Michael Shiloh, M.D., Ph.D.

Michael Shiloh, M.D., Ph.D.

  • James P. Luby, M.D. Professorship in Infectious Diseases
  • Internal Medicine - Infectious Diseases and Geographic Medicine
  • Infectious Diseases


Michael Shiloh, M.D., Ph.D., is an Associate Professor in the Departments of Internal Medicine and Microbiology at UT Southwestern Medical Center. He specializes in infectious disease treatment and research, and he holds the James P. Luby, M.D. Professorship in Infectious Diseases.

Dr. Shiloh earned his medical degree and his doctorate in immunology at Cornell University in New York. He completed his internal medicine residency training, a fellowship in infectious diseases, and a molecular medicine fellowship at the University of California, San Francisco.

Certified in internal medicine and infectious diseases by the American Board of Internal Medicine, he joined the UT Southwestern faculty in 2011.

Dr. Shiloh is a Fellow of the Infectious Diseases Society of America and a member of The American Society for Clinical Investigation, The American Association of Immunologists, and the American Society for Microbiology. In addition, he serves as an ad hoc reviewer for a number of scholarly journals, including the Journal of Experimental Medicine, The Journal of Clinical Investigation, and The Journal of Immunology.

At UT Southwestern, Dr. Shiloh serves on the Biosafety Committee and the Medical Scientist Training Program (MSTP) Steering Committee. In his laboratory, his long-term research goal is to discover the mechanisms by which Mycobacterium tuberculosis (Mtb) causes disease in humans. His findings have resulted in numerous articles in peer-reviewed publications, invited lectures, reviews, and book chapters.

Personal Note

When he’s not at work, Dr. Shiloh enjoys hiking, running, playing soccer, traveling, and cooking.

Education & Training
  • Medical School - Cornell University Medical College (1993-2001)
  • Residency - University of California, San Francisco (2001-2003), Internal Medicine
  • Fellowship - University of California at San Francisco (2003-2007), Infectious Diseases
Professional Associations & Affiliations
  • The American Association of Immunologists
  • The American Society for Clinical Investigation
  • American Society for Microbiology
  • Infectious Diseases Society of America
Honors & Awards
  • Disease Oriented Clinical Scholar Award 2011, UT Southwestern
  • Investigator in the Pathogenesis of Infectious Diseases 2018, Burroughs Wellcome Fund
  • Fellow 2021, Infectious Diseases Society of America
  • Elected member 2021, The American Society for Clinical Investigation
Books & Publications
  • Autophagy
  • Innate immune response to intracellular pathogens
  • Microbial pathogenesis
  • Mucosal immunology
  • Mycobacterium tuberculosis
  • Neuroimmunology

Clinical Focus

  • Infectious Diseases

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