Jens Lundgren – professor of infectious diseases at Dept. of Clinical Medicine, Faculty of Health Sciences at the University of Copenhagen, and chief physician at Dept. of Infectious Diseases, Rigshospitalet. Primary research focus are clinical and public health aspects of the HIV infection itself, and its infectious and non-infectious associated morbidities. In recent years, focus expanded to include respiratory infections (e.g. influenza and recently SARS-CoV-2), and infections in patients with other types of immune dysfunction (incl transplantation, oncology, hematology, and treated patients with autoimmune disease). Appointed as the global leader of ACTIV-3, consisting of 1500 researchers, which over the next few years will uncover the importance of the antibodies that the body forms after infection with coronavirus in a trial with over 10,000 patients.
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7 May 2021 CLOSING SESSION: Integrating disease areas and settings: Panellist