Alexander L. Greninger M.D., Ph.D., M.S., M.Phil.

Alexander L. Greninger M.D., Ph.D., M.S., M.Phil.


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  • Epidemiology
  • Laboratory medicine


Alex Greninger, M.D., Ph.D., M.S., M.Phil., is assistant director of the UW Medicine Clinical Virology Laboratory and a UW assistant professor of Laboratory Medicine.

Dr. Greninger focuses on genomic and proteomic characterization of human viruses. He has co-discovered multiple new human and animal viruses including human salivirus, which is associated with pediatric diarrhea.

Dr. Greninger earned his M.D. and Ph.D., from UC San Francisco, his M.S. from Stanford and his M.Phil. from Cambridge in England. Dr. Greninger has specific clinical interests in respiratory viruses and human herpesviruses. He serves as a Associate PI of the Hepatitis B Research Network and as a virologist on the Transformational Science Group for Antiretroviral Therapy Strategies for the AIDS Clinical Trial Group.


Institution Credential Year
UW - Dept. of Pathology Residency
Univ. of Calif. San Francisco Ph.D 2013
Univ. of Calif. San Francisco Medical Education 2015