Scientific Advisors

Frederick Hayden, M.D.

University of Virginia School of Medicine

Dr. Hayden is Professor Emeritus of Medicine and Stuart S. Richardson Professor Emeritus of Clinical Virology at the University of Virginia School of Medicine. His principal research has been developing and applying antiviral agents for influenza, rhinovirus and other respiratory viral diseases.

Dr. Hayden was a medical officer in the Global Influenza Program at the World Health Organization from 2006-2008 and is still their consultant. He also spent a few years as the influenza research coordinator at the Wellcome Trust in London. Recently, his work on therapeutics has expanded into emerging viral infections, including MERS, coronavirus and Ebola. He has been widely published and co-edits the textbook Clinical Virology. Frederick received his medical degree from Stanford University School of Medicine.

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