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Warren Phipps, MD, MPH

  • Acting Instructor, Division of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, Department of Medicine
  • University of Washington
  • Associate, Vaccine and Infectious Disease Division
  • Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center
  • Medical Director, Uganda Cancer Institute/Hutchinson Center Cancer Alliance

Dr. Phipps' research focuses on human herpesvirus-8 (HHV-8) virology and the pathogenesis of Kaposi sarcoma (KS), the most common HIV-associated malignancy worldwide. Specific areas of investigation include factors associated with KS presentation and treatment outcomes, as well as host and viral gene expression in KS tumors. Dr. Phipps serves as the Medical Director of the Uganda Cancer Institute / Hutchinson Center Cancer Alliance and oversees the program's research activities on infection-related cancers in Kampala, Uganda.


Selected Publications


Phipps W, Ssewankambo F, Nguyen H, et al. Gender differences in clinical presentation and outcomes of epidemic Kaposi sarcoma in Uganda. PLoS One. 2010; 5(11): e13936. PMCID: PMC2980479
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Phipps W, Saracino M, Magaret A, et al. Persistent genital herpes simplex virus-2 shedding years following the first clinical episode. J Infect Dis. 2011; 203(2): 180-7. PMCID: PMC3058740.
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Coghill A, Newcomb P, Margaret M, Richardson B, Mutyaba I, Okuku F, Phipps W, Orem J, Casper C.  Contribution of HIV infection to mortality among cancer patients in Uganda. AIDS 2013; 27(18):2933-2942
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Phipps W, Saracino M, Selke S, Huang ML, Jaoko W, Mandaliya K, Wald A, Casper C, McClelland RS. Oral HHV-8 replication among women in Mombasa, Kenya. Journal of Medical Virology 2014.
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