Dr. Kaushic’s research focuses on understanding the interactions of hosts with pathogens and microbiome in the context of sexually transmitted viruses, HSV-2 and HIV-1. The Kaushic group focuses on understanding the mucosal immunity in the genital tract to in order to develop new and innovative anti-microbial strategies and vaccines against sexually transmitted pathogens.
Charu Kaushic, PhD
Professor, Pathology and Molecular Medicine
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MDCL 4014 McMaster University
Scientific Director, CIHR Institute of Infection and Immunity
Ontario HIV Treatment Network Applied HIV Research Chair
Member, McMaster Immunology Research Centre