Janet M. Siliciano, Ph.D.

  • Professor of Medicine


Dr. Janet Siliciano is an Associate Professor of Medicine in the Infectious Diseases Department. She studies HIV, virus latency, CD4-positive T-Lymphocytes, HIV infections, highly active antiretroviral therapy, T-lymphocytes, virus replication, viremia, viral overload and disease reservoirs.

Dr. Siliciano holds a bachelor’s degree from the University of New Hampshire and a PhD from the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. She completed postdoctoral fellowships at Harvard Medical School and the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine before joining the faculty. 

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  • Professor of Medicine

Departments / Divisions



  • Ph.D.; Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine (Maryland) (1985)
  • B.A.; University of New Hampshire (New Hampshire) (1977)

Research & Publications

Selected Publications

Steven A Yukl; Eli Boritz; Michael Busch; Christopher Bentsen; Tae-Wook Chun; Daniel Douek; Evelyn Eisele; Ashley Haase; Ya-Chi Ho; Gero Hutter; et al. Challenges in Detecting HIV Persistence during Potentially Curative Interventions: A Study of the Berlin Patient. PLoS pathogens 2013;9(5):e1003347.

Susanne Eriksson; Erin H Graf; Viktor Dahl; Matthew C Strain; Steven A Yukl; Elena S Lysenko; Ronald J Bosch; Jun Lai; Stanley Chioma; Fatemeh Emad; et al. Comparative analysis of measures of viral reservoirs in HIV-1 eradication studies. PLoS pathogens 2013;9(2):e1003174.

Christine M Durand; Gabriel Ghiaur; Janet D Siliciano; S Alireza Rabi; Evelyn E Eisele; Maria Salgado; Liang Shan; Jun F Lai; Hao Zhang; Joseph Margolick; et al. HIV-1 DNA is detected in bone marrow populations containing CD4+ T cells but is not found in purified CD34+ hematopoietic progenitor cells in most patients on antiretroviral therapy. The Journal of infectious diseases 2012;205(6):1014-8.

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