Paul Volberding, M.D., Professor of Medicine, UCSF School of Medicine

Dr. Volberding is a practicing physician, scientist, and global ambassador in the fight against HIV/AIDS. He became involved in the early AIDS epidemic in San Francisco and has worked in clinical trials in HIV-related malignancies, and in the development of antiretroviral therapy.

Dr. Volberding is the PI and co-director of UCSF-Gladstone Center for AIDS Research, Director of the UCSF AIDS Research Institute (ARI), Director of Research for UCSF Global Health Sciences (GHS), and Director of the amfAR Institute for HIV Cure Research.  Dr. Volberding is an active member of the National Academy of Medicine of the National Academy of Sciences, and is the founder and Board Chair of the International Antiviral Society-USA. He also serves as the Associate Chair of the UCSF Department of Medicine for Global Health. His clinical appointment is at the VA where he maintains an active HIV outpatient practice.

As the Director of Research at GHS, Dr. Volberding’s role is to convene and sustain the rapidly expanding group of UCSF faculty members conducting research in over 60 countries worldwide. As the Director of the amfAR Institute for HIV Cure Research, Dr. Volberding collaborates with leading scientists at UCSF, the Gladstone Institute for Virology and Immunology, and Blood Systems Research Institute.

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