Infectious Disease Doctor: Ravi Durvasula, MD | Loyola Medicine

COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Update

Loyola Medicine is resuming select health care services. Learn more about resumption of services.

Ravi Durvasula, MD

Ravi Durvasula, MD

Medicine

Infectious Disease
Professor
Department Chairperson, Medicine

Languages Spoken

English
<

Clinical Expertise

  • Clostridium Difficile (C. Diff.)
  • Endocarditis
  • Heart Infection
  • Joint Infection
  • Osteomyelitis
  • Parasitic Infections
  • Prosthetic Joint Infection
  • Travel-related Infection
  • Tuberculosis (TB)

About Dr. Durvasula

Interests
Sports, Gardening

Medical Education

Medical School
McGill University, Canada
Residency
Baylor University College of Medicine - Internal Medicine
Fellowship
  • Yale University School of Medicine - Infectious Diseases

Board Certification

American Board of Internal Medicine
Infectious Disease, American Board of Internal Medicine Subspecialty

Research

  • A paratransgenic strategy to block transmission of Xylella fastidiosa from the glassy-winged sharpshooter Homalodisca vitripennis. Arora, AK; Pesko, KN; Quintero-Hernández, V; Possani, LD; Miller, TA; Durvasula, RV, BMC biotechnology
  • Antiplasmodial activity of hydroxyethylamine analogs: Synthesis biological activity and structure activity relationship of plasmepsin inhibitors., Kumar Singh; Rajendran; Singh; Kumar; Kumar; Singh; Miller; Potemkin; Poonam; Grishina; Gupta; Kempaiah; Durvasula; Singh; Dunn; Rathi, Bioorganic & medicinal chemistry
  • Characterization of a promoter for heterologous protein production. Ogaugwu, CE; Cheng, Q; Fieck, A; Hurwitz, I; Durvasula, R, Biotechnology reports (Amsterdam, Netherlands)
View All ResearchShow Less
  • An integrated overview of the midgut bacterial flora composition of Phlebotomus perniciosus a vector of zoonotic visceral leishmaniasis in the Western Mediterranean Basin., Fraihi, W; Fares, W; Perrin, P; Dorkeld, F; Sereno, D; Barhoumi, W; Sbissi, I; Cherni, S; Chelbi, I; Durvasula, R; Ramalho-Ortigao, M; Gtari, M; Zhioua, E, PLoS neglected tropical diseases
  • Measuring Success in Global Health Training: Data From 14 Years of a Postdoctoral Fellowship in Infectious Diseases and Tropical Medicine. Tucker, JD; Hughes, MA; Durvasula, RV; Vinetz, JM; McGovern, VP; Schultz, R; Dunavan, CP; Wilson, ME; Milner, DA; LaRocque, RC; Calderwood, SB; Guerrant, RL; Weller, PF; Taylor, TE, Clinical infectious diseases : an official publication of the Infectious Diseases Society of America
  • A delivery system for field application of paratransgenic control. Arora, AK; Forshaw, A; Miller, TA; Durvasula, R, BMC biotechnology
  • Aerobic bacterial flora of biotic and abiotic compartments of a hyperendemic Zoonotic Cutaneous Leishmaniasis (ZCL) focus. Maleki-Ravasan, N; Oshaghi, MA; Afshar, D; Arandian, MH; Hajikhani, S; Akhavan, AA; Yakhchali, B; Shirazi, MH; Rassi, Y; Jafari, R; Aminian, K; Fazeli-Varzaneh, RA; Durvasula, R, Parasites & vectors
  • Bacterial Infection and Immune Responses in Lutzomyia longipalpis Sand Fly Larvae Midgut. Heerman, M; Weng, JL; Hurwitz, I; Durvasula, R; Ramalho-Ortigao, M, PLoS neglected tropical diseases
  • Streptokinase-A Drug for Thrombolytic Therapy: A Patent Review. Kunamneni, A; Durvasula, R, Recent advances in cardiovascular drug discovery
  • Taking a bite out of mosquitoes: a new drug to block transmission of malaria. Durvasula, R, The Journal of infectious diseases