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Curtis Brandt

Curtis Brandt

Expert on herpes simplex virus infections, antiviral drug development, gene delivery vectors, treatment of eye diseases with gene delivery

Professor, ophthalmology and visual sciences, medical microbiology and immunology; Director, Vision Research Core School of Medicine and Public Health Work: 608-265-8199 — Home and cell phones available upon request Home page


  • Pathogenic mechanisms in viral infection
  • Discovering and testing new antivirals
  • Gene delivery strategies to treat eye diseases


  • Senior scientist award, Research to Prevent Blindness
  • Editorial board, Journal of Ocular Pharmacology and Therapeutics
  • Member, Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology; American Society for Microbiology
  • Chair, Anterior Segment Grant Review Panel, Fight for Sight