Lawrence Corey, MD


Lawrence Corey, MD


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Clinical and Research Background

Dr. Corey pioneered the development of antiviral therapy for human chronic viral infections. He is a world-renowned virologist who has worked in a wide variety of areas including diagnostic virology, antiviral therapy, vaccine development and viral immunology. He has led an HSV research program that has been continuously funded by the NIH since 1978. He is President and Director Emeritus of the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center and the PI of the NIH supported HIV Vaccine Trials Network: an international collaboration of investigators devoted to developing a globally effective HIV vaccine. Besides work, Larry is an avid tennis player, occasional skier, and fan of early morning exercise. He is a devoted grandfather to four granddaughters.

Research Interests

Herpesvirus immunobiology

Infections in the immunocompromised host, especially those undergoing bone marrow transplant

HIV vaccine development

Education and Training

Senior Fellow, Division of Infectious Disease, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, 1975-77

Epidemic Intelligence Service Officer, Respiratory and Special Pathogens Branch, Viral Diseases Division, Centers for Disease Control, Atlanta, GA, 1973-75

University of Michigan Medical Center Hospitals, Junior Assistant Resident, 1972-73

University of Michigan Medical Center Hospitals, Ann Arbor, Intern, 1971-72

MD, University of Michigan Medical School, Ann Arbor, MI, 1971

BS with high distinction, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, 1967


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