Patrick Moore, MD, MPH

Professor, Molecular Genetics & Biochemistry

Professor, Infectious Diseases and Microbiology


1.8 Hillman Cancer Center, 5117 Center Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15232
R-znvy: cfz4@cvgg.rqh
Primary Phone: 967-178-2263

Personal Statement

Our laboratory examines the molecular biology of human tumor viruses including Kaposi sarcoma-associated herpesvirus (KSHV) and Merkel cell polyomavirus (MCV) that we discovered. Research Summary Recent work has focused on establishing whether MCV causes Merkel cell carcinoma (MCC) and to identify novel diagnostic and therapeutic options for MCV-related MCC.

Patrick  Moore