Dr. David Hokey
Senior Director of Immunology & Animal Studies
Dr. David Hokey is the Senior Director of Immunology & Animal Studies at Aeras in Rockville, Maryland. He received his PhD in Immunology from the University of Pittsburgh in 2005 where he worked primarily on dendritic cell-based tumor vaccines. He then performed his postdoctoral research under the guidance of Dr. David Weiner at the University of Pennsylvania which focused on DNA vaccines for HIV, cancer, and influenza with an emphasis on primate immunology and polychromatic flow cytometry. Dr. Hokey’s current work at Aeras involves evaluation of immune responses to TB vaccine candidates in pre-clinical and clinical settings. His research interests include evaluation of novel vaccine platforms and adjuvants for manipulation of immune responses.