• 10306 Citations
1986 …2023
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Research Interests

Study of HIV persistence aims to develop a functional cure. This includes discovery of approaches to modulate cell proteins such as APOBEC3s, and translation to proof-of-concept clinical trials.

Certifications and Licenses

Internal Medicine
Infectious Disease

Training Experience

1979Internship, University of Pennsylvania Hospitals
1982Residency, University of Pennsylvania Hospitals
1985Postdoctoral Fellowship, Yale University School of Medicine
1985Fellowship, Yale University School of Medicine

Education/Academic qualification

MD, Albert Einstein College

… → 1979


  • AIDS
  • HIV Infection
  • Immune System
  • Molecular Genetics
  • Viral Pathogenesis

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Grants 2014 2023

Research Output 1986 2019

Cardiovascular Diseases
C-Reactive Protein
Sexual Minorities

Exploring new and existing PrEP modalities among female sex workers and women who inject drugs in a U.S. city

Footer, K. H. A., Lim, S., Rael, C. T., Greene, G. J., Carbolla-Diéguez, A., Giguere, R., Martinez, M., Bockting, W., D'Aquila, R. T. & Sherman, S. G., Jan 1 2019, In : AIDS Care - Psychological and Socio-Medical Aspects of AIDS/HIV.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Sex Workers
Pharmaceutical Preparations
1 Citation (Scopus)
Cohort Studies
Sexual Behavior
Social Support
2 Citations (Scopus)

Barriers and Facilitators to Oral PrEP Use Among Transgender Women in New York City

Rael, C. T., Martinez, M., Giguere, R., Bockting, W., MacCrate, C., Mellman, W., Valente, P., Greene, G. J., Sherman, S., Footer, K. H. A., D'Aquila, R. T. & Carballo-Diéguez, A., Nov 1 2018, In : AIDS and behavior. 22, 11, p. 3627-3636 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Transgender Persons
Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis
Focus Groups
4 Citations (Scopus)
Transgender Persons
Viral Load
Self Report