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Steven G. Deeks, MD

Steven G. Deeks, MD, is a professor of medicine in residence at the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF), and a faculty member in the Positive Health Program (AIDS Program) at San Francisco General Hospital. He received his undergraduate degree from the University of California, Berkeley, and his medical degree from UCSF. He served as an intern and resident in the Department of Medicine at UCSF prior to joining the faculty of the Department of Medicine in 1993. He has been engaged in both HIV research and clinical care since that time.

Dr. Deeks is a recognized expert in the immunopathogenesis of HIV and works from a clinical perspective to identify how the virus and host interact to cause disease and how to translate information learned from such studies into the clinic. He currently directs a large research program dedicated to the investigation of the immunopathogenesis of antiretroviral-treated HIV infection. Recently he expanded his research interests to include those rare individuals who are able to control HIV replication in the absence of therapy. He has published over 150 peer-reviewed articles and editorials on these and related topics.

Dr. Deeks co-directs the Population and Clinical Sciences Core of the UCSF-GIVI Center for AIDS Research and the UCSF SCOPE cohort. He is a member of the American Society for Clinical Investigation. In addition to his clinical and translational investigation, Dr. Deeks maintains a large primary care clinic for HIV-infected patients and is a member of the Department on Health and Human Services Panel on Antiretroviral Guidelines for Adults and Adolescents.


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