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Feng Gao

Professor Emeritus in Medicine
Medicine, Infectious Diseases
Box 102359 Med Ctr, Durham, NC 27710
244 Sands Bldg, Box 102359, Durham, NC 27710


Dr. Feng Gao is Professor of Medicine at Duke University. The Gao laboratory has a long-standing interest in elucidating the origins and evolution of human and simian inmmunodeficiency viruses (HIV and SIV), and in studying HIV/SIV gene function and pathogenic mechanisms from the evolutionary perspective. These studies have led to new strategies to better understand HIV origins,  biology, pathogenesis and drug resistance, and to design new AIDS vaccines.

Current Appointments & Affiliations

Professor Emeritus in Medicine · 2020 - Present Medicine, Infectious Diseases, Medicine
Member of the Duke Human Vaccine Institute · 2005 - Present Duke Human Vaccine Institute, Institutes and Centers

Education, Training & Certifications

Harbin Medical University (China) · 1984 M.D.