Joseph Anderson, Ph.D., M.A.S.

Joseph Anderson

Position Title
Associate Director UC Davis Gene Therapy Center, Associate Professor

  • Internal Medicine

Clinical Interests

Dr. Anderson's clinical interests are in HIV stem cell gene therapy, and focus on translating key research findings into clinical applications for the treatment of infected individuals.

Research Interests

Dr. Anderson’s research interests include Hematopoietic stem cell gene therapy for the treatment of various diseases including HIV, lysosomal storage diseases, and neurological diseases.  His research efforts focus on developing therapies for these diseases and moving them toward human clinical trials. 


M.A.S., University of California Davis, Sacramento CA 2018

Ph.D., Colorado State University, Fort Collins, Colorado, 2005

B.S., University of Wisconsin, La Crosse WI 2000

Honors and Awards

Acceptance into the UC Davis Mentored Clinical Research Training Program., 2013

UC Davis Academic Federation Travel Award 2011, 2012, 2013

UC Davis Academic Federation Innovative Development Award, 2012

First place award for poster at "Medical Student Research and Poster Forum" at UC-Davis Medical Center, Symposium, 2009

American Society of Hematology Travel Award for abstract poster presentation at ASH conference, 2008