Lawrence Corey, MD

Larry Corey, MD

Dr. Corey, Principal Investigator for the HIV Vaccine Trials Network, is President and Director Emeritus of the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, and Professor of Medicine and Laboratory Medicine at the University of Washington. An internationally renowned expert in virology, viral immunology and vaccine development, his research focuses on herpes viruses, HIV, and viral associated cancers.  His laboratories have made sentinel discoveries in the area of HSV and HIV pathogenesis.  His current emphasis is on defining the in vivo spatial dynamics and “battlefield” between mucosal viral infections and the host.  He is a member of the Institute of Medicine, a fellow of the Infectious Diseases Society of America, and a member of the American Epidemiological Society and the Association of American Physicians.

His honors and awards include election to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences and to the Institute of Medicine of the National Academy of Sciences. He is also the recipient of the Pan American Society Clinical Virology Award, the American Society for STD Research Parran Award, the University of Michigan Medical School Distinguished Alumnus Award, the Infectious Diseases Society of America Ender’s Award, and the Cubist Award from the American Society of Microbiology.

Corey received his medical degree from the University of Michigan and his infectious diseases training at the University of Washington. He has authored more than 670 scientific publications, 12 books and more than 140 book chapters and editorials. He has served on numerous editorial boards and national committees, and since 1999 has been the Principal Investigator of the NIAID-supported HIV Vaccine Trials Network.  

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