Rupert Kaul
Division of Infectious Diseases, UHN and University of Toronto


Research Interests: Subject Area Themes: HIV, sexually transmitted infections, female sex workers, Africa, mucosal immunology, HIV resistance, T cell responses

Bio Brief

Dr Kaul's research interests focus on: (1) the genital immune correlates of HIV transmission and susceptibility in the male and female genital tract; (2) the role of the gut mucosa in HIV pathogenesis and disease; and (3) the epidemiology of HIV and coinfections in HIV-affected Toronto communities. This research is based in clinical cohorts from Canada, Kenya and Uganda. His work is supported by a Memorandum of Understanding with the University of Nairobi, and by research funding from the OHTN, CIHR, NIH and Gates Foundation.

Other Highlights:

Translating Research Into Innovations At Sunnybrook

Translating Research Into Innovations At Sunnybrook By: Zoya Retiwalla | TRP | July 27, 2019 While success can be found by walking down many well-worn paths, our alumni prefer to challenge contemporary ideas while breaking ingenious paths. Agnes Ryzynski, B.H.Sc.,...

Translational Challenges in Disseminating New Treatments: TRP Alumni, Andrei Iliuta  

In patients with polycystic kidney disease, it’s an effective therapy to reduce kidney volume. That is one if the conclusions researcher and TRP graduate Andrei Iliuta came to during his fellowship with Dr. York Pei at Toronto General Hospital, University Health Network, where he studied schlerotherapy.

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