Edmund C. Tramont, M.D.


Edmund C. Tramont, M.D., F.A.C.P.

Director, Division of AIDS

National Institutes of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

National Institutes of Health

6700-B Rockledge Drive, Rm. 4241

Bethesda, Maryland 20892

Tel: 301-496-0545

Fax: 301-402-1505


Edmund C. Tramont, M.D., brings a blend of military, academic and entrepreneurial experiences to his job as director of the Division of AIDS (DAIDS), part of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID). Dr. Tramont was instrumental in developing eight experimental vaccines, two of which are now licensed. He worked to strengthen Maryland's emerging biotech industry; consulted on operation Desert Storm; and once, as a young resident in 1968, helped care for the ailing former President Dwight D. Eisenhower. Currently, as the director of DAIDS, Dr. Tramont oversees a global research program dedicated to treating, preventing and better understanding HIV/AIDS.