Physician Education: Bridging Clinical Research and Patient Care

Faculty Profile

Professor of Medicine and Healthcare Policy and Research
Associate Chief, Division of Infectious Diseases
Director, Cornell HIV Clinical Trials Unit
Weill Cornell Medicine
Regional Clinical Director
Northeast-Caribbean AIDS Education and Training Center
New York, New York

Topics of Professional Interest:
  • Lipodystrophy, metabolic complications of HIV
  • Adverse effects of antiretroviral therapy
  • Cardiovascular complications of HIV
  • Clinical trials methodology
  • HIV and hepatitis C virus coinfection
Current Professional Summary:

Dr Glesby is Professor of Medicine and Public Health at Weill Cornell Medical College, Associate Chief of the Division of Infectious Diseases, and Medical Director of the Cornell HIV Clinical Trials Unit. He is also the Regional Clinical Director of the New York-New Jersey AIDS Education and Training Center.

Committees and Organizations:
  • Member, Infectious Diseases Society of America
  • Co-Editor, Cases on the Web, IAS–USA
  • Assistant Editor, Journal of Acquired Immune Defiency Syndromes
Honors and Awards:
  • Delta Omega Public Health Honor Society (1997)
  • Helen B. Taussig Research Prize, Young Investigators Day, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine (1996)
  • Phi Beta Kappa (1989)
  • Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society (1989)
  • John E. Carey Young Investigator Award, Adult AIDS Clinical Trials Group (2003)
  • Excellence in Training Award, New York/New Jersey AIDS Education and Training Center (2010)
  • HIV Research Award, HIV Medicine Association (2011)
  • McGill University, BSc, Biochemistry (1985)
  • Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, MD (1989)
  • Johns Hopkins Hospital, Residency in Internal Medicine (1989–1992)
  • Johns Hopkins Hospital, Fellow in Infectious Diseases (1992–1996)
  • Johns Hopkins University School of Hygiene and Public Health, PhD in Clinical Investigation (1997)
Selected Publications:

1.  Glesby MJ, Hoover DR, Vaamonde CM. Osteonecrosis in patients infected with human immunodeficiency virus infection: a case-control study. J Infect Dis. 2001;184:519-523.

2.  Dube MP, Stein JH, Aberg JA, Fichtenbaum CJ, Gerber JG, Tashima KT, Henry WK, Currier JS, Sprecher D, Glesby MJ, for the Adult AIDS Clinical Trials Group Cardiovascular Subcommittee. Guidelines for the evaluation and management of dyslipidemia in HIV-infected adults receiving antiretroviral therapy. Recommendations of the HIV Medical Association of the Infectious Diseases Society of America and the Adult AIDS Clinical Trials Group. Clin Infect Dis. 2003;37:613-627.

3.  Yoon C, Gulick RM, Hoover DR, Vaamonde CM, Glesby MJ. Case-control study of diabetes mellitus in HIV-infected patients. J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr. 2004;37:1464-1469.

4.  Glesby MJ, Hoover DR, Tan T, Shi Q, Gao W, French AL, Maurer T, Young M, DeHovitz J, Ru J, Anastos K. Herpes zoster in women with and at risk for human immunodeficiency virus infection: data from the Women’s Interagency HIV Study. J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr. 2004;37:1604-1609.

5.  Glesby MJ, Bassett R, Alston B, Fichtenbaum C, Jacobson EL, Owens S, Race E, Sherman K for the ACTG A5088 team. Pilot study of low dose interleukin-2, pegylated interferon-alfa2b, and ribavirin for the treatment of hepatitis C virus infection in patients with human immunodeficiency virus infection. J Infect Dis. 2005;191:686-693.

6.  Glesby MJ, Aberg JA, Kendall MA, Fichtenbaum CJ, Hafner R, Hall S, Grosskopf N, Zolopa AR, Gerber JG, for the Adult AIDS Clinical Trials Group A5159 Protocol Team. Pharmacokinetic interactions between indinavir plus ritonavir and calcium channel blockers. Clin Pharmacol Ther. 2005;78:143-153.

7.  Marks KM, Petrovic LM, Talal AH, Murray MP, Gulick RM, Glesby MJ. Histologic findings and clinical characteristics associated with hepatic steatosis in HIV/HCV coinfected patients. J Infect Dis. 2005;192:1943-1949.

8.  Raiszadeh F, Hoover DR, Lee I, Shi Q, Anastos K, Gao W, Kaplan R, Glesby MJ.  Plasma homocysteine is not associated with HIV serostatus or antiretroviral therapy in women.  J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 2009;51:175-178.

9.  Glesby MJ, Hoover DR, Raiszadeh F, Lee I, Shi Q, Milne G, Sanchez SC, Gao W,  Kaplan RC, Morrow JD, Anastos K.  Oxidant stress in HIV-infected women from the Women’s Interagency HIV Study. Antivir Ther 2009;14:763-9.


10.MarksKM, Clarke RM, Bussel JB, Talal AH, Glesby MJ.  Risk factors for thrombocytopenia in the era of potent antiretroviral therapy.  J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr.  2009;52:595-9.


11.Glesby MJ, Hoover DR, Shi Q, Danoff A, Howard A, Tien PC, Merenstein D, Cohen M, Golub ET, DeHovitz J, Nowicki M, Anastos K.  Glycated haemoglobin in diabetic women with and without HIV Infection:  data from the Women’s Interagency HIV Study.  Antivir Ther. 2010;15:571-7.

12.Tien PC, Schneider MF, Cox C, Cohen M, Karim R, Lazar J, Young M, Glesby MJ.  HIV, highly active antiretroviral therapy and lipoprotein particle concentrations in the Women’s Interagency HIV Study.  AIDS 2010;15:571-7. 

13.Vorkas CK, Vaamonde CM, Glesby MJ.  Testosterone replacement therapy and polycythemia in HIV-infected patients.  AIDS 2012; 26:243-5.

14.Tien PC, Schneider, MF,  Cox C,  Karim R, Cohen M, Sharma A, Young M, Glesby MJ.  Association of HIV infection with incident diabetes mellitus: impact of using hemoglobin A1C as a criterion for diabetes.   J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr. 2012, [Epub ahead of print].



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