Michael H. Ieong, MD
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Center for HIV/AIDS Care and Research
BA Oberlin College
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.