Investigators in our Division of Allergy and Infectious Diseases are utilizing epidemiologic techniques to study the incidence, prevalence, and risk factors associated with various infections, especially STDs, HIV, sepsis, and urinary tract infections.

Open access 'Malaria box' a success

Malaria drug research remains a huge problem in the world, and malaria and the lack of effective drugs leads to the loss of over 440,000 lives annually.

Recent advancements:

Pharmacological reversal of HIV latency

Dr. Karol Bomsztyk has received The Foundation for AIDS Research (amfAR) grant for an interdisciplinary project “Epigenetic mechanisms of HIV transcriptional activation.” The goal of this project is to apply high throughput technologies and computational tools to identify potential epigenetic targets for pharmacological reversal of HIV latency.

Research centers: