Dan Barouch received his PhD in immunology from Oxford University and his MD from Harvard Medical School. He is currently the William Bosworth Castle Professor of Medicine and Professor of Immunology at Harvard Medical School, Director of the Center for Virology and Vaccine Research at the Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, a member of the Ragon Institute of MGH, MIT and Harvard, and part of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Collaboration for AIDS Vaccine Discovery.
His laboratory focuses on studying the immunology and pathogenesis of viral infections and developing novel vaccine and treatment strategies. His group has led the development of vaccine candidates for multiple pathogens of global significance, including HIV, Zika virus, tuberculosis and, most recently, SARS-CoV-2. His recent work contributed to the development of the Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine and the evaluation of multiple COVID-19 vaccines and monoclonal antibody therapeutics. He was elected to the National Academy of Medicine in 2020.