Prof. Robert Redfield Institute of Human Virology, University of Maryland Baltimore, USA1 Talk
Robert Redfield is Director of Clinical Care and Research at the Institute of Human Virology. Dr. Redfield worked with AIDS patients early in the epidemic and he was the first to demonstrate the heterosexual transmission of the HIV virus and develop the first clinical staging system - now used around... read morethe world - and he originated efforts to examine viral replication and viral load at all stages of disease. Dr. Redfield graduated from the Georgetown University School of Medicine and conducted postgraduate training in internal medicine and infectious disease at the Walter Reed Army Medical Center. He retired from there in 1995, committed to building an Institute that aggressively moved research observations from the laboratory to the clinic to speed the pace of progress and to offer new treatment strategies for those suffering from chronic viral disorders.