Faculty

 
 

Paul Edelstein, M.D.

Dr. Edelstein is the Director of the Clinical Microbiology Laboratory. His current areas of interest include Legionnaires disease, molecular pathogenesis of bacterial infections, pneumonia, and antimicrobial chemotherapy.

Edelstein PH, Edelstein MAC, Higa F, Falkow S. Discovery of virulence genes of Legionella pneumophila by using signature tagged mutagenesis in a guinea pig pneumonia model. Proc. Nat Acad Sci USA. 96: 8190-8195, 1999.

Viswanathan VK, Edelstein PH, Pope CD, Cianciotto NP. The Legionella pneumophila IraAB locus is required for iron assimilation, intracellular infection, and virulence. Infect. Immun.68:1069-1079, 2000.

Higa F, Edelstein PH. Potential virulence role of the Legionella pneumophila pisP ortholog. Infect. Immun. 69:4782-4789,2001.

Contact:
Paul H. Edelstein, M.D.
7 Founders
3400 Spruce Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104-4283
phe@mail.med.upenn.edu
(215) 662-6651

Education:
Medical School: UCLA Medical School
ID Training: Wadsworth VA Medical Center
Academic Rank: Professor of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine