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Skinergy Newsletter

Drs. Daniel Popkin & Donald Anthony recipients of the Veterans Administration grant study Hepatitis C

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Daniel Popkin, MD, PhD
Assistant Professor

Daniel Popkin

Daniel Popkin, MD, PhD is the recipient as co-investigator with his collaborator, Donald Anthony, MD, PhD of a newly awarded Merit Review grant from the US Veterans Administration national medical research program. The grant will allow the investigators to advance our immune system strategies for treatment of and vaccination of chronic hepatitis C, which has great impact not only on the liver of infected individuals, but also other organs due to activation of a dysfunctional immune response.

Dr. Popkin, is the 2013 American Skin Association’s Carson Research Scholar Award in the amount of $75,000 for 2 years, project title “Role of PDC in psoriasiform skin inflammation”.

Donald D. Anthony, MD, PhD

Donald Anthony

Associate Professor of Medicine
Division of Rheumatology & Infectious Diseases & HIV Medicine

Drs. Popkin and Anthony were also honored with the 1st CFAR (Center for Aids Research) Catalytic Fund for Strategic Interdisciplinary Research award of $75,000 for their collaborative efforts to understand and redirect dysfunctional inflammation in HIV patients.