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Gregory P. Bisson

Dr. Bisson is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Medicine's Infectious Diseases Division and a Senior Scholar in the Center for Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics. He is committed to pursuing clinically important research questions in the area of Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) infection, focusing primarily on the application of epidemiologic methods to the study of the natural history and treatment of clinically important viral and fungal co-infections as well as on the design of creative public health approaches to the rapid delivery, or scale-up, of highly active antiretroviral therapy (HAART) in the developing world.

Selected publications:

Vinnard C, Winston C, Wileyto P, MacGregor RR, and Bisson GP: Isoniazid Resistance and Death in Patients with Tuberculous Meningitis: A Retrospective Cohort Study. British Medical Journal. 6: 341:c4451, Sep 2010. (PMID:20819874) (PMCID: PMC2938884)

Steele K, Thakur R, Nthobatsang R, Steenhoff A, Bisson GP: In-hospital mortality of HIV-infected cryptococcal meningitis patients with C. gattii and C. neoformans infection in Gaborone, Botswana. Medical Mycology. Page: 1-4, 2010. (PMID: 20438294)

Vinnard C, Winston C, Wileyto P, Macgregor RR, Bisson GP: Factors Associated with Isoniazid Resistant Tuberculous Meningitis in the United States, 1993 to 2005. Emerg Infect Dis. 2011 Mar;17(3):539-42. (PMID: 21392454)

Ahmad Z, Fraig M, Bisson GP, Nuermberger E, Grosset J, Karakousus P. Dose-dependent activity of pyrazinamide in animal models of intracellular and extracellular tuberculosis. Antimicrob Agents Chemother. 2011 Apr;55(4):1527-32. Epub 2011 Jan 31 (PMID: 21282447)

Vinnard C, Winston CA, Wileyto EP, Macgregor RR, Bisson GP. Multidrug Resistant Tuberculous Meningitis in the United States, 1993-2005. J Infect. 2011 Sep;63(3):240-2. Epub 2011 Jul 19. (PMID: 21784099)

Bisson GP, Gross R, Strom JB, Rollins C, Bellamy S, Weinstein R, Friedman H, Dickinson D, Frank I, Strom BL, Gaolathe T, Ndwapi N. Diagnostic accuracy of CD4 cell count increase for virologic response after initiating highly active antiretroviral therapy. AIDS. 2006 Aug 1;20(12):1613-9.

Bisson GP, Frank I, Gross R, Re VL 3rd, Strom JB, Wang X, Mogorosi M, Gaolathe T, Ndwapi N, Friedman H, Strom BL, Dickinson D. Out-of-pocket costs of HAART limit HIV treatment responses in Botswana's private sector. AIDS. 2006 Jun 12;20(9):1333-6.

Bisson GP, Strom BL, Gross R, Weissman D, Klinzman D, Hwang WT, Kostman JR, Metzger D, Stapleton JT, Frank I. Effect of GB virus C viremia on HIV acquisition and HIV set-point. AIDS. 2005 Nov 4;19(16):1910-2.

Helfand RF, Kim DK, Gary HE Jr, Edwards GL, Bisson GP, Papania MJ, Heath JL, Schaff DL, Bellini WJ, Redd SC, Anderson LJ. Nonclassic measles infections in an immune population exposed to measles during a college bus trip. J Med Virol. 1998 Dec;56(4):337-41.

Contact:
Gregory P. Bisson, MD
837 Blockley Hall
423 Guardian Drive
Philadelphia, PA 19104
bisson@mail.med.upenn.edu
(215) 573-5811

Education:
Medical School: University of Minnesota
ID Training: University of Pennsylvania
Academic Rank: Assistant Professor of Medicine