Hana Schmeisser, Ph.D.

Staff Scientist

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Languages Spoken: Slovakian

Portrait of Hana Schmeisser, Ph.D.


The major focus of Dr. Schmeisser’s research is to study: 

  1. The immunomodulatory effects of IL-7 and its role in antiviral defenses; 
  2. The receptors and signaling pathways involved in IL-7-mediated induction and production of chemokines and cytokines; 
  3. The pro-inflammatory effects of type-I IFN and TNF during the chronic phase of HIV-infection; 
  4. The development of neutralizing antibodies against type-I IFN.