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Edward A. Graviss, PhD, MPH

Associate Professor of Pathology and Genomic Medicine, Institute for Academic Medicine
Associate Member, Research Institute
Houston Methodist


Research Lab


eagraviss@houstonmethodist.org
Biography

After receiving his doctoral degree in Epidemiology from The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, School of Public Health in 1993, Dr. Graviss joined the Michael DeBakey Houston VA Medical Center in Houston as an infectious disease epidemiologist, a position he still holds. He became a Research Instructor of Medicine at Baylor College of Medicine in 1994, and was later promoted to dual Associate Professorships there in the Departments of Pathology and Medicine in the section of Infectious Diseases, where he still holds adjunct positions. Dr. Graviss joined the Center for Molecular and Translational Human Infectious Diseases Research in the Houston Methodist Research Institute in 2008. Dr. Graviss holds several other joint adjunct positions including; Associate Professorships at the UT School of Public Health and the Division of the Health Sciences, the School of Biotechnology, and Health Tecnolóico de Monterrey, Monterrey, Mexico.

 

Description of Research

Dr. Graviss has extensive expertise in the study of the epidemiology and population-based surveillance of a variety of infectious agents including Mycobacterium tuberculosis. His recent studies focus on evaluation of the new Interferon Gamma Release Assays (IGRAs) in the diagnosis of latent tuberculosis infection.

Areas Of Expertise

Infectious agents Mycobacterium tuberculosis Latent tuberculosis
Education & Training

PhD , University of Texas Health Science Center
MPH , The University of Texas Health Science Center
MS , University of Texas San Antonio
BS , Texas Tech. University
Publications

Routine use of mesh during hiatal closure is safe with no increase in adverse sequelae
Abu Saleh, WK, Morris, LM, Tariq, N, Kim, MP, Chan, EY, Meisenbach, LM, Dunkin, BJ, Sherman, V, Rosenberg, W, Bass, BL, Graviss, EA, Nguyen, DT, Reardon, P & Khaitan, PG 2017, Surgical endoscopy. DOI:

Risk Stratification of Patients With Current Generation Continuous-Flow Left Ventricular Assist Devices Being Bridged to Heart Transplantation
Guha, A, Nguyen, D, Cruz-Solbes, AS, Amione-Guerra, J, Schutt, RC, Bhimaraj, A, Trachtenberg, BH, Park, MH, Graviss, EA, Gaber, OO, Montane, E, Torre-Amione, G & Estep, JD 2017, ASAIO Journal. DOI:

Evaluation of 24-locus MIRU-VNTR genotyping in Mycobacterium tuberculosis cluster investigations in four jurisdictions in the United States, 2006–2010
Teeter, LD, Kammerer, JS, Ghosh, S, Nguyen, DTM, Vempaty, P, Tapia, J, Miramontes, R, Cronin, WA, Graviss, EA & Tuberculosis Epidemiologic Studies Consortium 2017, Tuberculosis, vol 106, pp. 9-15. DOI:

Evaluation of 24-locus MIRU-VNTR genotyping in Mycobacterium tuberculosis cluster investigations in four jurisdictions in the United States, 2006–2010
Teeter, LD, Kammerer, JS, Ghosh, S, Nguyen, DTM, Vempaty, P, Tapia, J, Miramontes, R, Cronin, WA, Graviss, EA & Tuberculosis Epidemiologic Studies Consortium 2017, Tuberculosis, vol 106, pp. 9-15. DOI:

Evaluation of 24-locus MIRU-VNTR genotyping in Mycobacterium tuberculosis cluster investigations in four jurisdictions in the United States, 2006–2010
Teeter, LD, Kammerer, JS, Ghosh, S, Nguyen, DTM, Vempaty, P, Tapia, J, Miramontes, R, Cronin, WA, Graviss, EA & Tuberculosis Epidemiologic Studies Consortium 2017, Tuberculosis, vol 106, pp. 9-15. DOI:

Evaluation of 24-locus MIRU-VNTR genotyping in Mycobacterium tuberculosis cluster investigations in four jurisdictions in the United States, 2006–2010
Teeter, LD, Kammerer, JS, Ghosh, S, Nguyen, DTM, Vempaty, P, Tapia, J, Miramontes, R, Cronin, WA, Graviss, EA & Tuberculosis Epidemiologic Studies Consortium 2017, Tuberculosis, vol 106, pp. 9-15. DOI:

