Sanjay Desai, M.D., Ph.D.

Chief, Apicomplexan Molecular Physiology Section

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Specialty(s): Infectious Disease, Internal Medicine


M.D., Ph.D., Washington University in St. Louis

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Dr. Desai received his M.D. and Ph.D. from Washington University in St. Louis. Following an internal medicine residency and infectious diseases fellowship at Duke University Medical Center, he joined the Division of Intramural Research. His work focuses on the molecular and cellular biology of malaria parasites.