Gavin A. Cloherty, Ph.D. is Director of Infectious Disease Research, R&D for Abbott’s diagnostics business. He provides scientific leadership in the area of infectious disease diagnostics by conducting groundbreaking clinical studies on diverse hepatitis and HIV strains. As one of the top experts in the field, Dr. Gavin Cloherty’s innovative research is changing the way infectious diseases are being diagnosed.
Gavin has more than 17 years of experience with Abbott and leads a team of scientists in the study of HIV and Hepatitis strain diversity. His expertise is sought after globally through his established partnerships with commercial organizations, ministries of health and government agencies, including the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). He is currently working with the Republic of Georgia to help eradicate Hepatitis C in the country.
Gavin is a graduate of the National University of Ireland, Galway, where he received his Ph.D. in molecular biology and a Bachelor of Science in microbiology and zoology.