Daniel Kaufmann, M.D.

Dr. Daniel E. Kaufmann leads a group at the Research Center of the Center Hospitalier de l’Université de Montréal (CRCHUM) and is head of the Immunopathology research axis at the CRCHUM. He also has clinical responsibilities as a supervising physician in the CHUM Division of Infectious Disease.

Dr Kaufmann studied medicine at the universities of Lausanne and Zurich in Switzerland. He specialized in internal medicine and infectios disease. After a postdoctoral internship at the Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston, USA, he was promoted to the faculty at Harvard Medical School. His work has contributed significantly to understanding the mechanisms of immunoregulation and dysfunction of T lymphocytes in HIV infection. In November 2012, Dr. Kaufmann was recruited at the CRCHUM and continues his academic career in the departments of medicine and microbiology, infectiology and immunology at the University of Montreal. His research is funded by several prestigious institutions, including the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR), the National Institutes of Health (NIH), the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation and the Canadian Foundation for Innovation (CFI). He is a recipient of a research grant from the Fonds en Recherche Québec Santé (FRQS). Dr. Kaufmann has published his work in prestigious international journals. He sits on several international committees for the evaluation of applications for funds and research programs and participates in the review of articles for numerous scientific journals. He has active collaborations with a broad network of researchers in Montreal, Canada, the United States, Europe and South Africa.

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