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William R. Bishai, MD


Departmental Affiliation(s):

School of Medicine (Primary)
International Health (Joint)

Center & Institute Affiliation(s):

Contact Information

CRB2, Rm 1.08; 1550 Orleans St.
Baltimore , Maryland





Tuberculosis pathogenesis Anti-TB drugs Animal models of TB and other respiratory pathogens

Molecular Microbiology and Immunology, Impact of Genome Information on Tuberculosis Research

  • 1: Jain SK, Hernandez-Abanto SM, Cheng QJ, Singh P, Ly LH, Klinkenberg LG, Morrison NE, Converse PJ, Nuermberger E, Grosset J, McMurray DN, Karakousis PC, Lamichhane G, Bishai WR. Accelerated detection of Mycobacterium tuberculosis genes essential for bacterial survival in guinea pigs, compared with mice. J Infect Dis. 2007 Jun 1;195(11):1634-42. Epub 2007 Apr 23. PMID: 17471433 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

  • 2: Lun S, Bishai WR. Characterization of a novel cell wall-anchored protein with carboxylesterase activity required for virulence in Mycobacterium tuberculosis. J Biol Chem. 2007 Jun 22;282(25):18348-56. Epub 2007 Apr 11. PMID: 17428787 [PubMed - in process]

  • 3: Williams EP, Lee JH, Bishai WR, Colantuoni C, Karakousis PC. Mycobacterium tuberculosis SigF regulates genes encoding cell wall-associated proteins and directly regulates the transcriptional regulatory gene phoY1. J Bacteriol. 2007 Jun;189(11):4234-42. Epub 2007 Mar 23. PMID: 17384187 [PubMed - in process]

  • 4: Anzueto A, Bishai WR, Pottumarthy S. Role of oral extended-spectrum cephems in the treatment of acute exacerbation of chronic bronchitis. Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis. 2007 Mar;57(3 Suppl):S31-8. PMID: 17349461 [PubMed - in process]

  • 5: Lamichhane G, Bishai W. Defining the 'survivasome' of Mycobacterium tuberculosis. Nat Med. 2007 Mar;13(3):280-2. No abstract available. PMID: 17342137 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]