Florian Douam, PhD
Assistant Professor
Boston University School of Medicine
Dept of Microbiology

PhD, L'École Normale Supérieure de Lyon

Florian Douam, Ph.D. has a Ph.D. in molecular virology from École normale supérieure de Lyon, France. He previously worked as a postdoctoral research associate in the Ploss Lab, in the department of molecular biology at Princeton University. He currently leads the Douam Lab located at the National Emerging Infectious Disease Laboratories (NEIDL), which investigates how the human immune system as a tissue interacts with specific viral pathogens and ultimately regulates different outcome of infection.

Boston University
National Emerging Infectious Disease Lab

Graduate Faculty (Primary Mentor of Grad Students)
Boston University School of Medicine, Graduate Medical Sciences

Characterization of a human-specific positive regulator of flavivirus infection
04/12/2021 - 03/31/2023 (PI)
NIH/National Institute of Allergy & Infectious Diseases

Defining the Impact of Per/Polyfluoroalkyl Substance Exposure on Susceptibility to SARS-CoV-2 Infection and Disease
03/02/2021 - 02/28/2023 (Multi-PI)
PI: Florian Douam, PhD
NIH/National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences

Therapeutic effects of NAPc2 in SARS-CoV-2 infection of K18-hACE2 transgenic mice
03/15/2021 - 09/15/2021 (Multi-PI)
PI: Florian Douam, PhD
ARCA Biopharma, Inc.


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  1. Chen DY, Khan N, Close BJ, Goel RK, Blum B, Tavares AH, Kenney D, Conway HL, Ewoldt JK, Chitalia VC, Crossland NA, Chen CS, Kotton DN, Baker SC, Fuchs SY, Connor JH, Douam F, Emili A, Saeed M. SARS-CoV-2 Disrupts Proximal Elements in the JAK-STAT Pathway. J Virol. 2021 09 09; 95(19):e0086221.View Related Profiles. PMID: 34260266; PMCID: PMC8428404; DOI: 10.1128/JVI.00862-21;
  2. Yen HL, Valkenburg S, Sia SF, Choy KT, Peiris JSM, Wong KHM, Crossland N, Douam F, Nicholls JM. Cellular tropism of SARS-CoV-2 in the respiratory tract of Syrian hamsters and B6.Cg-Tg(K18-ACE2)2Prlmn/J transgenic mice. Vet Pathol. 2021 Sep 01; 3009858211043084.View Related Profiles. PMID: 34467820
  3. Sanders DW, Jumper CC, Ackerman PJ, Bracha D, Donlic A, Kim H, Kenney D, Castello-Serrano I, Suzuki S, Tamura T, Tavares AH, Saeed M, Holehouse AS, Ploss A, Levental I, Douam F, Padera RF, Levy BD, Brangwynne CP. SARS-CoV-2 requires cholesterol for viral entry and pathological syncytia formation. Elife. 2021 04 23; 10.View Related Profiles. PMID: 33890572; PMCID: PMC8104966; DOI: 10.7554/eLife.65962;
  4. Ren W, Zhu Y, Wang Y, Shi H, Yu Y, Hu G, Feng F, Zhao X, Lan J, Wu J, Kenney DJ, Douam F, Tong Y, Zhong J, Xie Y, Wang X, Yuan Z, Zhou D, Zhang R, Ding Q. Comparative analysis reveals the species-specific genetic determinants of ACE2 required for SARS-CoV-2 entry. PLoS Pathog. 2021 03; 17(3):e1009392. PMID: 33760889; PMCID: PMC7990223; DOI: 10.1371/journal.ppat.1009392;
  5. Loffredo M, Lucero H, Chen DY, O'Connell A, Bergqvist S, Munawar A, Bandara A, De Graef S, Weeks SD, Douam F, Saeed M, Munawar AH. The in-vitro effect of famotidine on sars-cov-2 proteases and virus replication. Sci Rep. 2021 03 08; 11(1):5433.View Related Profiles. PMID: 33686143; PMCID: PMC7940615; DOI: 10.1038/s41598-021-84782-w;
  6. Carossino M, Montanaro P, O'Connell A, Kenney D, Gertje H, Grosz KA, Kurnick SA, Bosmann M, Saeed M, Balasuriya UBR, Douam F, Crossland NA. Fatal neuroinvasion of SARS-CoV-2 in K18-hACE2 mice is partially dependent on hACE2 expression. bioRxiv. 2021 Jan 15.View Related Profiles. PMID: 33469581; PMCID: PMC7814818; DOI: 10.1101/2021.01.13.425144;
  7. Nimgaonkar I, Archer NF, Becher I, Shahrad M, LeDesma RA, Mateus A, Caballero-Gómez J, Berneshawi AR, Ding Q, Douam F, Gaska JM, Savitski MM, Kim H, Ploss A. Isocotoin suppresses hepatitis E virus replication through inhibition of heat shock protein 90. Antiviral Res. 2021 01; 185:104997. PMID: 33326835
  8. Chen DY, Khan N, Close BJ, Goel RK, Blum B, Tavares AH, Kenney D, Conway HL, Ewoldt JK, Kapell S, Chitalia VC, Crossland NA, Chen CS, Kotton DN, Baker SC, Connor JH, Douam F, Emili A, Saeed M. SARS-CoV-2 desensitizes host cells to interferon through inhibition of the JAK-STAT pathway. bioRxiv. 2020 Oct 28.View Related Profiles. PMID: 33140044; PMCID: PMC7605551; DOI: 10.1101/2020.10.27.358259;
  9. Ramanathan HN, Zhang S, Douam F, Mar KB, Chang J, Yang PL, Schoggins JW, Ploss A, Lindenbach BD. A Sensitive Yellow Fever Virus Entry Reporter Identifies Valosin-Containing Protein (VCP/p97) as an Essential Host Factor for Flavivirus Uncoating. mBio. 2020 04 14; 11(2). PMID: 32291299; PMCID: PMC7157815; DOI: 10.1128/mBio.00467-20;
  10. O'Connell AK, Douam F. Humanized Mice for Live-Attenuated Vaccine Research: From Unmet Potential to New Promises. Vaccines (Basel). 2020 Jan 21; 8(1). PMID: 31973073; PMCID: PMC7157703; DOI: 10.3390/vaccines8010036;
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