Dr. Paolo A Piazza, PhD

Research Assistant Professor, Infectious Diseases and Microbiology

Contact

2130 Public Health, 130 DeSoto Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15261
R-znvy: cnbyb@cvgg.rqh
Primary Phone: 967-838-4257


Personal Statement

Research Interests.

  • High sensitivity determination of HIV-1 titers in plasma samples of seropositive donors.
  • Associations between very low HIV-1 plasma levels and non-AIDS related co-morbidities.
  • Characterize the antigen specificity of the CD4 T cell HIV-1 reservoir
  • Dynamics of CTL responses to RNA and DNA viruses (WNV, DENV, ZIKV, HIV-1 and HHV-8).
  • Crossreactive immunity to viral infections (WNV, DENV and ZIKV).
  • Derivation and characterization of human Hematopoietic Stem Cells obtained from adult stem cells of various origins.

 

Paolo A Piazza