Sandeep Kishore, MD, PhD

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    Brigham & Women's Hospital, Boston, MA06/2021Residency
    Yale School of Medicine/Yale New Haven, New Haven, CT06/2015Internship
    Weill Cornell/ Rockefeller/ Sloan-Kettering Institute , New York, NYMD-PhD05/2014Medicine
    University of Oxford, Oxford, UKM.Sc08/2006Immunology
    Duke University, Durham, NCB.S.05/2004Biology

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    Sandeep P. Kishore is on faculty at the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF). Previously, he was on faculty at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai.

    His duties include leading a team dedicated to chronic disease prevention and control, directing initiatives at the health system level focused on the science and delivery of striving towards cardiovascular health equity - including formulating policy recommendations and scalable treatment guidelines. His portfolio focuses on enabling global access to essential medicines, developing technology-based solutions, and overcoming obstacles for access to essential treatments. His career is focused on delivering and evaluating population-level approaches for priority chronic conditions at scale. He and team members have worked to modernize the Essential Medicines List of the World Health Organization for cardiovascular, diabetes and mental illness treatments.

    He is the founder and president of the Young Professionals Chronic Disease Network. He has focused on focusing the network of young health professionals on designing and delivering technical packages focused on essential medicines. He served as a consultant for Resolve to Save Lives, focused on global access to essential anti-hypertensive medications.

    He has written extensively on responses to the global non-communicable disease epidemic in The Lancet, Health Affairs, Bulletin of WHO as well as Scientific American. He is a fellow of the New York Academy of Medicine, a term-member of the Council on Foreign Relations, an Emerging Leader for the National Academy of Medicine and recipient of the Paul & Daisy Soros Fellowship for New Americans.

    He received an MD and PhD from the Weill Cornell/ Rockefeller/Sloan-Kettering Institute and was selected by his peers to deliver the commencement address and received most compassionate physician award. He received the Raymond W. Sarber Award for top American graduate student in microbiology for his work on anti-malarial laboratory research. He has held fellowships at Yale, Harvard and MIT and undertook clinical training at Yale and Brigham & Women's Hospital/Harvard Medical School.
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    1. Performance of Crisis Standards of Care Guidelines in a Cohort of Critically Ill COVID-19 Patients in the United States. Cell Rep Med. 2021 Jul 28; 100376. Jezmir JL, Bharadwaj M, Chaitoff A, Diephuis B, Crowley CP, Kishore SP, Goralnick E, Merriam LT, Milliken A, Rhee C, Sadovnikoff N, Shah SB, Gupta S, Leaf DE, Feldman WB, Kim EY, STOP-COVID Investigators . PMID: 34337554.
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    2. Empirical Assessment of U.S. Coronavirus Disease 2019 Crisis Standards of Care Guidelines. Crit Care Explor. 2021 Jul; 3(7):e0496. Bharadwaj M, Jezmir JL, Kishore SP, Winkler M, Diephus B, Haider H, Crowley CP, Pinilla-Vera M, Varon J, Baron RM, Feldman WB, Kim EY. PMID: 34286282.
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    3. Variation in the availability and cost of essential medicines for non-communicable diseases in Uganda: A descriptive time series analysis. PLoS One. 2020; 15(12):e0241555. Armstrong-Hough M, Sharma S, Kishore SP, Akiteng AR, Schwartz JI. PMID: 33362249.
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    4. Two-drug fixed-dose combinations of blood pressure-lowering drugs as WHO essential medicines: An overview of efficacy, safety, and cost. J Clin Hypertens (Greenwich). 2020 10; 22(10):1769-1779. Salam A, Huffman MD, Kanukula R, Hari Prasad E, Sharma A, Heller DJ, Vedanthan R, Agarwal A, Rodgers A, Jaffe MG, R Frieden T, Kishore SP. PMID: 32815663.
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    5. Empirical Assessment of COVID-19 Crisis Standards of Care Guidelines. medRxiv. 2020 May 19. Jezmir JL, Bharadwaj M, Kishore SP, Winkler M, Diephuis B, Kim EY, Feldman WB. PMID: 32511478.
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    6. Access to Cardiovascular Disease and Hypertension Medicines in Developing Countries: An Analysis of Essential Medicine Lists, Price, Availability, and Affordability. J Am Heart Assoc. 2020 05 05; 9(9):e015302. Husain MJ, Datta BK, Kostova D, Joseph KT, Asma S, Richter P, Jaffe MG, Kishore SP. PMID: 32338557.
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    7. Learning from progress: global NCD policy implementation at national level. Lancet Glob Health. 2020 01; 8(1):e4-e5. Kishore SP, Majumdar UB. PMID: 31813789.
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    8. Assessment of Barriers and Facilitators to the Delivery of Care for Noncommunicable Diseases by Nonphysician Health Workers in Low- and Middle-Income Countries: A Systematic Review and Qualitative Analysis. JAMA Netw Open. 2019 12 02; 2(12):e1916545. Heller DJ, Kumar A, Kishore SP, Horowitz CR, Joshi R, Vedanthan R. PMID: 31790570.
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    9. Multiple chronic conditions at a major urban health system: a retrospective cross-sectional analysis of frequencies, costs and comorbidity patterns. BMJ Open. 2019 10 15; 9(10):e029340. Majumdar UB, Hunt C, Doupe P, Baum AJ, Heller DJ, Levine EL, Kumar R, Futterman R, Hajat C, Kishore SP. PMID: 31619421.
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    10. Scaling up effective treatment of hypertension-A pathfinder for universal health coverage. J Clin Hypertens (Greenwich). 2019 10; 21(10):1442-1449. Frieden TR, Varghese CV, Kishore SP, Campbell NRC, Moran AE, Padwal R, Jaffe MG. PMID: 31544349.
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    11. Efficacy and safety of dual combination therapy of blood pressure-lowering drugs as initial treatment for hypertension: a systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials. J Hypertens. 2019 09; 37(9):1768-1774. Salam A, Kanukula R, Atkins E, Wang X, Islam S, Kishore SP, Jaffe MG, Patel A, Rodgers A. PMID: 30986788.
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    12. The AEIOU of essential diagnostics: align, expand, implement, oversee, and update. Lancet Glob Health. 2019 06; 7(6):e694-e695. von Oettingen JE, Ginsburg O, Kishore SP, Pastakia SD, Schroeder LF, Milner DA, Vedanthan R. PMID: 31097269.
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    13. Prevalence of multiple chronic conditions in New York State, 2011-2016. PLoS One. 2019; 14(2):e0211965. Newman D, Levine E, Kishore SP. PMID: 30730970.
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    14. Impacting Global Health Delivery Through Advocacy: The Case of Losartan. Glob Heart. 2019 03; 14(1):95-96. Heller DJ, Kishore SP. PMID: 30584029.
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    15. Fixed-dose combination pharmacologic therapy to improve hypertension control worldwide: Clinical perspective and policy implications. J Clin Hypertens (Greenwich). 2019 01; 21(1):4-15. DiPette DJ, Skeete J, Ridley E, Campbell NRC, Lopez-Jaramillo P, Kishore SP, Jaffe MG, Coca A, Townsend RR, Ordunez P. PMID: 30480368.
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    16. Fixed-dose combinations for hypertension. Lancet. 2018 09 08; 392(10150):819-820. Kishore SP, Salam A, Rodgers A, Jaffe MG, Frieden T. PMID: 30215377.
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    17. The case for a global focus on multiple chronic conditions. BMJ Glob Health. 2018; 3(3):e000874. Hajat C, Kishore SP. PMID: 29989034.
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    18. Disparities in availability of essential medicines to treat non-communicable diseases in Uganda: A Poisson analysis using the Service Availability and Readiness Assessment. PLoS One. 2018; 13(2):e0192332. Armstrong-Hough M, Kishore SP, Byakika S, Mutungi G, Nunez-Smith M, Schwartz JI. PMID: 29420640.
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    19. Modernizing the World Health Organization List of Essential Medicines for Preventing and Controlling Cardiovascular Diseases. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2018 Feb 06; 71(5):564-574. Kishore SP, Blank E, Heller DJ, Patel A, Peters A, Price M, Vidula M, Fuster V, Onuma O, Huffman MD, Vedanthan R. PMID: 29406862.
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    20. Beyond hypertension: integrated cardiovascular care as a path to comprehensive primary care. Bull World Health Organ. 2018 Mar 01; 96(3):219-221. Kishore SP, Heller DJ, Vasan A. PMID: 29531421.
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    21. Closing the blood pressure gap: an affordable proposal to save lives worldwide. BMJ Glob Health. 2017; 2(3):e000429. Heller DJ, Kishore SP. PMID: 29018587.
