Sean Reid, PHD

Assistant Chair and Professor, Department of Medical Foundations

Department of Medical Foundations

Honors & Awards

2017 Most Valuable Professor: Microbiology, Ross University School of Medicine
2013 Basic Sciences Teacher of the Year, Wake Forest School of Medicine
2012 “Friends of Students” Award, Wake Forest School of Medicine, Class of 2015
2011 Research Excellence Award, Wake Forest School of Medicine
2010 “Friends of Students” Award, Wake Forest School of Medicine, Class of 2013
2009 “Friends of Students” Award, Wake Forest School of Medicine, Class of 2012


N. Levi-Polyachenko, C. Young, C. MacNeil, A. Braden, S. Reid (2014). Eradicating Streptoccocus biofilms using functionalized multi-wall carbon nanotubes. Int. J. Hyperther.30:490.

Roberts, A. L., Connolly, K. L., Doern, C. D., Holder, R. C., and S. D. Reid. (2010). Loss of the group A Streptococcus regulator Srv decreases biofilm formation in vivo in an otitis media model of infection. Infect Immun. 78:4800-8.

Reid, S. D., Hong, W., Dew, K. E., Winn, D. R., Pang, B., Watt, J., Glover, D. T., Hollingshead, S. K., and W. E. Swords. (2009). Streptococcus pneumoniae forms surface-attached communities in the middle ear of experimentally infected chinchillas. J Infect Dis 199:786-94.

Doern, C. D., Holder, R. C. and S. D. Reid. (2008). Point mutations within the streptococcal regulator of virulence (Srv) alter protein-DNA interactions and Srv function. Microbiology 154, 1998-2007.

Reid, S. D., Lee, A. G. and J. M. Musser. (2004). Identification of srv, a PrfA-like regulator of group A Streptococcus that influences virulence. Infect. Immun. 72:1799-1803.

Reid, S. D., Green, N. M., Buss, J. K., Lei, B., and J. M. Musser. (2001). Multilocus analysis of extracellular putative virulence proteins made by group A Streptococcus: population genetics, human serologic response, and gene transcription. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. 98:7552-7557.

Reid, S. D., Herbelin, C. J., Bumbaugh, A. C., Selander, R. K., and T. S. Whittam. (2000). Parallel evolution of virulence in pathogenic Escherichia coli. Nature. 406:64-67.