I have expertise in mucosal immunology, and secondarily in virology. I am interested in immune defense of the genital tract against sexually-transmitted pathogens. We are currently working with epithelial cell lines and HIV-1 infection models.
- Graduate Faculty (Primary Mentor of Grad Students), Boston University School of Medicine, Division of Graduate Medical Sciences
- Professor, Infectious Diseases, Medicine, Boston University School of Medicine
- Professor, Microbiology, Boston University School of Medicine
- Boston Medical Center
- University of Texas at Austin, PhD
- University of Texas at Austin, MS
- Rice University, BA
- Published on 7/17/2017
Anderson DJ, Politch JA, Zeitlin L, Hiatt A, Kadasia K, Mayer KH, Ruprecht RM, Villinger F, Whaley KJ. Systemic and topical use of monoclonal antibodies to prevent the sexual transmission of HIV. AIDS. 2017 Jul 17; 31(11):1505-1517. PMID: 28463876.
- Published on 6/27/2017
Zhao C, Gunawardana M, Villinger F, Baum MM, Remedios-Chan M, Moench TR, Zeitlin L, Whaley KJ, Bohorov O, Smith TJ, Anderson DJ, Moss JA. Pharmacokinetics and Preliminary Safety of Pod-Intravaginal Rings Delivering the Monoclonal Antibody VRC01-N for HIV Prophylaxis in a Macaque Model. Antimicrob Agents Chemother. 2017 Jul; 61(7). PMID: 28416548.
- Published on 5/9/2017
Daggett GJ, Zhao C, Connor-Stroud F, Oviedo-Moreno P, Moon H, Cho MW, Moench T, Anderson DJ, Villinger F. Comparison of the vaginal environment in rhesus and cynomolgus macaques pre- and post-lactobacillus colonization. J Med Primatol. 2017 Oct; 46(5):232-238. PMID: 28488364.
- Published on 4/12/2017
Hearps AC, Tyssen D, Srbinovski D, Bayigga L, Diaz DJD, Aldunate M, Cone RA, Gugasyan R, Anderson DJ, Tachedjian G. Vaginal lactic acid elicits an anti-inflammatory response from human cervicovaginal epithelial cells and inhibits production of pro-inflammatory mediators associated with HIV acquisition. Mucosal Immunol. 2017 Nov; 10(6):1480-1490. PMID: 28401934.
- Published on 7/31/2016
Politch JA, Mayer KH, Anderson DJ. HIV-1 is undetectable in preejaculatory secretions from HIV-1-infected men on suppressive HAART. AIDS. 2016 Jul 31; 30(12):1899-903. PMID: 27124897.
- Published on 6/30/2016
Wang YY, Schroeder HA, Nunn KL, Woods K, Anderson DJ, Lai SK, Cone RA. Diffusion of Immunoglobulin G in Shed Vaginal Epithelial Cells and in Cell-Free Regions of Human Cervicovaginal Mucus. PLoS One. 2016; 11(6):e0158338. PMID: 27362256.
- Published on 8/7/2015
Chatterjee A, Ratner DM, Ryan CM, Johnson PJ, O'Keefe BR, Secor WE, Anderson DJ, Robbins PW, Samuelson J. Anti-Retroviral Lectins Have Modest Effects on Adherence of Trichomonas vaginalis to Epithelial Cells In Vitro and on Recovery of Tritrichomonas foetus in a Mouse Vaginal Model. PLoS One. 2015; 10(8):e0135340. PMID: 26252012.
- Published on 2/11/2015
Ayehunie S, Islam A, Cannon C, Landry T, Pudney J, Klausner M, Anderson DJ. Characterization of a Hormone-Responsive Organotypic Human Vaginal Tissue Model: Morphologic and Immunologic Effects. Reprod Sci. 2015 Aug; 22(8):980-90. PMID: 25676577.
- Published on 1/1/2015
Anderson DJ, Politch JA. Role of Seminal Plasma in Human Female Reproductive Failure: Immunomodulation, Inflammation, and Infections. Adv Exp Med Biol. 2015; 868:159-69. PMID: 26178849.
- Published on 12/15/2014
Anderson DJ, Le Grand R. Cell-associated HIV mucosal transmission: the neglected pathway. J Infect Dis. 2014 Dec 15; 210 Suppl 3:S606-8. PMID: 25414413.
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