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Sanjay Kumar Jain, M.B.B.S., M.D.

Associate Professor of Pediatrics

Male  | Languages: English, Hindi

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Main Location

The Johns Hopkins Hospital

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Call 410-464-6641 (8a.m. to 6p.m., EST, Mon-Fri)

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Call +1-410-502-7683 (7a.m. to 6p.m., EST, Mon-Fri)

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  • Associate Professor of Pediatrics
  • Assistant Professor of Radiology and Radiological Science

Centers & Institutes



The Johns Hopkins Hospital

Appointment Phone: 410-614-3917

600 N. Wolfe Street
Cancer Research Building-II Suite 109
Baltimore, MD 21287 map
Phone: 410-502-8241
Fax: 410-614-8173


Infectious Diseases and International Health , Pediatric Infectious Disease

Research Interests


    Additional Information

  • Education +


    • All-India Institute of Medical Sciences / MBBS (1999)


    • Milton S Hershey Medical Center / Pediatrics (2000)
    • Tufts -New England Medical Center Hospitals / Pediatrics (2002)


    • Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine / Pediatric Infectious Diseases (2005)
  • Research & Publications +

    Selected Publications

    1. Jain SK, Deepak KK. Cost Effective Computerized Analysis of Biological Signals. Indian J Physiol Pharmacol 1995; 39(4): 389-394.
    2. Jain SK. Index of suspicion. Case 3. Diagnosis: Jaundice. Pediatr Rev. 2001 Aug;22(8):271-6.
    3. Jain SK, Gupta A, Glanz B, Dick J, Siberry GK. Antimicrobial-resistant Shigella sonnei: Limited antimicrobial treatment options for children and challenges of interpreting in vitro azithromycin susceptibility. Pediatr Infect Dis J. 2005 Jun;24(6):494-497.
    4. Jain SK, Persaud D, Perl TM, Pass MA, Murphy KM, Pisciotta JM, Scholl PF, Casella JF, Sullivan DJ. Nosocomial Malaria and Saline Flush. Emerg Infect Dis. 2005 July;11(7):1097-99.
    5. Jain SK, Kwon P, Moss WJ. Management and outcomes of intracranial tuberculomas developing during antituberculous therapy: case report and review. Clin Pediatr (Phila). 2005 Jun;44(5):443-50.
    6. Jain SK, Tunkel DE, Bishai WR. Management of Acute Rhinosinusitis, Bronchitis Syndromes, and Acute Otitis Media. Adv Stud Med. 2005; 5(7):344-350.
    7. Bhally HS, Jain S, Shields C, Halsey N, Cristofalo E, Merz WG. Infection in a neonate caused by Pichia fabianii: importance of molecular identification. Med Mycol. 2006 Mar;44(2):185-7.
    8. Jain SK, Paul-Satyaseela M, Lamichhane G, Kim KS, Bishai WR. Mycobacterium tuberculosis Invasion and Traversal across an In Vitro Human Blood-Brain Barrier as a Pathogenic Mechanism for Central Nervous System Tuberculosis. J Infect Dis. 2006 May 1;193(9):1287-95.
    9. Jain SK, Bishai WR. Adherence, treatment success, and resistance. Infect Dis Clin Pract. 2006 July 14(4) Supplement 4:S15-S18.
    10. Hernandez-Abanto S, Woolwine SC, Jain SK, Bishai WR. Tetracycline-inducible gene expression in mycobacteria within an animal host using Streptomyces-derived tetO and tetR regulatory elements. Arch Microbiol. 2006 Dec;186(6):459-64.
    11. Jain SK, Hernandez-Abanto S, Cheng Q, Singh P, Ly LH, Klinkenberg G, Morrison NE, Converse PJ, Nuermberger E, Grosset J, McMurray DN, Karakousis PC, Lamichhane G, Bishai WR. Accelerated detection of Mycobacterium tuberculosis genes essential for bacterial survival in guinea pigs compared with mice. J Infect Dis. 2007 Jun 1;195(11):1634-42.
    12. Jain SK, Lamichhane G, Nimmagadda S, Pomper M, Bishai WR. Antibiotic Treatment of Tuberculosis: Old Problems, New Solutions. Microbe 2008 Jun; 3(6): 285-92.
    13. Be N, Lamichhane G, Grosset J, Tyagi S, Cheng Q, Kim KS, Bishai WR, Jain SK. Murine model to study Invasion and Survival of Mycobacterium tuberculosis in the Central Nervous System. J Infect Dis. 2008 Nov 15;198(10):1520-8.
    14. Be N, Lamichhane G, Grosset J, Tyagi S, Cheng Q, Kim KS, Bishai WR, Jain SK. Cover Page picture. J Infect Dis. 2008 Nov 15;198(10).
    15. Agwu AL, Lee CK, Jain SK, Murray KL, Topolski J, Miller, RE, Townsend T, Lehmann CU. A World Wide Web-based antimicrobial stewardship program improves efficiency, communication, and user satisfaction and reduces cost in a tertiary care pediatric medical center. Clin Infect Dis. 2008 Sep 15;47(6):747-53.
    16. Converse PJ, Karakousis PC, Klinkenberg KC, Kesavan AK, Ly LH, Allen SS, Grosset JH, Jain SK, Lamichhane G, Manabe YC, McMurray DN, Nuermberger EL, Bishai WR. The role of the dosR/dosS two-component regulatory system in Mycobacterium tuberculosis virulence in three animal models. Infect Immun. 2009 Mar;77(3):1230-7.
    17. Be N, Kim KS, Bishai WR, Jain SK. Pathogenesis of Central Nervous System Tuberculosis. Curr Mol Med. 2009 Mar;9(2):94-9.
    18. Vidal C, Hewitt J, Davis S, Younes L, Jain S, Jedynak B. Template Registration with missing parts: Application to the Segmentation of Tuberculosis infected lungs. Proceedings of the IEEE International Symposium on Biomedical Images (in press).
  • Academic Affiliations & Courses +
  • Activities & Honors +


    • Education scholarship, Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, 2005
    • Pediatric Infectious Diseases Society Award, IDSA, 2005
    • Program Choice Award, IDSA, 2005
    • Special citation for fellow-in-training, IDSA, 2005
    • Named amongst Americas Best and the Brightest in the Arts, Sciences and Social change, The Genius Issue & Innovators, Esquire Magazine, 2007
    • Named Marylands Innovator of the Year, The Daily Record, 2008
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