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Sep
11
2017

Third Coast CFAR Seminar— Warner C. Greene, MD, PHD

When: Monday, September 11, 2017
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM  

Where: Wieboldt Hall South Entrance, 421, 340 E Superior St, Chicago, IL 60611 map it

Audience: Faculty/Staff - Student - Public - Post Docs/Docs - Graduate Students

Cost: Free

Contact: Kamara Fant   312.503.4641

Group: Third Coast Center for AIDS Research

Category: Academic

Description:

Third Coast CFAR Seminar:
"DEATH BY FRIENDLY FIRE DURING HIV INFECTION"
Warner C. Greene, MD, PHD

 

Dr. Greene earned a bachelor’s degree at Stanford University and an MD/PhD at Washington University School of Medicine. He took his internship and residency training in Medicine at the Massachusetts General Hospital at Harvard. After serving as a Senior Investigator at the National Cancer Institute and a Professor of Medicine and Howard Hughes Investigator at Duke University Medical Center, Dr. Greene accepted his current position as the Founding Director of the Gladstone Institute of Virology and Immunology in 1991. The ongoing research in Dr. Greene’s laboratory focuses on the molecular mechanisms underlying HIV pathogenesis, latency, and transmission. He is the author of more than 366 scientific papers and has been recognized as one of the 100 Most Cited Scientists in the world. In 2007, Dr. Greene expanded his work to include global health in sub-Saharan Africa in his service as president and executive chairman of the Accordia Global Health Foundation. Accordia established the Infectious Diseases Institute at Makerere University in Uganda, which has trained thousands of African health care workers, is caring for 30,000 HIV-infected patients, and has brought health care to nearly 500,000 people living in remote rural regions of Uganda. 

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