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March 2017


ANN CHAHROUDI, MD, PhD

Ann Chahroudi, MD, PhD, is an Assistant Professor of Pediatrics in the Division of Pediatric Infectious Diseases at the Emory University School of Medicine and an Affiliate Scientist in the Division of Microbiology and Immunology at the Yerkes National Primate Research Center in Atlanta, GA. Dr. Chahroudi obtained her BA from Brown University and received her MD and PhD degrees from Emory University School of Medicine. She then completed her general pediatrics residency at the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia and returned to Emory for subspecialty fellowship training in Pediatric Infectious Diseases. Dr. Chahroudi is the Associate Director of the Family and Youth Clinic of the Grady Health System Infectious Diseases Program where she cares for HIV-exposed and -infected children and adolescents. She additionally attends as a consulting physician for the infectious diseases service at Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta.

Dr. Chahroudi’s research focuses primarily on HIV pathogenesis and cure, with emphasis on translational studies in nonhuman primates. Her laboratory is funded by the NIH and the American Foundation for AIDS Research (amfAR) to study HIV/SIV persistence and test strategies to reduce virus reservoirs in CD4+ T cells. She is Co-Chair of the International Maternal Pediatric Adolescent AIDS Clinical Trials (IMPAACT) Network Protocol 2015, that is investigating HIV persistence in the CNS of perinatally-infected youth on antiretroviral therapy. Dr. Chahroudi is also an Investigator for the AIDS Clinical Trials Group (ACTG) HIV Reservoirs and Viral Eradication Transformative Science Group and is a member of the Programs and Meetings Committee of the Pediatric Infectious Diseases Society. She serves on the editorial board of the Journal of Virology. Dr. Chahroudi particularly enjoys working with students and trainees and is a course director and faculty advisor for the MD/PhD Program at Emory School of Medicine and training faculty for the Immunology and Molecular Pathogenesis Program of Emory-Laney Graduate School.

View Dr. Chahroudi's articles in PubMed