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Salivary Diagnostics

DANIEL MALAMUD, PhD
Professor of Basic Science and Craniofacial Biology; Director, HIV and AIDS Research Program

EXPERTISE:
Salivary diagnostics; HIV infection and antiretroviral therapy.

PROFESSIONAL BACKGROUND:
Principal investigator on a five-year, $6.2 million NIH grant awarded in 2007 for research to define the interactions between host defense molecules and bacteria in HIV infection and subsequent antiretroviral therapy; principal investigator on a five-year, $9 million NIH grant awarded in 2006 to study oral fluid-based diagnostics.

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PUBLICATION HIGHLIGHTS:
"HIV Envelope Binding by Macrophage-Expressed gp340 Promotes HIV-1 Infection." Journal of Immunology (2008).

"Oral-Based Diagnostics." Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences (2007).

"Salivary Diagnostics: The Future Is Now." Journal of the American Dental Association (2006).

"Point Detection of Pathogens in Oral Samples." Advances in Dental Research (2005).