2545. Syphilis and the Host Response: Evasion and Intervention Opportunities
Session: Symposium: Syphilis in the 21st Century
Saturday, October 6, 2018: 2:25 PM
Room: N Hall D
Sheila Lukehart, PhD, Medicine & Global Health, University of Washington, Seattle, WA

Sheila Lukehart, Ph.D. is Professor of Medicine and Global Health, and Adjunct Professor of Microbiology, at the University of Washington in Seattle, WA. She is a recognized expert on syphilis and Treponema pallidum, and has focused her research on molecular pathogenesis of syphilis, host immune responses to Treponema pallidum, neurosyphilis, syphilis-HIV interactions, and antibiotic resistance in T. pallidum. Dr. Lukehart has been actively involved in the training of young STD scientists and directs the University of Washington STD & AIDS Research Training Program.


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