Yale University

Livio Azzoni, M.D., Ph.D.

  • Managing Director, Translational Research Management Core, The Wistar Institute Cancer Center


Research interests include human subject-based research, with emphasis on clinical trials, data management and data analysis/mining, regulatory compliance; human immunology, with a focus on innate immunity and infectious diseases (HIV/AIDS, HCV, HPV, TB) and development of web-based customized database solution for clinical trial-related data collection and management.

Selected Publications:

  • Papasavvas, Emmanouil, Livio Azzoni, Andrea Foulkes, Avy Violari, Mark F. Cotton, Maxwell Pistilli, Griffin Reynolds, Xiangfan Yin, Deborah K. Glencross, Wendy S. Stevens et al. "Increased microbial translocation in ≤ 180 days old perinatally human immunodeficiency virus-positive infants as compared with human immunodeficiency virus-exposed uninfected infants of similar age." The Pediatric infectious disease journal 30, no. 10 (2011): 877-82.

  • Papasavvas, Emmanouil, Jihed Chehimi, Livio Azzoni, Maxwell Pistilli, Brian Thiel, Agnieszka Mackiewicz, Shenoa Creer, Karam Mounzer, Jay R. Kostman, and Luis J. Montaner. "Retention of functional DC-NK cross-talk following up to 18 weeks therapy interruptions in chronically suppressed HIV type 1+ subjects." AIDS research and human retroviruses 26, no. 10 (2010): 1047-9.

  • Azzoni, Livio, Nigel J. Crowther, Cynthia Firnhaber, Andrea S. Foulkes, Xiangfan Yin, Deborah Glencross, Robert Gross, Mitch D. Kaplan, Emmanouil Papasavvas, Doreen Schulze et al. "Association between HIV replication and serum leptin levels: an observational study of a cohort of HIV-1-infected South African women." Journal of the International AIDS Society 13 (2010): 33.

  • Papasavvas, Emmanouil, Maxwell Pistilli, Griffin Reynolds, Robert Bucki, Livio Azzoni, Jihed Chehimi, Paul A. Janmey, Mark J. DiNubile, Joe Ondercin, Jay R. Kostman et al. "Delayed loss of control of plasma lipopolysaccharide levels after therapy interruption in chronically HIV-1-infected patients." AIDS (London, England) 23, no. 3 (2009): 369-75.

Areas of Expertise:
  • Immunology
  • Infectious diseases
  • Clinical research
  • Data management