Katherine Luzuriaga

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Dr. Katherine Luzuriaga is a Filipino American and a world-renowned physician-scientist. Dr. Luzuriaga is lauded for her work in pediatrics, pediatric immunology, molecular medicine, and infectious diseases and rheumatology. In 2013, Dr. Luzuriaga and her all-female team of researchers were the first to functionally cure an infant of HIV. After treatment as a newborn, the child no longer needs any medication and shows no signs of the virus.

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