David R. Hillyard, MD


  • English

Academic Information

  • Departments: Biology - Adjunct Associate Professor, Pathology - Professor
  • Divisions: Clinical Pathology

Academic Office Information

  • 801-583-2787-Ext.2202
  • ARUP Laboratories
    Medical Directorship
    500 S Chipeta Way
    Salt Lake City, UT 84108

Email: hillyadr@aruplab.com

Education History

Type School Degree
Fellowship University of Utah
Medical Microbiology
Fellowship University of Utah School of Medicine
Microbial Genetics
Chief Resident St. Luke's - Roosevelt Hospital
Chief Resident
Residency St. Luke's-Roosevelt Hospital Ctr.
Internship Presbyterian Hospital of New York
Professional Medical Columbia University
Undergraduate University of Utah

Selected Publications

Journal Article

  1. Shakir SM, Mansfield CR, Hays ED, Couturier MR, Hillyard DR (2020). Evaluation of a Novel High-Definition PCR Multiplex Assay for Simultaneous Detection of Tick-Borne Pathogens in Human Clinical Specimens. J Clin Microbiol, 58(3).
  2. Hong SL, Dellicour S, Vrancken B, Suchard MA, Pyne MT, Hillyard DR, Lemey P, Baele G (2020). In Search of Covariates of HIV-1 Subtype B Spread in the United States-A Cautionary Tale of Large-Scale Bayesian Phylogeography. Viruses, 12(2).
  3. She RC, Stevenson J, Phansalkar AR, Hillyard DR, Litwin CM, Petti CA (2007). Limitations of polymerase chain reaction testing for diagnosing acute Epstein-Barr virus infections. Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis, 58(3), 333-5.
  4. Hillyard DR, Redd MJ (2007). Identification of essential genes in bacteria. Methods Enzymol, 421, 21-34.


  1. Hillyard DR (2006). System and Method for Monitoring PCR Processes.
  2. Hillyard DR (2005). Monitoring Hybridization During PCR.
  3. Hillyard DR (2005). System and Method for Monitoring for DNA Amplification by Fluorescence.
  4. Hillyard DR (2004). Method for Rapid Thermal Cycling of Biological Samples.
  5. Hillyard DR (2004). System and Method for Carrying Out and Monitoring Polymerase Chain Reactions.
  6. Hillyard DR (2002). Contakulin-G, Analogs Thereof and Uses Therefor.
  7. Hillyard DR (2001). Alpha-Conotoxin Peptides.
  8. Hillyard DR (2000). Contryphan Peptides.
  9. Hillyard DR (2000). Conotoxins.
  10. Hillyard DR (2000). System and Method for Carrying Out and Monitoring Polymerase Chain Reactions.
  11. Hillyard DR (1999). Method of Obtaining Small Conformationally Rigid Conopeptides.
  12. Hillyard DR (1999). Conotoxin Peptides.
  13. Hillyard DR (1997). Conotoxin Peptide PIIIA.
  14. Hillyard DR (1997). Process and Primers for Identifying Nucleic Acids Encoding A-Linage Conotoxin Peptides.
  15. Hillyard DR (1997). Omega-Conotoxin Peptides.
  16. Hillyard DR (1995). Rapid Thermal Cycling Device.