Dr. Paul Goepfert
Dr. Paul Goepfert is board-certified in Medicine and Infectious Diseases. He joined the University of Alabama at Birmingham faculty in 1997. Dr. Goepfert has published numerous papers detailing HIV-specific CD8 and CD4 T cell immune responses in HIV-infected patients. His laboratory was one of the first to demonstrate the relative functional deficiencies of HIV-specific CD8 T cells and the importance of targeting the Gag protein. Recently he demonstrated that peptides, derived from antisense transcripts, are able to induce responses to HIV.