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Molly A. Hughes

Professor
Unit: School of Medicine
Department: Department of Medicine, Infectious Diseases
Office location and address
345 Crispell Dr
Charlottesville, Virginia 22903
Education
BS, Chemistry, summa cum laude, Bucknell University
MD/PhD, Pharmacology, Vanderbilt University
A unique strategy for reshaping the broken antibiotics model: chemokine-inspired therapeutics for targeting the host and pathogen to counter infections caused by multidrug-resistant bacteria
Source: U.S. NIH Institute of Allergy & Infectious Disease
September 24, 2020 – August 31, 2025
Elucidating a unique bacterial strategy that protects susceptible bacteria from antibiotic killing and promotes the genetic transmission of antimicrobial resistance
Source: U.S. NIH Institute of Allergy & Infectious Disease
May 18, 2018 – April 30, 2022
MD-INMD-ID Characterization of Multidrug Resistant Bacteria and Development of Diagnostic Assays
Source: U.S. Department of Homeland Security
August 01, 2017 – January 31, 2020
MD-INMD Bacillus anthracis Targets Involved in Chemokine-Mediated Antimicrobial Activity
Source: U.S. NIH Institute of Allergy & Infectious Disease
April 05, 2013 – July 31, 2017
MD-INMD Molecular study of DksA as a smart switch central to Salmonella pathogenesis - Fellowship on behalf of Matthew Crawford
Source: U.S. NIH Institute of Allergy & Infectious Disease
August 01, 2016 – March 31, 2017
MD-INMD Bacillus anthracis Targets Involved in Chemokine-Mediated Antimicrobial Activity
Source: U.S. NIH Institute of Allergy & Infectious Disease
April 05, 2013 – March 31, 2016
MD-INMD-ID Capacity Building for Infectious Disease Surveillance Outbreak Response Biosafety and Biosecurity in Pakistan
Source: The Aga Khan University
April 01, 2015 – November 30, 2015
MD-INMD Novel Intestinal Biomarkers for Environmental Enteropathy in Pakistani Children Using a Pathophysiologic Approach
Source: The Aga Khan University
June 01, 2013 – November 30, 2015
Development of Novel Antimicrobial Agents for Multi-Drug Resistant Bacterial Pathogens
Source: Commonwealth Health Research Board
July 01, 2011 – December 31, 2013
MICR 9995: Research in Microbiology, Immunology and Infectious Diseases
Credits: 1–12
Research in microbiological related disciplines, e.g. cancer, immunology, bacteriology, virology, infectious diseases, cell signaling, nuclear transport, host-pathogen interactions, gene expression, etc.
MICR 9999: Non-Topical Research
Credits: 1–12
For doctoral dissertation, taken under the supervision of a dissertation director.