Dr. John Schieffelin
John S. Schieffelin, M.D.
Department of Tropical Medicine
Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine
1440 Canal Street
New Orleans, LA 70112
Dr. Schieffelin received his medical degree from Tulane University School of Medicine in 2001. He continued his training (2001-2005) in a combined Internal Medicine and Pediatrics Residency at Tulane University. Dr. Schieffelin went on to complete a combined fellowship training program in Adult and Pediatric Infectious Diseases at Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center in New Orleans and Tulane University (2005-2009). In 2009, Dr. Schieffelin joined the Tulane University School of Medicine faculty in the Departments of Medicine & Pediatrics as an Assistant Professor or Clinical Medicine & Pediatrics. His primary clinical interests include infections in transplant recipients and tuberculosis.
Dr. Schieffelin devotes a significant amount of time to the laboratory. His research is focused on pathogen-antibody interactions. Specifically, he is interested in neutralizing and enhancing antibodies that target dengue virus as well as B cell epitopes in Lassa Fever.
- Neutralizing and non-neutralizing monoclonal antibodies against dengue virus E protein derived from a naturally infected patient.
Schieffelin JS, Costin JM, Nicholson CO, Orgeron NM, Fontaine KA, Isern S, Michael SF, Robinson JE
Virol J. 2010 Feb 4;7:28.