Steven G. Deeks, MD
Professor Steven Deeks, MD, is a Professor of Medicine in Residence at the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) and a faculty member in the Division of HIV, Infectious Diseases and Global Medicine at Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital. Professor Deeks has been engaged in HIV research and clinical care since 1993. He is a recognized expert on HIV-associated immune dysfunction and its impact on HIV persistence (the “reservoir”) and health during antiretroviral therapy. Professor Deeks has published over 400 peer-review articles, editorials and invited reviews on these and related topics.
Professor Deeks has been the recipient of several NIH grants, and is one of the principal investigators of DARE (the Delaney AIDS Research Enterprise), which is an NIH-funded international collaboratory aimed at developing therapeutic interventions to cure HIV infection. He a member of the Board of Directors for the UCSF-based amfAR Institute for HIV Cure Research. He is the co-chair of the “Towards an HIV Cure” International Working Group and was elected to the American Society for Clinical Investigation (ASCI), and serves on the advisory board for Science Translational Medicine and eBioMedicine. Professor Deeks is a former member of the Office of AIDS Research Advisory Council (ORAC) and of the Department on Health and Human Services Panel on Antiretroviral Guidelines for Adults and Adolescents. In addition to his clinical and translational investigation, Professor Deeks maintains a primary care clinic for HIV infected adults.