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Gilad Doitsh, PhD
Assistant Professor

1001 Potrero Ave
San Francisco, CA 94110



AIDS, Abortive HIV Infection, CD4 T cells, Caspase-1, Cell-to-cell transmission of viruses, HIV, HIV Pathogenesis, HIV accessory proteins (e.g. Vpr, ICAM-1, Inflammation, Innate Immunity, LFA-1, Lymphoid Tissues, Pyroptosis, Sensing of intracellular viral DNA and other pathogen-associated molecular patterns (PAMPS) by pattern recognition receptors (PRRs), Virological synapse, Vpx)

Awards and Honors
2014   CFAR Early Career Investigator Award for Excellence in Basic Research., UCSF, 2014-2015
2010   The Gladstone Institute of Virology and Immunology Award for Scientific Excellence, The Gladstone Institutes, UCSF, 2010-2011

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Recent Articles (14)

Doitsh G, Greene WC. Dissecting How CD4 T Cells Are Lost During HIV Infection. Cell Host Microbe. 2016 Mar 09; 19(3):280-91.

Muñoz-Arias I, Doitsh G, Yang Z, Sowinski S, Ruelas D, Greene WC. Blood-Derived CD4 T Cells Naturally Resist Pyroptosis during Abortive HIV-1 Infection. Cell Host Microbe. 2015 Oct 14; 18(4):463-70.

Galloway NL, Doitsh G, Monroe KM, Yang Z, Muñoz-Arias I, Levy DN, Greene WC. Cell-to-Cell Transmission of HIV-1 Is Required to Trigger Pyroptotic Death of Lymphoid-Tissue-Derived CD4 T Cells. Cell Rep. 2015 Sep 8; 12(10):1555-63.

Geng X, Doitsh G, Yang Z, Galloway NL, Greene WC. Efficient delivery of lentiviral vectors into resting human CD4 T cells. Gene Ther. 2014 Apr; 21(4):444-9.

Doitsh G, Galloway NL, Geng X, Yang Z, Monroe KM, Zepeda O, Hunt PW, Hatano H, Sowinski S, Muñoz-Arias I, Greene WC. Cell death by pyroptosis drives CD4 T-cell depletion in HIV-1 infection. Nature. 2014 Jan 23; 505(7484):509-14.

Monroe KM, Yang Z, Johnson JR, Geng X, Doitsh G, Krogan NJ, Greene WC. IFI16 DNA sensor is required for death of lymphoid CD4 T cells abortively infected with HIV. Science. 2014 Jan 24; 343(6169):428-32.

Doitsh G, Cavrois M, Lassen KG, Zepeda O, Yang Z, Santiago ML, Hebbeler AM, Greene WC. Abortive HIV infection mediates CD4 T cell depletion and inflammation in human lymphoid tissue. Cell. 2010 Nov 24; 143(5):789-801.

Doitsh G, Shaul Y. Enhancer I predominance in hepatitis B virus gene expression. Mol Cell Biol. 2004 Feb; 24(4):1799-808.

Doitsh G, Shaul Y. A long HBV transcript encoding pX is inefficiently exported from the nucleus. Virology. 2003 May 10; 309(2):339-49.

Shamay M, Barak O, Doitsh G, Ben-Dor I, Shaul Y. Hepatitis B virus pX interacts with HBXAP, a PHD finger protein to coactivate transcription. J Biol Chem. 2002 Mar 22; 277(12):9982-8.

Doitsh G, Shaul Y. HBV transcription repression in response to genotoxic stress is p53-dependent and abrogated by pX. Oncogene. 1999 Dec 09; 18(52):7506-13.

Haviv I, Shamay M, Doitsh G, Shaul Y. Hepatitis B virus pX targets TFIIB in transcription coactivation. Mol Cell Biol. 1998 Mar; 18(3):1562-9.

Ori A, Zauberman A, Doitsh G, Paran N, Oren M, Shaul Y. p53 binds and represses the HBV enhancer: an adjacent enhancer element can reverse the transcription effect of p53. EMBO J. 1998 Jan 15; 17(2):544-53.

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