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Lawrence Corey, MD
Principal Investigator of the HIV Vaccine Trials Network

Dr. Corey, principal investigator of the HIV Vaccine Trials Network, is head of the University of Washington’s Virology Division and the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center’s Program in Infectious Diseases. He is also a professor of Medicine and Laboratory Medicine at the University of Washington. Research in Dr. Corey’s laboratories includes studies dealing with the pathogenesis, prevention and treatment of HIV and herpes virus infections. These investigations include the development of experimental vaccines for both genital herpes and HIV. Dr. Corey's labs have also pioneered novel tests for diagnosing and monitoring therapies for viral infections. In addition, Dr. Corey is an infectious disease attending physician at the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center.

Dr. Corey is a member of the editorial board for the New England Journal of Medicine. He is a fellow of the Infectious Diseases Society of America and is a member of the American Society for Clinical Investigation, American Epidemiological Society and Association of American Physicians. In addition, he is the recipient of the Pan American Society’s Clinical Virology Award, the American Society for STD Research’s Parran Award, and the University of Michigan Medical School’s Distinguished Alumnus Award.

Dr. Corey received his bachelor’s and medical degrees from the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor, Michigan. He received his infectious diseases training at the University of Washington. Dr. Corey has authored 9 books and 470 publications on infectious disease topics. In addition, as an editorial board member, he has reviewed numerous scientific journals and proceedings.

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Related links
The Need for a Global HIV Vaccine Enterprise (Science Magazine, June 27, 2003)