Charu Kaushic, PhD
Professor, Department of Pathology and Molecular Medicine
(905) 525-9140 x 22988
MDCL 4014
McMaster University
Scientific Director, CIHR Institute of Infection and Immunity
Ontario HIV Treatment Network Applied HIV Research Chair
Member, McMaster Immunology Research Centre

Dr. Kaushic’s research focuses on understanding the interactions of hosts with pathogens and microbiome in the context of sexually transmitted viruses, HSV-2 and HIV-1. The Kaushic group focuses on understanding the mucosal immunity in the genital tract to in order to develop new and innovative anti-microbial strategies and vaccines against sexually transmitted pathogens.