Mascola, John R., M.D. individual record
Senior Scientist
  • Senior Scientist, Humural Immunology Section

Dr. Mascola serves as acting director of the VRC, acting chief of the Virology Laboratory, and chief of the Humoral Immunology Section. He also holds concurrent appointments as adjunct professor of medicine at the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences and as a consulting physician in the division of infectious diseases at the Walter Reed National Military Medical Center. Dr. Mascola joined the VRC in October 2000 as deputy director. His research focuses on HIV humoral immune responses and vaccine design. Prior to joining the VRC, Dr. Mascola served as head of HIV prevention research in the division of retrovirology at the Walter Reed Army Institute of Research.

After graduating magna cum laude from Tufts University and earning his medical degree at Georgetown University School of Medicine, Dr. Mascola completed a residency in internal medicine and a fellowship in infectious diseases at the National Naval Medical Center, followed by a fellowship in retroviral diseases at the Walter Reed Army Institute of Research. Dr. Mascola is a Fellow of the American College of Physicians (FACP), a member of the Infectious Diseases Society of America (IDSA), and has been elected to the American Society of Clinical Investigation (ASCI) and the Association of American Physicians (AAP).

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