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LTC Julie Ake, M.D., MSc

LTC, MC, US Army
Principal Deputy Director

Dr Julie Ake, a Lieutenant Colonel in the US Army and infectious diseases specialist, is the Principal Deputy Director of the US Military HIV Research Program (MHRP). During her tenure at MHRP, she has served as Director of the Rockville Vaccine Assessment Clinic and also as an investigator in multiple clinical and laboratory-focused protocols, including investigational drug and international studies. She is the Protocol Chair for RV329: African Cohort Study; RV262, an international Phase I DNA/MVA HIV vaccine trial; and for RV398, an upcoming Phase I trial of the VRC01 broadly neutralizing monoclonal antibody administered in acute HIV infection in East Africa and Thailand. As the Global HIV Vaccine Product Manager for the US Army, Dr. Ake advances the development of HIV vaccine candidates in preclinical and early clinical studies.