Faculty

Paul Drain

Adjunct Associate Professor, Epidemiology
Associate Professor, Global Health
Associate Professor, Medicine - Allergy and Infectious Dis.

206-520-3820
pkdrain@uw.edu

Education

MD Medicine (MD), University of Washington, 2007
MPH Epidemiology and International Health, University of Washington, 2001
BA Microbiology, Miami University (Ohio), 1996

Contact

206-520-3820
pkdrain@uw.edu

Box 359927
325 Ninth Ave
Seattle, WA 98104

Research Interests

  • Infectious diseases
  • Improve the diagnosis and treatment for tuberculosis, HIV, and HIV-related opportunistic infections

Recent Publications (PubMed)

Current state of commercial point-of-care nucleic acid tests for infectious diseases.
(2021 Apr 21)
Analyst 146(8): 2449-2462
Zhang JY, Bender AT, Boyle DS, Drain PK, Posner JD

Pilot evaluation of an enzymatic assay for rapid measurement of antiretroviral drug concentrations.
(2021 Apr 15)
Virol J 18(1): 77
Olanrewaju AO, Sullivan BP, Bardon AR, Lo TJ, Cressey TR, Posner JD, Drain PK

Diagnosing pulmonary tuberculosis using sequence-specific purification of urine cell-free DNA.
(2021 Mar 31)
J Clin Microbiol
Oreskovic A, Panpradist N, Marangu D, Ngwane MW, Magcaba ZP, Ngcobo S, Ngcobo Z, Horne DJ, Wilson DPK, Shapiro AE, Drain PK, Lutz BR

A Rapid, High-Sensitivity SARS-CoV-2 Nucleocapsid Immunoassay to Aid Diagnosis of Acute COVID-19 at the Point of Care: A Clinical Performance Study.
(2021 Feb 24)
Infect Dis Ther
Drain PK, Ampajwala M, Chappel C, Gvozden AB, Hoppers M, Wang M, Rosen R, Young S, Zissman E, Montano M

Protocol for a randomised feasibility study of Point-Of-care HIV viral load testing to Enhance Re-suppression in South Africa: the POwER study.
(2021 Feb 16)
BMJ Open 11(2): e045373
Dorward J, Sookrajh Y, Ngobese H, Lessells R, Sayed F, Bulo E, Moodley P, Samsunder N, Lewis L, Tonkin-Crine S, Drain PK, Hayward G, Butler CC, Garrett N

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