Enterovirus infections, HIV therapy, bone and joint infections, viral myocarditis
Dr. Paul Krogstad attended UCLA and received his Bachelor of Science in Cybernetics and a Master's Degree in Engineering. After leaving Los Angeles, he attended the Tulane University School of Medicine in New Orleans, Louisiana, where he also completed his training in Pediatrics.
He trained as a specialist in Pediatric Infectious Diseases at the University of Washington in Seattle, then returned to UCLA for additional postdoctoral training in human retrovirology. He joined the UCLA faculty in 1992 and is now a Professor in the departments of Pediatrics and Pharmacology.and serves as the Director of the Fellowship Program in Pediatric Infectious Diseases.
Dr. Krogstad's research has largely focused on molecular virology and the pathogenesis of viral diseases. His studies currently include evaluation of the impact of HIV on T cell production and immunological ontogeny in HIV infected children and adolescents and the discovery of antiviral agents for enterovirus infections. In addition, he has led and collaborated in several studies of new drugs for the treatment of HIV and enteroviral infection.
Memberships, Major Committees
Member, Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Panel on Antiretroviral Therapy and Medical Management of HIV-Infected Children, 2007 - present
Service to Hospital, Medical School, and UCLA AIDS Institute.
Hospital: Member, Antimicrobial Agent Subcommittee of the UCLA Pharmacy and Therapeutics
Department of Pediatrics Chair, Departmental Review and Appraisal Committee
HIV therapy and immunopathogenesis
Enterovirus disease and its treatment
Genetic basis for disseminated coccidioidomycosis
Link to my PubMed publications >