Patrick S. Moore

Moore_PatrickPatrick S. Moore, MD, MPH is an American Cancer Society (ACS) Professor in the Department of Microbiology and Molecular Genetics, University of Pittsburgh. He is Director of the Cancer Virology Program for the University of Pittsburgh Cancer Institute. Dr. Moore is recognized for his role, together with Dr. Yuan Chang—also an ACS Professor, in discovering and characterizing Kaposi sarcoma herpesvirus (KSHV or HHV8) and Merkel cell polyomavirus (MCV), the two most recently recognized human tumor viruses. Dr. Moore and Chang’s laboratory maintain an active focus on basic and translational research for both KSHV and MCV. Dr. Moore has received the General Motors Cancer Research Foundation Mott Award, the Robert Koch Prize, the Meyenburg Cancer Research Prize as well as other awards, and 21 patents. He is a Thomson Reuter ISI Highly Cited Researcher with over 12,000 scientific citations since 1992. He received medical and graduate degrees from the University of Utah, Stanford University and University California, Berkeley and trained at the Centers for Disease Control as an Epidemic Intelligence Service (EIS) officer.


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