Division of Infectious Disease & International Medicine

Dipak Raj

Dipak Raj, PhD

Assoc Professor, College of Medicine Internal Medicine

Assistant Professor (Adjunct), Pathology and Laboratory Medicine

Contact Info 3720 Spectrum Blvd.
Tampa FL 33606

Academic Email: dipakraj@usf.edu

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Education

  • PhD, Life Sciences, Utkal University, 2005

Interdisciplinary and Emerging Signature Programs

  • Allergy, Immunology & Infectious Disease

Recent Publications

  • Michelow IC, Park S, Tsai SW, Rayta B, Pasaje CFA, Nelson S, Early AM, Frosch AP, Ayodo G, Raj DK, Nixon CE, Nixon CP, Pond-Tor S, Friedman JF, Fried M, Duffy PE, Roch KGL, Niles JC, Kurtis JD A Newly Characterized Malaria Antigen on Erythrocyte and Merozoite Surfaces Induces Parasite Inhibitory Antibodies Journal of Experimental Medicine. 218(9) , 2021.
  • Raj DK, Das Mohapatra A, Jnawali A, Zuromski J, Jha A, Cham-Kpu G, Sherman B, Rudlaff RM, Nixon CE, Hilton N, Oleinikov AV, Chesnokov O, Merritt J, et, al. Anti-PfGARP activates programmed cell death of parasites and reduces severe malaria Nature. 582(7810) : 104-108, 2020.
  • Clements RL, Streva V, Dumoulin P, Huang W, Raj DK, Barbara Burleigh B, LlinĂ¡s M, Winzeler E, Zhang Q, and Dvorin JF A novel antiparasitic compound kills ring-stage Plasmodium falciparum and retains activity against artemisinin-resistant parasites Journal of Infectious Disease, PMID: 31616928 (IF: 5.02)s. , 2019.
  • Raj DK,. Kurtis JD, Park S, Nixon CE, McDonald EA, Nixon CP, Pond-Tor S, Jha A, Taliano RJ Kabyemela ER Friedman JF Duffy PE and Fried . Maternally derived antibodies to Schizont Egress Antigen-1 protect offspring from severe malaria Clinical Infectious Diseases. 68(10) : 1718-1724, 2019.