Jean-Pierre Routy, McGill University

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Faculty of Medicine Professor Montreal, Quebec jean-pierre.routy@mcgill.ca routyjp@muhchem.mcgill.ca Office: (514) 934-1934 ext. 31558

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Dr Routy strives to bring basic laboratory research into fruitful clinical trials. The main focus is on understanding HIV pathogenesis and restoring the immune system of individuals infected with HIV. Current studies include the use of interleukin-7 (a cytokine), or a dendritic cell-based therape...

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Bio/Research

Dr Routy strives to bring basic laboratory research into fruitful clinical trials. The main focus is on understanding HIV pathogenesis and restoring the immune system of individuals infected with HIV. Current studies include the use of interleukin-7 (a cytokine), or a dendritic cell-based therapeutic vaccine, or chloroquine (a commonly used anti-malarial drug) in addition to antiretrovirals to optimaly manage HIV infection. He is also the principle investigator of a national cohort of patients recently infected with HIV, which aims to understand the natural history of HIV infection, concentrating on its effect in the gut.

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