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Jane Koehler, MD

Professor

513 Parnassus Ave
San Francisco, CA 94143
415-476-3536
Jane.Koehler@ucsf.edu

Education and Training

Location Degree or Training Specialty Date
University of California, San Francisco Research Post-Doc Fellow Infectious Diseases 1992
University of California, San Francisco Clinical Fellow Infectious Diseases 1988
University of California, San Francisco Intern and Resident Internal Medicine 1987
George Washington University M.D. School of Medicine 1984
University of California, Berkeley M.A. Microbiology and Immunology
Vassar College A.B. Biology

Awards and Honors

2012   Elected Fellow, Infectious Diseases Society of America, 2012
2011   Walter E. Stamm Mentor Award, Infectious Diseases Society of America, 2011
2008   Chancellor’s Award for the Advancement of Women, UCSF, 2008
2008   Smadel Lecture (named scientific award lecture), Infectious Diseases Society of America, 2008
2003   Clinical Scientist Award in Translational Research, Burroughs Wellcome Fund, 2003-2008
2002   Executive Leadership in Academic Medicine (ELAM) Fellow, 2002-2003
2001   Ann Sullivan Baker Visiting Professorship, Massachusetts General Hospital, 2001
1997   American Society for Clinical Investigation, 1997
1994   ICAAC Young Investigator Award, American Society for Microbiology, 1994
1994   Pew Scholar in the Biomedical Sciences, 1994-1998
1984   Scholarship Achievement Citation, American Medical Women's Association, 1984
1984   Graduation with Distinction, George Washington University School of Medicine, 1984
1983   Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society, Junior Year Initiate, George Washington University School of Medicine, 1983

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Awarded Grants

Project Title Project Number Fiscal Year
California National Primate Research Center P51RR000169 2015
Recent Articles (42)

Chomel BB, Molia S, Kasten RW, Borgo GM, Stuckey MJ, Maruyama S, Chang CC, Haddad N, Koehler JE. Isolation of Bartonella henselae and Two New Bartonella Subspecies, Bartonellakoehlerae Subspecies boulouisii subsp. nov. and Bartonella koehlerae Subspecies bothieri subsp. nov. from Free-Ranging Californian Mountain Lions and Bobcats. PLoS One. 2016; 11(3):e0148299.

Lee SA, Plett SK, Luetkemeyer AF, Borgo GM, Ohliger MA, Conrad MB, Cookson BT, Sengupta DJ, Koehler JE. Bartonella quintana Aortitis in a Man with AIDS, Diagnosed by Needle Biopsy and 16S rRNA Gene Amplification. J Clin Microbiol. 2015 Aug; 53(8):2773-6.

Chomel BB, Kasten RW, Stuckey MJ, Breitschwerdt EB, Maggi RG, Henn JB, Koehler JE, Chang CC. Experimental infection of cats with Afipia felis and various Bartonella species or subspecies. Vet Microbiol. 2014 Aug 27; 172(3-4):505-10.

Abromaitis S, Koehler JE. The Bartonella quintana extracytoplasmic function sigma factor RpoE has a role in bacterial adaptation to the arthropod vector environment. J Bacteriol. 2013 Jun; 195(11):2662-74.

Abromaitis S, Nelson CS, Previte D, Yoon KS, Clark JM, DeRisi JL, Koehler JE. Bartonella quintana deploys host and vector temperature-specific transcriptomes. PLoS One. 2013; 8(3):e58773.

Doyon JB, Sutton DA, Theodore P, Dhillon G, Jones KD, Thompson EH, Fu J, Wickes BL, Koehler JE, Schwartz BS. Rasamsonia argillacea pulmonary and aortic graft infection in an immune-competent patient. J Clin Microbiol. 2013 Feb; 51(2):719-22.

Roden JA, Wells DH, Chomel BB, Kasten RW, Koehler JE. Hemin binding protein C is found in outer membrane vesicles and protects Bartonella henselae against toxic concentrations of hemin. Infect Immun. 2012 Mar; 80(3):929-42.

Vigil A, Ortega R, Jain A, Nakajima-Sasaki R, Tan X, Chomel BB, Kasten RW, Koehler JE, Felgner PL. Identification of the feline humoral immune response to Bartonella henselae infection by protein microarray. PLoS One. 2010; 5(7):e11447.

Chomel BB, Henn JB, Kasten RW, Nieto NC, Foley J, Papageorgiou S, Allen C, Koehler JE. Dogs are more permissive than cats or guinea pigs to experimental infection with a human isolate of Bartonella rochalimae. Vet Res. 2009 Jul-Aug; 40(4):27.

