Subject: Infectious Diseases (Immunology, Epidemiology)
Department/Institution: Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Internal Medicine, University of Utah, USA
Contact details: Daniel.Leung@utah.edu
Dr Daniel Leung is tenured Associate Professor in the Division of Infectious Diseases at the University of Utah School of Medicine. His laboratory uses immunologic, epidemiologic and genomic approaches to answer questions in the following areas: 1) Immune responses and sero-epidemiology of cholera; 2) Mucosal-associated Invariant T (MAIT) cell biology in mucosal infections; 3) Clinical prediction and biomarkers of pediatric diarrhea; 4) Respiratory immune dysregulation following intestinal infections; 5) Prevention and management of gut dysfunction following international travel. His work is funded by the National Institutes of Health (USA) and the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundations. His clinical duties in Utah include consultations on the Infectious Diseases service at the University of Utah Hospital and in their International Travel Clinic.
Dr Leung is a Fellow of the Infectious Disease Society of America (FIDSA), and the American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene (FASTMH). In his free time Daniel enjoys playing tennis, skiing, and hiking with his family.