Sunil Parikh M.D., M.P.H.

Assistant Professor of Epidemiology (Microbial Diseases) and of Medicine (Infectious Diseases)

Departments & Organizations

Office of Student ResearchSchool of Public Health: Epidemiology of Microbial Diseases: Vector-borne; Center for Interdisciplinary Research on AIDS; Global Health ConcentrationInternal Medicine: Infectious Diseases

Research Interests

Translation research in malaria; Pharmacology of antimalarials; HIV-malaria co-infection; Host response to malaria infection; Innate immunity to malaria more...


  • M.D., Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, 1998
  • M.P.H., University of California at Berkeley, 2005

Selected Publications

  • Gong L, Parikh S, Rosenthal PJ, Greenhouse B. Biochemical and immunological mechanisms by which sickle cell trait protects against malaria. Malar J. 2013 Sep 11;12(1):317.
  • Creek DJ, Bigira V, McCormack S, Arinaitwe E, Wanzira H, Kakuru A, Tappero JW, Sandison TG, Lindegardh N, Nosten F, Aweeka FT, Parikh S. Pharmacokinetic predictors for recurrent malaria after dihydroartemisinin-piperaquine treatment of uncomplicated malaria in Ugandan infants. The Journal of Infectious Diseases. 2013 Jun 1;207(11):1646-54
  • Tarning J, Zongo I, Some F, Romba N , Parikh S, et al. Population pharmacokinetics and pharmacodynamics of piperaquine in children with uncomplicated falciparum malaria. Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics 2012; 91(3):497-505.



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