Editorial Team


  1. Dr. Michael M. Lederman, Case Western Reserve University; Associate Director, Center for AIDS Research, UH Cleveland Medical Center, United States

Senior Editors

  1. Dr. Neil S. Greenspan, Professor of Pathology at Case and the Director of the Histocompatibility and Immunogenetics Laboratory at University Hospitals Case Medical Center, United States
  2. Dr. Michael M. Lederman, Case Western Reserve University; Associate Director, Center for AIDS Research, UH Cleveland Medical Center, United States
  3. Dr. Donald D. Anthony, Professor of Medicine, Case Western Reserve University Division of Rheumatology & Division of Infectious Diseases & HIV Medicine, United States
  4. Dr. Robert A. Bonomo, Louis Stokes Cleveland Department of Veteran Affairs Medical Center and Department of Medicine, University Hospitals Case Medical Center; Professor of Medicine, Pharmacology, and Molecular Biology and Microbiology, Case Western Reserve University

Poetry Editor

  1. Dr. Daniel C. Douek, NIAID (National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases); Human Immunology Section

Managing Editor

  1. Mr. Robert Lucas, Case Western Reserve University; member of the World Association of Medical Editors

Associate Editors

  1. Dr. Derek Abbott, Case Western Reserve University; disease-causing bacteria, fungi and viruses, United States
  2. Dr. Marcus Altfeld, Heinrich Pette Institute, Germany; virus imunology
  3. Dr. David Aronoff, Director, Division of Infectious Diseases Department of Medicine, Vanderbilt University Medical Center
  4. Dr. Samuel Behar, University of Massachusetts Medical School; Microbiology and Physiological Systems
  5. Dr. Monsef Benkirane, Centre national de la recherche scientifique, Paris; Molecular Bases of Human Diseases, HIV-1
  6. Dr. Michael Betts, University of Pennsylvania; Human immune responses; Viral Immunology; HIV immunopathogenesis; Vaccine-induced immune responses, United States
  7. Dr. Germán Bou, University A Coruña; Chief of the Microbiology, Spain
  8. Dr. Jason Brenchley, National Institutes of Health; Senior Investigator, Immunopathogenesis Section
  9. Dr. Leonard Henry Calabrese, Cleveland Clinic; Department of Rheumatic and Immunologic Diseases, United States
  10. Dr. Mark Cameron, Case Western Reserve University; Assistant Professor, Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics Institute for Computational Biology, United States
  11. Dr. David Canaday, Case Western Reserve University; HIV/TB co infection, aging
  12. Dr. Mary Carrington, National Cancer Institute; Senior Investigator, Cancer and Inflammation Program; Head, HLA Immunogenetics Section
  13. Dr. Lisa Cavacini, MassBiologics of the University of Massachusetts Medical School; Immunology and Microbiology Program, United States
  14. Dr. Nicolas Chomont, Université de Montréal; Immunopathology, Canada
  15. Dr. Raymond Chung, Harvard University; Hepatology
  16. Dr. David Cooper, University of New South Wales, Sydney; epidemiology and surveillance of HIV/AIDS, viral hepatitis and sexually transmissible infections
  17. Dr. Max Cooper, Emory University; Developmental Immunology
  18. Dr. Judith Currier, UCLA Center for Clinical AIDS Research and Education
  19. Dr. Steven Czinn, University of Maryland; pediatric gastroenterology
  20. Dr. Eric Daar, UCLA; Division of HIV Medicine
  21. Dr. Steven Grant Deeks, University of California, San Francisco; Division of HIV, Infectious Diseases and Global Medicine, United States
  22. Dr. Anthony DeFranco, University of California- San Francisco; Department of Microbiology and Immunology
  23. Dr. Carlos del Rio, Emory University; Director of the Emory AIDS International Training and Research Program
  24. Dr. Betty Diamond, The Feinstein Institute for Medical Research; Musculoskeletal and Hematopoietic Diseases
  25. Dr. Dirk Dittmer, University of North Carolina; viral tumorigenesis
  26. Dr. Yohei Doi, University of Pittsburgh; Director, Center for Innovative Antimicrobial Therapy
  27. Dr. Daniel C. Douek, NIAID (National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases); Human Immunology Section
  28. Dr. George R. Dubyak, Case Western Reserve University; Physiology
  29. Prof. Andrea Endimiani, University of Bern; Institute for Infectious Diseases, Switzerland, Switzerland
  30. Dr. Jake D. Estes, AIDS and Cancer Virus Program Frederick National Laboratory for Cancer Research (FNLCR) Leidos Biomedical Research, Inc., United States
  31. Dr. Fred Douglass Finkelman, University of Cincinnati; Cytokine and antibody roles in disease and host protection
  32. Dr. Karen Frank, National Institutes of Heath; Microbiology Service
  33. Dr. Nicholas Funderburg, Ohio State University; HIV, cardiovascular disease
  34. Dr. Rachel Gerstein, University of Massachusetts; Microbiology and Physiological Systems
