Professor / Emory University
Emory University Room 3014, Emory Vaccine Center Bldg. 954 Gatewood Rd NE Atlanta, GA 30329
Professor Silvestri is also a Georgia Research Alliance Eminent Scholar in Comparative Pathology, as well as a Professor and Vice-Chair for Research in the Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine at the Emory University School of Medicine.
Since 1993, Dr. Silvestri’s main research interests have revolved around studies of AIDS pathogenesis, prevention and therapy, mostly using nonhuman primate models of SIV and SHIV infection, with particular focus on comparative studies of pathogenic and non-pathogenic primate lentiviral infections.