Alex L. Greninger, MD, PhD, MS, MPhil

Associate Professor | Larry Corey Endowed Professorship in Virology

Alex L. Greninger, MD, PhD, MS, MPhil


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Box 358055
850 Republican St
Seattle, WA 98109

Clinical and Research Background

Alex Greninger, MD, PhD, MS, MPhil, is assistant director of the UW Medicine Clinical Virology Laboratory, director of the Retrovirology/Clinical Trials Laboratory, and a Assistant Professor of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology.

In addition to clinical and clinical trial responsibilities, Dr. Greninger focuses on genomic and proteomic characterization of a variety of human viruses and bacteria, with a focus on respiratory viruses and human herpesviruses. He has discovered a number of new human and animal viruses. His basic science lab at South Lake Union uses genomically informed approaches to understand human and animal infectious diseases.

Dr. Greninger earned his MD and PhD, from UC San Francisco, his MS in Immunology from Stanford and his MPhil in Epidemiology from Cambridge in England. Dr.Greninger has clinical interests in facilitating clinical and clinical trial testing for all viral diseases.

Board Certifications

Clinical Pathology, 2018, American Board of Pathology

Education and Training

UW - Department of Laboratory Medicine - Resident, Laboratory Medicine, 2018

University of California San Francisco - Medical Education 2015

University of California San Francisco - PhD 2013

Cambridge University - MPhil in Epidemiology 2005

Stanford University - MS Immunology/Biological Sciences 2004

Stanford University - BS Biological Sciences 2004

Stanford University - BA International Relations 2004


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