Kamran Khan

MD, FRCPC, MPH

Scientist

Biography

Dr. Kamran Khan is an infectious disease physician with training in public health and preventive medicine based at the Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute of St. Michael’s Hospital. He is a Professor of Medicine in the Division of Infectious Diseases and the Dalla Lana School Of Public Health at the University of Toronto. His research interests focus on the globalization of emerging and reemerging infectious diseases. He is also the founder of a social enterprise called BlueDot that develops innovative digital solutions to help governments, the private sector, and healthcare organizations build resilience to current and future global epidemic threats.

Recent Publications

  1. Tegally, H, Khan, K, Huber, C, Oliveira, T, Kraemer, MUG. Shifts in global mobility dictate the synchrony of SARS-CoV-2 epidemic waves. J Travel Med. 2022; :. doi: 10.1093/jtm/taac134. PubMed PMID:36367200 .
  2. Parker, E, Anderson, C, Zeller, M, Tibi, A, Havens, JL, Laroche, G et al.. Regional connectivity drove bidirectional transmission of SARS-CoV-2 in the Middle East during travel restrictions. Nat Commun. 2022;13 (1):4784. doi: 10.1038/s41467-022-32536-1. PubMed PMID:35970983 PubMed Central PMC9376901.
  3. McKenzie, L, Shoukat, A, Wong, KO, Itahashi, K, Yasuda, E, Demarsh, A et al.. Inferring the true number of SARS-CoV-2 infections in Japan. J Infect Chemother. 2022;28 (11):1519-1522. doi: 10.1016/j.jiac.2022.08.002. PubMed PMID:35961504 PubMed Central PMC9359925.
  4. McCrone, JT, Hill, V, Bajaj, S, Pena, RE, Lambert, BC, Inward, R et al.. Context-specific emergence and growth of the SARS-CoV-2 Delta variant. Nature. 2022;610 (7930):154-160. doi: 10.1038/s41586-022-05200-3. PubMed PMID:35952712 PubMed Central PMC9534748.
  5. Au, NH, Portillo, MT, Marwah, A, Thomas-Bachli, A, Demarsh, PA, Khan, K et al.. Potential for monkeypox exportation from West and Central Africa through global travel networks. J Travel Med. 2022;29 (6):. doi: 10.1093/jtm/taac072. PubMed PMID:35642580 .
  6. Au, NH, Thomas-Bachli, A, Forsyth, J, Demarsh, PA, Huber, C, Bogoch, II et al.. Identifying importation points of the SARS-CoV-2 Omicron variant into the USA and potential locations of early domestic spread and impact. J Travel Med. 2022;29 (3):. doi: 10.1093/jtm/taac021. PubMed PMID:35234894 PubMed Central PMC9383474.
  7. McCrone, JT, Hill, V, Bajaj, S, Pena, RE, Lambert, BC, Inward, R et al.. Context-specific emergence and growth of the SARS-CoV-2 Delta variant. medRxiv. 2021; :. doi: 10.1101/2021.12.14.21267606. PubMed PMID:34981069 PubMed Central PMC8722612.
  8. McCrone, JT, Hill, V, Bajaj, S, Pena, RE, Lambert, BC, Inward, R et al.. Context-specific emergence and growth of the SARS-CoV-2 Delta variant. Res Sq. 2021; :. doi: 10.21203/rs.3.rs-1159614/v1. PubMed PMID:34981043 PubMed Central PMC8722606.
  9. O'Toole, Á, Hill, V, Pybus, OG, Watts, A, Bogoch, II, Khan, K et al.. Tracking the international spread of SARS-CoV-2 lineages B.1.1.7 and B.1.351/501Y-V2 with grinch. Wellcome Open Res. 2021;6 :121. doi: 10.12688/wellcomeopenres.16661.2. PubMed PMID:34095513 PubMed Central PMC8176267.
  10. Dudas, G, Hong, SL, Potter, BI, Calvignac-Spencer, S, Niatou-Singa, FS, Tombolomako, TB et al.. Emergence and spread of SARS-CoV-2 lineage B.1.620 with variant of concern-like mutations and deletions. Nat Commun. 2021;12 (1):5769. doi: 10.1038/s41467-021-26055-8. PubMed PMID:34599175 PubMed Central PMC8486757.
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Affiliations & Other Activities

  • Staff Physician, Department of Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases, St. Michael’s Hospital
  • Professor, Department of Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases, Dalla Lana School Of Public Health, University of Toronto