Dr. Sara Belga is a clinical assistant professor at the University of British Columbia (UBC). She received her medical degree from the University of Lisbon. She completed her training in infectious disease at the University of Alberta followed by a one-year fellowship in transplant infectious disease at the same institution.
Dr. Belga joined the Transplant Infectious Disease program for the province of British Columbia in 2019. Her research interests include latent viral infections in transplantation and immune monitoring strategies in transplantation, that allow personalized medicine and individualized approaches to care. Her other interests include epidemiology, biostatistics, clinical trials and drug safety. She is the recipient of the 2021 Team Grant for the project: "A novel CMV-specific cell-mediated immunity assay to predict CMV infection in renal transplant recipients."
News and Awards
- Clinical infectious diseases : an official publication of the Infectious Diseases Society of America -
- American journal of transplantation : official journal of the American Society of Transplantation and the American Society of Transplant Surgeons -
- The American journal of tropical medicine and hygiene -
- Transplantation direct -
- Transplantation -