Head, Translational Research Unit
Dynamics and Replication Program
Center for Cancer Research
National Cancer Institute
P.O. Box B,
Frederick, MD 21702-1201
Dr. Mary Kearney received her Ph.D. in Biology at Catholic University in 2007 under the direction of Drs. John Coffin, Sarah Palmer, and Venigalla Rao. In 2001 she joined the HIV Drug Resistance Program (renamed as the HIV Dynamics and Replication Program in 2015) as a Biologist in the Virology Core and in 2008 she was promoted to Manager of the Virology Core, now called the Translational Research Unit (TRU). In her current position as Head of the TRU, Dr. Kearney oversees a team that investigates HIV population diversity in vivo, mechanisms for the emergence of drug resistance mutations, sources of persistent viremia during antiretroviral therapy, and mechanisms for maintaining the HIV reservoir during therapy.
modified: 8 May 2015