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Sylvia Silver, DA

Co-Director, Developmental Core, DC CFAR; Professor, School of Medicine and Health Sciences, The George Washington University; Director, GW Biorepository Core; Director, GW Cancer Center Shared Resource
Phone: 202-994-2945
[email protected]

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
  • Biobanking best practices
  • Capacity building in biobanking

Highlighted HIV/AIDS Publications:

1. McGrath MS, Bracci PM. Garcia DL, Patel AA, Ayers LW, Silver S. Optimal use of rare AIDS-associated cancer specimens by the ACSR. Biopreservation and Biobanking 2013; 11: A16

2. Hussain SK, Hessol NA, Levine AM, Crabb Breen E, Anastos K, Cohen M, D’Souza G, Gustafson D, Silver S, Martínez-Maza O. Serum biomarkers of immune activation and subsequent risk of non-Hodgkin B cell lymphoma among HIV infected women. Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev. 2013 Nov;22(11):2084-93.

3. 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): 867–869. PMID: 27601106

4. 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. 2017; Jul 25;12(7). PMCID: 0181756

5. Silver S, Bethony J, Bracci P, Patel A, Nokta M, Ittmann M, Rimsza L, Schneider J, McGrath, M. AIDS and Cancer Specimen Resource (ACSR). Open Journal of Bioresources. 2018.5, p.12. DOI: http://doi.org/10.5334/ojb.42