IDS Faculty

Vaccine and Infectious Disease Division

IDS Faculty

Members

Head, Infectious Disease Sciences Program, Vaccine and Infectious Disease Division
Professor, Medicine, University of Washington
Attending Physician and Head, SCCA Infectious Disease Consulting Service, Seattle Cancer Care Alliance
Infections in the immunocompromised host, especially diagnosis, prevention and treatment of CMV, VZV, BK virus, adenovirus, and respiratory virus infections. Research includes understanding the genetic basis of infeciton complications, genome and gene expression studies.
Phone: (206) 667-6706
Fax: (206) 667-4411
President and Director Emeritus, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center
Professor, Medicine and Laboratory Medicine, University of Washington
Research focus is HIV and herpesvirus vaccine development, herpes simplex virus type 2 (HSV-2) pathogenesis and the host immune response. Immunotherapeutic approaches to viral infections and cancer
Phone: (206) 667-6770
Fax: (206) 667-7711
Professor, Medicine, University of Washington
Adjunct Associate Professor, Microbiology, University of Washington
Director, Infectious Diseases Fellowship Training Program, University of Washington
Determining how changes in microbial communities impact human health; identifying, characterizing, and culturing microbes found in the human genital tract; and associating the reproductive tract microbiome with human disease. Developing molecular diagnostic tests to detect and identify pathogens in immunocompromised hosts such as cancer patients.
Phone: (206) 667-1935
Fax: (206) 667-4411
Assistant Member, Clinical Research Division
Attending Physician, SCCA Infectious Disease Service , Seattle Cancer Care Alliance
Assistant Professor, University of Washington
Clinical and translational investigations relating to infections in immunocompromised hosts, with a focus on disease associations, risk stratification, and diagnostic strategies for viral infections in transplant recipients
Phone: (206) 667-6504
Fax: (206) 667-4411
Professor, Laboratory Medicine, University of Washington
Head, Virology Division, University of Washington
Director, Molecular Virology Laboratory, Laboratory Medicine, University of Washington
Clinically important persistent and latent viral infections; curative therapies for latent viral infections ;diagnosis of disease caused by herpesviruses, enterovirus, JC and BK viruses, parvovirus B19, and hepatitis viruses
Phone: (206) 667-6793
Fax: (206) 667-6179
Paul Stephanus Memorial Endowed Chair for Cell and Gene Therapy, Clinical Research Division
Director, Stem Cell and Gene Therapy Program, Clinical Research Division
Associate Head of Transplantation Biology, Clinical Research Division
The Kiem Lab is focused on research and clinical trials using stem cell biology and stem cell gene transfer with the goal of developing stem cell-based treatment strategies for patients with genetic or infectious stem cells. We are conducting studies using embryonic stem cells and induced pluripotent stem cells.
Phone: (206) 667-4409
Fax: (206) 667-6124
Associate Member, Clinical Research Division
Associate Professor, Medicine, University of Washington
Director, Antimicrobial Stewardship and Outpatient Parenteral Antimicrobial Therapy Programs, Fred Hutch & SCCA, Seattle Cancer Care Alliance
Attending Physician, SCCA Infectious Disease Consulting Service, Seattle Cancer Care Alliance
Improving patient outcomes through antimicrobial stewardship and outpatient parenteral antimicrobial therapy programs by promoting appropriate use of antibiotics and optimizing transitions of care
Phone: (206) 667-2729
Fax: (206) 667-4411
Assistant Member, Clinical Research Division
Assistant Professor, Department of Medicine, University of Washington School of Medicine
Current research is to enhance cancer diagnostics in Uganda and in improving the care of patients with cancer in resource-limited regions.
Phone: (206) 667-4636
Fax: (206) 667-1965
Medical Director of Infection Prevention, Seattle Cancer Care Alliance
Associate Professor, Department of Medicine, University of Washington
Adjunct Associate Professor, Epidemiology, University of Washington
Attending Physician, SCCA Infectious Disease Consulting Service, Seattle Cancer Care Alliance
Natural Killer Cell Receptor Diversity and CMV in Hematopoietic Cell Transplantation; Viral infections after Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation; Epidemiology of invasive Fungal infections in Cord Blood Transplant Recipients and Clinical trials of the prevention of post-transplant infection
Phone: (206) 667-7538
Fax: (206) 667-4411
Medical Director, UCI-Fred Hutch Collaboration, UCI / Hutchinson Center Cancer Alliance
Attending Physician, Infectious Disease Consulting Service , Patient Care and Clinical Services
Viral, immunologic, and host genetic factors associated with Kaposi sarcoma presentation and survival outcomes.
Phone: (206) 667-4600
Fax: (206) 667-1965
Associate Member, Clinical Research Division
Associate Professor, Department of Medicine, University of Washington
Attending Physician, SCCA Infectious Consulting Service, Seattle Cancer Care Alliance
Interest in describing the quantitative and dynamical features of human pathogens and immune responses. Most of work to-date is on the pathogenesis of HSV-2 infection but also interested in applying models to optimize viral eradication startegies, and to use models to capture kinetic features of the human microbiome.
Professor, Medicine, Laboratory Medicine, and Epidemiology, University of Washington
Graduate Faculty, Medicine, Laboratory Medicine, and Epidemiology, University of Washington
Head, Division of Allergy & Infectious Diseases, University of Washington
Attending Physician, SCCA Infectious Disease Consulting Service, Seattle Cancer Care Alliance
Epidemiology, natural history, therapy, and prevention of HSV and other herpesvirus infections; interactions between HSV and HIV Vaccines and clinical trials
Phone: (206) 520-4340

Associate in VIDD

Attending Physician, Seattle Children’s Hospital
Translational research on viral and host risk factors for disease severity of respiratory viral infections in immunocompromised hosts.
Phone: (206) 667-7329
Fax: (206) 667-4411

Staff Scientists

Senior Staff Scientist, Jerome Lab, Vaccine and Infectious Disease Division
Research interests include targeting latent viral genomes for mutagenesis and disruption of viral pathogenesis and infection using engineered homing endonucleases.
Staff Scientist, Schiffer Group, Vaccine and Infectious Disease Division
Mathematical modeling of virus and immune system dynamics. Population/within-host dynamics approach to quantify HIV-1 infection and treatment efficacy (ordinary differential equations, nonlinear mixed effects models).
Phone: (206) 667-7940
Staff Scientist, Fredricks Lab, Vaccine and Infectious Disease Division
Research focus includes the role of the microbiome in human health and disease.
Phone: (206) 667-2884
Senior Staff Scientist, Corey Lab, Vaccine and Infectious Disease Division
Research focus includes the analysis of humoral immune response to HSV-2 and its vaccine candidates and understanding the role of tissue B cells in HSV-2 infection
Phone: (206) 667-5503
Fax: (206) 667-4411
Senior Staff Scientist, Fredricks Lab, Vaccine and Infectious Disease Division
Research focus includes ecology of human microbial communities, impact of bacterial interactions on health and disease, molecular diagnosis of bacterial pathogens and bacterial adaptive responses
Senior Staff Scientist, Jerome Lab, Vaccine and Infectious Disease Division
Research focus includes development of DNA editing enzymes that target the genomes of viruses that undergo latent infections and viral vectors for gene delivery to sites of latent viral infection