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Homayoon Farzadegan, PhD

  • Professor

Departmental Affiliations

  • Epidemiology (Primary)
    • Division: Infectious Disease Epidemiology

Center & Institute Affiliations

Contact Information

615 N. Wolfe Street
Room E7140
Baltimore, Maryland 21205


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PhD, University of Georgia, 1973


Research interests include infectious diseases, viral diseases transmitted by blood and other body fluids, epidemiology and natural history studies, and genetic epi.

Honors and Awards

 2003, 2007, 2008, 2009  Golden Apple Award for excellence in teaching

  • Epidemiology,infectious diseases, viral diseases transmitted by blood and other body fluids
  • and epidemiology and natural history studies, biorepository, genetc epi studies.  
  • Click here for a complete list of Dr. Farzadegan's PubMed citations

  • 1: Marks MA, Gravitt PE, Burk RR, Studentsov Y, Farzadegan H, Klein SL. Progesterone and 17{beta}-estradiol enhance regulatory esponses to HPV 16 VLP in peripheral blood mononuclear cells from healthy women. Clin Vaccine Immunol. 2010 Feb 3. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 20130130.

  • 2: Khurana S, Norris PJ, Busch MP, Haynes BF, Park S, Sasono P, Mlisana K, Salim AK, Hecht FM, Mulenga J, Chomba E, Hunter E, Allen S, Nemo G, Rodriguez-Chavez
    IR; Women's Interagency HIV Study Collaborative Study Group, Margolick JB; Multicenter AIDS Cohort Study (MACS), Golding H. HIV-Selectest enzyme immunoassay
    and rapid test: ability to detect seroconversion following HIV-1 infection. J Clin Microbiol. 2010 Jan;48(1):281-5. Epub 2009 Nov 11. PubMed PMID: 19906903;
    PubMed Central PMCID: PMC2812287.

  • 3: Becker JT, Kingsley L, Mullen J, Cohen B, Martin E, Miller EN, Ragin A, Sacktor N, Selnes OA, Visscher BR; Multicenter AIDS Cohort Study. Vascular risk factors, HIV serostatus, and cognitive dysfunction in gay and bisexual men.
    Neurology. 2009 Oct 20;73(16):1292-9. PubMed PMID: 19841381; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC2764414.

  • 4: López-Gatell H, Cole SR, Margolick JB, Witt MD, Martinson J, Phair JP, Jacobson LP; Multicenter AIDS Cohort Study. Effect of tuberculosis on the survival of HIV-infected men in a country with low tuberculosis incidence. AIDS.
    2008 Sep 12;22(14):1869-73. PubMed PMID: 18753866.