  35. Dr. Mahmoud Ghannoum, Case Western Reserve University; Department of Dermatology
  36. Dr. Dasantila Golemi-Kotra, York University; drug resistance, HIV, Canada
  37. Dr. Edward Greenfield, Case Western Reserve University; orthopedics, pathology, immunology, cancer biology
  38. Dr. Zvi Grossman, National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases; Laboratory of Immunology
  39. Dr. Clifford Harding, Case Western Reserve University/UH
  40. Dr. Gary Stuart Hoffman, Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine; Department of Rheumatic and Immunologic Diseases, United States
  41. Dr. Peter Hunt, University of California, San Francisco; HIV/AIDS division
  42. Dr. Michael Jacobs, Case Western Reserve University; Antimicrobial susceptibility testing, Streptococcus pneumoniae, Haemophilus influenzae, respiratory tract infections
  43. Dr. Jeffrey M. Jacobson, Temple University; Center for Translational AIDS Research
  44. Dr. Carl June, University of Pennsylvania; Immunotherapy
  45. Dr. Robert Kalayjian, Case Western Reserve University; infectious disease, Hepatitis C, HIV
  46. Dr. Arthur Kim, Harvard University; HIV-1, HCV
  47. Dr. Nichole R. Klatt, University of Washington; Department of Pharmaceutics, pathobiology, HIV, United States
  48. Dr. Richard Koup, National Institutes of Health; immunology, HIV
  49. Dr. Alan Landay, Rush University; Department of Immunity & Emerging Pathogens
  50. Dr. Jean Francois Delfraissy, National Agency for Aids Research (ANRS), Paris; Immunology, Inflammation, Infectious Diseases and Microbiology
  51. Dr. Christoph Lange, University of Lübeck; infectious diseases, Tuberculosis
  52. Dr. Georg Lauer, Harvard University; human immune response against viruses
  53. Dr. Alan David Levine, Case Western Reserve University; Department of Molecular Biology & Microbiology, intestinal host defense, United States
  54. Dr. Hua Liang, National center for AIDS/STD control and prevention, Chinese center for disease control and prevention
  55. Dr. Judy Lieberman, Harvard University; Cellular and Molecular Medicine, cytotoxic T lymphocytes
  56. Dr. Feng Lin, Case Western Reserve University; pathology
  57. Dr. Giulia Marchetti, University of Milan, Italy; Infectious Diseases
  58. Dr. David Margolis, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill; Microbiology and Immunology, HIV
  59. Dr. Leonid Margolis, National Institutes of Health; Section on Intercellular Interactions, HIV
  60. Dr. Luis Martinez-Martinez, Hosp. Univ. Marqués de Valdecilla, Universidad de Cantabria; antibiotic resistance
  61. Dr. Grace McComsey, Case Western Reserve University; Pediatric Infectious Diseases and Rheumatology, HIV
  62. Dr. Mike McCune, University of California San Francisco; pathogenic mechanisms of viral diseases, HIV
  63. Dr. John Mellors, University of Pittsburgh; Endowed Chair for Global Elimination of HIV and AIDS
  64. Dr. Jiri Mestecky, University of Alabama at Birmingham; Mucosal Immunology
  65. Dr. Jose M Munita, University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston; molecular mechanisms of bacterial resistance, United States
  66. Dr. Philip Murphy, National Institutes of Health; G protein-coupled receptors of the immune system
  67. Dr. Doug Nixon, George Washington University; Department of Microbiology, Immunology, and Tropical Medicine
  68. Dr. Patrice Nordmann, University of Fribourg; emerging antibiotic resistance in bacteria
  69. Dr. Peter Oelschlaeger, Western University of Health Sciences; bacterial antibiotic resistance conferred by metallo-beta-lactamases, United States
  70. Dr. Mirko Paiardini, Emory University; HIV/AIDS pathogenesis
  71. Dr. David Paterson, University of Queensland Centre for Clinical Research; antibiotic resistant organisms
  72. Dr. Carlo Federico Perno, University of Rome; HIV, Cancer
  73. Dr. Federico Perez, Louis Stokes Cleveland VA Medical Center; Molecular epidemiology, multidrug resistant Gram-negative bacteria
  74. Dr. Daniel Popkin, University Hospitals; dermatology, HIV
  75. Dr. Chaim Putterman, Albert Einstein College of Medicine; Rheumatology, Systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE)
  76. Dr. Thomas C. Quinn, Johns Hopkins University; Infectious Disease Epidemiology, United States
  77. Dr. Miguel E. Quinones-Mateu, Case Western Reserve University; HIV/AIDS, United States
  78. Dr. Parameswaran Ramakrishnan, Case Western Reserve University; signal transduction in immunity, metabolism, and cancer
  79. Dr. Gustavo Reyes-Terán, Instituto Nacional de Enfermedades Respiratorias, Mexico; Microbiology, Immunology, and Tropical Medicine, Mexico
  80. Dr. Doug Richman, University of California San Diego; influenza virus, herpesviruses, hemorrhagic fever viruses, HIV
  81. Dr. Benigno Rodriguez, Case Western Reserve University; Division of Infectious Diseases & HIV Medicine
