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Name Fauci, Anthony S.
Occupation Anthony Fauci has spent his entire career to date at the National Institutes of Health (NIH). After obtaining his M.D. from the Cornell University Medical College in 1968, Fauci interned and performed his residency at the Cornell Medical Center in New York City. On completing those requirements in 1968, he joined the NIH as a clinical associate in the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) Laboratory of Clinical Investigation. He achieved the position of deputy clinical director of the Laboratory in 1977. He was named Chief of the Laboratory of Immunoregulation in 1980. Fauci was named Director of NIAID in 1984, when Krause stepped down. Fauci's research career has focused on elucidating the pathogenesis of diseases traceable to deficiencies of the immune system as well as developing treatment for those diseases. He has made many contributions to basic and clinical research on the pathogenesis and treatment of immune-mediated and infectious diseases and is widely recognized for elucidating the mechanism by which agents suppress the immune system's response. He developed effective treatments for several formerly fatal diseases such as polyarteritis nodosa, Wegener's granulomatosis and lymphomatoid granulomatosis. The importance of his research is indicated by a study by the Institute of Scientific Information that showed that Fauci ranked thirteenth among the most-cited authors from 1983 to 2002 among the several million authors in all science fields. He ranked the tenth most-cited author in the field of AIDS and HIV research. Fauci's tenure as Director of NIAID began just as the AIDS (Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome) epidemic gained force. NIAID was forced to respond to attacks in the media and by groups representing AIDS patients and groups at risk from the disease. On at least one occasion one of these groups organized a protest rally on the NIH campus. Fauci's deep background in immunology was thus of particular relevance in approaching means for curbing this devastating disease. He made important contributions to elucidating the mechanism whereby the virus destroys the body's immune system so as to leave patient open to infections that are mild in humans with intact immune systems but fatal to AIDS patients. Fauci is author, co-author, and editor of several monographs.
No Archives 4
No Objects 10
No Photos 51
Birthplace Brooklyn, NY
Born Dec. 24, 1940
Titles & honors Deputy Clinical Director, NIAID
Chief, Laboratory of Immunoregulation, NIAID
Director, NIAID
Maxwell Finland Award in Infectious Diseases; Chiron International Prize for Biomedical Research; Presidential Award, N.Y. Academy of Sciences; Scripps Foundation Award; Nathan Davis Award for Outstanding Public Service
In excess of 17 honorary doctorates
Education College of the Holy Cross, A.B. (1962)
Cornell University Medical School, M.D. (1966)

Associated Records

Image of 00.0003.002 - Poster, Political

00.0003.002 - Poster, Political

Foam board cut in shape of a flame with paper picture of a flame glued to cover all of it. The words "We’re Fired Up" in white go across flame. Back has circle sticker on it with pink triangle and "Silence + Death" in white.

Image of 03.0017.001 - Microscope, Binocular

03.0017.001 - Microscope, Binocular

03.0017.001.01 - Main microscope body 03.0017.001.02 - Winder M, M35 camera 03.0017.001.03 - Hitachi MOS Color Video Camera, VK-C150 03.0017.001.04 - Ludl Electronic Products Ltd. volt box, Model 990018 03.0017.001.05 - Zeiss MC63 Controller 03.0017.001.06 - Hitachi AC Adapter, Model AP-120u 03.0017.001.07 - Carl Zeiss Illumination Former 03.0017.001.08 - plastic cover 03.0017.001.09 - power cord .01 Gray enameled textured metal base and frame. Large square stage with condensers. Four objectives on unit: Zeiss Plan 100/1.25; Plan 2.5/0.08; Plan 10/0.22; and Plan 40/0.65. One objective hole is left empty. The body has an extension in back for attaching a video camera, binocula

Image of 11.0009.001 - Coat, Laboratory

11.0009.001 - Coat, Laboratory

White cotton. Two pockets on the bottom and one chest pocket. A badge is sewn on above chest pocket. Badge is circular, dark blue with yellow thread "Laboratory of Immunoregulation, NIAID." Tape inside reads "Bldg. 10, Room 11B13." Faded black laundry marker on collar "10, 11B13 Fauci."

Image of 13.0021.089 - Invitation

13.0021.089 - Invitation

Bifold gray cardstock with logo and invitation on front, summary of Victoria Davey on the second with program and picture of Warren Grant Magnuson Center.

Image of 14.0027.003 - Brochure

14.0027.003 - Brochure

Heavy paper brochure. The cover is a letter from James O. Mason, Assistant Surgeon General, Director, Centers for Diesease Control, dated May 10, 1988. The letter is to a "Health Professional." Inside is the main brochure with Surgeon General C. Everett Koop's photo and letter on it. The brochure answers questions like "How do you get AIDS?" "Can you become infected?" "How do you get AIDS from sex?" "What behavior puts you at risk?" "What is all the talk about condoms?" "Why no one has gotten AIDS from mosquitoes" with photos and quotes from people with AIDS, counselors, volunteers, and Dr. Anthony Fauci.

Image of 14.0036.002 - Poster

14.0036.002 - Poster

Poster ounted on foam board. Photo of NIH Clinical Center entrance in the evening with information printed below.

Image of 15.0016.007 - Invitation

15.0016.007 - Invitation

.01 Invitation .02 Directions .03 Envelope .04 Program .01 Single cardstock with raised border and black printing. .02 Cardstock with black printing. .03 Envelope with preprinted return and postage. .04 Silve/blue cardstock, off-center tri-fold. Cover has architect's rendering of the building, inside has a biography of Young and transparent sheet with program tucked in the fold.

Image of 17.0009.004 - Booklet

17.0009.004 - Booklet

Large pages, four-color images. The booklet has heavy paper cover and stapled binding.

