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overview John W. Gnann, Jr., MD joined the MUSC DOM, Division of Infectious Diseases, in 2013. Dr. Gnann was born in Walterboro, SC and grew up in Savannah, GA. Following graduation from Davidson College and Duke University School of Medicine, Dr. Gnann completed his internal medicine residency and Infectious Diseases fellowship at the University of Alabama at Birmingham. At UAB, Dr. Gnann began to develop his career-long interest in clinical virology and antiviral chemotherapy. Fellowship was followed by a tour of duty in the US Army where Dr. Gnann served as the Chief of the Infectious Diseases Service at Madigan Army Medical Center in Tacoma, WA. Dr. Gnann then re-located to Southern California where he completed a 3 year postdoctoral research fellowship in virology and immunology at the Scripps Institute in La Jolla, CA. At the completion of his postdoctoral fellowship, Dr. Gnann was recruited to return to UAB to join the infectious diseases faculty. During his 25 years at UAB, Dr. Gnann rose through the ranks to become a Professor of Medicine, Pediatrics, and Microbiology. His research interests continued to focus on the diagnosis and treatment of viral infections, especially those caused by herpesviruses. He led numerous clinical trials related to development of antiviral therapy for infections caused by HSV and VZV. He also became interested in opportunistic viral infections occurring in immunocompromised patients and led clinical investigations of hepatitis C in liver transplant recipients, RSV infections in bone marrow transplant patients, and BK virus disease in renal transplant recipients. In addition, Dr. Gnann developed expertise in vaccine research and was a principal investigator for studies related to VZV and anthrax vaccines. At UAB, he also served as the medical director of the 1917 (HIV) Clinic. In 2013, Dr. Gnann was recruited to move to Charleston and joined MUSC. At MUSC, Dr. Gnann continues to provide specialized care for persons living with HIV and for organ transplant recipients who experience infectious complications. He is also the medical director for the MUSC Antimicrobial Stewardship program.
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Concept Herpesvirus 2, Human
Concept Herpesvirus 1, Human
Concept Herpesvirus 3, Human
Concept Herpesvirus 8, Human
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Academic Article A prospective study of genital herpes simplex virus type 2 infection in human immunodeficiency virus type 1 (HIV-1)-seropositive women: correlations with CD4 cell count and plasma HIV-1 RNA level.
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Academic Article Recommendations for the management of herpes zoster.
Academic Article The epidemiological, clinical, and pathological rationale for the herpes zoster vaccine.
Academic Article Famciclovir treatment options for patients with frequent outbreaks of recurrent genital herpes: the RELIEF trial.
Academic Article Herpes simplex encephalitis during treatment with tumor necrosis factor-alpha inhibitors.
Academic Article Varicella-zoster virus: Prevention through vaccination.
Academic Article Varicella-zoster virus-specific antibody responses in 50-59-year-old recipients of zoster vaccine.
Academic Article Kaposi's varicelliform eruption.
Academic Article Disseminated Herpes Simplex Virus with Fulminant Hepatitis.
Academic Article CLINICAL PRACTICE. Genital Herpes.
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