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    22. On Essentiality and the World Health Organization's Model List of Essential Medicines. Ann Glob Health. 2017 May - Aug; 83(3-4):637-640. Marks VA, Latham SR, Kishore SP. PMID: 29221540.
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    23. A Global Social Network to Catalyze Solutions for Chronic NCD: A Case Study on the Young Professionals Chronic Disease Network. Glob Heart. 2016 12; 11(4):463-465. Jarvis JD, Obscherning E, Siegel K, Kishore SP. PMID: 27938843.
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    24. A Platform to Accelerate Global Reductions in Chronic Diseases: Toward Action. Glob Heart. 2016 12; 11(4):421-423. Ruchman SG, Kishore SP, Singh P. PMID: 27938830.
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    25. Noncommunicable Diseases: The Authors Reply. Health Aff (Millwood). 2015 Nov; 34(11):2004. Kishore SP, Belt R, Park PH. PMID: 26526266.
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    26. Overcoming Obstacles To Enable Access To Medicines For Noncommunicable Diseases In Poor Countries. Health Aff (Millwood). 2015 Sep; 34(9):1569-77. Kishore SP, Kolappa K, Jarvis JD, Park PH, Belt R, Balasubramaniam T, Kiddell-Monroe R. PMID: 26355060.
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    27. Noncommunicable Diseases In East Africa: Assessing The Gaps In Care And Identifying Opportunities For Improvement. Health Aff (Millwood). 2015 Sep; 34(9):1506-13. Siddharthan T, Ramaiya K, Yonga G, Mutungi GN, Rabin TL, List JM, Kishore SP, Schwartz JI. PMID: 26355052.
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    28. Global Noncommunicable Disease Research: Opportunities and Challenges. Ann Intern Med. 2015 Nov 03; 163(9):712-4. Jaacks LM, Ali MK, Bartlett J, Bloomfield GS, Checkley W, Gaziano TA, Heimburger DC, Kishore SP, Kohler RE, Lipska KJ, Manders O, Ngaruiya C, Peck R, Pena MB, Watkins DA, Siegel KR, Narayan KM. PMID: 26301624.
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    29. Envisioning a transdisciplinary university. J Law Med Ethics. 2014 Dec; 42 Suppl 2:17-25. Carroll L, Ali MK, Cuff P, Huffman MD, Kelly BB, Kishore SP, Narayan KM, Siegel KR, Vedanthan R. PMID: 25564706.
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    30. NCD Countdown 2025: accountability for the 25?×?25 NCD mortality reduction target. Lancet. 2014 Jul 12; 384(9938):105-7. Beaglehole R, Bonita R, Ezzati M, Alleyne G, Dain K, Kishore SP, Horton R. PMID: 25012115.
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    31. A unified code of ethics for health professionals: insights from an IOM workshop. JAMA. 2014 Feb 26; 311(8):799-800. Wynia MK, Kishore SP, Belar CD. PMID: 24570240.
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    32. Recruitment of PfSET2 by RNA polymerase II to variant antigen encoding loci contributes to antigenic variation in P. falciparum. PLoS Pathog. 2014 Jan; 10(1):e1003854. Ukaegbu UE, Kishore SP, Kwiatkowski DL, Pandarinath C, Dahan-Pasternak N, Dzikowski R, Deitsch KW. PMID: 24391504.
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    33. Young professionals for health development: the Kenyan experience in combating non-communicable diseases. Glob Health Action. 2013 Nov 20; 6:22461. Matheka DM, Nderitu J, Vedanthan R, Demaio AR, Murgor M, Kajana K, Loyal P, Alkizim FO, Kishore SP. PMID: 24262308.
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    34. Access to cancer medicines in India. Lancet Oncol. 2013 Apr; 14(4):e136. Kishore SP, Basu S, Selvaraj S. PMID: 23561744.
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    35. Promotion of access to essential medicines for non-communicable diseases: practical implications of the UN political declaration. Lancet. 2013 Feb 23; 381(9867):680-9. Hogerzeil HV, Liberman J, Wirtz VJ, Kishore SP, Selvaraj S, Kiddell-Monroe R, Mwangi-Powell FN, von Schoen-Angerer T, Lancet NCD Action Group . PMID: 23410612.
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    36. Horizontal gene transfer of epigenetic machinery and evolution of parasitism in the malaria parasite Plasmodium falciparum and other apicomplexans. BMC Evol Biol. 2013 Feb 11; 13:37. Kishore SP, Stiller JW, Deitsch KW. PMID: 23398820.
