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Nathan Wolfe (born August 24, 1970) is an American virologist. He is currently Director of the Global Viral Forecasting Initiative and the Lorry I. Lokey Visiting Professor in Human Biology at Stanford University. Dr. Wolfe spent over eight years conducting biomedical research in both sub-Saharan Africa and Southeast Asia. In 2007, he founded the Global Viral Forecasting Initiative with the goal of developing an early warning system for pandemics to monitor the transmission of infectious diseases from animals to humans. The initiative currently coordinates a staff of over 100 scientists in China, Cameroon, Equatorial Guinea, DR Congo, PR Congo, Lao, Gabon, Central African Republic, Malaysia, Madagascar and Sao Tome. He also directs Global Viral Forecasting Inc. which offers both governmental and corporate services for biological threat evaluation and management. Dr. Wolfe has been awarded more than $40 million dollars in funding from a diverse array of sources including The United...
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