Thomas Quinn, Baltimore, USA

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Dr. Thomas Quinn is Distinguished Investigator and Head of the Section on International HIV/AIDS Research in the Laboratory of Immunoregulation at the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases. He is also Associate Director for International Research for the Division of Intramural Research at NIAID. In addition he is Professor of Medicine and Pathology in the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine and Professor of International Health, Epidemiology, and Immunology and Molecular Microbiology in The Johns Hopkins School of Public Health. In 2006 he was appointed founding Director of the Johns Hopkins Center for Global Health. His research interests have involved laboratory and field investigations that have helped define the biological factors involved in sexual and perinatal transmission of HIV, the natural history and treatment of HIV infections, and the molecular epidemiology of HIV. He is a member of the National Academy of Medicine and Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science. He is an author of over 1000 publications on HIV, STDs, and infectious diseases.