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    37. No physical health without mental health: lessons unlearned? Bull World Health Organ. 2013 Jan 01; 91(1):3-3A. Kolappa K, Henderson DC, Kishore SP. PMID: 23397342.
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    38. The global health curriculum of Weill Cornell Medical College: how one school developed a global health program. Acad Med. 2012 Sep; 87(9):1296-302. Francis ER, Goodsmith N, Michelow M, Kulkarni A, McKenney AS, Kishore SP, Bertelsen N, Fein O, Balsari S, Lemery J, Fitzgerald D, Johnson W, Finkel ML. PMID: 22929431.
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    39. Regarding the prevention of global chronic disease: academic public health's new frontier. Am J Public Health. 2011 Dec; 101(12):2196-7. Huffman MD, Siegel KR, Kishore SP, Bitton A. PMID: 22021284.
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    40. Youth manifesto on non-communicable diseases. Glob Heart. 2011 Dec; 6(4):201-10. Kishore SP, Siegel KR, Ahmad A, Aitsi-Selmi AA, Ali MK, Baker P, Basu S, Bitton A, Bloomfield GS, Bukhman G, Emery E, Feigl AB, Grepin K, Huffman MD, Kajana K, Khandelwal S, Kolappa K, Liu C, Lokhandwala N, Marwah V, Mwatsama M, Novak N, Nundy S, Park PH, Perez CP, Price MR, Rapkin N, Rice H, Seligman B, Shah S, Silva Jd, Sridhar D, Stuckler D, Vedanthan R, Zaman J, Young Professionals’ Chronic Disease Network . PMID: 25691046.
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    41. Trans-Disciplinary Education and Training for NCD Prevention and Control. Glob Heart. 2011 Dec; 6(4):191-3. Siegel KR, Kishore SP, Huffman MD, Aitsi-Selmi A, Baker P, Bitton A, Mwatsama M, Ding EL, Feigl AB, Khandelwal S, Rapkin N, Seligman B, Vedanthan R. PMID: 25691044.
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    42. Promoting global cardiovascular health ensuring access to essential cardiovascular medicines in low- and middle-income countries. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2011 May 17; 57(20):1980-7. Kishore SP, Vedanthan R, Fuster V. PMID: 21565635.
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    43. Misalignment between perceptions and actual global burden of disease: evidence from the US population. Glob Health Action. 2011 May 09; 4. Siegel KR, Feigl AB, Kishore SP, Stuckler D. PMID: 21562634.
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    44. Role of students in global health delivery. Mt Sinai J Med. 2011 May-Jun; 78(3):373-81. Finch TH, Chae SR, Shafaee MN, Siegel KR, Ali MK, Tomei R, Panjabi R, Kishore SP. PMID: 21598264.
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    45. Enabling access to new WHO essential medicines: the case for nicotine replacement therapies. Global Health. 2010 Nov 19; 6:22. Kishore SP, Bitton A, Cravioto A, Yach D. PMID: 21092092.
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    46. Generic drugs for developing nations. Nat Rev Microbiol. 2010 Jul; 8(7):530. Maciag K, Kishore SP. PMID: 20531275.
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    47. The silent epidemic of exclusive university licensing policies on compounds for neglected diseases and beyond. PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2010 Mar 30; 4(3):e570. Chen CE, Gilliland CT, Purcell J, Kishore SP. PMID: 20361025.
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    48. The global health crisis and our nation's research universities. PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2010 Feb 23; 4(2):e635. Kishore SP, Tavera G, Hotez PJ. PMID: 20186327.
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    49. An unusual recent expansion of the C-terminal domain of RNA polymerase II in primate malaria parasites features a motif otherwise found only in mammalian polymerases. J Mol Evol. 2009 Jun; 68(6):706-14. Kishore SP, Perkins SL, Templeton TJ, Deitsch KW. PMID: 19449052.
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    50. A student-led campaign to help tackle neglected tropical diseases. PLoS Med. 2007 Jul 24; 4(7):e241. Kishore SP, Dhadialla PS. PMID: 17676947.
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    51. Selective suppression of Toll-like receptor 4 activation by chemokine receptor 4. FEBS Lett. 2005 Jan 31; 579(3):699-704. Kishore SP, Bungum MK, Platt JL, Brunn GJ. PMID: 15670831.
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