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Anthony S. Fauci

Director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases and Chief Medical Advisor to the President of United States

Dr. Fauci is the director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) at the U.S. National Institutes of Health. He oversees an extensive portfolio of basic and applied research to prevent, diagnose, and treat established infectious diseases such as HIV/AIDS, respiratory infections, diarrheal diseases, tuberculosis, and malaria as well as emerging diseases such as Ebola and Zika.  NIAID also supports research on transplantation and immune-related illnesses, including autoimmune disorders, asthma, and allergies. The NIAID budget for fiscal year 2022 is approximately $6.3 billion. 

Dr. Fauci has been a key advisor to seven Presidents and their administrations on global HIV/AIDS issues, and on initiatives to bolster medical and public health preparedness against emerging infectious disease threats such as pandemic influenza and COVID-19. Currently, he is the Chief Medical Advisor to President Joe Biden.  As an HIV/AIDS researcher he has been involved in the scientific effort since AIDS was recognized in 1981, conducting pivotal studies that underpin the current understanding of the disease and efforts to develop therapies and tools of prevention.  Dr. Fauci was one of the principal architects of the President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR), which has helped save millions of lives throughout the developing world.

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See also: Institute National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) - Research to understand, treat, and prevent infectious, immunologic, and allergic diseases.

Details last updated 16-May-2019

Anthony S. Fauci News

2020 might be the deadliest year for America

Guardian - 22-Dec-2020

Life expectancy to drop by 3 years - greatest cut off since World War II


Two new Ebola drugs report a 90% survival rate

BBC - 13-Aug-2019

Thanks to this cocktail of 3 antibodies, Ebola no longer means impending death