Deborah J. Anderson, Ph.D.

anderson-150x150Obstetrics and Gynecology

Office: 670 Albany, Bio III
Phone: 617-414-8482

BUMC Research Profile

Dr. Anderson’s current research is focused on the development of vaccines and topical microbicides for the control of sexually transmitted pathogens including HIV-1.  Towards this end, they are studying mechanisms of cell-associated HIV transmission and fundamental features of local immune defense functions at genital mucosal surfaces that affect STD pathogen transmission and pathogenesis. She collaborates with Drs. Viglianti and Ingalls on translational studies related to mucosal inflammation and sexually transmitted diseases.