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Brian T. Campfield, MD

Brian Campfield, MD
Job Title Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Pediatric Infectious Diseases, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
4401 Penn Avenue, Suite Floor 3
Pittsburgh, PA 15224
412-692-7438 Phone
412-692-7016 Fax

Education and Training

Medical School:

2006 University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, Pa.


2009 Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC, Pittsburgh, Pa.


2011 Pediatric Infectious Diseases, Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC, Pittsburgh, Pa.


  • American Academy of Pediatrics
  • Infectious Disease Society of America
  • Pediatric Infectious Disease Society
  • American Association for the Advancement of Science                                                      
  • American Association of Immunologists

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Pediatrics, Pediatric Infectious Diseases            
  • American Board of Pediatrics, General Pediatrics    


  • 2015 ASCI/AAP Joint Meeting Travel Award 2015
  • 2014 Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh Endowed Instructorship
  • 2013 AAI Trainee Abstract Award
  • 2012 NIAID/IDSA Research Careers Meeting Travel Grant
  • 2012 Infectious Disease Society of America Travel Grant
  • 2011 Pediatric Infectious Disease Society Travel Grant
  • 2008 American Academy of Pediatrics Residency Scholarship
  • 2000, 2001, 2003, 2004, 2005 Francis S. Viele Scholarship, Sigma Phi Society


  • Campfield BT, Nolder CL, Davis A, Bushnell D, Marinov A, Hirsch R, Nowalk AJ. Follistatin-like Protein 1 is a Critical Mediator of Experimental Lyme Arthritis and the Humoral Response to Borrelia burgdorferi Infection. Microb Pathog 2014. In Press.
  • Chaly Y, Blair HC, Smith S, Bushnell D, Marinov A, Campfield BT, Hirsch R.  Follistatin-like protein 1 regulates chondrocyte proliferation and chondrogenic differentiation of mesenchymal stem cells. Ann Rheum Dis 2014 Mar 21.
  • Campfield BT, Chen KC, Kolls JK.  Vaccine Approaches for Multidrug Resistant Gram Negative Infections.  Curr Opin Immunol 2014 Mar 14.
  • Chaly Y, Fu Y, Marinov A, Hostager  B, Yan W, Campfield BT, Kellum JA, Bushnell D, Wang Y, Vockley J, Hirsch R. Follistatin-like protein 1 enhances NLRP3 inflammasome-mediated IL-1β secretion from monocytes and macrophages.  Eur J Immunol. 2014 Jan 28.
  • Campfield BT, Nolder CL, Davis A, Hirsch R, Nowalk AJ. The DBA/1 Strain is a Novel Mouse Model for Experimental Borrelia burgdorferi Infection.  Clin Vaccine Immunol. 2012 Oct.

Research Interests

  • Host-Pathogen interactions in the lung
  • Host-Pathogen interactions in the skin
  • Lyme Disease and host-pathogen interactions in Borrelia burgdorferi infection

Active Research Projects / Grants

  • Molecular Basis of Pediatric Disease
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April 20, 2015
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