Talia H Swartz, MD, PhD Email Talia Swartz
- ASSISTANT PROFESSOR | Medicine, Infectious Diseases
- ASSISTANT PROFESSOR | Medical Education
- Infectious Disease
- Hospital Affiliation
- The Mount Sinai Hospital
Talia Swartz, MD, PhD, is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases. She is board certified in Internal Medicine and Infectious Disease. Her clinical training is in Infectious Diseases with a specific interest in HIV and her basic science interest is in the biology that underlies chronic HIV infection. HIV is an incurable disease and while antiretroviral therapy is effective at suppressive viremia, long-term sequelae of inflammation account for premature aging, higher rates of cardiovascular disease, and neoplasms. Dr. Swartz’s research seeks to identify novel mechanisms of HIV-associated inflammation through membrane signaling.
Please visit The Swartz Laboratory.
American Board of Internal Medicine
AIDS/HIV, Cellular Immunity, Cytokines, Imaging, Immunology, Infectious Disease, Inflammation, Membrane Proteins/Channels, Membranes, Mucosal Immunology, T Cells, Transporters, Virulence Genes, Viruses and Virology
Multi-Disciplinary Training Areas
Immunology [IMM], Microbiology [MIC]
MD, Mount Sinai School of Medicine
PhD, Mount Sinai School of Medicine
Residency, Internal Medicine
Mount Sinai Hospital
Fellowship, Infectious Disease
Mount Sinai Hospital
Committee on Special Awards (CoSA)
Junior Faculty Translational Collaborative Research Initiative Pilot Award
Department of Medicine, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
Young Investigator Award, Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infections
American Heart Association Scientist Development Grant
National Institutes of Health, Allergy and Infectious Diseases Mentored Career Award
2015 Burroughs Wellcome Travel Award to attend Association for Clinical and Translational Science (ACTS)/American Federation for Medical Research (AFMR)
Translational Science 2015 Annual Meeting, Washington, DC
Basic Science Research Award
Association for Clnical and Translational Science (ACTS)/American Federation for Medical Resarch (AFMR) 2014 Translational Science 2014 Annual Meeting
Alpha Omega Alpha Post-Graduate Award
Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society
Basic Science Research Award
Infectious Diseases Society of New York
Young Investigator Award
Conference of Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infections, Atlanta, GA
Fellow Member of Alpha Omega Alpha
Lambda Chapter, Mount Sinai School of Medicine
Housestaff Excellence in Teaching Award
Institute for Medical Education, Mount Sinai School of Medicine
HIV infection and purinergic signaling
I am interested in understanding the mechanisms that underlie chronic inflammation that causes morbidity and mortality in well-controlled HIV-infected patients. Our laboratory research focuses on the role of purinergic signaling that is required for HIV infection and may activate pro-inflammatory cytokine production. Please visit the Swartz Laboratory.
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