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

Zhang, Guoqing, Fangping Cai, Ivette Lorenzana de Rivera, Zhiyong Zhou, Jing Zhang, John Nkengasong, Feng Gao, and Chunfu Yang. “Simultaneous Detection of Major Drug Resistance Mutations of HIV-1 Subtype B Viruses from Dried Blood Spot Specimens by Multiplex Allele-Specific Assay..” J Clin Microbiol 54, no. 1 (January 2016): 220–22. https://doi.org/10.1128/JCM.02833-15.

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Hora, Bhavna, Sheila M. Keating, Yue Chen, Ana M. Sanchez, Ester Sabino, Gillian Hunt, Johanna Ledwaba, et al. “Genetic Characterization of a Panel of Diverse HIV-1 Isolates at Seven International Sites..” Plos One 11, no. 6 (2016). https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0157340.

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Chen, Yue, Bhavna Hora, Todd DeMarco, Sharaf Ali Shah, Manzoor Ahmed, Ana M. Sanchez, Chang Su, et al. “Fast Dissemination of New HIV-1 CRF02/A1 Recombinants in Pakistan..” Plos One 11, no. 12 (2016). https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0167839.

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Jiang, Liping, Rongjun Fan, Shiyang Sun, Peihu Fan, Weiheng Su, Yan Zhou, Feng Gao, Fei Xu, Wei Kong, and Chunlai Jiang. “A new EV71 VP3 epitope in norovirus P particle vector displays neutralizing activity and protection in vivo in mice..” Vaccine 33, no. 48 (November 27, 2015): 6596–6603. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.vaccine.2015.10.104.

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Hraber, Peter, Bette Korber, Kshitij Wagh, Elena E. Giorgi, Tanmoy Bhattacharya, S. Gnanakaran, Alan S. Lapedes, et al. “Longitudinal Antigenic Sequences and Sites from Intra-Host Evolution (LASSIE) Identifies Immune-Selected HIV Variants..” Viruses 7, no. 10 (October 21, 2015): 5443–75. https://doi.org/10.3390/v7102881.

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Moody, M Anthony, Feng Gao, Thaddeus C. Gurley, Joshua D. Amos, Amit Kumar, Bhavna Hora, Dawn J. Marshall, et al. “Strain-Specific V3 and CD4 Binding Site Autologous HIV-1 Neutralizing Antibodies Select Neutralization-Resistant Viruses..” Cell Host Microbe 18, no. 3 (September 9, 2015): 354–62. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.chom.2015.08.006.

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Blasi, Maria, J Harris Carpenter, Bala Balakumaran, Andrea Cara, Feng Gao, and Mary E. Klotman. “Identification of HIV-1 genitourinary tract compartmentalization by analyzing the env gene sequences in urine..” Aids 29, no. 13 (August 24, 2015): 1651–57. https://doi.org/10.1097/QAD.0000000000000757.

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Williams, Wilton B., Hua-Xin Liao, M Anthony Moody, Thomas B. Kepler, S Munir Alam, Feng Gao, Kevin Wiehe, et al. “HIV-1 VACCINES. Diversion of HIV-1 vaccine-induced immunity by gp41-microbiota cross-reactive antibodies..” Science 349, no. 6249 (August 14, 2015). https://doi.org/10.1126/science.aab1253.

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Chen, Yue, Ning Li, Tong Zhang, Xiaojie Huang, Fangping Cai, Nathan Vandergrift, Ruolei Xin, et al. “Comprehensive Characterization of the Transmitted/Founder env Genes From a Single MSM Cohort in China..” J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 69, no. 4 (August 1, 2015): 403–12. https://doi.org/10.1097/QAI.0000000000000649.

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Santra, Sampa, Georgia D. Tomaras, Ranjit Warrier, Nathan I. Nicely, Hua-Xin Liao, Justin Pollara, Pinghuang Liu, et al. “Human Non-neutralizing HIV-1 Envelope Monoclonal Antibodies Limit the Number of Founder Viruses during SHIV Mucosal Infection in Rhesus Macaques..” Plos Pathog 11, no. 8 (August 2015). https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.ppat.1005042.

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