Bouchouicha R, Durand B, Monteil M, Chomel BB, Berrich M, Arvand M, Birtles RJ, Breitschwerdt EB, Koehler JE, Maggi R, Maruyama S, Kasten R, Petit E, Boulouis HJ, Haddad N. Molecular epidemiology of feline and human Bartonella henselae isolates. Emerg Infect Dis. 2009 May; 15(5):813-6.

Chomel BB, Boulouis HJ, Breitschwerdt EB, Kasten RW, Vayssier-Taussat M, Birtles RJ, Koehler JE, Dehio C. Ecological fitness and strategies of adaptation of Bartonella species to their hosts and vectors. Vet Res. 2009 Mar-Apr; 40(2):29.

Henn JB, Gabriel MW, Kasten RW, Brown RN, Koehler JE, MacDonald KA, Kittleson MD, Thomas WP, Chomel BB. Infective endocarditis in a dog and the phylogenetic relationship of the associated "Bartonella rochalimae" strain with isolates from dogs, gray foxes, and a human. J Clin Microbiol. 2009 Mar; 47(3):787-90.

MacKichan JK, Gerns HL, Chen YT, Zhang P, Koehler JE. A SacB mutagenesis strategy reveals that the Bartonella quintana variably expressed outer membrane proteins are required for bloodstream infection of the host. Infect Immun. 2008 Feb; 76(2):788-95.

Eremeeva ME, Gerns HL, Lydy SL, Goo JS, Ryan ET, Mathew SS, Ferraro MJ, Holden JM, Nicholson WL, Dasch GA, Koehler JE. Bacteremia, fever, and splenomegaly caused by a newly recognized bartonella species. N Engl J Med. 2007 Jun 7; 356(23):2381-7.

Boonjakuakul JK, Gerns HL, Chen YT, Hicks LD, Minnick MF, Dixon SE, Hall SC, Koehler JE. Proteomic and immunoblot analyses of Bartonella quintana total membrane proteins identify antigens recognized by sera from infected patients. Infect Immun. 2007 May; 75(5):2548-61.

Koehler JE, Duncan LM. Case records of the Massachusetts General Hospital. Case 30-2005. A 56-year-old man with fever and axillary lymphadenopathy. N Engl J Med. 2005 Sep 29; 353(13):1387-94.

Zhang P, Chomel BB, Schau MK, Goo JS, Droz S, Kelminson KL, George SS, Lerche NW, Koehler JE. A family of variably expressed outer-membrane proteins (Vomp) mediates adhesion and autoaggregation in Bartonella quintana. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2004 Sep 14; 101(37):13630-5.

Koehler JE, Sanchez MA, Tye S, Garrido-Rowland CS, Chen FM, Maurer T, Cooper JL, Olson JG, Reingold AL, Hadley WK, Regnery RR, Tappero JW. Prevalence of Bartonella infection among human immunodeficiency virus-infected patients with fever. Clin Infect Dis. 2003 Aug 15; 37(4):559-66.

Yamamoto K, Chomel BB, Kasten RW, Hew CM, Weber DK, Lee WI, Koehler JE, Pedersen NC. Infection and re-infection of domestic cats with various Bartonella species or types: B. henselae type I is protective against heterologous challenge with B. henselae type II. Vet Microbiol. 2003 Mar 20; 92(1-2):73-86.

Chang CC, Chomel BB, Kasten RW, Tappero JW, Sanchez MA, Koehler JE. Molecular epidemiology of Bartonella henselae infection in human immunodeficiency virus-infected patients and their cat contacts, using pulsed-field gel electrophoresis and genotyping. J Infect Dis. 2002 Dec 15; 186(12):1733-9.

Yamamoto K, Chomel BB, Kasten RW, Hew CM, Weber DK, Lee WI, Droz S, Koehler JE. Experimental infection of domestic cats with Bartonella koehlerae and comparison of protein and DNA profiles with those of other Bartonella species infecting felines. J Clin Microbiol. 2002 Feb; 40(2):466-74.

Park SY, Kelminson KL, Lee AK, Zhang P, Warner RE, Rehkopf DH, Calderwood SB, Koehler JE. Identification, characterization, and functional analysis of a gene encoding the ferric uptake regulation protein in Bartonella species. J Bacteriol. 2001 Oct; 183(19):5751-5.

Cunningham ET, Koehler JE. Ocular bartonellosis. Am J Ophthalmol. 2000 Sep; 130(3):340-9.

George TI, Manley G, Koehler JE, Hung VS, McDermott M, Bollen A. Detection of Bartonella henselae by polymerase chain reaction in brain tissue of an immunocompromised patient with multiple enhancing lesions. Case report and review of the literature. J Neurosurg. 1998 Oct; 89(4):640-4.

Bradford WZ, Koehler J, El-Hajj H, Hopewell PC, Reingold AL, Agasino CB, Cave MD, Rane S, Yang Z, Crane CM, Small PM. Dissemination of Mycobacterium tuberculosis across the San Francisco Bay Area. J Infect Dis. 1998 Apr; 177(4):1104-7.

Koehler JE, Sanchez MA, Garrido CS, Whitfeld MJ, Chen FM, Berger TG, Rodriguez-Barradas MC, LeBoit PE, Tappero JW. Molecular epidemiology of bartonella infections in patients with bacillary angiomatosis-peliosis. N Engl J Med. 1997 Dec 25; 337(26):1876-83.

Whitfeld MJ, Kaveh S, Koehler JE, Mead P, Berger TG. Bacillary angiomatosis associated with myositis in a patient infected with human immunodeficiency virus. Clin Infect Dis. 1997 Apr; 24(4):562-4.

Long SR, Whitfeld MJ, Eades C, Koehler JE, Korn AP, Zaloudek CJ. Bacillary angiomatosis of the cervix and vulva in a patient with AIDS. Obstet Gynecol. 1996 Oct; 88(4 Pt 2):709-11.

Koehler JE. Bartonella infections. Adv Pediatr Infect Dis. 1996; 11:1-27.

Koehler JE, Cederberg L. Intra-abdominal mass associated with gastrointestinal hemorrhage: a new manifestation of bacillary angiomatosis. Gastroenterology. 1995 Dec; 109(6):2011-4.

Koehler JE. Bartonella-associated infections in HIV-infected patients. AIDS Clin Care. 1995 Dec; 7(12):97-102.

Koehler JE, Glaser CA, Tappero JW. Rochalimaea henselae infection. A new zoonosis with the domestic cat as reservoir. JAMA. 1994 Feb 16; 271(7):531-5.

Koehler JE, Tappero JW. Bacillary angiomatosis and bacillary peliosis in patients infected with human immunodeficiency virus. Clin Infect Dis. 1993 Oct; 17(4):612-24.

Tappero JW, Koehler JE, Berger TG, Cockerell CJ, Lee TH, Busch MP, Stites DP, Mohle-Boetani J, Reingold AL, LeBoit PE. Bacillary angiomatosis and bacillary splenitis in immunocompetent adults. Ann Intern Med. 1993 Mar 1; 118(5):363-5.

Tappero JW, Mohle-Boetani J, Koehler JE, Swaminathan B, Berger TG, LeBoit PE, Smith LL, Wenger JD, Pinner RW, Kemper CA. The epidemiology of bacillary angiomatosis and bacillary peliosis. JAMA. 1993 Feb 10; 269(6):770-5.

Berger TG, Koehler JE. Bacillary angiomatosis. AIDS Clin Rev. 1993-1994; 43-60.

Koehler JE, Quinn FD, Berger TG, LeBoit PE, Tappero JW. Isolation of Rochalimaea species from cutaneous and osseous lesions of bacillary angiomatosis. N Engl J Med. 1992 Dec 3; 327(23):1625-31.

Koehler JE, Birkelund S, Stephens RS. Overexpression and surface localization of the Chlamydia trachomatis major outer membrane protein in Escherichia coli. Mol Microbiol. 1992 May; 6(9):1087-94.

Koehler JE, Burgess RR, Thompson NE, Stephens RS. Chlamydia trachomatis RNA polymerase major sigma subunit. Sequence and structural comparison of conserved and unique regions with Escherichia coli sigma 70 and Bacillus subtilis sigma 43. J Biol Chem. 1990 Aug 5; 265(22):13206-14.

Erlich KS, Jacobson MA, Koehler JE, Follansbee SE, Drennan DP, Gooze L, Safrin S, Mills J. Foscarnet therapy for severe acyclovir-resistant herpes simplex virus type-2 infections in patients with the acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS). An uncontrolled trial. Ann Intern Med. 1989 May 1; 110(9):710-3.

Koehler JE, LeBoit PE, Egbert BM, Berger TG. Cutaneous vascular lesions and disseminated cat-scratch disease in patients with the acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS) and AIDS-related complex. Ann Intern Med. 1988 Sep 15; 109(6):449-55.

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