Pranay Sinha, MD
Research Fellow
Boston University School of Medicine
Dept of Medicine
Infectious Diseases





Pranay Sinha was born and raised in India before coming to the USA for college. Pranay attended the University of Virginia School of Medicine and finished residency training at Yale-New Haven Hospital where he received a distinction in Global Health and Equity. He has been involved in TB research since 2014 and his primary interest is in the relationship between undernutrition and TB. Through epidemiological studies & health economic modeling, he hopes find ways to use nutritional policy to end TB. Pranay has field experience in India and South Africa. Clinically, he works as an Infectious Diseases physician at Boston Medical Center and treats both active and latent TB in BMC's TB clinic. He lives in Boston with his wife and his two dogs (Doxy and Shih-Tzu-Samiasis).

2021-2023 American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene: Burroughs Wellcome/ASTMH Postdoctoral Fellowship
2020 Massachusetts Infectious Diseases Society: Edward Kass Award
2020 Boston Medical Cwnter: Fellow Teaching Award
2019 Maxwell Finland Award
2017 Power Day Resident Award
2017 Peggy Bia Medical Student Teaching Award
2017 West Haven VA clinic award
2017 Frederick L. Sachs Award
2016 Samuel D. Kushlan Award
2014 Medical Student Teaching Award
2014 Edgar F. Shannon Award of the Z Society
2013 Adelphi University 10 under 10 Program for “exceptional career & personal accomplishments”
2013 Gold Humanism Honor Society: Member
2013 The Raven Society: Member
2011 Ram Family Center for Global Health Scholarship
2009 Joseph Serio Award for Excellence in Academics & Research
2008 5th Adelphi University Research Conference: Outstanding Paper Contribution to the Sciences
2007 Departmental Honors for Academic Achievement in Organic Chemistry

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  1. Cintron C, Narasimhan PB, Locks L, Babu S, Sinha P, Rajkumari N, Kaipilyawar V, Bhargava A, Maloomian K, Chandrasekaran P, Verma S, Joseph N, Johnson WE, Wanke C, Horsburgh CR, Ellner JJ, Sarkar S, Salgame P, Lakshminarayanan S, Hochberg NS. Tuberculosis-Learning the Impact of Nutrition (TB LION): protocol for an interventional study to decrease TB risk in household contacts. BMC Infect Dis. 2021 Oct 12; 21(1):1058.View Related Profiles. PMID: 34641820; PMCID: PMC8506078; DOI: 10.1186/s12879-021-06734-z;
     
  2. Sinha P, Linas BP. Combination therapy with tocilizumab and dexamethasone cost-effectively reduces Coronavirus disease 2019 mortality. Clin Infect Dis. 2021 May 06.View Related Profiles. PMID: 33956936; PMCID: PMC8135952; DOI: 10.1093/cid/ciab409;
     
  3. Sinha P, Lönnroth K, Bhargava A, Heysell SK, Sarkar S, Salgame P, Rudgard W, Boccia D, Van Aartsen D, Hochberg NS. Food for thought: addressing undernutrition to end tuberculosis. Lancet Infect Dis. 2021 Oct; 21(10):e318-e325.View Related Profiles. PMID: 33770535; PMCID: PMC8458477; DOI: 10.1016/S1473-3099(20)30792-1;
     
  4. Sinha P, Reifler K, Rossi M, Sagar M. Coronavirus Disease 2019 Mitigation Strategies Were Associated With Decreases in Other Respiratory Virus Infections. Open Forum Infect Dis. 2021 Jun; 8(6):ofab105.View Related Profiles. PMID: 34514014; PMCID: PMC8083776; DOI: 10.1093/ofid/ofab105;
     
  5. Sinha P, Jafarzadeh SR, Assoumou SA, Bielick CG, Carpenter B, Garg S, Harleen S, Neogi T, Nishio MJ, Sagar M, Sharp V, Kissin EY. The Effect of IL-6 Inhibitors on Mortality Among Hospitalized COVID-19 Patients: A Multicenter Study. J Infect Dis. 2021 02 24; 223(4):581-588.View Related Profiles. PMID: 33216906; PMCID: PMC7717300; DOI: 10.1093/infdis/jiaa717;
     
  6. Goshua G, Sinha P, Hendrickson JE, Tormey C, Bendapudi PK, Lee AI. Cost effectiveness of caplacizumab in acquired thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura. Blood. 2021 02 18; 137(7):969-976. PMID: 33280030; PMCID: PMC7918179; DOI: 10.1182/blood.2020006052;
     
  7. Sinha P, Pischel L, Sofair AN. Improving diagnosis by feedback and deliberate practice: one-on-one coaching for diagnostic maturation. Diagnosis (Berl). 2021 Feb 03. PMID: 33544476
     
  8. Sagar M, Reifler K, Rossi M, Miller NS, Sinha P, White LF, Mizgerd JP. Recent endemic coronavirus infection is associated with less-severe COVID-19. J Clin Invest. 2021 01 04; 131(1).View Related Profiles. PMID: 32997649; PMCID: PMC7773342; DOI: 10.1172/JCI143380;
     
  9. Mostaghim A, Sinha P, Bielick C, Knudsen S, Beeram I, White LF, Apovian C, Sagar M, Hochberg NS. Clinical outcomes and inflammatory marker levels in patients with Covid-19 and obesity at an inner-city safety net hospital. PLoS One. 2020; 15(12):e0243888.View Related Profiles. PMID: 33326480; PMCID: PMC7744045; DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0243888;
     
  10. Sinha P, Mostaghim A, Bielick CG, McLaughlin A, Hamer DH, Wetzler LM, Bhadelia N, Fagan MA, Linas BP, Assoumou SA, Ieong MH, Lin NH, Cooper ER, Brade KD, White LF, Barlam TF, Sagar M. Early administration of interleukin-6 inhibitors for patients with severe COVID-19 disease is associated with decreased intubation, reduced mortality, and increased discharge. Int J Infect Dis. 2020 Oct; 99:28-33.View Related Profiles. PMID: 32721528; PMCID: PMC7591937; DOI: 10.1016/j.ijid.2020.07.023;
     
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