Marshall Lyon, MD, MMSc

Professor of Medicine

Emory University School of Medicine


  • BS, Psychology, Duke University , 1990
  • MD, Marshall University School of Medicine, 1994
  • Residency, Combined Medicine Pediatrics, Duke University Medical Center, 1998
  • Fellowship, Infectious Disease, Massachusetts General Hospital, 2003
  • MMSc, Clinical Investigations , Harvard Medical School, 2003
  • , Epidemic Intelligence Service at Centers for Disease Control and Prevention 2000, 2000


Current laboratory research focuses on clinically relevant genetics, virulence, and adaptive mechanisms of the fungus, C. albicans. Clinical research focuses on the epidemiology of candidemia, the diagnosis and therapy of aspergillosis, the pathogenicity of norovirus, infections in solid organ transplant recipients and the feasibility of kidney transplantation in HIV-positive individuals.