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3615 Civic Center Blvd
Philadelphia, PA 19104
United States

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Jeffrey M. Bergelson, MD
Jeffrey M. Bergelson
Attending Physician

Dr. Bergelson's research focuses on the interaction of viruses with their cellular receptors. His lab identified receptors for echoviruses, coxsackieviruses, and adenoviruses, and studied their structure, physiologic function, and role in virus infection and pathogenesis in animals.
He is particularly interested in  the cell biology of virus entry into cells, and receptor-induced signals required for specific events in the entry process.


Education and Training

AB, Harvard College (Biochemical Sciences), 1972

MD, University of Pennsylvania, 1981

Titles and Academic Titles

Attending Physician

Stanley Plotkin Endowed Chair in Pediatric Infectious Diseases

Professor of Pediatrics

Professional Memberships

Society for Pediatric Research, 1995-

Professional Awards

Fellow, Leukemia Society, 1988-1991

Fellow, American Academy of Microbiology, 2013-

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