  82. Dr. Luigina Romani, Universita degli Studi Di Perugia; fungal infections, periodontal diseases, cystic fibrosis, Italy
  83. Dr. Noel Rose, Johns Hopkins University; autoimmune disease
  84. Dr. Ted M. Ross, University of Georgia; Center for Vaccines and Immunology, United States
  85. Dr. Gianni Rossolini, University of Siena; antimicrobial agents and antibiotic resistance mechanisms; surveillance, molecular epidemiology
  86. Dr. Rod Russell, Memorial University; molecular biology of hepatitis c virus, Canada
  87. Dr. Michael Saag, University of Alabama at Birmingham; global health, HIV, AIDS
  88. Dr. Robert Salata, Case Western Reserve University; orthopaedic infections, infectious diseases, transplant infections, sepsis, HIV, nosocomial infections, travel medicine
  89. Dr. Johan K. Sandberg, Karolinska Institutet; cellular immune responses, HIV, hepatitis C, Sweden
  90. Dr. David Scadden, Harvard University; Department of Stem Cell and Regenerative Biology
  91. Dr. Raymond Schinazi, Emory University; HIV, Hepatitis B, Hepatitis C, XMRV, herpes, and dengue fever
  92. Dr. Robert Turner Schooley, University of California, San Diego; HCV, influenza and HIV pathogenesis, and therapy, United States
  93. Dr. Harry Schroeder, University of Alabama; B cell and repertoire development, genetics of primary immune deficiency diseases
  94. Dr. Olivier Schwartz, Pasteur Institute, France; cellular and molecular aspects of the replication of HIV and Zika virus
  95. Dr. Harald Seifert, University of Cologne; Acinetobacter baumannii and Staphylococcus aureus
  96. Dr. Rafick Pierre Sekaly, Case Western Reserve University; Experimental and Analytic Systems Biology, United States
  97. Dr. Ganes C Sen, Cleveland Clinic; virus infection, interferons
  98. Dr. Irini Sereti, National Institutes of Health; inflammatory complication in HIV including immune reconstitution inflammatory syndrome (IRIS), pathogenesis of HIV
  99. Dr. Mohamed Tarek M. Shata, University of Cincinnati, Division of Digestive Diseases, United States
  100. Dr. Ken Sherman, University of Cincinnati; digestive diseases
  101. Dr. Scott Frederick Sieg, Case Western Reserve University; Human beta defensin-3 (hBD-3), interleukin-7 (IL-7); HIV pathogenesis and immune dysfunction, immune reconstitution in HIV disease and IL-7 delivery., United States
  102. Dr. Robert H. Silverman, Cleveland Clinic; Antiviral and Tumor Suppressor Roles of Interferon Regulated Proteins, United States
  103. Dr. Guido Silvestri, Emory University School of Medicine; Microbiology & Immunology, HIV
  104. Dr. Nora G. Singer, Case Western Reserve University and MetroHealth Medical Center; Pediatric Rheumatology, United States
  105. Dr. Harinder Singh, Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center; Professor and Director Division of Immunobiology and the Center for Systems Immunology, United States
  106. Dr. Jacek Skowronski, Case Western Reserve School of Medicine; HIV-host cell interaction, accessory proteins
  107. Dr. Usha Stiefel, Louis Stokes Cleveland VA Medical Center; mechanisms by which the (predominantly anaerobic) indigenous intestinal microbiota prevents colonization by exogenous, antibiotic-resistant, potentially pathogenic microorganisms
  108. Dr. Carlos Subauste, Case Western Reserve University; Division of Infectious Diseases & HIV Medicine
  109. Dr. Ron Swanstrom, University of North Carolina
  110. Dr. Man Sun Sy, Case Western Reserve University, United States
  111. Dr. Andrew H. Talal, SUNY Buffalo; Gastroenterology, Infectious Disease, Liver (Hepatology), United States
  112. Dr. Joanne Turner, Ohio State University; tuberculosis
  113. Dr. Anna Valujskikh, Cleveland Clinic; immunology
  114. Dr. David van Duin, University of North Carolina; Director, Immunocompromised Host Infectious Diseases Section, antimicrobial resistance
  115. Dr. Ron Veazey, Tulane University; AIDS pathogenesis, Mucosal immunology
  116. Dr. Roberto Viau, Case Western Reserve University; Infectious Disease Medicine
  117. Dr. Stephen Noel Waggoner, Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center and University of Cincinnati College of Medicine; Viral immunology; natural killer cells; immunoregulation; vaccines; autoimmunity; immune dysfunction in aging, United States
  118. Dr. Pamela Wearsch, Case Western Reserve University; extracellular vesicles and their roles in infection
  119. Sir Ian Weller, University College London; Emeritus Professor of Sexually Transmitted Diseases, United Kingdom
  120. Dr. Jonathan Yewdell, NIH, NIAID, Laboratory of Virology; Cellular Biology and Viral Immunology Section
  121. Dr. Jerry Zack, University of California, Los Angeles; Hematology & Oncology, Microbiology, Immunology and Molecular Genetics
  122. Dr. Lan Zhou, Case Western Reserve University; Director of the Molecular Diagnostic Laboratory,