Jim Kublin, M.D., M.P.H.

faculty member

Jim Kublin, M.D., M.P.H.

Principal Staff Scientist
Vaccine and Infectious Disease Division, Fred Hutch

Executive Director
HIV Vaccine Trials Network (HVTN)

Medical Director
Seattle Malaria Clinical Trials Center (Seattle MCTC)

Mail Stop: E3-300

Other Appointments & Affiliations

Clinical Professor, Global Health
University of Washington

Education

M.P.H., Johns Hopkins School of Public Health, 1997

M.D., Georgetown University School of Medicine, 1988

B.S., Biology, Georgetown University, 1984

Research Interests

HIV and tuberculosis (Tb) vaccine research and development

Human challenge experiments

Microbiome modulation of immunity

Immune activation—polymicrobial infections

Combination HIV prevention

Malaria clinical trials/vaccines

Molecular epidemiology

Current Projects

Developing and testing preventive HIV and Tb vaccines via the HVTN

The role of the microbiome in training the immune system, particularly during early life, that predisposes individuals to immune mediated diseases later in life and that results in vaccine response heterogeneity.

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