Steven G. Deeks, M.D., Professor of Medicine in Residence at the UCSF School of Medicine, Faculty Member in the Division of HIV, Infectious Diseases and Global Medicine at Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital
Dr. Deeks has been engaged in HIV research and clinical care since 1993 and is a recognized expert on HIV-associated immune dysfunction and its impact on HIV persistence (the “reservoir”) and health during antiretroviral therapy. He has published over 350 peer-review articles, editorials, and invited reviews on these and related topics. He maintains a primary care clinic for HIV infected patients in addition to his clinical and translational investigations.
Dr. Deeks is a member of the Board of Directors for the UCSF-based amfAR Institute for HIV Cure Research; co-chair of the “Towards an HIV Cure” International Working Group; and a member of the Office of AIDS Research Advisory Council (ORAC). He was previously co-chair of the NIH Office of AIDS Research Toward a Cure Planning Group and a member of the Department on Health and Human Services Panel on Antiretroviral Guidelines for Adults and Adolescents.
Dr. Deeks has been the recipient of several NIH grants, and one of the principal investigators of DARE (the Delaney AIDS Research Enterprise), which is an NIH-funded international collaboratory aimed at developing therapeutic interventions to cure HIV infection. He was elected to the American Society for Clinical Investigation (ASCI), and serves on the advisory board for Science Translational Medicine and eBioMedicine.
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