[Spotlight originally posted August, 2010]
Dr. Kuritzkes, Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School and Director of AIDS Research, Brigham & Women’s Hospital, was elected by the ACTG Voting Members in December 2009 to lead the ACTG Network as Network Chair/PI and to chair the Executive Committee. He is Director of AIDS Research/Professor of Medicine at Brigham and Women’s Hospital and an ACTG Clinical Trials Unit PI.
Dr. Kuritzkes has published numerous articles on HIV antiretroviral therapy and has chaired several multicenter studies of HIV therapy. He also has published extensively on the problem of drug resistance in HIV infection and serves on the IAS-USA panel that developed guidelines for drug resistance testing. He has served on numerous NIH committees and chaired the HIV Disease Research Agenda Committee of the Adult AIDS Clinical Trials Group. Dr Kuritzkes is a member of the editorial boards of several journals and serves as an Associate Editor for the Journal of Infectious Diseases.