Journal of Liver

Journal of Liver
Open Access

ISSN: 2167-0889

+44 1477412632

Thomas W. Geisbert

Thomas W. Geisbert

Thomas W. Geisbert Professor Department of Medicine Memorial University Canada Tel. 709 7777301 Fax 709 7778279

Biography

Thomas I. Michalak, MD, PhD is a molecular virologist and immunologist at Memorial University, Canada. He is Professor of Molecular Virology and Medicine (Hepatology) and holds the Canada Research Chair in Viral Hepatitis/Immunology. Dr. Michalak heads up a center for research on hepatitis viruses.

Research Interest

1. Pathogenesis of hepatitis B virus (HBV) and hepatitis C virus (HCV) persistence, liver injury, cancer, and the immune system infection.
2. Woodchuck animal model of hepatitis B.
3. Cell culture models of HCV and HBV infections.
4. Preclinical evaluation of antivirals against HBV and HCV.
5. Hepatocyte-mediated cytotoxicity.

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