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Justin Bailey Lab

Justin Bailey, M.D., Ph.D.

Principal Investigator:
Justin Bailey, M.D., Ph.D.

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Research in the Justin Bailey Lab explores immune responses against hepatitis C virus (HCV), particularly neutralizing antibody responses, with the goal of guiding vaccine development against the virus. Recent studies have demonstrated that early and broad neutralizing antibody (nAb) responses against HCV are associated with HCV clearance, suggesting a key role for nAb in limiting HCV replication. The findings of this research will enhance understanding of how HIV infection may contribute to the lower rate of HCV clearance in HCV/HIV coinfected individuals, and the results could have implications for persistence of other viruses commonly occurring as coinfections with HIV.

Research Areas: humoral immune response, vaccines, infectious disease, AIDS, HIV, hepatitis C

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