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Rachel Rutishauser, MD, PhD

Title(s)Assistant Professor, Medicine
SchoolSchool of Medicine
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    Harvard UniversityB.A.2003Biology
    Yale UniversityPh.D.2010Immunobiology
    Yale UniversityM.D.2011School of Medicine
    University of California, San FranciscoResidency2014Internal Medicine
    University of California, San FranciscoFellowship2018Infectious Disease
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    Yale University2011The MD/PhD Award
    Yale University2011Norma Bailey Berniker Prize
    UCSF2015SFGH Department of Medicine Clinical Fellow Award
    UCSF2015UCSF Infectious Diseases Division Clinical Fellow Award
    IDSA2015IDWeek Trainee Travel Award
    UCSF2016AIDS Research Institute Clinical Fellow
    HVTN2017HVTN Translational Early Stage Investigator Conference Travel Award
    UCSF2017CFAR Early Career Award for Excellence in Basic Research
    HVTN2018HVTN Translational Early Stage Investigator Conference Travel Award
    CROI2018CROI New Investigator Scholarship
    CROI2019CROI New Investigator Scholarship

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    I am an Assistant Professor of Medicine in the Division of Experimental Medicine at the University of California, San Francisco. My research focuses on understanding the mechanisms that promote the formation of protective immunity to different pathogens at various stages of human development.

