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Translating Cabotegravir PrEP From Clinical Trials to the Field: Upcoming Malawi Plans

Mina Hosseinipour, MD, MPH, is a professor of medicine and the scientific director of UNC Project-Malawi. She focuses on the management of HIV disease in developing countries including prevention, interactions with endemic diseases, treatment of opportunistic infections including malignancies and monitoring strategies for antiretroviral therapy in this setting. The evaluation of the use of antiretroviral … Read more

Tracking the Gut Microbial Ecosystem in Cancer: My Adventures in Microbiome Science

Tessa M. Andermann, MD, MPH, is focus on how intestinal microbiome-host interactions impact infectious complications and other outcomes in patients with hematologic malignancies. Her goal is to develop microbiome-targeted therapies for the prevention and treatment of infectious diseases in these and other immunocompromised patient populations.

Tackling Malaria Transmission in Tanzania

Jessica Lin, MD, MSCR, is an associate professor in infectious diseases focused understanding the genetic basis of malaria relapses, identifying molecular markers of drug resistance, and characterizing the malaria transmission reservoir. Her current projects focus on 1) determinants of malaria transmission from human hosts to mosquitos, 2) the epidemiology and relapse patterns of Plasmodium ovale … Read more

Tickborne Illnesses

Rafael Felipe Da Costa Vieira, PhD, is an assistant professor of One Health in the Department of Public Health Sciences and CIPHER at UNC-Charlotte. Dr. Vieira's research focuses on the ecoepidemiology of ticks and tick-borne diseases (TBD), genetic diversity of TBD pathogens, tick microbiome, pathogen discovery, and One Health. Over the last 12 years, his … Read more

World AIDS Day

Join the Institute and Center for Aids Research (CFAR) for a special program on World AIDS Day 2023, celebrating the strength, resilience and diversity of the HIV community, and the advances of many UNC investigators who are working at the forefront of AIDS research.

Metagenomics For Dengue and Tick-Borne Infections

Anne Piantadosi, MD, PhD, is an assistant professor in the Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine at Emory University School of Medicine. Her research focuses on the emergence, evolution, and pathogenesis of viruses of clinical and public health importance, with a particular interest in arboviruses. Her projects combine clinical/translational, laboratory, and computational approaches. Current projects¬† … Read more