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Sylvia Silver, DA

Co-Director, Developmental Core, DC CFAR; Professor, School of Medicine and Health Sciences, The George Washington University
Phone: 202-994-2945

Current HIV/AIDS Research Activities:

  • MPI, AIDS and Cancer Specimen Resource
  • PI, GW AIDS and Cancer Specimen Resource
  • Director, AIDS Malignancy Clinical Trials Consortium Biorepository¬†

Current HIV/AIDS Educational Activities:

  • The Biology of HIV/AIDS
  • Presentations on HIV/AIDS
  • Biobanking best practices
  • Capacity building in biobanking

Highlighted HIV/AIDS Publications:

  • Yakovleva, A, Plieskatt JL, Jensen S, Humeida R. Lang J, Guangzhao L, Bracci, Silver S, Bethony J. Fit for genomic and proteomic purposes: Sampling the fitness of nucleic acid and protein derivatives from formalin fixed paraffin embedded tissue. PLoS One. Jul 2017;12(7)
  • Wagner-Johnson ND, Lensing S, Noy A, Ratner L, Henry, Lee JY, Silver S, Faham M, Ambinder R. High frequency of identical clonal immunoglobulin DNA in pre-treatment tumor and plasma from untreated patients with HIV-associated lymphoma: prospective multicenter trial of the AIDS malignancies consortium (AMC 064).2017.Leuk Lymphoma. 2017 Dec;58(12):2939-2942.
  • Schneider JW, Sanderson M, Geiger D., Nokta M, Silver S., A Biobank to Support HIV Malignancy Research for Sub-Saharan Africa. S Afr Med J. 2016. Aug 2; 106(9):867-9