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    Professor Alan Landay

Alan Landay PhD is Professor in the Departments of Internal Medicine and Assistant Provost for Team Science at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago. He has been involved in HIV research for over 35 years having performed some of the first immune evaluations of HIV infected haemophiliacs in 1982 while completing a postdoctoral fellowship at the University of Alabama, Birmingham. Dr. Landay’s current research focus is on immune pathogenesis and immune based therapy of HIV disease. He also studies HIV and aging and the role of the mucosal immune system and microbiome in HIV pathogenesis .. Dr. Landay has published over 450 peer reviewed papers focused on basic and clinical studies of HIV with an emphasis on the role of immune activation inflammation and microbiome in HIV pathogenesis and therapy.