Luis J. Montaner

Luis J. Montaner, D.V.M., D.Phil.

Vice President, Scientific Operations

Herbert Kean, M.D., Family Endowed Chair Professor

Director, HIV-1 Immunopathogenesis Laboratory

Professor, Immunology, Microenvironment & Metastasis Program

Associate Director for Shared Facilities, Wistar Cancer Center

Scientific Director, Biomedical Research Support Facility

Scientific Director, Flow Cytometry Facility

Montaner studies the mechanisms of disease in HIV-1 infection, and explores new ways to boost the natural function of the immune system in order to combat infection or viral-associated disease.

Montaner obtained his D.V.M., Veterinary Medicine at Kansas State University in 1989, and his D.Phil. in Experimental Pathology at University of Oxford, Oxford, U.K., in 1995.  He joined The Wistar Institute in 1995 as an assistant professor and was promoted to professor in 2007.