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    1. Abdelsamed HA, Zebley CC, Nguyen H, Rutishauser RL, Fan Y, Ghoneim HE, Crawford JC, Alfei F, Alli S, Ribeiro SP, Castellaw AH, McGargill MA, Jin H, Boi SK, Speake C, Serti E, Turka LA, Busch ME, Stone M, Deeks SG, Sekaly RP, Zehn D, James EA, Nepom GT, Youngblood B. Beta cell-specific CD8+ T cells maintain stem cell memory-associated epigenetic programs during type 1 diabetes. Nat Immunol. 2020 Mar 30. PMID: 32231298.
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    2. Peluso MJ, Dee L, Campbell D, Taylor J, Hoh R, Rutishauser RL, Sauceda J, Deeks SG, Dubé K. A collaborative, multidisciplinary approach to HIV transmission risk mitigation during analytic treatment interruption. J Virus Erad. 2020 Feb 20; 6(1):34-37. PMID: 32175090.
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    3. Kerkhoff AD, Rutishauser RL, Miller S, Babik JM. Clinical Utility of Universal Broad-Range PCR Amplicon Sequencing for Pathogen Identification: a retrospective cohort study. Clin Infect Dis. 2020 Jan 07. PMID: 31907545.
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    4. Morley D, Lambert JS, Hogan LE, De Gascun C, Redmond N, Rutishauser RL, Thanh C, Gibson EA, Hobbs K, Bakkour S, Busch MP, Farrell J, McGetrick P, Henrich TJ. Correction to: Rapid development of HIV elite control in a patient with acute infection. BMC Infect Dis. 2019 Oct 22; 19(1):877. PMID: 31640575.
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    5. Deguit CDT, Hough M, Hoh R, Krone M, Pilcher CD, Martin JN, Deeks SG, McCune JM, Hunt PW, Rutishauser RL. Some Aspects of CD8+ T-Cell Exhaustion Are Associated With Altered T-Cell Mitochondrial Features and ROS Content in HIV Infection. J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr. 2019 10 01; 82(2):211-219. PMID: 31513075.
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    6. Morley D, Lambert JS, Hogan LE, De Gascun C, Redmond N, Rutishauser RL, Thanh C, Gibson EA, Hobbs K, Bakkour S, Busch MP, Farrell J, McGetrick P, Henrich TJ. Rapid development of HIV elite control in a patient with acute infection. BMC Infect Dis. 2019 Sep 18; 19(1):815. PMID: 31533639.
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    7. Scully EP, Rutishauser RL, Simoneau CR, Delagrèverie H, Euler Z, Thanh C, Li JZ, Hartig H, Bakkour S, Busch M, Alter G, Marty FM, Wang CC, Deeks SG, Lorch J, Henrich TJ. Inconsistent HIV reservoir dynamics and immune responses following anti-PD-1 therapy in cancer patients with HIV infection. Ann Oncol. 2018 10 01; 29(10):2141-2142. PMID: 30032204.
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    8. Henrich TJ, Hatano H, Bacon O, Hogan LE, Rutishauser R, Hill A, Kearney MF, Anderson EM, Buchbinder SP, Cohen SE, Abdel-Mohsen M, Pohlmeyer CW, Fromentin R, Hoh R, Liu AY, McCune JM, Spindler J, Metcalf-Pate K, Hobbs KS, Thanh C, Gibson EA, Kuritzkes DR, Siliciano RF, Price RW, Richman DD, Chomont N, Siliciano JD, Mellors JW, Yukl SA, Blankson JN, Liegler T, Deeks SG. HIV-1 persistence following extremely early initiation of antiretroviral therapy (ART) during acute HIV-1 infection: An observational study. PLoS Med. 2017 Nov; 14(11):e1002417. PMID: 29112956.
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    9. Vujkovic-Cvijin I, Rutishauser RL, Pao M, Hunt PW, Lynch SV, McCune JM, Somsouk M. Limited engraftment of donor microbiome via one-time fecal microbial transplantation in treated HIV-infected individuals. Gut Microbes. 2017 09 03; 8(5):440-450. PMID: 28541799.
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    10. Rutishauser RL, Hartogensis W, Deguit CD, Krone M, Hoh R, Hecht FM, Pilcher CD, Bacchetti P, Deeks SG, Hunt PW, McCune JM. Early and Delayed Antiretroviral Therapy Results in Comparable Reductions in CD8+ T Cell Exhaustion Marker Expression. AIDS Res Hum Retroviruses. 2017 07; 33(7):658-667. PMID: 28335609.
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    11. Brondfield MN, Reid MJ, Rutishauser RL, Cope JR, Tang J, Ritter JM, Matanock A, Ali I, Doernberg SB, Hilts-Horeczko A, DeMarco T, Klein L, Babik JM. Disseminated Acanthamoeba infection in a heart transplant recipient treated successfully with a miltefosine-containing regimen: Case report and review of the literature. Transpl Infect Dis. 2017 Apr; 19(2). PMID: 28067969.
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    12. Brown L, Langelier C, Reid MJ, Rutishauser RL, Strnad L. Antimicrobial Resistance: A Call to Action! Clin Infect Dis. 2017 01 01; 64(1):106-107. PMID: 27794024.
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    13. Su PY, Miller S, Rutishauser RL, Babik J. Broad-range PCR for early diagnosis of nosocomial Enterococcus gallinarum meningitis. Infect Dis (Lond). 2016 Aug; 48(8):640-2. PMID: 27097275.
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    14. Rachel Rutishauser, Steve Miller. Clinical Experience Using Broad-Range Polymerase Chain Reaction-Based Sequencing for Pathogen Identification. Open Forum Infectious Diseases. 2015 Dec 9; 2(suppl_1):99.
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    15. Rutishauser RL, Langelier C, Baxi SM, Hanks D, Chin-Hong P. Think global, act local: chronic dysuria and sterile pyuria in an Eritrean-American woman. BMJ Case Rep. 2014 Feb 11; 2014. PMID: 24518390.
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    16. Marshall HD, Chandele A, Jung YW, Meng H, Poholek AC, Parish IA, Rutishauser R, Cui W, Kleinstein SH, Craft J, Kaech SM. Differential expression of Ly6C and T-bet distinguish effector and memory Th1 CD4(+) cell properties during viral infection. Immunity. 2011 Oct 28; 35(4):633-46. PMID: 22018471.
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    17. Jung YW, Rutishauser RL, Joshi NS, Haberman AM, Kaech SM. Differential localization of effector and memory CD8 T cell subsets in lymphoid organs during acute viral infection. J Immunol. 2010 Nov 01; 185(9):5315-25. PMID: 20921525.
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    18. Rutishauser RL, Kaech SM. Generating diversity: transcriptional regulation of effector and memory CD8 T-cell differentiation. Immunol Rev. 2010 May; 235(1):219-33. PMID: 20536566.
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    19. Rutishauser RL, Martins GA, Kalachikov S, Chandele A, Parish IA, Meffre E, Jacob J, Calame K, Kaech SM. Transcriptional repressor Blimp-1 promotes CD8(+) T cell terminal differentiation and represses the acquisition of central memory T cell properties. Immunity. 2009 Aug 21; 31(2):296-308. PMID: 19664941.
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    20. Rutishauser RL, Basu AC, Cromarty SI, Kravitz EA. Long-term consequences of agonistic interactions between socially naive juvenile American lobsters (Homarus americanus). Biol Bull. 2004 Dec; 207(3):183-7. PMID: 15616347.
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