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Warner C. Greene, MD, PhD

Warner C. Greene, MD, PhD, is director and Nick and Sue Hellmann Distinguished Professor of Translational Medicine of the Gladstone Institute of Virology and Immunology (GIVI), a UCSF-affiliated research center dedicated to fundamental studies of modern virology and immunology with a focus on HIV and AIDS. Dr. Greene graduated from Stanford University with a BA degree and Washington University School of Medicine with MD and PhD degrees. He completed internship and residency training in medicine at the Massachusetts General Hospital. Dr. Greene is a professor of medicine, microbiology, and immunology at the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF).

The ongoing research in Dr. Greene’s laboratory focuses on the molecular basis for HIV pathogenesis, transmission, and latency and the biochemical mechanisms underlying the regulation and action of the NF-kB/Rel family of eukaryotic transcription factors. The lab also studies HIV and HTLV-1 Env-mediated fusion and the mechanisms underlying transmission of HIV across the female genital mucosa. Dr. Greene is the author of more than 330 scientific papers and has been recognized as one of the 100 most cited scientists. He is a fellow of the American Academy for the Advancement of Science, a councilor of the Association of American Physicians, and a member of the Institute of Medicine of the National Academies. In 2007 he became president of the Accordia Global Health Foundation, whose mission is to build alliances to fight infectious disease in Africa.

Dr. Greene serves as co-director of the UCSF-GIVI Center for AIDS Research and is a member of the executive committees of the AIDS Research Institute and the Biomedical Sciences graduate program at UCSF.


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