We are pleased to announce that Professor Ian VD Weller was awarded a Knighthood in the Queen’s Birthday Honours List 2015. The text which accompanied the award is below:
Professor Weller is a world-renowned expert in HIV and AIDS and has led a number of significant and unique initiatives. His voluntary work has had lasting benefits for the British population and on an international scale. He organises and chairs the Scientific Committee for the International Congress on Drug Therapy in HIV Infection, considered a milestone in HIV/AIDS research. Proceeds from the conferences are donated to the HIV Research Trust, a charity that supports researchers in resource-poor countries. He is credited with major advances in HIV treatment through involvement in clinical trials and early anti-HIV studies. He was selected to chair the European Medicine Agency’s Scientific Advisory Group on HIV and Viral Diseases from its creation in 2005 until 2012 and then served as its’ vice chair until this year.
Congratulations Professor Sir Ian.
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