Feng Gao, MD

Professor of Medicine
Member of the Duke Human Vaccine Institute
Campus mail 244 Sands Bldg, Box 102359, Durham, NC 27710
Phone (919) 668-6433
Email address feng.gao@duke.edu

Dr. Feng Gao is Professor of Medicine at Duke University. The Gao laboratory has a long-standing interest in elucidating the origins and evolution of human and simian inmmunodeficiency viruses (HIV and SIV), and in studying HIV/SIV gene function and pathogenic mechanisms from the evolutionary perspective. These studies have led to new strategies to better understand HIV origins,  biology, pathogenesis and drug resistance, and to design new AIDS vaccines.

Education and Training

  • M.D., Harbin Medical University (China), 1984

Publications

Shi, W, Kou, Y, Xiao, J, Zhang, L, Gao, F, Kong, W, Su, W, Jiang, C, and Zhang, Y. "Comparison of immunogenicity, efficacy and transcriptome changes of inactivated rabies virus vaccine with different adjuvants." Vaccine 36, no. 33 (August 2018): 5020-5029.

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Peng, BJ, Carlson, JM, Liu, MKP, Gao, F, Goonetilleke, N, McMichael, AJ, Borrow, P, Gilmour, J, Heath, SL, Hunter, E, Bansal, A, and Goepfert, PA. "Antisense-Derived HIV-1 Cryptic Epitopes Are Not Major Drivers of Viral Evolution during the Acute Phase of Infection." Journal of Virology (July 18, 2018).

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Dai, W, Wu, Y, Bi, J, Wang, J, Wang, S, Kong, W, Barbier, J, Cintrat, JC, Gao, F, Jiang, Z, Gillet, D, Su, W, and Jiang, C. "Antiviral effect of Retro-2.1 against herpes simplex Virus type 2 in Vitro." Journal of Microbiology and Biotechnology 28, no. 6 (June 1, 2018): 849-859.

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Kou, Y, Wan, M, Shi, W, Liu, J, Zhao, Z, Xu, Y, Wei, W, Sun, B, Gao, F, Cai, L, and Jiang, C. "Performance of homologous and heterologous prime-boost immunization regimens of recombinant adenovirus and modified vaccinia virus ankara expressing an Ag85B-TB10.4 fusion protein against mycobacterium tuberculosis." Journal of Microbiology and Biotechnology 28, no. 6 (June 1, 2018): 1022-1029.

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Shi, W, Kou, Y, Jiang, H, Gao, F, Kong, W, Su, W, Xu, F, and Jiang, C. "Novel intranasal pertussis vaccine based on bacterium-like particles as a mucosal adjuvant." Immunology Letters 198 (June 2018): 26-32.

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Song, H, Giorgi, EE, Ganusov, VV, Cai, F, Athreya, G, Yoon, H, Carja, O, Hora, B, Hraber, P, Romero-Severson, E, Jiang, C, Li, X, Wang, S, Li, H, Salazar-Gonzalez, JF, Salazar, MG, Goonetilleke, N, Keele, BF, Montefiori, DC, Cohen, MS, Shaw, GM, Hahn, BH, McMichael, AJ, Haynes, BF, Korber, B, Bhattacharya, T, and Gao, F. "Tracking HIV-1 recombination to resolve its contribution to HIV-1 evolution in natural infection." Nature Communications 9, no. 1 (May 15, 2018): 1928-null.

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29765018
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Kumar, A, Smith, CEP, Giorgi, EE, Eudailey, J, Martinez, DR, Yusim, K, Douglas, AO, Stamper, L, McGuire, E, LaBranche, CC, Montefiori, DC, Fouda, GG, Gao, F, and Permar, SR. "Infant transmitted/founder HIV-1 viruses from peripartum transmission are neutralization resistant to paired maternal plasma." Plos Pathogens 14, no. 4 (April 19, 2018): e1006944-null.

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Gao, N, Wang, W, Wang, C, Gu, T, Guo, R, Yu, B, Kong, W, Qin, C, Giorgi, EE, Chen, Z, Townsley, S, Hu, S-L, Yu, X, and Gao, F. "Development of broad neutralization activity in simian/human immunodeficiency virus-infected rhesus macaques after long-term infection." AIDS (London, England) 32, no. 5 (March 2018): 555-563.

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29239895
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Dai, W, Wu, Y, Bi, J, Wang, S, Li, F, Kong, W, Barbier, J, Cintrat, J-C, Gao, F, Gillet, D, Su, W, and Jiang, C. "Antiviral Effects of ABMA against Herpes Simplex Virus Type 2 In Vitro and In Vivo." Viruses 10, no. 3 (March 2018): 119-119.

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Gao, Y, Tian, W, Han, X, and Gao, F. "Immunological and virological characteristics of human immunodeficiency virus type 1 superinfection: implications in vaccine design." Frontiers of medicine 11, no. 4 (December 2017): 480-489. (Review)

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