Weill Cornell Medicine
New York, NY
Dr. Kohta Saito, Instructor in Medicine, received his M.D. from Harvard Medical School before going on to complete an Internal Medicine-Pediatrics combined residency program at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mt. Sinai. He concurrently completed a Masters of Public Health along the Global Health Track, and was Chief Resident of Internal Medicine-Pediatrics in his final year. He then went on to a fellowship in adult Infectious Diseases at Weill Cornell Medicine, and began his tuberculosis research in the Carl Nathan lab. His work focuses on the phenotypic states Mycobacterium tuberculosis enter when faced with stress, and how these states influence the bacilli’s ability to survive during antibiotic exposure.
Disclosure: Nothing to disclose
Friday, October 4
11:20 AM – 11:45 AM