Healthcare >> CEO Interviews >> September 14, 2001

Dani Bolognesi – Trimeris Inc (trms)

DANI P. BOLOGNESI is a Founder of Trimeris, Inc., has been a Director since its inception and was named Chief Executive Officer and Chief Scientific Officer in March 1999. Dr. Bolognesi held a number of positions at Duke University from 1971 to March 1999, and served as James B. Duke Professor of Surgery, Professor of Microbiology/Immunology, Vice Chairman of the Department of Surgery for Research and Development and Director of the Duke University Center for AIDS Research from 1989 to March 1999. From 1988 to March 1999, Dr. Bolognesi was the Director of the Central Laboratory Network that supports all HIV vaccine clinical trials sponsored by the National Institutes of Health. Dr. Bolognesi received his PhD degree in Virology from Duke University. Profile
TWST: Can we start out with a quick update on the company, what's gone

on over the past year or so that investors should focus on?

Dr. Bolognesi: Trimeris is advancing a new class of antiviral