Dr. Fauci is Chief of the Laboratory of Immunoregulation (LIR). LIR researches cellular and molecular mechanisms regulating the human immune response in health and disease, especially the immunopathogenic mechanisms of HIV infection and disease progression. Read more about LIR.
Anthony S. Fauci, M.D.
Dr. Fauci was appointed Director of NIAID in 1984. He oversees an extensive research portfolio of basic and applied research to prevent, diagnose, and treat infectious diseases such as HIV/AIDS and other sexually transmitted diseases, influenza, tuberculosis, malaria, and illness from potential agents of bioterrorism. NIAID also supports research on transplantation and immune-related illnesses, including autoimmune disorders, asthma, and allergies. The NIAID budget for fiscal year 2012 is approximately $4.5 billion. Dr. Fauci serves as one of the key advisors to the White House and U.S. Department of Health and Human Services on global AIDS issues, and on initiatives to bolster medical and public health preparedness against emerging infectious disease threats such as pandemic influenza. Read more in Dr. Fauci’s biography.
Revisit Dr. Fauci’s remarks lauding the former Surgeon General’s HIV/AIDS leadership.
Audio: Dr. Fauci interviewed for This Week in Virology podcast by Drs. Vincent Racaniello and Rich Condit—Feb. 10, 2013
At AIDS 2012, Fauci Delivers Opening Plenary on Ending the HIV/AIDS Pandemic—July 23, 2012
Dual Use Research of Concern: Balancing Benefits and Risks. Testimony before the Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs, United States Senate. (PDF)—April 26, 2012
Video: Dr. Fauci’s talk at TB Alliance’s “Cure All” event: “Tuberculosis Research: State of the Science”—March 19, 2012
Last Updated February 11, 2013