Roger Paredes, MD, PhD

Dr. Roger Paredes, MD, PhD, is Head of the Molecular Epidemiology Group at the irsiCaixa AIDS Research Institute and attending physician at the HIV Unit, Hospital Universitari Germans Trias i Pujol, Badalona. His team has made seminal contributions to understanding the clinical relevance of minority drug-resistant HIV and X4 viruses on antiretroviral treatment outcomes and HIV disease progression, and is now using next-generation sequencing to characterize the role of the human microbiome on HIV disease and inflammation. Dr. Paredes is clinical virologist for several European HIV cohorts, member of the HIV drug resistance group of the International Antiviral Society-USA (IAS-USA) and advisor to the WHO HIV ResNet group.