Julio Montaner

Website 
Degrees / Designations 

OC, OBC, MD, DSc (hon), FRCPC, FCCP, FACP, FRSC

Phone 
604-806-8036
Fax 
604-806-8527
Mailing Address 
Room 667, 1081 Burrard Street, Vancouver, BC, V6Z 1Y6

Biography

Academic Appointment 
Professor
Body Locations and Systems 
HIV
Other Areas of Research 
HIV
Hepatitis
Addictions

Dr. Montaner is a Killam Professor in the Faculty of Medicine at UBC. He also holds the endowed Chair in AIDS Research. He is the Director of the BC Centre for Excellence in HIV/AIDS and a Past-President of the International AIDS Society. From 2014-2017, he was the UNAIDS Global Advisor on HIV Therapeutics. He played a key role in establishing the efficacy of Highly Active Antiretroviral Therapy (HAART) and since then has established the role of Treatment as Prevention® (TasP®) using HAART to simultaneously decrease progression to AIDS and death, as well as HIV transmission.