Professor Alan Landay – The human microbiome and HIV cure research

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Event date: 
Tuesday, 6 June 2017 - 12:30pm to 2:00pm

Berg Family Foundation Seminar Room, Level 6, Wallace Wurth Building, UNSW Sydney

Contact for bookings: 
Rata Joseph, +61 (2) 9385 0900 or
Booking deadline: 
Friday, 2 June 2017 - 5:00pm

A catered lunch will be provided at 12:30pm. Please RSVP to by COB Friday 2nd June.



Professor Alan Landay

Professor and Chairman of the Department of Immunology/Microbiology at Rush University Medical Center, Chicago


About your speaker

Dr. Alan Landay has been involved in HIV research for over 35 years having performed some of the first immune evaluations of HIV infected haemophiliacs in 1982 while completing a postdoctoral fellowship at the University of Alabama, Birmingham. Dr. Landay joined the faculty at Rush University Medical Center in 1983 and helped establish the HIV research program which has grown to encompass both a basic and translational focus on immune studies in HIV. Dr. Landay served as Chair of the National Committee of Clinical Laboratory Standards Committee on Flow Cytometry which produced the first national standard on CD4 testing.  Dr. Landay has published over 400 peer reviewed papers focused on basic and clinical studies of HIV with an emphasis on the role of immune activation inflammation and microbiome in HIV pathogenesis and therapy.