Dr. Katherine Luzuriaga, is a physician and immunologist, dealing specifically with how viruses like HIV and Epstein Barr effect children.
A graduate of Tufts and MIT, Dr. Luzuriaga has headed the UMass Center for Clinical and Translational Science since 2012. In 2013, she, along with Hannah Gay and Deborah Persaud, were named one of TIME Magazines 100 Most Influential People list for functionally curing an infant of AIDS.
“We are honored and humbled that our work has been considered influential,” said Luzuriaga. “Our hope is that this will help to communicate the power and potential of scientific investigation for optimizing health outcomes for children.”
Learn more about Dr. Luzuriaga here.