Larry Corey, MD is a Professor in the Vaccine and Infectious Disease Division at the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center and a Professor in Medicine and Laboratory Medicine at the University of Washington. Dr. Corey is an internationally renowned expert in virology, immunology and vaccine development, and the former president and director of the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center. His research focuses on herpes viruses, HIV, the novel coronavirus and other viral infections, including those associated with cancer.
He is the founder and principal investigator of the HIV Vaccine Trials Network, or HVTN, which conducts studies of HIV vaccines at over 80 clinical trials sites in 16 countries on five continents. Dr. Corey is also the principal investigator of the Fred Hutch-based operations center of the COVID-19 Prevention Network (CoVPN) and co-leads the Network’s COVID-19 vaccine testing pipeline.
Dr. Corey is a member of the US National Academy of Medicine and the American Academy of Arts and Sciences.
He is one of the most highly cited biomedical researchers in the last 20 years and is the author, coauthor, or editor of over 1000 scientific publications.