1690. CON
Session: Interactive Session: Shots Across the Bow: Debates in Vaccinology
Saturday, October 6, 2018: 9:45 AM
Room: N 24
Robert L. Atmar, MD, Medicine, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX

Robert L. Atmar, M.D., is the John S. Dunn Research Foundation Clinical Professor in Infectious Diseases in the Departments of Medicine and Molecular Virology & Microbiology at Baylor College of Medicine. He received a Bachelors of Science degree in Biology from Texas A&M University in 1978 and his medical degree from Baylor College of Medicine in 1981. He completed an internship and residency in Internal Medicine and fellowship in Infectious Diseases at Baylor College of Medicine. He is a member of BCM’s Vaccine Treatment & Evaluation Unit and the Digestive Diseases Center, and he also serves as the chief of the Infectious Diseases Service at Ben Taub General Hospital. Dr. Atmar’s research interests include the epidemiology, pathogenesis, diagnosis, treatment and prevention of viral respiratory and enteric infections. He has studied influenza and noroviruses for more than 25 years, with a special emphasis on the diagnosis, clinical evaluation, and immunology of these viral infection and on the evaluation of vaccine candidates and strategies to prevent disease caused by these viruses. He is a Fellow in the IDSA, ACP and SHEA, and he serves as the North American editor for the Journal of Infection. He is also a member of the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP).


Disclosures:

R. L. Atmar, Takeda Vaccines, Inc.: Investigator , Research grant .

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