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Dr. Melanie Murray is an assistant professor in the Department of Medicine at the University of British Columbia. She is also an infectious disease specialist in HIV care at BC Women’s Oak Tree Clinic, and an Infectious Diseases Specialist and Staff Physician at St. Paul’s Hospital, Vancouver.
She earned a bachelor’s degree in science, as well as a medical degree and a PhD at the University of Manitoba in microbiology. She completed an infectious disease fellowship and an internal medicine residency at the University of British Columbia.
Her research interests include HIV and women, HIV and aging, HCV and HIV/HCV co-infection, and strategies for the engagement of marginalized populations.
Dr. Murray is the principal investigator for CTN 277, which looks at endocrinopathy and cellular aging in women. The purpose of the study is to assess the prevalence of various endocrine, metabolic, and reproductive abnormalities in HIV-positive women and female youth and determine possible links between abnormalities and accelerated cellular aging.