Sanjat Kanjilal, MD

Associate Medical Director of Clinical Microbiology, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Harvard Medical School
Sanjat Kanjilal is an infectious diseases physician at the Massachusetts General Hospital. He is also a researcher at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Kanjilal's clinical interests are in the diagnosis and treatment of infectious diseases domestically. His research uses traditional and artificial intelligence algorithms combined with pathogen genomics to investigate the emergence, spread, and decline of antimicrobial resistance in human populations. His goals are to understand the factors driving the increase in resistance at the population level and provide guidance to clinicians in choosing optimal empiric and directed antibiotic therapy.


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