Last Name

Susan K. Weir, PhD

TitleResearch Assistant Professor
InstitutionBoston University School of Medicine
DivisionInfectious Diseases
Address650 Albany St Evans Biomed Research Ctr
Boston MA 02118
Phone(617) 414-5242
ORCID ORCID Icon0000-0001-5570-0221
Other Positions
InstitutionBoston Medical Center

 Research Expertise & Professional Interests
I am a microbiologist with expertise and interests in clinical microbiology.

 Self-Described Keywords
  • Clinical Microbiology
  • Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus
  • Normal flora
  • Staphylococcus aureus
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  1. LaBan MM, Weir SK. Regarding Özcakar L, Önat SS, Gürcay E, Kara M: Are Blind Injections Ethical or Historical? Think Twice with Ultrasound. Am J Phys Med Rehabil 2016;95:158-60. Am J Phys Med Rehabil. 2017 Mar; 96(3):e52. PMID: 28225714.
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  2. Linsenmeyer K, Strymish J, Weir S, Berg G, Brecher S, Gupta K. Activity of Fosfomycin against Extended-Spectrum-ß-Lactamase-Producing Uropathogens in Patients in the Community and Hospitalized Patients. Antimicrob Agents Chemother. 2016 Feb; 60(2):1134-6. PMID: 26596940.
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  3. Nguyen ST, Williams JD, Butler MM, Ding X, Mills DM, Tashjian TF, Panchal RG, Weir SK, Moon C, Kim HO, Marsden JA, Peet NP, Bowlin TL. Synthesis and antibacterial evaluation of new, unsymmetrical triaryl bisamidine compounds. Bioorg Med Chem Lett. 2014 Aug 1; 24(15):3366-72. PMID: 24969013.
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  4. Kabbani D, Weir SK, Berg G, Chien GC, Strymish J, Gupta K. Cohorting based on nasal methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus status: an opportunity to share more than a room. Am J Infect Control. 2013 May; 41(5):401-4. PMID: 23499508.
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  5. Weir SK, Fram J, Berg G, Kabbani D, Strymish J, Tang M, Fitzsimmons D, Brecher SM, Gupta K. Molecular epidemiology of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus isolates from patients newly identified as nasal carriers. J Clin Microbiol. 2012 Oct; 50(10):3283-6. PMID: 22837329.
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  6. Weir SK, Berg G, Fram J, Schechter-Perkins EM, Mitchell PM, Sulis C, Gupta K. Discordance in colonizing strains of Staphylococcus aureus isolated from different body sites. Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2011 Dec; 32(12):1225-7. PMID: 22080665.
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  7. Schechter-Perkins EM, Mitchell PM, Murray KA, Rubin-Smith JE, Weir S, Gupta K. Prevalence and predictors of nasal and extranasal staphylococcal colonization in patients presenting to the emergency department. Ann Emerg Med. 2011 May; 57(5):492-9. PMID: 21239081.
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  8. Chiavolini D, Rangel-Moreno J, Berg G, Christian K, Oliveira-Nascimento L, Weir S, Alroy J, Randall TD, Wetzler LM. Bronchus-associated lymphoid tissue (BALT) and survival in a vaccine mouse model of tularemia. PLoS One. 2010; 5(6):e11156. PMID: 20585390.
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  9. Buschbacher RM, Weir SK, Bentley JG, Cottrell E. Normal motor nerve conduction studies using surface electrode recording from the supraspinatus, infraspinatus, deltoid, and biceps. PM R. 2009 Feb; 1(2):101-6. PMID: 19627883.
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  10. Chiavolini D, Weir S, Murphy JR, Wetzler LM. Neisseria meningitidis PorB, a Toll-like receptor 2 ligand, improves the capacity of Francisella tularensis lipopolysaccharide to protect mice against experimental tularemia. Clin Vaccine Immunol. 2008 Sep; 15(9):1322-9. PMID: 18614668.
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  11. Chiavolini D, Alroy J, King CA, Jorth P, Weir S, Madico G, Murphy JR, Wetzler LM. Identification of immunologic and pathologic parameters of death versus survival in respiratory tularemia. Infect Immun. 2008 Feb; 76(2):486-96. PMID: 18025095.
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  12. LaBan MM, Weir SK, Taylor RS. 'Bald trochanter' spontaneous rupture of the conjoined tendons of the gluteus medius and minimus presenting as a trochanteric bursitis. Am J Phys Med Rehabil. 2004 Oct; 83(10):806-9. PMID: 15385792.
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