Jairam Lingappa

Professor, Global Health
Professor, Medicine - Allergy and Infectious Dis.
Adjunct Professor, Pediatrics

International Clinical Research Center
Box 359927
908 Jefferson St.
Seattle, WA 98104-


Research Interests

Suppression of genital herpes (HSV-2) to reduce HIV transmission; Pre-exposure antiretroviral prophylaxis to reduce HIV transmission.


MD Medicine, University of California (San Francisco), 1991

PhD Biophysics, Harvard University, 1987

BA Physics, Swarthmore College, 1980

In the News

Gene variants increase HIV infection risk among those exposed
SPH News, 12/14/2017

What UW is doing to fight Zika
Department of Global Health News, 05/20/2016

Herpes Drug Might Also Slow HIV Progression
Business Week, 02/16/2010

HIV illness 'delayed by' herpes drug acyclovir
BBC News, 02/16/2010

Herpes Drug Might Also Slow HIV Progression
US News & World Report, 02/16/2010