George Sakoulas: Discovery of Novel Antibiotic Treatment Strategies: A Bedside to Bench Approach


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Dr. Sakoulas is an active infectious diseases clinician evaluating patients on the inpatient consult service and in outpatient clinics based at Sharp Memorial Hospital in San Diego.  He lectures extensively on topics such as the global implications of methicillin-resistant S. aureus (MRSA) and discovering better treatment options for severe infections. Working as an Associate Adjunct Professor in the Nizet laboratory, Dr. Sakoulas' major interests are the pharmacodynamic interactions of the various classes of antistaphylococcal and antienterococcal antibiotics with each other and with innate host defense molecules such as cathelicidin and platelet-derived antmicrobial peptides.