Image of 17.0009.005 - Handbill

17.0009.005 - Handbill

.01 Conference on AIDS flier .02 Symposium on AIDS flier .03 Symposium on AIDS program .01 Quadfold with glossy paper. The cover is bright blue: "A Conference on AIDS: Facts - Perceptions - Myths" and includes tear-off for registration. .02 Trifold with purple cover and back. .03 Heavy cream paper with stapled edge. Brown images.

Image of 91.0003.001 - Microscope

91.0003.001 - Microscope

Heavy gray metal scope, binocular with five objectives. Separate lamp housing and camera attached at top. 91.0003.003.01 - Zeiss microscope negative sheet 7011, frame 21 91.0003.003.02 - Zeiss microscope (light controller) 91.0003.003.03 - Zeiss microscope (camera body) 91.0003.003.04 - Zeiss microscope (housing-light source) 91.0003.003.05 - Zeiss microscope (cap in main stem)

Image of Office of History Photograph Collection - Dr. Albert Sabin’s 80th birthday celebration

Office of History Photograph Collection - Dr. Albert Sabin’s 80th birthday celebration

Four photographs of Dr. Albert Sabin’s 80th birthday celebration. The event was held in the National Institutes of Health Lister Hill Center with a dinner at the Cosmos Club in Washington, D.C. Dr. Sabin was presented with a Steuben glass model of the polio virus. Photographs include Dr. Robert Chanock making a short speech with Dr. Sabin and Dr. Anthony Faucci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, behind him. Dr. Sabin with Dr. Chanock and his wife, Beth and son and daughter with Drs. Frank Fenner and Chanock in the background. Dr. Albert Sabin developed a vaccine against dengue fever during World War II and then developed an oral polio vaccine during t

Image of National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases - Anthony Fauci presents an award to Robert M. Chanock

National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases - Anthony Fauci presents an award to Robert M. Chanock

Dr. Anthony Faucci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases presents an award from President Clinton to Dr. Robert M. Chanock. Chanock served as the head of NIAID’s Laboratory of Infectious Diseases. The award confers upon Dr. Chanock the rank of Meritorious Executive in the Senior Executive Service for the United States Government. Dr. Chanock received a similar award in 1993. Dr. Chanock joined the U.S. Public Health Service and came to the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Disease, Laboratory of Infectious Diseases in July 1957. In 1959 he became chief of NIAID’s Respiratory Virus Section and in 1968 chief of the Laboratory of Infectious Diseas

Image of United States Public Health Service - P.H.S. Navy Flag officers assigned to NIH

United States Public Health Service - P.H.S. Navy Flag officers assigned to NIH

Group of Public Health Service officers assigned to the National Institutes of Health. Overseen by the Surgeon General, the U.S. Public Health Service Commissioned Corps is a diverse team of more than 6,500 highly qualified, public health professionals.

Image of National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases - NIAID Malaria Vaccine Ribbon Cutting

National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases - NIAID Malaria Vaccine Ribbon Cutting

The opening of the NIAID Malaria Vaccine Development Unit. In the photograph is Dr. Anthony Fauci and Dr. Ruth Kirschstein.

Image of Events at NIH - Dedication of the Dale and Betty Bumpers Vaccine Research Center

Events at NIH - Dedication of the Dale and Betty Bumpers Vaccine Research Center

The dedication of the Dale and Betty Bumpers Vaccine Research Center (VRC) was an occasion that brought President Clinton, HHS Secretary Donna Shalala and dignitaries from both the NIH and the government to the National Institutes of Health. Dale Bumpers, governor and then senator from Arkansas, was the acknowledged leader on immunization issues/ His wife, Betty Bumpers dedicated her life to children's health. There are over 100 photographs associated with this record.

Image of Events at NIH - NIH AIDS Forum

Events at NIH - NIH AIDS Forum

President George H. W. Bush, NIH Director James B. Wyngaarden and Dr. Anthony Fauci at the NIH AIDS forum. The first HIV vaccine clinical trial began in 1987, and since then, development of a safe, effective HIV vaccine has become a worldwide priority.

Image of National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases - Anthony S. Fauci

National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases - Anthony S. Fauci

Anthony S. Fauci (1940- ) came to the National Institutes of Health In 1968 as a clinical associate in the Laboratory of Clinical Investigation (LCI) in NIAID. In 1974, he became Head of the Clinical Physiology Section, LCI, and in 1980 was appointed Chief of the Laboratory of Immunoregulation, a position he still holds. In 1984, Fauci became Director of NIAID, where he oversees an extensive research portfolio of basic and applied research to prevent, diagnose, and treat infectious and immune-mediated illnesses, including HIV/AIDS. Fauci has made influential contributions to the understanding of how HIV destroys the body's defenses leading to the progression to AIDS. He has participated in de

Image of NIH Campus Visits - President George W. Bush visits the NIAID laboratory

NIH Campus Visits - President George W. Bush visits the NIAID laboratory

President George W. Bush visited the National Institutes of Health several times during his presidency. This visit (date unknown) shows him in the NIAID laboratory

Image of Faces of NIH - Dr. Anthony Fauci

Faces of NIH - Dr. Anthony Fauci

Calvin Jackson interviewing Dr. Anthony Fauci, director of the National Institute for Allergy and Infectious Diseases. The interview was conducted in Fauci's office located in Building 31.

Image of NIH Directors - Bernadine Healy Swearing-In Ceremony

NIH Directors - Bernadine Healy Swearing-In Ceremony

Dr. Bernadine Healy was appointed by President George H.W. Bush as the first woman director of NIH.