Ruth Ann Luna, PhD
- Texas Medical Center
Director of Medical Metagenomics
Texas Children’s Microbiome Center
Assistant Professor, Pathology & Immunology, Baylor College of Medicine
|Virginia Commonwealth University||fellowship||PhD||2010|
Dr. Luna focuses on research and development of real-time PCR and next generation sequencing technologies for application in microbial metagenomics. Dr. Luna holds an interest in clinical study design as well as correlation of shifts in the microbiome with changes in disease state. She is also involved in a collaborative study regarding molecular epidemiology in the cystic fibrosis population of Texas Children’s Hospital. Dr. Luna serves as Director of the DNA Sequencing Core of the Texas Children’s Microbiome Center.
Chavan R, Pannaraj P, Luna RA, Szabo S, Adesina A, Versalovic J, Krance RA, Kennedy-Nasser AA. Significant Morbidity and Mortality Attributable to Rothia Mucilaginosa Infections in Children with Hematological Malignancies or Following Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation. Journal of Pediatric Hematology-Oncology 2013 May 9.
View All Publications: