Michael Noto M.D., Ph.D.
Dr. Noto completed his undergraduate studies at James Madison University before matriculating to Virginia Commonwealth University School of Medicine where he earned MD and PhD in 2008. He completed his graduate studies in the laboratory of Dr. Gordon Archer studying the genetics underlying the emergence and spread of methicillin resistance in Staphylococcus aureus. He then moved to Vanderbilt University Medical Center where he completed clinical training in Internal Medicine, Infectious diseases, and Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine where he developed a clinical interest in the care of persons with cystic fibrosis. He did fellowship research training under the mentorship of Dr. Eric Skaar studying innate immune responses to the opportunistic bacterial pathogen, Acinetobacter baumannii. Dr. Noto joined faculty in the Department of Medicine, Division of Allergy, Pulmonary, and Critical Care Medicine at Vanderbilt University Medical Center in 2016. He is currently an Assistant Professor of Medicine with a scientific interest centered on lung innate immunity and antibacterial host defenses.