Michael J Kozal, MD

Michael J Kozal, MD
Internal Medicine, Infectious Diseases
Accepting new patients? No
Referrals required? From physicians only
Patient type treated: Adult
Board Certified in Internal Medicine and Infectious Disease

Dr. Kozal is a translational researcher who has focused his research career on three areas: 1) investigating the genetic determinants of HIV and HCV drug resistance, 2) the development of new molecular methods to detect viral mutations, and 3) HIV and HCV clinical trials involving new drugs and diagnostic technology. Dr. Kozal is an expert in microarray and deep sequencing technology receiving patents for his work in genotyping. Dr. Kozal previously directed the Yale HIV Clinical Trials Group and has more than 20 years of experience in running clinical trials, serving as the principal investigator or site investigator on >30 HIV and Hepatitis C trials. He has served on multiple VA and NIH/NCI review panels and was recently named to be a member of the DHHS/NIH Panel on Antiretroviral Guidelines for Adults and Adolescents.

  • Professor of Medicine (AIDS)
  • Vice Chair for Veteran Affairs, Yale Dept. of Internal Medicine
  • Chief, Medical Service, VACT Healthcare System
  • Medicine Service Line Director for VISN 1: VA New England Healthcare System

Clinical Trials

New treatments for many conditions are tested in clinical trials, which ultimately bring lifesaving new drugs and devices to the patients who need them most. By participating in a clinical trial, you may get access to the most advanced treatments for your condition, and help determine their benefits for future patients.