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Louis Picker, M.D.

Forbes, Nov 17,  2015 - Charlie Sheen Has HIV. Here Are 5 Things  You Might Not Know About The Virus

Oregon Live, Nov  13, 2015 - OHSU's Dr. Louis  Picker on track to cure HIV

Business Journal, Oct 19, 2015 - OHSU's next goal:  Raise $1B to prevent blindness, cure AIDS

OHSU, May 21, 2015 - Louis Picker honored for leadership, teaching, research and more. At OHSU, the passion we bring to our work leads to discoveries, educational opportunities and patient successes that literally change the world. Read more

OHSU, Feb 23, 2015 - An exciting answer to a persistent question

OHSU, Jan 20, 2015 - New OHSU Research Uncovers Key Barrier, Further Advancing the Fight Against HIV

Oregon Live, Jan 19, 2015 - OHSU star researcher Louis Picker unravels another mystery in quest for HIV cure

OHSU, Oct 20, 2014 - VGTI and partners awarded $10M NIH contract to develop new vaccine adjuvants

Oregon Live, Sept 3, 2014  - OHSU HIV vaccine researcher, Louis Picker, wins $25 Million


Marquam Hill Lecture

February 19, 2015
Presented by Louis Picker, M.D.
Ending an Epidemic: OHSU's Hunt for an HIV Vaccine

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