Identification and functional characterization of genetic factors associated with the clinical presentation of both rare and common infectious diseases. Translational application from genetic association studies to interventional clinical trials.
MAIN RESEARCH TOPICS
Viral infections included those due to Hepatitis C virus and Herpesviruses
Invasive fungal infections due to Aspergillus and Candida species
MAIN RESEARCH METHODS
Human genotyping, molecular and cellular biology, cell culture, genetic epidemiology.