William R. Bishai, MD, PhD

Dr. Bishai received his MD and PhD degrees from Harvard Medical School in 1989. He did his internship and residency at the Brigham and Women's Hospital in Boston, Massachusetts. He received fellowship training in the Division of Infectious Diseases at the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine and was a Howard Hughes Postdoctoral Research Fellow in the laboratory of Nobel laureate, Dr. Hamilton Smith. He joined the Johns Hopkins faculty in 1994 and now serves as Associate Professor of Medicine in the Dept. of Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases and Deputy Director for the Center for Tuberculosis Research in the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine

Dr. Bishai's interests involve bacterial respiratory tract infections, tuberculosis pathogenesis, and animal models of pulmonary infections. He has authored over 50 papers in peer reviewed journals, and receives grant support from the National Institutes of Health, the Sequella Foundation, the Global Alliance for TB Drug Development, and the Ellison Foundation.