Dmitry Lioznov, MD, PhD

Head of the Department
Department of Infectious Diseases and Epidemiology
Pavlov State Medical University6/8 Lev Tolstoy st.
St. Petersburg, 197022, Russia


Dr. Lioznov is the Head, Department of Infectious Diseases and Epidemiology, at Pavlov State Medical University, St. Petersburg, Russia.
Dr. Lioznov received his Medical Degree at Pavlov in 1994. He also was trained at Cornell University, New York City; at Public Health Summer Institute, the University of Alabama at Birmingham; at the Graduate Summer Institute of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Bloomberg School of Public Health, The John Hopkins University; and during HIV/AIDS Research Ethics Seminar organized by Medical College of Wisconsin in Warsaw, Poland. He has been involved in clinical trials since 2005 in the area of infectious diseases (viral hepatitis, herpes infections, influenza, HIV, food-borne diseases) and vaccination (influenza, HIV, VZV).

Research Interest

His research interests include: HIV, viral hepatitis, and food-borne diseases.

Scientific Activities


• 1998 Scholarship of President of Russian Federation
• 1999 Russian Ministry of Public Health Award
• 2002 Scholarship of the Arthur Ashe Endowment for the Defeat of AIDS, USA
• 2009 A.A. Likhachev Memorial Medal, Valdman Institute of Pharmacology, St. Petersburg, Russia


• 1998 Scholarship of President of Russian Federation
• 1999 Russian Ministry of Public Health Award
• 2002 Scholarship of the Arthur Ashe Endowment for the Defeat of AIDS, USA
• 2009 A.A. Likhachev Memorial Medal, Valdman Institute of Pharmacology, St. Petersburg, Russia


Selected Peer-reviewed Publications


1. Antonova TV, Kostereva EM, Vetrov TA, Esaulenko EA, Lioznov DA. The course of viral hepatitis C in the groups with high risk of infection. Mediterranean Journal of Infectious and Parasitic Diseases. 1999; 14: 21-23.
2. Lioznov D. Clinical and Pathogenic Features of Shigellosis Flexneri in Alcohol Abuse Patients. Proceedings of the St.Petersburg Pavlov State Medical University. 2000; 7(1): 95-97.
3. Krupitsky E, Zvartau E, Lioznov D, et al. Co-morbidity of infectious diseases and substance abuse in St. Petersburg, Russia. Russian Journal of HIV / AIDS and Related Problems. St.-Petersburg. 2003; 7(2): 62-63. doi:10.1159/000088578
4. Krupitsky E, Horton NJ, Williams EC, et al. Alcohol use and HIV risk behaviors among HIV-infected hospitalized patients in St. Petersburg, Russia. Drug and Alcohol DepS¨dence. Drug and Alcohol Dependence. 2005; 79(2): 251-256. doi:
5. Zvartau E, Krupitsky E, Lioznov D, et al. Co-morbidity of addictive diseases and socially significant infections in St. Petersburg and the Leningrad region, Russia. Voprosi narkologii (Problems of Narcrology). 2005; 2: 68-73.
6. Krupitsky EM, Zvartau EE, Lioznov DA, et al. Co-morbidity of infectious and addictive diseases in St. Petersburg and the Leningrad Region, Russia. European Addiction Research. 2006; 12: 12-19. doi: 10.1159/000088578
7. Marseille E, Dandona L, Marshall, et al. HIV prevention costs and program scale: data from the PANCEA project in five low and middle-income countries. BMC Health Services Research. 2007; 7: 108. doi:10.1186/1472-6963-7-108
8. Zagdin Z, Brazhenko N, Brazhenko O, et al. Comorbidity TB, Alcoholism and drug addiction. Pulmonology. 2007; 2: 40-43.
9. Lioznov D, Lapotnikov VA, Petrov VN. Acute respiratory viral infections. Nurse. 2010; (4): 9-12.
10. Lioznov D, Nikolaenko S, Zhigalov A, Gorchakova O, Sabadash N, Alekseeva E. Stigma in HIV-infected patients with comorbid opioid addiction. HIV-infection and Immunosuppressive Disorders. 2012; 4(3): 52-56.
11. Pace CA, Lioznov D, Cheng DM, et al. Sexually transmitted infections among HIV-infected heavy drinkers in St. Petersburg, Russia. Int J STD AIDS. 2012; 23(12): 853-858. doi: 10.1258/ijsa.2012.012004.
12. Lioznov D, Nikolaenko S, Gorchakova O, Diachkov A. Quality of life of young patients with chronic hepatitis C. Jurnal Infektologii. 2012; 4(2): 56-59.
13. Lioznov D, Sayfullina S, Kuznetsova I, Nikolaenko S, Zhurkin A. Experience of using vegetal enterosorbent in the treatment of acute intestinal infections. Jurnal Infektologii. 2012; 4(4): 42-45.
14. Lunze K, Cheng DM, Quinn E, et al. Nondisclosure of HIV infection to sex partners and alcohol’s role: a Russian experience. AIDS and Behavior. 2013; 17(1): 390-398. doi: 10.1007/s10461-012-0216-z.
15. Vasquez C, Lioznov D, Nikolaenko S, et al. Gender Disparities in HIV Risk Behavior and Access to Health Care in St. Petersburg, Russia. AIDS Patient Care STDS. 2013; 27(5): 304-310. doi: 10.1089/apc.2013.0019.
16. Antonova TV, Zhevnerova NS, Romanova MA, Kholodnaya AN, Lioznov DA. Leptin and Adiponectin Levels in Patients with Chronic Hepatitis C with Carbohydrate and Lipid Metabolism Disorders. Jurnal Infectologii. 2014; 6(3): 71-78.
17. Zagdin Z, Lioznov D, Shilova N, Dugin S. Model of an Integrated Patient-Oriented System Providing TB Care to Patients with HIV (in the North-West Federal District). Tuberculosis and Lung Diseases. 2014; 91(9): 20-21.
18. Samet JH, Raj A, Cheng DM, et al. HERMITAGE – A Randomized Controlled Trial to Reduce Sexually Transmitted Infections and HIV-risk Behaviors among HIV-infected Russian Drinkers. . Addiction. 2014. doi:10.1111/add.12716
19. Edelman EJ, Cheng DM, Krupitsky EM, et al. Heroin Use and HIV Disease Progression: Results from a Pilot Study of a Russian Cohort. AIDS Behav. 2014.
20. Pecoraro A, Mimiaga M, OCleirigh C, et al. Depression, substance use, viral load, and CD4+ count among patients who continued or left antiretroviral therapy for HIV in St. Petersburg, Russian Federation. AIDS Care. 2014; 29: 1-7. doi: 10.1080/09540121.2014.959464