Meet the Scientists
The Hepatitis B Foundation (HBF) scientists work closely with other scientists from its research affiliate the Institute for Hepatitis and Virus Research (IHVR), and the Drexel Institute for Biotechnology and Virology Research (Drexel Institute) of Drexel University College of Medicine.
HBF President and Director of Research
Timothy Block, Ph.D., President, HBF and IHVR
Director and Professor, Drexel Institute of Drexel U. College of Medicine;
Dr. Block does not receive any salary from the HBF or the IHVR.
HBF Bruce Witte Fellow
Andrea Cuconati, Ph.D., Project Leader, Drug Discovery, HBF research institute
HBF Senior Scientist
Xuanyong Lu, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Drexel Institute
HBF Supported Faculty*
Gang Chen, Ph.D., Research Associate, Drexel School of Public Health; HBF Sr. Public Health Scientist
Alison Evans, Sc.D., Assistant Professor, Drexel School of Public Health; HBF Director, Public Health Research
Haitao Guo, Ph.D., Instructor, Drexel Institute
Ju-Tao Guo, M.D., Assistant Professor, Drexel Institute
Pamela Norton, Ph.D., Associate Professor and Associate Director of Education, Drexel Institute
Kunwar Shailubhai, Ph.D., M.B.A., Professor, Drexel Institute
Ying-Hsiu Su, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Drexel Institute
**These scientists are faculty members of the Drexel Institute of Drexel University College of Medicine who receive program support from the Hepatitis B Foundation and its research institute, the Institute for Hepatitis and Virus Research.