Published Date: 01/16/2023
Dr. Angela Branche is an Associate Professor of Medicine at the University of Rochester. Dr. Branche received her Bachelor of Arts degree in Biology at the University of Pennsylvania and Doctorate in Medicine at American University of the Caribbean. She completed residency in Internal Medicine at NYS Langone Hospital-Brooklyn in Brooklyn, NY and infectious diseases fellowship at the University of Rochester.
Dr. Branche's research focus involves the use of viral molecular and immunological diagnostic assays to explore the pathogenesis and host response to acute viral respiratory illnesses in adults. She is currently Co-Principal Investigator for the UR Vaccine Treatment and Evaluation Unit (UR VTEU), one of ten NIH funded network sites in the US. Her current research activities explore clinical disease, pathogenesis, development of therapeutics and vaccine biology related to infection with viral and bacterial respiratory pathogens. She is actively involved in the NIH and University of Rochester research response to COVID19 and is helping conduct, natural history, therapeutic and vaccine studies. She is a member of the Infectious Disease Society of America and the NIH IDCRC Emerging Infections Expert Working Group.