Angela Desmond, MD, PhD

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Angela Desmond, MD, PhD, is a fellow with the Division of Infectious Diseases at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia.

Areas of Expertise: Viral infections
Locations: Main Campus
Appointments and Referrals: 1-800-TRY-CHOP (1-800-879-2467)

Education and Training

Medical School

MD - University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center Southwestern Medical School, Dallas, TX

Residency

Pediatrics - McGaw Medical Center of Northwestern University, Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago, Chicago, IL

Fellowship

Pediatric Infectious Diseases - Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA

Graduate Degree

PhD in Immunology - University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center Southwestern Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, Dallas, TX

Titles and Academic Titles

Fellow, Division of Infectious Diseases

Departments and Services

Research Interests

Vaccine development

Publications

Papers

2016

Case, A.*, Desmond, A.*, Lopes, D., Dye, K., Mapes, K., Ruback, S., Pop, I., Kim, J.K., Chakravarty, P., Smallshaw, J.E., Pop, L.M., & Vitetta, E.S. *A. Case and A. Desmond are co-first authors. The immunogenicity of peptoid-protein conjugates. Journal of Vaccines & Vaccination. 2016, Aug; 7(4): 329. Cited in PubMed; PMID: 27595050.

2013

Case, A., Desmond, A., Yi, K.J., Chakravarty, P., Smallshaw, J., Collins, A., Dye, K., Mapes, K., Ruback, S., Yang, J., Tran, H., Connolly, M., Zuckermann, R., Chirayil, S., Luebke, K., Astle, J., Reddy, M., Kodadek, T., & Vitetta, E. A novel platform to generate peptoid-based mimetic vaccines (P4504). Journal of Immunology. 2013, May; 190(1 Supplement): 178.6.

Desmond, A., Case, A., Yi, K., Smallshaw, J., Collins, A., Dye, K., Mapes, K., Saherwala, A., Chen, J., Tran, H., Connolly, M., Zuckermann, R., Chirayil, S., Luebke, K., Astle, J., Reddy, M., Kodadek, T., & Vitetta, E. The development of a novel anti-peptoid antibody for a peptoid-based vaccine platform (P4506). Journal of Immunology. 2013, May; 190(1 Supplement): 178.7.

2006

La, P., Desmond, A., Hou, Z., Silva, A.C., Schnepp, R.W., & Hua, X. Tumor suppressor menin: the essential role of nuclear localization signal domains in coordinating gene expression. Oncogene. 2006, Jun; 25(25): 3537-3546. Cited in PubMed; PMID: 16449969.

2004

La, P., Schnepp, R.W., Petersen, C.D., Silva, A.C., & Hua, X. *A. Desmond acknowledged. Tumor suppressor menin regulates expression of insulin-like growth factor binding protein 2. Endocrinology. 2004, Jul; 145(7): 3443-3450. Cited in PubMed; PMID: 15044367.

Posters and Presentations

2017

Desmond, A.*, Forkpa, H.*, Schwartz, D., Zabinsky, J., Edwards, A., & Johnson, S. *A. Desmond and H. Forkpa are co-first authors. (2017). Optimizing asthma care in Uptown resident clinic. Poster presented at: Lurie Children’s Hospital Pediatric residency QI projects poster session; Chicago, IL.

Awards and Honors

2013, Trainee Abstract Award, American Association of Immunologists (AAI)

2010, Poster Presenter Travel Award, 7th Peptoid Summit, Molecular Foundry, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory

2009-2011, Appointee to NIH T32 Training Grant, Department of Immunology, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center Southwestern Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences

2007, UT Southwestern Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences; Honors in Embryology

2005, University of Pennsylvania: magna cum laude

2004-2005, Dean’s list

2004, James Cook University, Townsville, Australia: Inter-college Arts Competition First Prize in Dance and Spirit Award to St. Paul’s College

2002, first prize in the Samuel P. and Ida S. Mandell Undergraduate Essay Contest, using anthropology to propose a new Afghan government after 9/11

2001-2005, Benjamin Franklin Scholar, University of Pennsylvania

Leadership and Memberships

Memberships in Professional Organizations

2017-present, Pediatric Infectious Diseases Society
2017-present, Infectious Diseases Society of America
2015-present, American Academy of Pediatrics
2015-present, American Medical Association