[Spotlight originally posted October, 2010]
Dr. Currier is Professor of Medicine, Chief, Division of Infectious Diseases and Co-Director of the Center for AIDS Research and Education Center (CARE) at the University of California Los Angeles at UCLA. She is Vice Chair of the NIH sponsored AIDS Clinical Trials Group and is currently the Principal Investigator of the UCLA AIDS Prevention and Treatment Clinical Trials Unit. The unit includes four sites in Los Angeles and is involved in community based prevention, HIV vaccine research and therapeutic clinical trials. Her areas of expertise include evaluating new antiretroviral therapies and treatment for complications associated with HIV infection. She has also led several efforts to expand the study of sex differences in treatment outcomes and to enhance research on women with HIV.