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Kirk Leifso

  • MD MSc FRCP(C)
  • Pediatric Infectious Diseases Consultant
  • Kingston General Hospital
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Research interests

Paediatric Infectious Diseases Receptor for Advanced Glycation Endproducts

Co-authors (12)

  • Julie Hughes
  • Jennifer Bowes
  • Elizabeth Esselmont

Publications (5)

  • Disseminated neonatal herpes simplex virus type 1 after a water birth

    • Al-Assaf N
    • Moore H
    • Leifso K
    • et al.
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  • Analysis of receptor for advanced glycation end-products (RAGE) expression by quantitative, real-time PCR in nasopharyngeal aspirates from children with respiratory syncytial virus infection.

    • Leifso K
    • Slinger R
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  • Analysis of receptor for advanced glycation end-products (RAGE) expression by real-time PCR in nasopharyngeal aspirates from children with RSV infection

    • Leifso K
    • Slinger R
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  • Clinical characteristics of pediatric patients hospitalized with methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus in Canadian hospitals from 2008 to 2010

    • Leifso K
    • Gravel D
    • Dvm A
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  • . DXA-diagnosed Lipodystrophy in a cohort of HIV-infected children in Canada. 21st Annual Canadian Conference on HIV/AIDS Research.

    • Leifso K
    • Brophy J
    • Samson L
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Professional experience

Pediatric Infectious Diseases Consultant

Kingston General Hospital

September 2014 - Present

Assistant Professor of Pediatrics

Queen's University

September 2014 - Present

Pediatric Infectious Diseases Subspecialty Resident Physician

Children's Hospital of Eastern Ontario

July 2012 - August 2014(2 years)

Pediatrics Resident Physician

Children's Hospital of Eastern Ontario

July 2008 - June 2012(4 years)

Research Assistant

Jack Bell Research Institute, University of British Columbia

July 2003 - July 2005(2 years)

Queen's University

Education history

RCPSC Sub-Specialty Training in Paediatric Infectious Diseases

Children's Hospital of Eastern Ontario

July 2012 - August 2014(2 years)

RCPSC Specialty Training in Paediatrics

Children's Hospital of Eastern Ontario

July 2008 - June 2012(4 years)

MD

University of Calgary

August 2005 - June 2008(3 years)

MSc

Department of Biology, University of Victoria

July 2000 - June 2003(3 years)

BSc, Coop

Department of Biology, University of Victoria

June 1995 - June 2000(5 years)