Benjamin E. Warner, PhD

Why did you choose the University of Pittsburgh?

I met some very enthusiastic principal investigators during my interview weekend including my current mentor, Kip Kinchington. After that, the decision was easy.   

Doctoral Dissertation

Novel recombinant varicella-zoster virus to study infection and induction of hypersensitivity in rat models of postherpetic neuralgia

Education & Training

  • PhD in Microbiology and Immunology, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, 2022
  • MS, University of Buffalo, 2015
  • BS, University of Buffalo, 2013

Research Interests

Herpesvirology; varicella-zoster virus (VZV); postherpetic neuralgia (PHN); neuropathic pain