Professor David Cooper (Vale)

Professor David Cooper


Scientia Professor of Medicine and Director
The Kirby Institute
Elected in 2015
Citation on election

Since HIV first emerged in the early 1980s, Professor David Cooper has been at the forefront, scientifically and clinically, of the fight against HIV/AIDS in Australia and around the world, through both clinical and laboratory research. He has been involved with antiretroviral therapy for 30 years and has publications arising from the development and use of every approved antiretroviral drug. He has been a global advocate of solutions for many years, particularly advocating clinical trials to achieve best practice. He is co-director of HIV-NAT, the HIV Netherlands/ Australia/Thailand Research Collaboration, established in Bangkok by Cooper and colleagues from Thailand and the Netherlands.


Vale David Cooper, March 2018.

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