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 was 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.
Video: Dr. Fauci's lecture at the NIH Clinical Center's Great Teachers Grand Rounds: "HIV/AIDS: Much Accomplished, Much to Do"—Sept. 11, 2013
Better flu vaccine on the horizon (commentary on CNN.com)—Sept. 3, 2013
An AIDS-Free Generation is Closer Than We Might Think (commentary in The Washington Post)—July 11, 2013
H7N9 Avian Influenza A Virus and the Perpetual Challenge of Potential Human Pandemicity (article in mBio, co-authored by Drs. David M. Morens and Jeffery K. Taubenberger)—July 9, 2013
Last Updated September 19, 2013