- Senior Investigator, Critical Care Medicine Department
Dr. Eichacker is a Senior Investigator and Head of the Critical Care Medicine Section in the NIH Clinical Center's Critical Care Medicine Department (CCMD). He earned his undergraduate degree from Boston University and his medical degree from New York University. After he completed a residency and chief residency in internal medicine, he had a fellowship in pulmonary medicine at Bronx Municipal Hospital Center and Hospital of the Albert Einstein College of Medicine in New York. He joined NIH in 1986 as a CCMD fellow. In 1990 he was appointed Senior Investigator and Head of the Critical Care Medicine section in CCMD.
- (2015). An overview of investigational toxin-directed therapies for the adjunctive management of Bacillus anthracis infection and sepsis. EXPERT OPINION ON INVESTIGATIONAL DRUGS. 24(7), 851-865.
- (2015). Bacillus anthracis edema but not lethal toxin challenge in rats is associated with depressed myocardial function in hearts isolated and tested in a Langendorff system. AMERICAN JOURNAL OF PHYSIOLOGY-HEART AND CIRCULATORY PHYSIOLOGY. 308(12), H1592-H1602.
- (2015). Does Bacillus anthracis Lethal Toxin Directly Depress Myocardial Function? A Review of Clinical Cases and Preclinical Studies. Toxins. 7(12), 5417-5434.
- (2014). Confirmed Bacillus anthracis Infection among Persons Who Inject Drugs, Scotland, 2009-2010. EMERGING INFECTIOUS DISEASES. 20(9), 1452-1463.
- (2014). Hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal axis in lethal canine Staphylococcus aureus pneumonia. AMERICAN JOURNAL OF PHYSIOLOGY-ENDOCRINOLOGY AND METABOLISM. 307(11), E994-E1008.