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30 Years of HIV in South Africa: Navigating Treatment, Prevention, and Social Context

Sinead Delany-Moretlwe, MBBCh, PhD, DTM&H, is Research Professor and Director of Research at the Reproductive Health and HIV Institute at the University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa. Her research interests span the intersections between sexual and reproductive health (SRH) and infectious diseases, particularly in adolescent girls and young women (AGYW). She has worked on several … Read more

CROI Conference 2024

The Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunist Infections (CROI) 2024 will take place in Denver, Colorado, March 3-6.

Role of Persister Cells in AMR

Brian Conlon, PhD, is an associate professor in the Department of Microbiology and Immunology. His research focuses on antibiotic tolerance and resistance in the infection microenvironment. Here, nutrient availability, interactions between the pathogen and the host, as well as co-infecting or commensal microorganisms can have a major impact on antibiotic tolerance and the evolution of … Read more

Improving Care for Multi-Drug Resistant Tuberculosis in Peru

Courtney Yuen, PhD, Assistant Professor, Global Health and Social Medicine, Brigham and Women’s Hospital and Harvard Medical School. Dr. Yuen has been involved in important research on the global epidemiology of childhood drug-resistant tuberculosis, contributing to estimates of the global burden of childhood multidrug-resistant and isoniazid-resistant tuberculosis and the risk of disease among children who … Read more

‘Fireside Chat’ with Dr. Penny Gordon-Larsen

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Penny Gordon-Larsen, PhD, Vice Chancellor for Research, is the William R. Kenan, Jr. Distinguished Professor in the Department of Nutrition, UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health and School of Medicine.

Resistance in Anaerobic Bacteria

David Aronoff, MD, is the John B. Hickham Professor of Medicine at Indiana University School of Medicine, and chair of the department of medicine. Dr. Aronoff established his independent career as a physician-scientist in the division of infectious diseases at the University of Michigan where he held faculty appointments in both Internal Medicine and Microbiology … Read more

TIDE T-32 Presentations

The following fellows in the Training in Infectious Disease Technology (TIDE) T-32 Program will present their projects Diana Zychowski, postdoc Nicole Kelly, predoc Karen Diepstra, predoc Kelly Carey-Ewend, predoc Leah Sadinski, predoc    

NCI/HIV HIV Dynamics and Replication Program

Mary Kearney, PhD, is deputy director of the HIV Dynamics and Replication Program the NIH Cancer Institute. Dr. Kearney conducts research on the emergence of HIV drug resistance, the persistence of HIV during antiretroviral treatment (ART), and the sources of rebound viremia after stopping ART. Her studies have demonstrated that a diverse population of HIV-infected … Read more

Abdominal Transplants: Technical Considerations Applicable to Infectious Diseases

Chirag Desai, MD, FACS, is Professor of Surgery, Division Chief of Abdominal Transplant Surgery, Executive Medical Director for UNC Healthcare Center for Transplant Care, Surgical Director of the Liver Transplant Program, and Director of the Chronic Pancreatitis & Autologous-Islet Cell Transplant Program. Dr. Desai is an abdominal organ transplant and hepatobiliary-pancreatic surgeon with more than 15 years of experience. His special … Read more

Guest Speaker TBA

The ID Path T-32 Program will welcome a guest speaker. More info will be posted soon.

Vision Impairment in the US and Abroad, and Its Impact on Daily Life

Emily W. Gower, PhD, is Associate Professor of Opthamalogy and Epidemiology, working in global health and ocular epidemiology. Her primary area of research interest is in improving trichiasis surgery outcomes for individuals with trachoma, which is the leading infectious cause of blindness worldwide. She has led multiple clinical trials in Africa, and an ongoing clinical … Read more

ID Week 2024

ID Week 2024 will take place in Los Angeles, California, Oct. 16-20.

Yonatan Grad, MD, PhD

Yonatan H. Grad, MD, PhD, is the Melvin J. and Geraldine L. Glimcher Associate Professor of Immunology and Infectious Diseases at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health. Dr. Grad’s work uses interdisciplinary methods, including basic microbiology, mathematical modeling, and epidemiology, to study how pathogens evolve and spread through populations, with publications in Science, … Read more