Yonatan Grad

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Yonatan Grad, MD, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor, Department of Immunology and Infectious Diseases

Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health

Yonatan Grad is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Immunology and Infectious Diseases at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health (HSPH) and an attending physician in the Division of Infectious Diseases at Brigham and Women’s Hospital (BWH) and Harvard Medical School. He earned his MD and PhD degrees at Harvard Medical School with his doctoral research in bioinformatics and genomics, and completed his internal medicine residency at Brigham and Women’s Hospital and clinical infectious diseases fellowship in the MGH/BWH combined program. Prior to joining the faculty at HSPH, he was a research fellow with Marc Lipsitch in the Center for Communicable Disease Dynamics at HSPH. Dr. Grad’s research investigates how pathogens evolve and spread using a combination of genomics, mathematical modeling, and epidemiological tools, and includes projects investigating the population genomics and emergence and spread of antibiotic resistance of Neisseria gonorrhoeae, the causative agent of gonorrhea.