The dynamic immunomodulatory effects of vitamin D3 during Mycobacterium infection
Gough, ME, Graviss, EA & May, EE 2017, Innate Immunity, vol 23, no. 6, pp. 506-523. DOI:

The dynamic immunomodulatory effects of Vitamin D3 during Mycobacterium infection
Gough, ME, Graviss, EA & May, EE 2017, Innate Immunity, vol 23, no. 6, pp. 506-523. DOI:

Clinical & bacteriological characteristics associated with clustering of multidrug-resistant tuberculosis
Feng, JY, Jarlsberg, LG, Salcedo, K, Rose, J, Janes, M, Lin, SYG, Osmond, DH, Jost, KC, Soehnlen, MK, Flood, J, Graviss, EA, Desmond, E, Moonan, PK, Nahid, P, Hopewell, PC & Kato-Maeda, M 2017, International Journal of Tuberculosis and Lung Disease, vol 21, no. 7, pp. 766-773. DOI:

Early clearance vs persistence of de novo donor-specific antibodies following lung transplantation
Islam, AK, Sinha, N, DeVos, JM, Kaleekal, TS, Jyothula, SS, Teeter, LD, Nguyen, DTM, Eagar, TN, Moore, LW, Puppala, M, Wong, STC, Knight, RJ, Frost, AE, Graviss, EA & Osama Gaber, A 2017, Clinical Transplantation. DOI:

Incidence and Factors Associated with De Novo DSA After BK Viremia in Renal Transplant Recipients
Patel, SJ, Kuten, SA, Knight, RJ, Graviss, EA, Nguyen, DTM & Gaber, AO 2017, . in Clinical Transplants 2016. Terasaki Research Institute, Los Angeles, California, pp. 103-109.

Spatial-temporal distribution of genotyped tuberculosis cases in a county with active transmission
Agarwal, S, Nguyen, DT, Teeter, LD & Graviss, EA 2017, BMC Infectious Diseases, vol 17, no. 1, 378. DOI:

Spatial-temporal distribution of genotyped tuberculosis cases in a county with active transmission
Agarwal, S, Nguyen, DT, Teeter, LD & Graviss, EA 2017, BMC Infectious Diseases, vol 17, no. 1, 378. DOI:

Spatial-temporal distribution of genotyped tuberculosis cases in a county with active transmission
Agarwal, S, Nguyen, DT, Teeter, LD & Graviss, EA 2017, BMC Infectious Diseases, vol 17, no. 1, 378. DOI:

Spatial-temporal distribution of genotyped tuberculosis cases in a county with active transmission
Agarwal, S, Nguyen, DT, Teeter, LD & Graviss, EA 2017, BMC Infectious Diseases, vol 17, no. 1, 378. DOI:

Clinical and bacteriological characteristics associated with clustering of multidrug-resistant tuberculosis
Feng, JY, Jarlsberg, LG, Salcedo, K, Rose, J, Janes, M, Lin, SYG, Osmond, DH, Jost, KC, Soehnlen, MK, Flood, J, Graviss, EA, Desmond, E, Moonan, PK, Nahid, P, Hopewell, PC & Kato-Maeda, M 2017, International Journal of Tuberculosis and Lung Disease, vol 21, no. 7, pp. 766-773. DOI:

Change in QTC Interval After Kidney Transplant
Lai, E, Acharya, V, Nguyen, DTM, Graviss, EA & Suki, WN 2017, 2017 American Transplant Congress, 4/30/17, .

Neurogenic Orthostatic Hypotension: An Iatrogenic Complication of Successful Pancreas Transplantation?
Kuten, SA, Simpson, EP, Gaber, AO, Nguyen, DTM, Graviss, EA, Patel, S & Knight, RJ 2017, .

The Incidence and Outcomes of Fever of Unknown Origin After Pancreas Transplantation
Klasek, R, Kuten, SA, Patel, S, Nguyen, DT, Graviss, EA, Gaber, AO & Knight, RJ 2017, American Journal of Transplantation, vol 17, no. suppl 3, 17 (suppl 3).

Risk Analysis of Patients with Proven Coronary Artery Disease Undergoing Liver Transplant
Balogh, J, Lunsford, KE, Nguyen, DTM, Graviss, EA, Cercio, O, Mobley, CM, Saharia, A, Burroughs, SG, Gaber, AO & Ghobrial, RM 2017, American Journal of Transplantation, vol 17, no. suppl 3.