Sharie Ganchua, PhD

Sharie Ganchua, PhD



  • PhD in Microbiology and Immunology, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, 2020
  • BS in Biology, University of the Philippines - Manila, 2007

Selected Publications

Salvaña EMT, Schwem BE, Ching PR, Frost SDW, Ganchua SKC and Itable JR. 2017. The changing molecular epidemiology of HIV in the Philippines. Int J Infect Dis. 61: 44-50. 

Catangui FAC, Yuga ACQ, Ganchua SKC, Ang CF, Mendoza MT, Parungao-Balolong MM, Destura RV and Heralde III, FM. 2012. Detection and Characterization of Mutations of Multidrug-Resistant Tuberculosis Isolates of the Philippine General Hospital. Acta Medica Philippina 46: 22-27. 


Killing of Mycobacterium tuberculosis in macaque lymph nodes. Tuberculosis Keystone Symposium 2017.

Why did you choose the University of Pittsburgh?

Cutting-edge research. Well-equipped facilities. Collaborative environment. Beautiful city. 

Research Interests

  • Infectious disease; immunology; translational medicine