Andrea Reyes Vega, M.D., M.Sc., MHPE

Instructor in Medicine

502-852-8884 E-mail

Education and Training

  • M.D.: Universidad San Martín de Porres
  • M.Sc.: University of Louisville
  • MHPE: University of Louisville

Research Interests

  • Aging
  • Alcohol and Liver Disease
  • HIV

Featured Publications

  • Harris LM, Kerr JC, Skidmore BD, Ghare S, Reyes-Vega A, Remenik-Zarauz V, Samanapally H, Anwar RU, Rijal R, Bryant K, Hall MT, Barve S. A conceptual analysis of SBIRT implementation alongside the continuum of PrEP awareness: domains of fit and feasibility. Front Public Health. 2024 Jan 8;11:1310388. doi: 10.3389/fpubh.2023.1310388. PMID: 38259734; PMCID: PMC10801388.
  • Ghare S, Singhal R, Bryant V, Gautam S, Tirumala CC, Srisailam PK, Reyes-Vega A, Ghooray D, McClain CJ, Hoffman K, Petrosino J, Bryant K, Govind V, Cohen R, Cook RL, Barve S. Age-Associated Gut Dysbiosis, Marked by Loss of Butyrogenic Potential, Correlates With Altered Plasma Tryptophan Metabolites in Older People Living With HIV. J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr. 2022 Feb 1;89(Suppl 1):S56-S64. doi: 10.1097/QAI.0000000000002866. PMID: 35015746; PMCID: PMC8751293.
  • Ghare SS, Chilton PM, Rao AV, Joshi-Barve S, Peyrani P, Reyes Vega A, McClain CJ, Bryant K, Cook RL, Freiberg M, Barve S. Epigenetic Mechanisms Underlying HIV-Infection Induced Susceptibility of CD4+ T Cells to Enhanced Activation-Induced FasL Expression and Cell Death. J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr. 2021 Jan 1;86(1):128-137. doi: 10.1097/QAI.0000000000002526. PMID: 33093334; PMCID: PMC8384352.
  • Arnold FW, Reyes Vega AM, Salunkhe V, Furmanek S, Furman C, Morton L, Faul A, Yankeelov P, Ramirez JA. Older Adults Hospitalized for Pneumonia in the United States: Incidence, Epidemiology, and Outcomes. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2020 May;68(5):1007-1014. doi: 10.1111/jgs.16327. Epub 2020 Jan 9. PMID: 31916246.
  • Fernandez-Botran R, Vega AR, García Y, Tirumala CC, Srisailam P, Raghuram A, Peyrani P, Furmanek S, Tella MA, Ritzhentaler JD, Roman J, Ramírez JA. The elevated systemic cytokine levels in HIV patients are not associated with an elevated pulmonary cytokine environment. Cytokine. 2020 Feb;126:154874. doi: 10.1016/j.cyto.2019.154874. Epub 2019 Oct 23. PMID: 31655458; PMCID: PMC6938540.
  • Watson WH, Ritzenthaler JD, Peyrani P, Wiemken TL, Furmanek S, Reyes Vega AM, Burke TJ, Zheng Y, Ramirez JA, Roman J. Plasma cysteine/cystine and glutathione/glutathione disulfide redox potentials in HIV and COPD patients. Free Radic Biol Med. 2019 Nov 1;143:55-61. doi: 10.1016/j.freeradbiomed.2019.07.031. Epub 2019 Jul 29. PMID: 31369840; PMCID: PMC6848776.