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.NIAID Director
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.
Revisit Dr. Fauci’s remarks lauding the former Surgeon General’s HIV/AIDS leadership.
Ending AIDS — Is an HIV Vaccine Necessary? (commentary in The New England Journal of Medicine, co-authored by Dr. Hilary D. Marston)—Feb. 6, 2014
Video: Dr. Fauci's lecture for the NIH 2014 Demystifying Medicine Series, "The Perpetual Challenge of Antimicrobial Resistance: Will We Lose the Race or Change the Game?—Jan. 7, 2014
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
Last Updated March 05, 2014