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Join us for an award celeration and reception honoring Steven, Deeks, MD
Steven G. Deeks, MD, is a Professor of Medicine and a faculty member in the Division of HIV, Infectious Diseases and Global Medicine at Zuckerberg San Francisco General. He is an internationally recognized expert on the impact of HIV and other viral infections on inflammation, immune function and health. Dr. Deeks has been the recipient of several NIH grants, and is one of the principal investigators of DARE (the Delaney AIDS Research Enterprise), an NIH-funded international collaboratory aimed at developing therapeutic interventions to cure HIV infection. He is also the current principal investigator of amfAR Institute for HIV Cure Research. Dr. Deeks was elected to the American Society for Clinical Investigation (ASCI) and the Association of American Physicians (AAP), and serves on the scientific advisory board for Science Translational Medicine. By leveraging his HIV and now COVID cohorts, Dr. Deeks has contributed to the training of dozens of students, residents, fellows, and junior faculty and has co-mentored 14 K award-recipients. He received two consecutive K24 mentoring grants and currently co-directs an T32 HIV/AIDS training program. He co-chairs an annual three-day mentoring retreat in South Africa that trains early-stage investigators from around the world who are hoping to start a research program aimed at curing or preventing HIV. In addition to his research and mentoring activities, Dr. Deeks maintains a primary care clinic for people living with HIV.
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