Smita Iyer

Smita Iyer

Associate Professor and Associate Professor in Residence

Center for Comparative Medicine
Pathology, Microbiology & Immunology


Active Research Grants
Principal Investigator, Convalescent Plasma Therapy for COVID-19, (Principal Investigator), NIAID
Principal Investigator, Role of female genital mucosa associated CD4 T cells in vaccine-induced HIV Susceptibility, (Principal Investigator), NIH, NIAID
Principal Investigator, Immune Mechanisms Underlying Age-Related Neurodegeneration in HIV infection , (Principal Investigator), NIH, NIA
Collaborator, Corral and Kill" strategy for HIV eradication using MSC in an SIV model , Satya Dandekar (Principal Investigator), NIAID
Co-Investigator, Immunogenicity and Efficacy of SARS-CoV-2 stabilized prefusion Spike protein vaccines in infant rhesus macaques, Sallie Permar, Duke (Principal Investigator), NIAID
Principal Investigator, Investigating Convalescent plasma therapy for COVID-19 in a rhesus model, (Principal Investigator), George Mason University
Most Recent Five Book Chapters
2010 Rojas M, Iyer S, Co C, Brigham K: Animal Models of Lung Injury: Role for Mesenchymal Stem Cells, Chapter 8, Appasani K, Appansani RK, (ed), Stem Cell Biology and Regenerative Medicine, . 141-158.