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Dani Paul Bolognesi, PhD

Professor Emeritus of Surgery
Office: 204 Surg Oncol Res Fac, Durham, NC 27710
Campus Mail: DUMC Box 3704 Med Ctr, Durham, NC 27710

Education and Training

  • Ph.D., Duke University, 1967

Selected Grants



Desjardins, Annick, Matthias Gromeier, James Emmett Herndon, Dina Randazzo, Stevie Threatt, Eric S. Lipp, Elizabeth S. Miller, et al. “Oncolytic polio/rhinovirus recombinant (PVSRIPO) against WHO grade IV malignant glioma (MG): Experience with retreatment of survivors from the phase I trial..” In Journal of Clinical Oncology, 37:2060–2060. American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO), 2019.

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Desjardins, Annick, Matthias Gromeier, James E. Herndon, Nike Beaubier, Dani P. Bolognesi, Allan H. Friedman, Henry S. Friedman, et al. “Recurrent Glioblastoma Treated with Recombinant Poliovirus..” N Engl J Med 379, no. 2 (July 12, 2018): 150–61.

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Gallo, R. C., P. J. Fischinger, and D. P. Bolognesi. “Vaccine strategies against the human retroviruses associated with AIDS.” In Vaccine Intervention Against Virus-Induced Tumour: Leukaemia and Lymphoma Research, 81–91, 2016.

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Lu, Rong-Jian, John A. Tucker, Jason Pickens, You-An Ma, Tatiana Zinevitch, Olga Kirichenko, Vitalii Konoplev, et al. “Heterobiaryl human immunodeficiency virus entry inhibitors..” J Med Chem 52, no. 14 (July 23, 2009): 4481–87.

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Lu, Rong-Jian, John A. Tucker, Tatiana Zinevitch, Olga Kirichenko, Vitalii Konoplev, Svetlana Kuznetsova, Sergey Sviridov, et al. “Design and synthesis of human immunodeficiency virus entry inhibitors: sulfonamide as an isostere for the alpha-ketoamide group..” J Med Chem 50, no. 26 (December 27, 2007): 6535–44.

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Matthews, Tom, Miklos Salgo, Michael Greenberg, Jain Chung, Ralph DeMasi, and Dani Bolognesi. “Enfuvirtide: the first therapy to inhibit the entry of HIV-1 into host CD4 lymphocytes..” Nat Rev Drug Discov 3, no. 3 (March 2004): 215–25.

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Bolognesi, D. P. “Basic science in a department of surgery..” Annals of Surgery 238, no. 6 Suppl (January 1, 2003).


LaBranche, C. C., G. Galasso, J. P. Moore, D. P. Bolognesi, M. S. Hirsch, and S. M. Hammer. “HIV fusion and its inhibition..” Antiviral Res 50, no. 2 (May 2001): 95–115.

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Chen, C. H., M. L. Greenberg, D. P. Bolognesi, and T. J. Matthews. “Monoclonal antibodies that bind to the core of fusion-active glycoprotein 41..” Aids Res Hum Retroviruses 16, no. 18 (December 10, 2000): 2037–41.

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