HIV and AIDS: vaccine; persistent immune response
Develop new strategies for blunting viral replication and bolstering the immune system’s ability to eradicate viral-infected T-cell reservoirs.
HIV infection and AIDS vaccine development
Investigate new approaches for AIDS vaccine development using SIV infection of non-human primates as a model system.
HIV mechanism of action and new AIDS therapies
Gene therapy; vaccines
AIDS pathogenesis and CMV opportunistic infection: SIV; vaccine; AIDS resistance
AIDS modeling in non-human primates; reactivation of latent CMV in HIV-infected individuals; innate resistance to SIV-related disease progression.