Program Director/Department Chair: Timothy Endy, MD, MPH
Human cytomegalovirus pathogenesis and persistence.
Understanding the epidemiology and pathogenesis of viral hemorrhagic and encephalitic arboviruses and host-vector interactions.
Dr. Glass is currently involved in several research projects, including: identification of small molecule drugs in biological samples by mass spectrometry, analysis of the immunological response to vaccination, and the development of an exciting new technology for visualizing embyonic development.
DNA replication of herpes viruses.
Transplant immunology and stem cell biology.
Dr. King's research focuses primarily on understanding how the innate immune system contributes to the pathogenesis of severe viral infections with the goal to develop novel therapeutics for treatment.
Varicella zoster pathogenesis.
Genes and Viruses Predisposing to Autoimmunity, Genetics, Apoptosis, Endogenous Retroviruses, Transaldolase
Gene therapy for cancer; Bacterial causes of obesity, diabetes and periodontal disease
Regulation of intercellular communication in the heart, gene expression during macrophage activation
Host defense against intracellular pathogens, B cell responses, immunological memory