Emily Kendall, MD

Postdoctoral Fellows

Titles:

Assistant Professor, Medicine

Email:

ekendal2@jhmi.edu

Dr. Emily Kendall is an Assistant Professor of Medicine in the Infectious Diseases division at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. Her research focuses on infectious diseases dynamics and antibiotic resistance.

Her current work focuses on understanding tuberculosis transmission, treatment outcomes, and regimen development. She uses mathematical models and computational approaches to guide optimal use of drug regimens and other tools for more effectively combating tuberculosis on the level of individual patients and large-scale epidemics. 

Dr. Kendall received her B.A. from Harvard University and her M.D. from the Vanderbilt University School of Medicine. She completed her residency at Massachusetts General Hospital and a fellowship in infectious diseases at Johns Hopkins.

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Projects

The role of cell wall lipids in pathogenesis...

This study will use a combination of transcriptional, lipidomic, genetic, and imaging techniques to investigate whether...

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A randomized trial of preventive therapy for...

We are evaluating the efficacy and cost-effectiveness of levofloxacin preventive therapy for pediatric contacts of MDR TB...

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Modeling the impact of spatially targeted TB...

We have developed transmission models to understand the impact of TB vaccination strategies that target hotspots of...

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Statins as Adjunctive, Host-Directed Therapy...

The goal of this study is to investigate the potential utility of pravastatin as an adjunctive, host-directed therapy for...

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Quantiferon gold test for detecting TB...

This is a cluster randomized trial comparing the time to known latent TB status among HIV infected patients receiving QGIT...

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