OHSU

Melissa Murphy, MD

Melissa Murphy, MDMelissa Murphy, MD
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Division of Infectious Diseases, VAMC


Degrees:

B.A. (Biology) - Reed College, 1991
M.D. - University of Health Sciences, Chicago Medical School, 1996

Residency:

Medicine - Oregon Health & Science University

Fellowship:

ID - OHSU/Portland VAMC, 1999-2001

Research Interest:

Focusing on the evolution of antiretroviral resistance mutations in salvage HIV patients exposed to the newer protease inhibitors and their effect on clinical response to antiretroviral therapy.

Clinical Responsibilities:

Director of the HIV clinic at the VA and shares the responsibility for the OHSU/VA inpatient infectious diseases consult service.

Recent Publications:

  1. Murphy MD, Marousek GI, and S Chou. HIV Protease Mutations Associated with Amprenavir Resistance During Salvage Therapy: Importance of I54M. Journal of Clinical Virology, 2004; 30: 62-67.
  2. Murphy MD, O'Hearn M, and S Chou. Fatal Lactic Acidosis and Acute Renal Failure After Addition of Tenofovir to an Antiretroviral Regimen Containing Didanosine. Clinical Infectious Diseases. 2003; 36: 1082-1085.
  3. Murphy MD, Rosen HR, Marousek GI, and S Chou. Analysis of Sequence Configurations of the ISDR, PKR-binding domain, and V3 Region as Predictors of Response to Induction Interferon-* and Ribavirin Therapy in Chronic Hepatitis C Infection. Digestive Diseases and Sciences. 2002; 47: 1195-1205.
  4. Desai SS, Harrison RA and MD Murphy. Capnocytophaga ochracea causing severe sepsis and purpura fulminans in an immunocompetent patient. Journal of Infection (2007) 54, e107-109

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