Book an Appointment - Kirk E. Sperber, MD
Dr. Kirk Sperber is an NIH funded investigator in HIV/macrophage interactions. Dr. Sperber's current research interests are investigating the induction of T cell apoptosis by HIV-1 infected monocytes through the production of a low molecular weight peptide. His allergy research interests are the investigation of accessory cell function in gastrointestinal and respiratory epithelial cells including antigen presentation and antigen trafficking. In clinical research his interests are to investigate the anti-HIV-1 effect of hydroxyurea combined with didianosine and cloriquine as a novel therapy in third world countries. He also plays an integral role in the training of clinical fellows developing a basic science tutorial program which is well attended and highly reviewed as a valuable experience during the training period for clinical and research fellows. Additionally, he is involved in the teaching of the small groups in the 1st year medical/graduate school immunology course.
Clinical & Laboratory Immunology
American Board of Allergy & Immunology
American Board of Internal Medicine
MD, Universidad Autonoma De Guadalajara
MD, UMDNJ - Rutgers Medical School
St. Michael's Medical Center
Mount Sinai Hospital
Mount Sinai Hospital
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