Medical School: University of St. Joseph Medical School, Residency: Assistant Chief Resident, Duke University Medical Center, USA, Fellowship:Research Associate, Howard Hughes Medical Institute- Duke University Medical Center, USA. Infectious Diseases and International Health - Duke University-Durham, NC, USA
Research & Clinical Interest
1-Kanj SS, Corkill JE, Kanafani ZA, Araj GF, Hart CA, Jaafar R, Matar GM. Molecular characterisation of extended-spectrum beta- lactamase-producing Escherichia coli and Klebsiella spp. isolates at a tertiary-care centre in Lebanon. Clin Microbiol Infect 2008;14:501- 4.
2-Kanj SS, Dandashi N, El-Hed A, Harik H, Maalouf M, Kozhaya L, Mousallem T, Tollefson AE, Wold WS, Chalfant CE, Dbaibo GS. Ceramide regulates SR protein phosphorylation during adenoviral infection. Virology 2006;345:280-9.
3-Kanafani ZA, Ghossain A, Sharara AI, Hatem J, and Kanj SS. Endemic gastrointestinal anthrax in 1960s Lebanon: clinical manifestations and surgical findings. Emerg Infect Dis 2003;9:520- 5.48.
4-Kanj SS, Welty-Wolf K, Madden J, Tapson V, Baz MA, Davis RD, Perfect JR. Fungal infections in lung and heart-lung transplant recipients. Report of 9 cases and review of the literature. Medicine (Baltimore) 1996;75:142-56.
5-Kanj SS, Sharara AI, Clavien PA, Hamilton JD. Cytomegalovirus infection following liver transplantation: review of the literature. Clin Infect Dis 1996;22:537-49.