58. Update from the MTN
Session: Symposium: Research Highlights from the NIH AIDS Networks and Observational Cohorts
Thursday, October 20, 2011: 2:00 PM
Room: 210ABC

Ian McGowan, MD, PhD, Div. of Gastro., Hepatology & Nutrition , University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA

Ian McGowan is a Professor of Medicine at the University of Pittsburgh. He is the Co-Principal investigator of the Microbicide Trials Network (MTN), an HIV/AIDS clinical trials network established in 2006 by the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, part of the US National Institutes of Health. As Co-Principal investigator of the MTN, he is intimately involved in the oversight and leadership of a major global effort that will design and implement a broad portfolio of Phase 1-3 trials of candidate vaginal and rectal microbicides at clinical research sites in the US, India, and Africa. Dr. McGowan has served as a consultant for the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the World Health Organization. He has also chaired the US Food and Drug Administration Antiviral Drug Advisory Committee.

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