Rohan  Hazra, M.D.
Rohan Hazra, M.D.
Adjunct Staff Clinician

Center for Cancer Research
National Cancer Institute

Building 6100, Room 4B11
Bethesda, MD 20892-7510
301-435-6868

Dr. Hazra's research interests include studying the long-term impact of HIV and its treatment on children, adolescents, and young adults who were infected with HIV as infants. In addition he continues to be involved in studies evaluating new antiretroviral medications and treatment strategies in HIV-infected children, especially in resource limited countries.

Areas of Expertise
HIV

Dr. Hazra's research interests include studying the long-term impact of HIV and its treatment on children, adolescents, and young adults who were infected with HIV as infants. In addition he continues to be involved in studies evaluating new antiretroviral medications and treatment strategies in HIV-infected children, especially in resource limited countries.

Selected Publications
  1. Havens PL, Hazra R, Stephensen CB, Kiser JJ, Flynn PM, Wilson CM, Rutledge B, Bethel J, Pan CG, Woodhouse LR, Van Loan MD, Liu N, Lujan-Zilbermann J, Baker A, Kapogiannis BG, Gordon CM, Mulligan K.
    Antivir. Ther. (Lond.). 2014. [ Journal Article ]
  2. Hazra R, Hance LF, Monteiro JP, Ruz NP, Machado DM, Saavedra M, Motta F, Harris DR.
    Pediatr. Infect. Dis. J.. 32: 757-9, 2013. [ Journal Article ]
  3. Sohn AH, Hazra R.
    J Int AIDS Soc. 16: 18555, 2013. [ Journal Article ]
  4. Hazra R, Cohen RA, Gonin R, Monteiro JP, Hofer CB, Negra MD, Ruz NP.
    AIDS. 26: 235-40, 2012. [ Journal Article ]
  5. Hazra R, Siberry GK, Mofenson LM.
    Annu. Rev. Med.. 61: 169-85, 2010. [ Journal Article ]

Dr. Hazra received his B.S. degree in biology from Yale University and his M.D. from the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. Following graduation from medical school, he completed a pediatric residency and pediatric infectious disease fellowship at Children's Hospital in Boston. While there he worked in the laboratory of Dr. Robert Husson on mycobacterial gene regulation and the molecular epidemiology of nontuberculous mycobacterial disease in children. In 2000, he joined the HIV and AIDS Malignancy Branch where he has been conducting clinical studies in pediatric HIV. Since 2007, he has maintained an adjunct position with the branch while working as a medical officer in the Maternal and Pediatric Infectious Disease Branch, Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development. There, he oversees the Pediatric HIV AIDS Cohort Study (PHACS), a multicenter United States-based program that follows both perinatally HIV-infected youth and HIV-exposed/uninfected infants, children, and youth. In addition, he is actively involved in observational studies of perinatally HIV-infected children in Latin America and in clinical trials and other observational studies in the United States and globally. He is Board-Certified in both pediatrics and pediatric infectious diseases.

Summary

Dr. Hazra's research interests include studying the long-term impact of HIV and its treatment on children, adolescents, and young adults who were infected with HIV as infants. In addition he continues to be involved in studies evaluating new antiretroviral medications and treatment strategies in HIV-infected children, especially in resource limited countries.

Areas of Expertise
HIV

Research

Dr. Hazra's research interests include studying the long-term impact of HIV and its treatment on children, adolescents, and young adults who were infected with HIV as infants. In addition he continues to be involved in studies evaluating new antiretroviral medications and treatment strategies in HIV-infected children, especially in resource limited countries.

Publications

Selected Publications
  1. Havens PL, Hazra R, Stephensen CB, Kiser JJ, Flynn PM, Wilson CM, Rutledge B, Bethel J, Pan CG, Woodhouse LR, Van Loan MD, Liu N, Lujan-Zilbermann J, Baker A, Kapogiannis BG, Gordon CM, Mulligan K.
    Antivir. Ther. (Lond.). 2014. [ Journal Article ]
  2. Hazra R, Hance LF, Monteiro JP, Ruz NP, Machado DM, Saavedra M, Motta F, Harris DR.
    Pediatr. Infect. Dis. J.. 32: 757-9, 2013. [ Journal Article ]
  3. Sohn AH, Hazra R.
    J Int AIDS Soc. 16: 18555, 2013. [ Journal Article ]
  4. Hazra R, Cohen RA, Gonin R, Monteiro JP, Hofer CB, Negra MD, Ruz NP.
    AIDS. 26: 235-40, 2012. [ Journal Article ]
  5. Hazra R, Siberry GK, Mofenson LM.
    Annu. Rev. Med.. 61: 169-85, 2010. [ Journal Article ]

Biography

Dr. Hazra received his B.S. degree in biology from Yale University and his M.D. from the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. Following graduation from medical school, he completed a pediatric residency and pediatric infectious disease fellowship at Children's Hospital in Boston. While there he worked in the laboratory of Dr. Robert Husson on mycobacterial gene regulation and the molecular epidemiology of nontuberculous mycobacterial disease in children. In 2000, he joined the HIV and AIDS Malignancy Branch where he has been conducting clinical studies in pediatric HIV. Since 2007, he has maintained an adjunct position with the branch while working as a medical officer in the Maternal and Pediatric Infectious Disease Branch, Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development. There, he oversees the Pediatric HIV AIDS Cohort Study (PHACS), a multicenter United States-based program that follows both perinatally HIV-infected youth and HIV-exposed/uninfected infants, children, and youth. In addition, he is actively involved in observational studies of perinatally HIV-infected children in Latin America and in clinical trials and other observational studies in the United States and globally. He is Board-Certified in both pediatrics and pediatric infectious diseases.