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Dr. Edward A. Berger


NIH Institutes

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NIH Institutes

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Rockville, Maryland 20852

United States

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The National Institutes of Health (NIH) - The Nation's Medical Research Agency - includes 27 Institutes and Centers and is a component of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. It is the primary federal agency for conducting and supporting basi ... more

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GAJ - HIV DART 2008 Presentations [cached]

Edward Berger, National Institutes of Health, USA

Development of Pyrimidinedione NNRTIs with a High Genetic Barrier to Resistance

14th CROI Video Library Page [cached]

Edward Berger, PhD, Chief, Molecular Structure Section, Laboratory of Viral Diseases, National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Disease, NIH, Bethesda, Maryland, USA His laboratory has had a long-standing interest in how enveloped viruses enter target cells. His group seeks to unravel the basic mechanisms of membrane fusion mediated by the interactions of viral envelope glycoprotein's with their target cell receptors, and to apply that knowledge to the development of novel strategies to treat and prevent virus infection. This work has expanded their studies to diverse enveloped viruses of significance into human health, including herpes viruses and flaviviruses.

Rediscovering Biology - Expert Interview Transcripts [cached]

Edward A. Berger, PhD

Berger is chief of the Molecular Structure Section in the laboratory of viral diseases in NIAID and NIH.Berger's lab identified the first HIV co-receptor, a molecule that Dr. Berger and his colleagues dubbed "fusin."They showed that fusin must be present on the surface of CD4+ T cells in order for HIV to enter and infect these cells.Soon thereafter, Berger's group and others showed that other HIV strains use different co-receptors to gain entry into target cells.

Rediscovering Biology - About the Series [cached]

Experts Interviewed: Edward Berger, PhD; Laurie Garrett; Jay Levy, MD; Rob Roy MacGregor, MD; Erik Vonmuller; and David Weiner, PhD.

In 1998, a genetically designed, ... [cached]

In 1998, a genetically designed, HIV-specific poison known as 3B3-PE38 was created in the laboratories of Dr. Edward A. Berger of NIH's National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) and Dr. Ira Pastan of NIH's National Cancer Institute (NCI).

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