Pathogenesis, treatment, and prevention of sexually transmitted viral infections. The primary focus has been on HSV 2 and HPV as well as an interest in the interaction of these pathogens with HIV. The latter area includes the role of HSV 2 in promoting HIV transmission and the role of HIV in accelerating HPV-associated cancers. The most recent work has involved immunotherapy of HSV 2 infections.

Infectious Diseases and Immunology
PhD, Johns Hopkins University, Molecular Biology/Virology, 1977
MD, Johns Hopkins University, Medicine, 1975
BA, Johns Hopkins University, Human Biology , 1972
biotechnology hiv/aids antivirals clinical trial gene cloning molecular cloning molecular probes nucleic acid sequencing gene expression biomedical research resources biomedical research resources, other