Cecilia Tangir 2021-05-11T23:46:01+00:00
Senior Clinical Investigator of the Laboratory of Immunoregulation.
She graduated from Medical career as Valedictorian at the National University of Athens in Greece in 1991. She worked in the area of HIV immunopathogenesis with a focus on the host and the immunologic aspects of the disease and develop several investigations focused on immune activation and dysregulation in HIV and immune-based interventions to abrogate it. Her recent work has also begun to shed light on the role of coinfections in latent HIV reservoirs and the possible interplay of immune activation and viral persistence. Currently she is serving as Senior Clinical Investigator of the Laboratory of Immunoregulation. She was a member of the Clinical and Molecular Section of the Laboratory of Immunoregulation, involved in laboratory research and clinical protocol development. She received the Clinical Center award for participation in the Ebola response team from 2001 to 2007, the Susan Pearlman award for excellence in academic performance in Northwestern University and an State Scholarships from Ministry of Education in Athens.