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Study Reveals Gene Editing Treatment of HIV
Dr. David K. Stein took part in a groundbreaking study that uncovered the possibility of HIV being cured by removing a protein from infected patients' immune cells.
Dr. Kami Kim Receives Perfect Score for Geographic Medicine and Emerging Infections Grant
Under Principal Investigator Dr. Kami Kim, the Geographic Medicine and Emerging Infections NIH T32 training grant recently received a perfect score in its NIH review.
Marla Keller Appointed to HHS Antiretroviral Panel
Dr. Marla J. Keller will join five new scientific members to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Panel on Antiretroviral Guidelines for Adults and Adolescents (a working group of the Office of AIDS Research Council) starting in March 2014.
Antimicrobial Stewardship Program Expands To Wakefield Campus
Launched in 2008 at the Moses and Einstein Campuses and expanded to CHAM in early 2013, the Division of Infectious Diseases' innovative Antimicrobial Stewardship Program was introduced last month at the Montefiore Wakefield Campus.
Boosting Careers of Female Scientists
New research by Dr. Arturo Casadevall suggests that putting more women in decision-making roles to organize symposia could offer a step forward for their professional advancement.
ESBL-Producing Infection Rate Unchanged with Universal Urine Screening
Dr. Brian Currie comments on a study finding universal screening of urine cultures did not reduce the incidence rates of extended-spectrum beta-lactamase–producing e- coli in hospitals.
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Liise-anne Pirofski, M.D. (Bio)
Professor, Department of Medicine (Infectious Diseases)Professor, Department of Microbiology & ImmunologyChief, Division of Infectious Diseases , Department of MedicineSelma and Dr. Jacques Mitrani Chair in Biomedical Research
March 19Topic: Tropical Medical CasesSpeakers: Drs. Weston, Wong and TabaraniMontefiore Medical Center, Foreman Pavilion, Tishman Learning Center, Grand Hall
March 26Research Seminar: Dr. Paul RiskaCareer Development @8:00Speaker: Dr. Park Einstein College of Medicine, Forchheimer Building, 3rd-floor lecture hall
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