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Valerianna K. Amorosa, M.D.

Valerianna K. Amorosa, M.D.

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Associate Professor of Clinical Medicine
Department: Medicine

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Philadelphia Veteran's Administration Medical Center,
Department of Medicine
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Office: 215-823-5800
B.A. (Molecular Biology Cum Laude)
Princeton University, 1993.
Washington University in St. Louis, 1998.
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Description of Research Expertise

Clinical research in HIV, HCV coinfection

Description of Clinical Expertise

HIV, HIV/HCV coinfection

Selected Publications

Nagler Arielle R, Kim Brian S, Gormley Rachel H, Chandler Laura J, Han Jennifer H, Amorosa Valerianna K, Kovarik Carrie L: Verrucous nodule on the upper lip. Cutis 93(2): E15-7, Feb 2014.

Amorosa VK, Luetkemeyer A, Kang M, Johnson VA, Umbleja T, Haas DW, Yesmin S, Bardin MC, Chung RT, Alston-Smith B, Tebas P, Peters MG: Addition of nitazoxanide to PEG-IFN and ribavirin to improve HCV treatment response in HIV-1 and HCV genotype 1 coinfected persons naïve to HCV therapy: results of the ACTG A5269 trial. HIV clinical trials 14(6): 274-83, Nov-Dec 2013.

Sulkowski MS, Kang M, Matining R, Wyles D, Johnson VA, Morse GD, Amorosa VK, Bhattacharya D, Coughlin K, Wong-Staal F, Glesby MJ: Safety and Antiviral Activity of the HCV Entry Inhibitor ITX5061 in Treatment-Naive HCV-Infected Adults: A Randomized, Double-Blind, Phase 1b Study. The Journal of infectious diseases Oct 2013.

Amorosa VK, Aibana O, Shire N, Dorey-Stein Z, Ferrara T, Gilmore J, Kostman J, Lo Re V: Willingness to Undergo a Repeat Liver Biopsy among HIV/Hepatitis C Virus-Coinfected and Hepatitis C Virus-Monoinfected Patients. Journal of Clinical Gastroenterology. (eds.). 47(5): 457-60, May-Jun 2013.

Gluckman, S. Amorosa, Valerianna K. Dismukes, W. Gordon: ABIM Update in Infectious Diseases. ABIM February 2013.

Lo Re V 3rd, Teal V, Localio AR, Amorosa VK, Kaplan DE, Gross R : Adherence to Hepatitis C Virus Therapy in HIV/Hepatitis C-Coinfected Patients AIDS Behav 17(1): 94-103, Jan 2013.

Lee YJ, Osinusi A, M Kang, T Umbleja, Amorosa VK, Kottilil S, Peters MG: Augmentation of Interferon signaling by Nitazoxanide in HIV HCV Coinfected Patients : Exploratory Analysis from the ACTG5269 trial. Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infections, March 2013, Atlanta GA. 2013.

Raphael BA, Dorey-Stein ZL, Lott J, Amorosa V, Lo Re V 3rd, Kovarik C : Low prevalence of necrolytic acral erythema in patients with chronic hepatitis C virus infection J Am Acad Dermatol 67(5): 962-8, Nov 2012

Luetkemeyer A, Umbleja T, Amorosa V, Dayyeh B, Chung RT, Kang M, Bardin M, Haas DW, Tebas P, Peters M: Nitazoxanide (NTZ) may Mitigate the Unfavorable Association between IL28B Genotype and Hepatitis C Virus (HCV) Treatment Response to Pegylated Interferon-based therapy Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infections, March 4-7, 2012, Seattle, WA Page: Q-143, 2012 Notes: Poster presentation.

Hafkin J, Osborn M, Kostman J, Chang KM, Amorosa V, Localio R, Mounzer K, Gross R, Lo Re V. : Incidence and Risk Factors for Incomplete HBV Suppression Among Tenofovir-Treated HIV/HBV-Coinfected Patients Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infections, March 4-7, 2012, Seattle, WA Page: Q-173, 2012 Notes: Poster presentation.

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Last updated: 07/22/2014
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