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Dr. Mark Kaplan

Research Interests: Mark Kaplan

  • HIV associated lymphoma
  • HTLV I and HTLV II Staphylococcal infection and hepatitis C infection
  • Endogenous retroviruses

Recent Publications

Contreras-Galindo, R., Kaplan, M.H., Markovitz, D.M., Lorenzo, E., and Yamamura, Y. Detection of HERV-K(HML-2) viral RNA in plasma of HIV Type 1-infected individuals. AIDS Research and Human Retroviruses 22(10):979-984, 2006.

Wang XP, Goodwin L, Kahn P, Gawel C, Cunha CB, Laser B, Sahn B, Kaplan MH. Influence of increased CD4 cell counts on the genetic variability of hepatitis C Virus in patients co-infected with human immunodeficiency virus I. J Biomol Tech. 17:228-39, 2006.

Contreras-Galindo R, Kaplan MH, Leissner P, Verjat T, Ferlenghi I, Bagnoli F, Giusti F, Dosik MH, Hayes DF, Gitlin SD, Markovitz DM. Human endogenous retrovirus K (HML-2) elements in the plasma of people with lymphoma and breast cancer. J Virol 82 (19): 9329-9336, 2008.

Malhotra P, Shah SS, Kaplan M, McGowan JM Cryptococcal fungemia in a neutropenic patient with AIDS while receiving caspofungin Infect. 2005 Oct; 51(3):e181-3. Epub 2005 Jan 28. PMID: 16230203

Contreras-Galindo R, Kaplan MH, Contreras-Galindo AC, Gonzalez-Hernandez MJ, Ferlenghi I, Giusti F, Lorenzo E, Gitlin SD, Dosik MH, Yamamura Y, Markovitz DM. Characterization of Human Endogenous Retroviral Elements in the Blood of HIV-1-Infected Individuals. J Virol 86 (1):262-276, 2012.

Monde K, Contreras-Galindo R, Kaplan MH, Markovitz DM, Ono A. Human endogenous retrovirus K Gag coassembles with HIV-1 Gag and reduces the release efficiency and infectivity of HIV-1. J Virol. 2012 Oct;86(20):11194-208.

Gonzalez-Hernandez MJ, Swanson MD, Contreras-Galindo R, Cookinham S, King SR, Noel RJ Jr, Kaplan MH, Markovitz DM. Characterization of human endogenous retroviral elements in the blood of HIV-1-infected individuals. J Virol. 2012 Jan;86(1):262-76.

Contreras-Galindo R, Kaplan MH, He S, Contreras-Galindo AC, Gonzalez-Hernandez MJ, Kappes F, Dube D, Chan SM, Robinson D, Meng F, Dai M, Gitlin SD, Chinnaiyan AM, Omenn GS, Markovitz DM. HIV infection reveals widespread expansion of novel centromeric human endogenous retroviruses Genome Res. 2013 Sep;23(9):1505-13

Gonzalez-Hernandez MJ, Cavalcoli JD, Sartor MA, Contreras-Galindo R, Meng F, Dai M, Dube D, Saha AK, Gitlin SD, Omenn GS, Kaplan MH, Markovitz DM Regulation of the HERV-K (HML-2) transcriptome by the HIV-1 Tat protein.J Virol. 2014 May 28. pii: JVI.00556-14.

Dube D, Contreras-Galindo R, He S, King SR, Gonzalez-Hernandez MJ, Gitlin SD, Kaplan MH, Markovitz DM. Genomic Flexibility of Human Endogenous Retrovirus Type K. J Virol. 2014 Jun 11. pii: JVI.01147-14. [Epub ahead of print].


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