Jim Cassat

Associate Professor of Pediatrics; Pathology, Microbiology, and Immunology; and Biomedical Engineering
Division of Pediatric Infectious Diseases
Lab Address
Medical Center North
1161 21st Ave South
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Jim was born and raised in Little Rock, Arkansas. After completing undergraduate studies and medical school at the University of Arkansas, Jim moved onto Music City for a residency in Pediatrics at Vanderbilt, followed by a fellowship in Pediatric Infectious Diseases. Jim joined Vanderbilt faculty in July 2014.

Clinical Interests

Osteomyelitis, Staphylococcus aureus pathogenesis, pediatric infectious diseases

Research Information

Host-pathogen interactions during musculoskeletal infection, bone biology, osteoimmunology, Staphylococcus aureus pathogenesis, Salmonella pathogenesis, antibiotic tolerance