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 Expert  726724

Expert in Vaccines, Immunology, Innate Immunity, Microbiology, Infectious Diseases


Available for your Consulting and Expert Witness Needs

Massachusetts (MA)
USA
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Summary of Expertise:

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Expert in board certified in internal medicine with a subspecialty in infectious diseases and immunology. He completed his internship and residency in internal medicine at the University of Michigan Medical Center in 1985. He currently works as an Associate Professor of Microbiology and a Professor of Medicine at his university. He has published extensively in his area of expertise including over 43 peer review articles and 9 book chapters.

Expert has been involved in vaccine development and measurement of humoral and cellular responses in regards to protective immunity for the last three decades. A main thrust of his work is in regards to the pathogenic Neisseria. He also has been developing new and unique vaccine adjuvants based on Toll-like receptor ligands. He has collaborated with various companies in these endeavors. He is a board certified specialist in Infectious Diseases and has significant experience in basic infectious diseases with special interest in bacterial infections, sexually transmitted diseases and clinical vaccine use and evaluation. Because of his expertise, he has been invited to speak and give presentations all over the nation and world including for the 10th Inernational Lancefield Society Meeting held in Germany and many more.

He has done extensive research on various topics in immunology and infectious disease. His publications include original papers on characterization and specificity of antibodies, Neisseria gonorrhoeae, protein I, construction and characterization and immunobiology of proteins and peptides V, an immune responses to gonorrhea, humoral immune response to meningococcal disease, Neisserial Porins, and much more.

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antibody production

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bacterial disease

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cellular immunity

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gonorrhea

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humoral immunology

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immunization

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immunoassay

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immunobiology

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immunology

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infectious disease

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infectious disease diagnosis

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infectious disease transmission

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infectious disease treatment

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Neisseria

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nosocomial infection

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sexually-transmitted disease

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tularemia

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vaccine

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vaccine development


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Localities:
Expert may consult nationally and internationally, and is also local to the following cities: Boston, Massachusetts;  Worcester, Massachusetts;  Springfield, Massachusetts;  Lowell, Massachusetts;  Cambridge, Massachusetts;  Brockton, Massachusetts;  New Bedford, Massachusetts;  Hartford, Connecticut;  Manchester, New Hampshire;  and Providence, Rhode Island.

Education:
Year   Degree   Subject   Institution  
1982   MD   Medicine   State University of New York Syracuse Health Science Center  

Work History:
Years   Employer   Title  

1992 to

 

(Undisclosed University)

 

Professor

 

1992 to

 

(Undisclosed)

 

Professor

 

Career Accomplishments:
Associations/Societies

American Society of Microbiology, AAAS, American Association of Immunology Infectious Diseases Society of American, Society of Mucosal Immunology

Professional Appointments

Coordinator - Massachusetts State STD Intensive Clinical Course, Chair - Faculty Search Committee, Section of Infectious Diseases, Professor of Medicine and Associate Professor of Microbiology, Meeting Organizer for several meetings held worldwide and Editor and Co-Editor as well as Reviewer for at least 16 different journals dealing wit immunology and internal medicine

Awards/Recognition

Phi Beta Kappa, Graduated with Honors in 1978, Joseph Collins Scholarship, Charles Revson Fellow in Biomedical Research, Physician Scientist Training Grant Recipient, AFCR Clinical Trainee Award, FIRST Award Recipient, Boston City Hospital Fund for Excellence Award, World Health Organization Vaccine Research and Development Award Recipient


Publications:
Publications and Patents Summary

He has over 43 peer review articles, 9 book chapters, 1 letter, 4 reviews and 9 preceedings.


Consulting Services:
Click the green button above to contact Expert for a free initial screening call regarding your expert consulting needs.  Expert is available for consulting to corporate, legal and government clients.  Remember, your initial screening call to speak with Expert is free.

Expert Witness:
Expert Witness Experience Summary:
He has been an expert witness for both plaintiffs and defense in infectious disease related issues.
Recent Litigation Client Requests:
  • Vaccine expert witnesses for consulting on National Vaccine Compensation Act.
  • Expert in wake forest microbiology research associate center for environmental medicine environmental monitoring staff immunologist for consulting on Vaccine Litigation.
  • Expert in infectious diseases involving transmission of HSV-2.
Click the green button above to contact Expert for a free initial screening call regarding expert testimony, litigation consulting and support, forensic services, or any related expert witness services.  A few litigation needs include product liability, personal injury, economic loss, intellectual property (patent, trademark, trade secret, copyright), and insurance matters.  Remember, your initial screening call to speak with Expert is free.

International Experience:
Years   Country / Region   Summary
1992 to   Europe   Expert has given several seminars and presentations all over the United States and Europe including in Germany, Italy, Norway, the U.K. and even in Mexico.

Market Research:
Expert has significant expertise in vaccine development and have consulted with numerous companies in this regard.

Click the green button above to contact Expert for a free initial screening call regarding your marketing research, industry research, and company research needs.  For research needs involving multiple experts or secondary research, a Research Director can be assigned to coordinate the work into a custom report for you as a potentially quicker and more cost effective alternative to doing this work yourself or hiring a boutique consultancy.  Remember, your initial screening call to speak with Expert is free.

Additional Skills and Services:
Training/Seminars

He has coordinated MA State STD Intensive Clinical Course and has organized several meetings such as the Molecular Basis of Sepsis, The Fifth Conference of the International Endotoxin, and the 12th International Pahogenic Neisseria. Because of his expertise, he has been invited to speak and give presentations all over the nation and world including for the 10th Inernational Lancefield Society Meeting held in Germany and many more.


 

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