Alpana Amalkant Waghmare, MD

Alpana Amalkant Waghmare, MD

Infectious Disease

On staff since July 2014

Research Center: Center for Clinical and Translational Research


Board Certification(s)


Medical/Professional School

University of Washington, Seattle


Pediatrics, NY Presbyterian / Weill Cornell Medical Center, New York


Pediatric Infectious Disease, Seattle Children's Hospital, Seattle

Awards and Honors

Award Name Award Description Awarded By Award Date
Macrae Foundation Young Investigator Award 2015
Joel Meyers Endowment Scholarship Award 2014
Seattle Childrens Research Institute Clinical Research Scholar Intensive Path 2014
IDWeek Trainee Travel Grant from Infectious Disease Society of America 2013
National Institutes of Health Loan Repayment Program Recipient 2013
IDWeek Trainee Travel Grant from Infectious Disease Society of America 2012
Phi Beta Kappa Society Member 2003


  • Waghmare A, Pergam SA, Jerome KR, Englund JA, Boeckh M, Kuypers J
    Clinical disease due to enterovirus D68 in adult hematologic malignancy patients and hematopoietic cell transplant recipients.
    25593338 Blood , 2015 Mar. 12 : 125(11)1724-9 PMCID: PMC4357580
  • Waghmare A, Wagner T, Andrews R, Smith S, Kuypers J, Moss R, Englund JA
    Successful treatment of parainfluenza virus respiratory tract infection with DAS181 in four immunocompromised children
    J Pediatr Inf Dis Soc , 2014
  • Kim YJ, Guthrie KA, Waghmare A, Walsh E, Falsey A, Kuypers J, Cent A, Englund JA, Boeckh M
    Respiratory syncytial virus in hematopoietic transplant recipients: factors determining progression from upper to lower respiratory tract disease
    24368837 J Infect Dis , 2014 : 209(8)1195-204
  • Waghmare A, Campbell AP, Xie H, Seo S, Kuypers J, Leisenring W, Jerome KR, Englund JA, Boeckh M
    Respiratory syncytial virus lower respiratory disease in hematopoietic cell transplant recipients: viral RNA detection in blood, antiviral treatment, and clinical outcomes.
    24065324 Clinical infectious diseases : an official publication of the Infectious Diseases Society of America , 2013 Dec. : 57(12)1731-41 PMCID: PMC3840404
  • Eden A, Gaudet F, Waghmare A, Jaenisch R
    Chromosomal instability and tumors promoted by DNA hypomethylation
    12702868 Science , 2013 : 300(5618)455
  • Waghmare A, Xie H, Seo S, Kuypers J, Leisenring W, Englund JA, Boeckh M, Campbell AP
    Respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) in hematopoietic cell transplant (HCT) recipients: effect of RNA detection in blood and antiviral treatment on mortality
    ID Week , 2012 Oct. 17 - 2012 Oct. 21
  • Jordan N, Waghmare A, Abi-Ghanem AS, Moon A, Salvatore CM
    Systemic Mycobacterium avium complex infection during anti-tumor necrosis factor- therapy in a pediatric patient with Crohn's disease
    21694635 J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr , 2011
  • Robles DT, Leonard JL, Compton N, Waghmare A, McDonough KA, George E, Wolgamot G, Fleckman P
    Severe drug hypersensitivity reaction in a young woman treated with doxycycline.
    18332631 Dermatology (Basel, Switzerland) , 2008 : 217(1)23-6


Presentations Title Event Location Date
Update on respiratory viral infections in hematopoietic cell transplantation 7th Annual International Conference on Infections in Hematology and Stem Cell Transplantation Kazimierz Dolny, Poland May 7, 2015
Antiviral therapy for respiratory viral infections in pediatric immunocompromised hosts Pediatric Academic Societies Annual Meeting San Diego, CA April 25, 2015

Research Funding

Grant Title Grantor Amount Award Date
Viral and Host Biomarkers of Human Rhinovirus Disease Severity in Transplantation National Institutes of Health, National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases $162,988 Dec. 11, 2014 - Nov. 30, 2019
Viral factors of disease severity in human rhinovirus infection following transplantation Seattle Childrens Research Institute $44,773 July 1, 2014 - June 30, 2016