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Christine A. Wanke, MD accepting new patients


Programs + Specialties
Research Interests Interaction of infectious diseases and nutritional and metabolic status, cardiovascular disease in HIV, nutritional and metabolic status in HIV infection, complications and natural history of HIV infection in Asia and Africa, etiology of persistent diarrhea, enteroaggregative E. coli and HIV clinical trials
Training + Education University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health; George Washington University; University of Virginia
Board Certifications Infectious Disease, Internal Medicine
NPI # 1487766945
Gender Female

Locations + Directions

Tufts Medical Center
800 Washington St., #41
Boston, MA 02111
Fax #: 617-636-3810
Phone #: 617-636-7010

Publications + National Presentations

1. Mangili A, Ahmad R, Wolfert RL, Kuvin J, Polak JF, Karas RH, Wanke CA. Lipoprotein-associated phospholipase A2, a novel cardiovascular inflammatory marker, in HIV-infected patients. Clin Infect Dis. 2014 Mar;58(6):893-900. doi: 10.1093/cid/cit815. Epub 2013 Dec 11. PubMed PMID: 24336757; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3935500.

2. Sindhu KN, Sowmyanarayanan TV, Paul A, Babji S, Ajjampur SS, Priyadarshini S, Sarkar R, Balasubramanian KA, Wanke CA, Ward HD, Kang G. Immune response and intestinal permeability in children with acute gastroenteritis treated with Lactobacillus rhamnosus GG: a randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial. Clin Infect Dis. 2014 Apr;58(8):1107-15. doi: 10.1093/cid/ciu065. Epub 2014 Feb 5. PubMed PMID: 24501384; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3967829.

3. Volpe GE, Wanke C, Imai CM, Heffernan KS, Kuvin JT, Mangili A. High-fat meals do not impair postprandial endothelial function in HIV-infected and uninfected men. AIDS Res Hum Retroviruses. 2014 Jun 3. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 24892462.

4. Volpe GE, Ward H, Mwamburi M, Dinh D, Bhalchandra S, Wanke C, Kane AV. Associations of cocaine use and HIV infection with the intestinal microbiota, microbial translocation, and inflammation. J Stud Alcohol Drugs. 2014 Mar;75(2):347-57. PubMed PMID: 24650829; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3965688.

5. Hong SY, Hendricks KM, Wanke C, Omosa G, Patta S, Mwero B, Mjomba I, Queenan J, Mwamburi M. Development of a Nutrient-Dense Food Supplement for HIV-Infected Women in Rural Kenya Using Qualitative and Quantitative Research Methods. Public Health Nutr 2013 Apr; 16(4)721-729. Epub 2012 Sept 14. PMCID:PMC3984962.

6. Rotgers M, Glass TR, Junier T, Lundgren J, Neaton JD, Poloni ES, van ‘t Wout Ab, Lubomimirov R, Colombo S, Martinez R, Rauch A, Gunthard HF, Wanke CA, et al. for the MAGNIIFICENT Consortium; INSIGHT; the Swiss HIV Cohort Study. Contribution of Genetic Background, Traditional Risk Factors, and HIV-Related Factors to Coronary Artery Disease Events in HIV-Positive Persons. Clinical Infectious Diseases 2013 Jull; 57(1):112-121..

7. Jarett OD, Wanke CA, Ruthazer R, Bica I, Isaac R, Knox TA. Metabolic Syndrome Predicts all-Cause Mortality in Persons with Human Immunodeficiency Virus. AIDS Patient Care STDS 2013 May; 27(5):256-271. PMCID: PMC3651687.

8. Volpe GE, Tang Am, Polak JF, Mangili A, Skinner SC, Wanke CA. Progression of Carotid Intima-Media Thickness and Coronary Artery Calcium over 6 Years in an HIV-Infected Cohort. J Acquir Immune Defic Syndrome 2013 Sep 1; 64(1):51-57.

9. Thuppal SV, Karthik R, Abraham OC, Wanke CA, Mwamburi M, Terrin N, Cohen JT, Mathai D, Juliyil J, Kang G. Cost Estimation of First-Line Antiretroviral Therapy with Zidovudine/Stavudine as the Nucleoside Backbone in India: A Pilot Study. J Int Assoc Provid AIDS Care 2013 Sep 11. (E Pub ahead of print.)

10. McMahon JH, Manoharan A, Wanke CA, Mammen S, Hepisbah J, Malin T, Kadavanu T, Jordan MR, Elliott JH, Lewin SR, Mathai D. Targets for Intervention to Improve Virological Outcomes for Patients Receiving Free Antiretroviral Therapy in Tamil Nadu, India. AIDS Care 2014; 26(5):559-566