Charles Boucher, MD, PhD, is Professor in the Department of Virology Erasmus Medical Center, Erasmus University Rotterdam, the Netherlands. Dr Boucher received his medical degree cum laude from the Faculty of Medicine of the University of Amsterdam, the Netherlands.
Specializing in medical microbiology, he also received a PhD degree from that institution. He then continued his studies in clinical microbiology and virology at the Academic Medical Center, Amsterdam and the University Medical Center Utrecht. He is the chairman of the European Society for Antiviral Resistance and the chair of the prospective SPREAD cohort that monitors the spread of drug resistant HIV in 33 countries in Europe. He authored over 240 publications.
Dr Boucher is an organizer of international workshops, meetings and conferences, a consultant throughout Europe and the United States, a reviewer for scientific journals and cochairman of several international committees. He is the author of numerous publications that have appeared in such journals as Science, The Lancet, Nature Medicine, Journal of Infectious Diseases and AIDS.