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Alexandar Layden MD, PhD

    Education & Training

  • University of Pittsburgh, PhD, 2022
  • Cornell University, BS, 2015
  • University of Pittsburgh, MD, 2023
Representative Publications

Medina-Rivera M, Centeno-Tablante E, Finkelstein JL, Rayco-Solon P, Peña-Rosas JP, Garcia-Casal MN, Rogers L, Ridwan P, Martinez SS, Andrade J, Layden AJ, Chang J, Zambrano MP, Ghezzi-Kopel K, Mehta S. Presence of Ebola virus in breast milk and risk of mother-to-child transmission: synthesis of evidence. Ann N Y Acad Sci. 2020 Oct 28. doi: 10.1111/nyas.14519. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 33113592.

Layden A, 2018, B-Vitamins and HIV/AIDS, Nutrition and HIV/AIDS.

Layden A, Täse K, Finkelstein J, 2018, Neglected tropical diseases and vitamin B12: a review of the current evidence, Transactions of the Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene, 112:423-435.

Finkelstein J, Colt S, Layden A, Krisher J, Stewart-Ibarra A, Polhemus M, Beltrán-Ayala E, Tedesco J, Cárdenas W, Endy T, Mehta S, 2020, Micronutrients, Immunological Parameters, and Dengue Virus Infection in Coastal Ecuador: A Nested Case-Control Study in an Infectious Disease Surveillance Program, The Journal of infectious diseases, 221:91-101.

Career Advisor
Caterina Rosano, MD, MPH
Thesis Advisor
Janet Catov, PhD
Dissertation Title

Investigating Placental Inflammation as a Mediator of Maternal Obesity and Risk of Preterm Birth

Training Start Year