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William Owen Osburn, M.S., Ph.D.

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Assistant Professor of Medicine

Research Interests: Point-of-need molecular diagnostics and viral immunology

Background

Dr. William O. Osburn is an assistant professor of medicine at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. His area of clinical expertise is infectious diseases.

Dr. Osburn received his undergraduate degree from Bowdoin College. He earned his M.S. at Northeastern University and his Ph.D. at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health.

His research interests include point-of-need molecular diagnostics and viral immunology.

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Titles

  • Assistant Professor of Medicine

Departments / Divisions

Education

Degrees

  • A.B., Bowdoin College (Maine) (1994)
  • M.S., Northeastern University (Massachusetts) (2002)
  • Ph.D., Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health (Maryland) (2007)

Research & Publications

Lab

My research focuses on:

1) development of novel point-of-need molecular diagnostic test appropriate for use in both HICs and LMICs.

2) studying adaptive and cellular immune responses during acute HCV and HBV infection as well as HCV/HIV coinfection.

Activities & Honors

Honors

  • Year 4 CFAR Scholar, Johns Hopkins Center for AIDS Research, 2015 - 2016
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