Natasha Wyndham Hanners, MD $$

Infectious Disease Specialist

Assistant Professor at UT Southwestern Medical Center

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Education and Training

Medical School
University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center (2009)
UT Southwestern - Children's Medical Center (2013), Pediatrics
University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center (2016), Pediatric Infectious Diseases
Board Certification
American Board of Pediatrics,
American Board of Pediatrics/Infectious Disease
  • Research Interests

    • Flavivirus infections, including Zika virus neurotropism
    • Neurovirology
    • Type I Interferon responses
    • Virus-host interactions
  • Publications

    • Western Zika Virus in Human Fetal Neural Progenitors Persists Long Term with Partial Cytopathic and Limited Immunogenic Effects. Hanners NW, Eitson JL, Usui N, Richardson RB, Wexler EM, Konopka G, Schoggins JW Cell Rep 2016 Jun 15 11 2315-22
    • A Persistently Fussy, Febrile Infant. Cantey JB, Hanners N, Mittal V Clinical pediatrics 2011 Feb
  • Professional Activities

    • American Academy of Pediatrics
    • Infectious Disease Society of America
  • Awards and Honors

    • D Magazine Best Pediatric Specialists (2019-2020)
    • Excellence in Research Award - UT Southwestern and Children's Health Department of Pediatrics (2016)
    • W.W. Caruth Scholar Fellow Research Award - (2015-2017)
    • Fellow of the Year Award, Pediatric Residency Program Award - (2013-2014)
    • Provider of the Month Award - Family-Centered Care Committee, Parkland Hospital's Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (2010)
    • Southwestern Medical Foundation Competitive Scholar Award - (2005-2009)

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