M., Kelly, R.M., Lee, C.K., and Levitz, S.M. The Role of the Mannose Receptor in a Murine Model of Cryptococcus neoformans Infection. Infection and Immunity. 2008; 76(6): 2362-2367.

Dan, J.M., Agarwal, S, Burke P, Majoney E.J. Adult Intussusception Secondary to Colorectal Cancer in a Young Man: A Case Report. J Emerg Med. 2011; Epub ahead of print.