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Raphael Viscidi

410-614-1494 (p)

Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health

Research Summary

pathogenesis and seroepidemiology of human papillomavirus, pathogenesis and seroepidemiology of human polyomaviruses, development of SARS-coronavirus vaccine, development of avian influenza virus like particle (VLP) vaccine, population genetics of Neisseria gonorrhoeae, seroepidemiology of human coronaviruses


Journal Citations

D'Souza, G.; Kreimer, A.R.; Viscidi, R.; Pawlita, M.; Fakhry, C.; Koch, W.M.; Westra, W.H.; Gillison, M.L. Case-control study of human papillomavirus and oropharyngeal cancer. N Engl J Med. 2007 May 10;356(19):1944-1956.

Sutcliffe, S.; Giovannucci, E.; Gaydos, C.A.; Viscidi, R.P.; Jenkins, F.J.; Zenilman, J.M.; Jacobson, L.P.; De Marzo, A.M.; Willett, W.C.; Platz, E.A. Plasma antibodies against Chlamydia trachomatis, human papillomavirus, and human herpesvirus type 8 in relation to prostate cancer: a prospective study. Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev. 2007 Aug;16(8):1573-1580.

Gillison, M.L.; D'Souza, G.; Westra, W.; Sugar, E.; Xiao, W.; Begum, S.; Viscidi, R. Distinct risk factor profiles for human papillomavirus type 16-positive and human papillomavirus type 16-negative head and neck cancers. J Natl Cancer Inst. 2008 Mar 19;100(6):407-420.

Viscidi, R.P.; Shah, K.V. Cancer. A skin cancer virus? Science. 2008 Feb 22;319(5866):1049-1050.

Althoff, K.N.; Paul, P.; Burke, A.E.; Viscidi, R.; Sangaramoorthy, M.; Gravitt, P.E. Correlates of cervicovaginal human papillomavirus detection in perimenopausal women. J Womens Health (Larchmt). 2009 Sep;18(9):1341-1346.

Chen, Y.; Bord, E.; Tompkins, T.; Miller, J.; Tan, C.S.; Kinkel, R.P.; Stein, M.C.; Viscidi, R.P.; Ngo, L.H.; Koralnik, I.J. Asymptomatic reactivation of JC virus in patients treated with natalizumab. N Engl J Med. 2009 Sep 10;361(11):1067-1074.

Einstein, M.H.; Schiller, J.T.; Viscidi, R.P.; Strickler, H.D.; Coursaget, P.; Tan, T.; Halsey, N.; Jenkins, D. Clinician's guide to human papillomavirus immunology: knowns and unknowns. Lancet Infect Dis. 2009 Jun;9(6):347-356.

Grabowski, M.K.; Viscidi, R.P.; Margolick, J.B.; Jacobson, L.P.; Shah, K.V. Investigation of pre-diagnostic virological markers for progressive multifocal leukoencephalopathy in human immunodeficiency virus-infected patients. J Med Virol. 2009 Jul;81(7):1140-1150.

Khanna, N.; Wolbers, M.; Mueller, N.J.; Garzoni, C.; Du Pasquier, R.A.; Fux, C.A.; Vernazza, P.; Bernasconi, E.; Viscidi, R.; Battegay, M.; Hirsch, H.H.; Swiss, H.I.V.C.S. JC virus-specific immune responses in human immunodeficiency virus type 1 patients with progressive multifocal leukoencephalopathy. J Virol. 2009 May;83(9):4404-4411.

Ramaswami, B.; Popescu, I.; Macedo, C.; Metes, D.; Bueno, M.; Zeevi, A.; Shapiro, R.; Viscidi, R.; Randhawa, P.S. HLA-A01-, -A03-, and -A024-binding nanomeric epitopes in polyomavirus BK large T antigen. Hum Immunol. 2009 Sep;70(9):722-728.

Randhawa, P.; Viscidi, R.; Carter, J.J.; Galloway, D.A.; Culp, T.D.; Huang, C.; Ramaswami, B.; Christensen, N.D. Identification of species-specific and cross-reactive epitopes in human polyomavirus capsids using monoclonal antibodies. J Gen Virol. 2009 Mar;90(Pt 3):634-639.

Rollison, D.E.; Helzlsouer, K.J.; Lee, J.H.; Fulp, W.; Clipp, S.; Hoffman-Bolton, J.A.; Giuliano, A.R.; Platz, E.A.; Viscidi, R.P. Prospective study of JC virus seroreactivity and the development of colorectal cancers and adenomas. Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev. 2009 May;18(5):1515-1523.

Sutcliffe, S.; Kawachi, I.; Alderete, J.F.; Gaydos, C.A.; Jacobson, L.P.; Jenkins, F.J.; Viscidi, R.P.; Zenilman, J.M.; Platz, E.A. Correlates of sexually transmitted infection histories in a cohort of American male health professionals. Cancer Causes Control. 2009 Nov;20(9):1623-1634.

Trimble, C.L.; Peng, S.; Kos, F.; Gravitt, P.; Viscidi, R.; Sugar, E.; Pardoll, D.; Wu, T.C. A phase I trial of a human papillomavirus DNA vaccine for HPV16+ cervical intraepithelial neoplasia 2/3. Clin Cancer Res. 2009 Jan 1;15(1):361-367.

Wuthrich, C.; Dang, X.; Westmoreland, S.; McKay, J.; Maheshwari, A.; Anderson, M.P.; Ropper, A.H.; Viscidi, R.P.; Koralnik, I.J. Fulminant JC virus encephalopathy with productive infection of cortical pyramidal neurons. Ann Neurol. 2009 Jun;65(6):742-748.

Koshiol, J.; Wei, W.Q.; Kreimer, A.R.; Chen, W.; Gravitt, P.; Ren, J.S.; Abnet, C.C.; Wang, J.B.; Kamangar, F.; Lin, D.M.; von Knebel-Doeberitz, M.; Zhang, Y.; Viscidi, R.; Wang, G.Q.; Gillison, M.L.; Roth, M.J.; Dong, Z.W.; Kim, E.; Taylor, P.R.; Qiao, Y.L.; Dawsey, S.M. No role for human papillomavirus in esophageal squamous cell carcinoma in China. Int J Cancer. 2010 Jul 1;127(1):93-100.

Pejawar-Gaddy, S.; Rajawat, Y.; Hilioti, Z.; Xue, J.; Gaddy, D.F.; Finn, O.J.; Viscidi, R.P.; Bossis, I. Generation of a tumor vaccine candidate based on conjugation of a MUC1 peptide to polyionic papillomavirus virus-like particles. Cancer Immunol Immunother. 2010 Nov;59(11):1685-1696.

Sutcliffe, S.; Viscidi, R.P.; Till, C.; Goodman, P.J.; Hoque, A.M.; Hsing, A.W.; Thompson, I.M.; Zenilman, J.M.; De Marzo, A.M.; Platz, E.A. Human papillomavirus types 16, 18, and 31 serostatus and prostate cancer risk in the Prostate Cancer Prevention Trial. Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev. 2010 Feb;19(2):614-618.

Tan, C.S.; Chen, Y.; Viscidi, R.P.; Kinkel, R.P.; Stein, M.C.; Koralnik, I.J. Discrepant findings in immune responses to JC virus in patients receiving natalizumab. Lancet Neurol. 2010 Jun;9(6):565-566; author reply 566-567.

Viscidi, R.P.; Shah, K.V. Adult male circumcision: will it reduce disease caused by human papillomavirus? J Infect Dis. 2010 May 15;201(10):1447-1449.


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