University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus
Myron J. Levin, MD is a Professor of Pediatrics & Medicine at the University of Colorado School of Medicine (UCSOM) in the section of Pediatric Infectious Diseases and Epidemiology and is the Associate Director of the Pediatric HIV Clinic. He graduated from Harvard Medical School in 1960, and completed a residency in Internal Medicine at the Bronx Municipal Hospital Center (Einstein Medical School). He spent the next three years at the National Institutes of Health; the last two years at NIH were devoted to research in molecular virology. He returned to Harvard in 1969 to complete a fellowship in Infectious Diseases, and remained as the first Chief of Infectious Diseases at the Sidney Farber Cancer Center (now the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute).
From 1982 to 2000 he was Chief of Pediatric Infectious Diseases at UCSOM and the Children’s Hospital Colorado, and Director of the Clinical Virology Laboratory at the University of Colorado Hospital. Dr. Levin directs a clinic for research on investigational vaccines and antiviral drugs, and attends at the HIV clinic for children and pregnant women at Children’s Hospital Colorado.
Dr. Levin’s clinical interests are in antiviral therapy, the immune response to herpesvirus infections, and vaccine science. Clinical studies focus on the immune response to established and experimental vaccines and correlates of protection, especially in older vaccinees. Dr. Levin was a member of the United States Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (CDC) for 5 years, serving as its Chair for the last 2 years. Dr. Levin has authored 450 original articles and edited 14 books.
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Thursday, September 30, 2021
6:15 PM – 6:30 PM EDT