Mirella Salvatore, M.D.
Mirella Salvatore is an Assistant Professor of Medicine at Weill Cornell Medicine. She obtained her M.D. cum laude from the Catholic University in Rome, Italy, and completed her internal medicine residency and fellowship in infectious diseases at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai in New York City. At Mount Sinai she also completed a postdoctoral fellowship training in influenza virus. As a physician-scientist, Dr. Salvatore has focused her research on host responses and therapeutics for influenza, with a focus on the immune-compromised host, and vaccines development. More recently she has been working on the identification of host and viral predictors of progression to severe COVID-19. Dr. Salvatore is a Fellow of the Infectious Diseases Society of America (IDSA), member of the International Society for Influenza and other Respiratory Virus Diseases (ISIRV), and of the International Society for Travel Medicine (ISTM) and a member of the IDSA Research Committee and of ISTM Research and Awards Committee. She is part of the Editorial Board and Associate Editor of Frontiers in Medicine and Frontiers in Public Health, section of Infectious Diseases and Editorial Board Member of Vaccines.
Honors and Awards
Honors and Awards
Other Experience and Professional Membership
2009-10 Member of the NIAID Influenza Research Collaboration-Combination Antiviral Focus Group
2014 Member, NIH/NAID Scientific Review Panel, NIH Loan Repayment Program
2016 WHO pandemic influenza scenario reviewer
2017-20 International Society of Travel Medicine Research and Awards Committee member
2017 Grant Reviewer, Swiss National Science Foundation
2018 Grant Reviewer, NIH/NAID, Special emphasis panel RFA AI-17-037 Immunity in the elderly
2019-present Member, Research Committee, Infectious Diseases Society of America (IDSA)
2019-present Associate Editor: Frontiers in Medicine section of Infectious Diseases
2019-present Associate Editor: Viruses
2020 Reviewer, Swiss National Science Foundation Grants
2020 Grant Reviewer: NIH/NAID Scientific Review Panel ZAI1 JHM-X (S3) Rapid Investigation of Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2)
2020 Abstract reviewer ID week 2020
2020 Grant Reviewer: NIH/NAID Scientific Review Panel ZAI1 LRW (J2) Rapid Investigation of Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2)
1986 Catholic University Medical School, Rome, Italy - M.D., Summa Cum Laude
1987 Ministero Della Sanita’, Italy, Winner Competitive Award on Preventive Health
1989 "Lilly - Humulin" award for the best specialization thesis on Diabetes
1999 Istituto Superiore di Sanita' Rome, Italy Competitive Grant for virology research
2006 Stony Wold – Herbert Fund Young investigator award
2009 Top Cited Award 2006-2008 - Journal of Hepatology
2014 Leadership Award, President’s Council of Cornell Women
2019 Fellow, Infectious Diseases Society of America (IDSA)
2021 Councilor, Infectious Diseases Society of New York (IDSNY)
- American Board of Internal Medicine
- American Board of Internal Medicine (Infectious Disease)
Clinical and Academic Positions
- Assistant Attending Physician - NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital
- Assistant Professor of Medicine - Weill Cornell Medical College, Cornell University
- Assistant Professor of Population Health Sciences - Weill Cornell Medical College, Cornell University
Education and Training
- M.D., Catholic University of the Sacred Heart Faculty of Medicine and Surgery (Italy), 1986
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