Affiliated Faculty

This list of affiliated investigators can help you identify potential research mentors at the University of Pittsburgh. PSTP students can, and do, work with mentors not on this list, but the investigators featured below have expressed interest in hosting PSTP students in their laboratories.

Zandrea Ambrose, PhD
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HIV infection and therapeutics

Neal DeLuca, PhD
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HSV gene expression in productive and persistent infections

Joanne Flynn, PhD
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Immunology and Pathogenesis of Tuberculosis

Lawrence Kane, PhD
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Signal Transduction; The role of the Akt kinase in NF-kB and T cell activation; Role of TIM proteins in T cell activation

Philana Lin, MD, MSC
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Our lab is focused on the host protective immune responses to M. tuberculosis, a major factor in outcome of infection.

John Mellors, MD
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Mechanisms of HIV-1 persistence at the single cell level and evaluating strategies to cure HIV-1 infection, including latency reversing agents, monoclonal antibodies, cellular immunotherapy and therapeutic vaccines

Alison Morris, MD, MS
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HIV-associated lung disease; HIV-associated emphysema; Role of Pneumocystis in COPD

Anthony Richardson, PhD
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Immunometabolism at the host:pathogen interface using Staphylococcus aureus as a model pathogen

John Williams, MD
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The cell entry, immunity, and pathogenesis of human metapneumovirus (HMPV)