Einstein/Montefiore Department of Medicine

Department Faculty

Dr. David K. Stein, M.D.

David K. Stein, M.D.

Professor, Department of Medicine (Infectious Diseases)

Areas of Research: I have done work on treatment of HIV and opportunistic infections. I have done several trials involving gene therapy for the treatment of HIV.

Professional Interests

Dr. David K. Stein is the Director of Adult HIV Research at Jacobi Medical Center, and has been a Principal Investigator for the Mycoses Study Group, as well as directing research sites for the ACTG and the CPCRA. He is one of only a handful of investigators with extensive experience conducting gene therapy trials for the treatment of HIV infection. Dr. Stein has been an active member of the Division of Infectious Diseases at Albert Einstein College of Medicine. He oversees the training of infectious disease fellows in his HIV clinic, and also regularly participates in education of the housestaff and medical students.

Dr. Stein's research on gene editing for HIV was published in the March 6, 2014 issue of the New England Journal of Medicine.

More Information About Dr. David Stein

Dr. David Stein's Study Reveals Gene Editing Treatment of HIV

Study Gives Hope of Altering Genes to Repel HIV (NY Times)

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Research Information

In the News

Dr. David Stein is part of a team that successfully used “gene editing” technology to alter people’s cells to resist HIV. The New York Times reports. 

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