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Melicent Peck, MD, PhD

Title(s)Attending Physician, Medicine
SchoolSchool of Medicine
Phone650-353-2626
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    University of California, BerkeleyBA, BSBiochemistry
    Stanford UniversityPh.D.2002Biological Sciences
    Stanford UniversityM.D.2007Medicine
    Stanford UniversityResidency2010Internal Medicine
    UCSFFellowship2013Infectious Diseases
    UCSFCertificate in Clinical Research2014Epidemiology and Biostatistics
    Collapse Awards and Honors
    2014CROI Young Investigator Award

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    Melicent Peck is a board-certified infectious diseases physician. She completed her MD/PhD training and internal medicine residency at Stanford University, infectious diseases fellowship at UCSF, and the Advanced Training in Clinical Research certificate at UCSF. She currently leads the early clinical development of novel antibiotics against multi-drug resistant bacteria and contributes to strategies to ensure that new antibiotics reach patients. She also leads the early clinical development of new immunotherapies. She is an attending physician at the UCSF Infectious Diseases Clinic.

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    1. Lim JJ, Nilsson AC, Silverman M, Assy N, Kulkarni P, McBride JM, Deng R, Li C, Yang X, Nguyen A, Horn P, Maia M, Castro A, Peck MC, Galanter J, Chu T, Newton EM, Tavel JA. A phase 2 randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial of MHAA4549A, a monoclonal antibody, plus oseltamivir in patients hospitalized with severe influenza A infection. Antimicrob Agents Chemother. 2020 May 11. PMID: 32393496.
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    2. Cao Y, Guimaraes AO, Peck MC, Mayba O, Ruffin F, Hong K, Carrasco-Triguero M, Fowler VG, Maskarinec SA, Rosenberger CM. Risk stratification biomarkers for Staphylococcus aureus bacteraemia. Clin Transl Immunology. 2020; 9(2):e1110. PMID: 32082571.
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    3. Peck M, Rothenberg ME, Deng R, Lewin-Koh N, She G, Kamath AV, Carrasco-Triguero M, Saad O, Castro A, Teufel L, Dickerson DS, Leonardelli M, Tavel JA. A Phase 1, Randomized, Single-Ascending-Dose Study To Investigate the Safety, Tolerability, and Pharmacokinetics of DSTA4637S, an Anti-Staphylococcus aureus Thiomab Antibody-Antibiotic Conjugate, in Healthy Volunteers. Antimicrob Agents Chemother. 2019 06; 63(6). PMID: 30910894.
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    4. Guimaraes AO, Cao Y, Hong K, Mayba O, Peck MC, Gutierrez J, Ruffin F, Carrasco-Triguero M, Dinoso JB, Clemenzi-Allen A, Koss CA, Maskarinec SA, Chambers HF, Fowler VG, Baruch A, Rosenberger CM. A Prognostic Model of Persistent Bacteremia and Mortality in Complicated Staphylococcus aureus Bloodstream Infection. Clin Infect Dis. 2019 04 24; 68(9):1502-1511. PMID: 30165412.
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    5. Guimaraes AO, Gutierrez J, Maskarinec SA, Cao Y, Hong K, Ruffin F, Carrasco-Triguero M, Peck MC, Fowler VG, Baruch A, Rosenberger CM. Prognostic Power of Pathogen Cell-Free DNA in Staphylococcus aureus Bacteremia. Open Forum Infect Dis. 2019 Apr; 6(4):ofz126. PMID: 31041341.
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    6. Gutierrez J, Guimaraes AO, Lewin-Koh N, Berhanu A, Xu M, Cao Y, Kim J, Yan D, Chang JK, Dinoso JB, Koss CA, Clemenzi-Allen A, Chambers HF, Peck MC, Baruch A, Rosenberger CM. Sustained Circulating Bacterial Deoxyribonucleic Acid Is Associated With Complicated Staphylococcus aureus Bacteremia. Open Forum Infect Dis. 2019 Apr; 6(4):ofz090. PMID: 31024970.
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    7. Klatt NR, Bosinger SE, Peck M, Richert-Spuhler LE, Heigele A, Gile JP, Patel N, Taaffe J, Julg B, Camerini D, Torti C, Martin JN, Deeks SG, Sinclair E, Hecht FM, Lederman MM, Paiardini M, Kirchhoff F, Brenchley JM, Hunt PW, Silvestri G. Limited HIV infection of central memory and stem cell memory CD4+ T cells is associated with lack of progression in viremic individuals. PLoS Pathog. 2014 Aug; 10(8):e1004345. PMID: 25167059.
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    8. Peck MC, Fisher RF, Bliss R, Long SR. Isolation and characterization of mutant Sinorhizobium meliloti NodD1 proteins with altered responses to luteolin. J Bacteriol. 2013 Aug; 195(16):3714-23. PMID: 23772067.
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    9. Peck MC, Fisher RF, Long SR. Diverse flavonoids stimulate NodD1 binding to nod gene promoters in Sinorhizobium meliloti. J Bacteriol. 2006 Aug; 188(15):5417-27. PMID: 16855231.
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    10. Peck MC, Gaal T, Fisher RF, Gourse RL, Long SR. The RNA polymerase alpha subunit from Sinorhizobium meliloti can assemble with RNA polymerase subunits from Escherichia coli and function in basal and activated transcription both in vivo and in vitro. J Bacteriol. 2002 Jul; 184(14):3808-14. PMID: 12081950.
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    11. Yeh KC, Peck MC, Long SR. Luteolin and GroESL modulate in vitro activity of NodD. J Bacteriol. 2002 Jan; 184(2):525-30. PMID: 11751831.
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    12. Barnett MJ, Fisher RF, Jones T, Komp C, Abola AP, Barloy-Hubler F, Bowser L, Capela D, Galibert F, Gouzy J, Gurjal M, Hong A, Huizar L, Hyman RW, Kahn D, Kahn ML, Kalman S, Keating DH, Palm C, Peck MC, Surzycki R, Wells DH, Yeh KC, Davis RW, Federspiel NA, Long SR. Nucleotide sequence and predicted functions of the entire Sinorhizobium meliloti pSymA megaplasmid. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2001 Aug 14; 98(17):9883-8. PMID: 11481432.
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    13. Galibert F, Finan TM, Long SR, Puhler A, Abola P, Ampe F, Barloy-Hubler F, Barnett MJ, Becker A, Boistard P, Bothe G, Boutry M, Bowser L, Buhrmester J, Cadieu E, Capela D, Chain P, Cowie A, Davis RW, Dreano S, Federspiel NA, Fisher RF, Gloux S, Godrie T, Goffeau A, Golding B, Gouzy J, Gurjal M, Hernandez-Lucas I, Hong A, Huizar L, Hyman RW, Jones T, Kahn D, Kahn ML, Kalman S, Keating DH, Kiss E, Komp C, Lelaure V, Masuy D, Palm C, Peck MC, Pohl TM, Portetelle D, Purnelle B, Ramsperger U, Surzycki R, Thebault P, Vandenbol M, Vorholter FJ, Weidner S, Wells DH, Wong K, Yeh KC, Batut J. The composite genome of the legume symbiont Sinorhizobium meliloti. Science. 2001 Jul 27; 293(5530):668-72. PMID: 11474104.
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