Dr. Roberto Arduino receives the award from the Argentine Society for Infectious Diseases.
Dr. Roberto Arduino receives the award from the Argentine Society for Infectious Diseases.

Dr. Roberto Arduino, professor of medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases, recently was recognized by Argentine Society for Infectious Diseases for his outstanding contributions and commitment to the Argentine infectious disease society.

He received the award in Buenos Aires, Argentina in May and gave an award lecture on “Immune activation and inflammation associated to HIV infection.”

Arduino received his medical degree from Universidad de Buenos Aires Medical School and completed internal medicine and fellowship training in infectious diseases in Buenos Aires. He completed additional infectious diseases training at McGovern Medical School.

His research interests include clinical studies in new antiretroviral drugs, treatment strategies, immunomodulators, and research on lymphocyte subpopulations and viral and host genetics. Arduino is the site leader for the NIH-funded Community Program for Clinical Research on Aids Clinical Research Site Houston for the AIDS Clinical Trial network and principal investigator for the International Network for Strategic Initiatives in Global HIV Trials.