Feng Gao, MD

Professor Emeritus in 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

Kumar, Amit, Elena E. Giorgi, Joshua J. Tu, David R. Martinez, Joshua Eudailey, Michael Mengual, Manukumar Honnayakanahalli Marichannegowda, Russell Van Dyke, Feng Gao, and Sallie R. Permar. “Mutations that confer resistance to broadly-neutralizing antibodies define HIV-1 variants of transmitting mothers from that of non-transmitting mothers.” Plos Pathog 17, no. 4 (April 2021): e1009478. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.ppat.1009478.

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Hemelaar, Joris, Shanghavie Loganathan, Ramyiadarsini Elangovan, Jason Yun, Leslie Dickson-Tetteh, Shona Kirtley, and Shona WHO-UNAIDS Network for HIV Isolation and Characterization. “Country Level Diversity of the HIV-1 Pandemic between 1990 and 2015.” J Virol 95, no. 2 (December 22, 2020). https://doi.org/10.1128/JVI.01580-20.

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33087461
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Stadtler, Hannah, Elizabeth Wescott, Kelly Hughes, Jerry Chang, Feng Gao, Mary Klotman, and Maria Blasi. “HIV-1 diversity and compartmentalization in urine, semen, and blood.” Medicine (Baltimore) 99, no. 46 (November 13, 2020): e23063. https://doi.org/10.1097/MD.0000000000023063.

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33181671
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Hemelaar, J., R. Elangovan, J. Yun, L. Dickson-Tetteh, S. Kirtley, E. Gouws-Williams, P. D. Ghys, et al. “Global and regional epidemiology of HIV-1 recombinants in 1990–2015: a systematic review and global survey.” The Lancet Hiv 7, no. 11 (November 1, 2020): e772–81. https://doi.org/10.1016/S2352-3018(20)30252-6.

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Hora, Bhavna, Naila Gulzar, Yue Chen, Konstantinos Karagiannis, Fangping Cai, Chang Su, Krista Smith, et al. “Streamlined Subpopulation, Subtype, and Recombination Analysis of HIV-1 Half-Genome Sequences Generated by High-Throughput Sequencing.” Msphere 5, no. 5 (October 14, 2020). https://doi.org/10.1128/mSphere.00551-20.

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33055255
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Li, Xiaojun, Elena E. Giorgi, Manukumar Honnayakanahalli Marichannegowda, Brian Foley, Chuan Xiao, Xiang-Peng Kong, Yue Chen, S. Gnanakaran, Bette Korber, and Feng Gao. “Emergence of SARS-CoV-2 through recombination and strong purifying selection.” Sci Adv 6, no. 27 (July 2020). https://doi.org/10.1126/sciadv.abb9153.

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32937441
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Hompe, Eliza D., Jesse F. Mangold, Amit Kumar, Joshua A. Eudailey, Erin McGuire, Barton F. Haynes, M Anthony Moody, et al. “Induction of Neutralizing Responses against Autologous Virus in Maternal HIV Vaccine Trials.” Msphere 5, no. 3 (June 3, 2020). https://doi.org/10.1128/mSphere.00254-20.

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32493720
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Bi, Jinpeng, Fangshen Li, Mo Zhang, Huaiyu Wang, Jingcai Lu, Yong Zhang, Hong Ling, et al. “An HIV-1 vaccine based on bacterium-like particles elicits Env-specific mucosal immune responses.” Immunol Lett 222 (June 2020): 29–39. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.imlet.2020.03.002.

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Ji, Hezhao, Neil Parkin, Feng Gao, Thomas Denny, Cheryl Jennings, Paul Sandstrom, and Rami Kantor. “External Quality Assessment Program for Next-Generation Sequencing-Based HIV Drug Resistance Testing: Logistical Considerations.” Viruses 12, no. 5 (May 18, 2020). https://doi.org/10.3390/v12050556.

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32443529
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Lee, Emma R., Feng Gao, Paul Sandstrom, and Hezhao Ji. “External Quality Assessment for Next-Generation Sequencing-Based HIV Drug Resistance Testing: Unique Requirements and Challenges.” Viruses 12, no. 5 (May 16, 2020). https://doi.org/10.3390/v12050550.

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32429382
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