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2001 AIDS Symposium Keynote Address

Barney GrahamBarney Graham, MD, PhD

Senior Investigator and
Director for Human Clinical Studies
Dale & Betty Bumpers Vaccine Research Center
National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases
National Institutes of Health
Bethesda, MD

Vaccine REsearch Center

Dr. Barney Graham obtained his MD degree in 1979 at the University of Kansas School of Medicine, where he was elected to AOA as a student. He trained in Internal Medicine and Infectious Diseases at Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, where he was appointed Assistant Professor of Medicine in 1986. In 1991 he obtained his PhD, also at Vanderbilt, and in 1992 was promoted to Associate Professor of Medicine with a joint appointment in the Department of Microbiology and Immunology. For the last fifteen years, Dr. Graham’s research has focused on two viruses, RSV and HIV. He has been funded both by the NIH and private sources in both areas, and the common factor in his research has been the investigation of the immune responses to these viruses as a way to define strategies for vaccine development. He is a fellow of the American College of Physicians and of the Infectious Disease Society of America, a member of the Editorial Board of the Journal of Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndromes, the Chair of the External Advisory Board for the Duke Center for AIDS Research, and a consultant for the Office for AIDS Research and for the International AIDS Vaccine Initiative. Dr. Graham has published close to 100 articles in peer-reviewed journals, including the American Journal of Medicine, Annals of Internal Medicine, Journal of Virology, Pediatric Research, Journal of Infectious Diseases, Journal of the American Medical Association, Journal of Clinical Investigation, Journal of Immunology, Journal of Pediatrics, New England Journal of Medicine, AIDS Research and Human Retroviruses. He has also published 25 solicited articles and book chapters and 83 abstracts. Dr. Graham is a sought after lectures, both in the US and overseas, both on RSV as on HIV/AIDS.

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