Andrew D Badley, M.D., is a consultant in the Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Internal Medicine at Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota, and the Chair of the Department of Molecular Medicine. Dr Badley serves as director of the HIV Immunology Laboratory and Chair for the Mayo Clinic SARS-CoV2/COVID-19 Research Task Force.
Dr Badley joined the staff of Mayo Clinic in 2002. He is recognized with the distinction of the HH Sheikh Khalifa Bin Zayed Al-Nahyan Professorship in Infectious Diseases honoring Walter R. Wilson, M.D.
Dr Badley earned his B.S. and M.D. at Dalhousie University in Halifax, Nova Scotia, where he also completed an internship. He subsequently completed an internal medicine residency and an infectious disease fellowship at Mayo Clinic School of Graduate Medical Education.
Dr Badley’s research focuses on virus-host interactions, in particular, how viral proteins modify the host immune response and/or cell survival. His long-term goals are to develop novel strategies to cure HIV by eradicating HIV from its reservoirs and to create novel immune-based therapies with applications in both virology and oncology. He has given invited presentations on his research both nationally and internationally and has authored numerous journal articles, abstracts and book chapters. He serves on multiple editorial boards and holds reviewer responsibilities for prominent scientific publications.
In recognition of his work, Dr Badley has received many awards and honors, including the Clinical Scientist Award in Translational Research, conferred by the Burroughs Wellcome Fund; the Dalhousie Young Alumnus Award, conferred by Dalhousie University; and the Outstanding Investigator Award, conferred by Mayo Clinic.
In addition to his clinical and research activities, Dr Badley is active in education and provides mentorship to postdoctoral fellows and graduate students, among others. He holds full faculty privileges in Virology and Gene Therapy at Mayo Clinic Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences.
Dr Badley is a fellow of the American College of Physicians and the Infectious Diseases Society of America. He was elected to membership in the American Society of Clinical Investigation. He has served on multiple committees for professional societies, including in leadership roles, and he has served in a variety of capacities for the National Institutes of Health.