Center for HIV/AIDS Care & Research at BMC

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Michael H. Ieong, MD

Assistant Professor of Medicine
Director, Pulmonary Function Lab

Center for HIV/AIDS Care and Research
Boston Medical Center
650 Albany Street, EBRC 640
Boston, MA 02118
P: 617.414.5274
F: 617.414.5280


BA Oberlin College
MD University of Illinois College of Medicine


Dr. Ieong is a NIH-funded Principal Investigator whose research interests focus on the role of the alveolar macrophage and monocyte in host immunity and HIV-related lung pathogenesis. Projects in the lab study the redox regulation of HIV expression in alveolar macrophages, the role of IL-16 in HIV-infection of alveolar macrophages, and HIV-induced impairment of alveolar macrophage handling of C. neoformans. He is an experienced research bronchoscopist and collaborates with a number of investigators, including those in the CHACR, to provide primary lung cells and lavage for study. He is a member of the Pulmonary Immunology Group.

Selected Publications

  1. Ieong MH, Farber HW. Non-infectious Pulmonary Complications of HIV-infection. (In press)

  2. Summer R, Zacks J, Ieong MH, O’Regan A. Cough, fever and weight loss in a young male. Eur Respir J 2002; 19: 1210-1213.

  3. Ieong MH, Reardon CC, Levitz SM, Kornfeld H. HIV-1 Infection of Alveolar Macrophages Impairs their Innate Fungicidal Activity. Am J Resp Crit Care Med 2000; 162 (3 Pt 1): 966-70.

  4. Klings ES, Hill NS, Ieong MH, Simms RW, Korn JH, Farber HW. Systemic Sclerosis-Associated Pulmonary Hypertension: Short- and Long-Term Effects of Epoprostenol (Prostacyclin). Arthritis and Rheumatism 1999; 42 (12):2638-2645.


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