Susan K. Weir, PhD
Research Assistant Professor
Boston University School of Medicine
Dept of Medicine
Infectious Diseases

PhD, University of Michigan School of Public Health
MPH, University of Michigan School of Public Health
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I am a microbiologist with expertise and interests in clinical microbiology.

Boston Medical Center

Isolation of Circulating, anti-body producing plasma cells from individuals recovering from Staphylococcus
01/03/2013 - 08/31/2013 (PI)
Excelimmune, Inc., Somerville, MA

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Publications listed below are automatically derived from MEDLINE/PubMed and other sources, which might result in incorrect or missing publications. Faculty can login to make corrections and additions.

  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; DOI: 10.1097/PHM.0000000000000579;.
  2. Smith KP, Brennan-Krohn T, Weir S, Kirby JE. Improved Accuracy of Cefepime Susceptibility Testing for Extended-Spectrum-Beta-Lactamase-Producing Enterobacteriaceae with an On-Demand Digital Dispensing Method. J Clin Microbiol. 2017 Feb; 55(2):470-478. PMID: 27903600.
  3. 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.View Related Profiles. PMID: 26596940; PMCID: PMC4750673; DOI: 10.1128/AAC.02614-15;.
  4. Proulx MK, Palace SG, Gandra S, Torres B, Weir S, Stiles T, Ellison RT, Goguen JD. Reversion From Methicillin Susceptibility to Methicillin Resistance in Staphylococcus aureus During Treatment of Bacteremia. J Infect Dis. 2016 Mar 15; 213(6):1041-8. PMID: 26503983; PMCID: PMC4760414.
  5. 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; PMCID: PMC4096051; DOI: 10.1016/j.bmcl.2014.05.094;.
  6. 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.View Related Profiles. PMID: 23499508; DOI: 10.1016/j.ajic.2012.10.015;.
  7. 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.View Related Profiles. PMID: 22837329; PMCID: PMC3457428; DOI: 10.1128/JCM.01143-12;.
  8. 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.View Related Profiles. PMID: 22080665; DOI: 10.1086/662713;.
  9. 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.View Related Profiles. PMID: 21239081; DOI: 10.1016/j.annemergmed.2010.11.024;.
  10. 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.View Related Profiles. PMID: 20585390; PMCID: PMC2886834; DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0011156;.
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In addition to these self-described keywords below, a list of MeSH based concepts is available here.

Clinical Microbiology
Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus
Normal flora
Staphylococcus aureus
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