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Laboratory of Immunoregulation

Graphic representation of HIV interacting with T lymphocytes

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.

About the Director

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Dr. Anthony Fauci

Anthony S. Fauci, M.D.
NIAID Director

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 2013 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.

Selected Publications, Lectures, and Media Appearances

Media Availability: Achieving a World Without AIDS: Scale Must Give Way to Focus, Details—Jan. 27, 2015

Ebola — Underscoring the Global Disparities in Health Care Resources (perspective in The New England Journal of Medicine)—August 13, 2014

An HIV Cure—Feasibility, Discovery, and Implementation (article in JAMA, co-authored by Dr. Hilary D. Marston and Gregory K. Folkers)—July 23, 2014

Videocast of Dr. Fauci's lecture at the 20th International AIDS Conference, Melbourne, Australia, "Critical Challenges in HIV Discovery: Cure and Vaccine"—July 21, 2014

Last Updated January 27, 2015