Malaria: Progress and Promise
Dr. Kami Kim, Dr. Johanna Daily, and Dr. Mahalia Desruisseaux are currently conducting innovative research on cerebral malaria (CM).
Dr. Brian Currie Announces Retirement
Dr. Brian Currie, Vice President and Medical Director of Research and Hospital Epidemiologist at Montefiore Health System and Assistant Dean of Clinical Research and Professor of Clinical Medicine (Infectious Diseases) and of Clinical Epidemiology & Population Health at Einstein, announced his decision to retire at the end of January 2016.
Dr. Sachin Jain Featured in CBS News
Dr. Sachin Jain was recently featured in a CBS News article regarding concerns that drug-resistant gonorrhea will emerge in the U.S.
AIDS Center to Receive Commissioners Special Recognition Award
Dr. Barry Zingman and the Montefiore AIDS Center will be presented with the Commissioners Special Recognition Award for HIV/AIDS services from the New York State Department of Health.
Dr. Belinda Ostrowsky and Dr. Priya Nori on Smart Antibiotic Prescribing
Dr. Belinda Ostrowsky and Dr. Priya Nori recently published an article in MD Magazine discussing how antimicrobial stewardship programs (ASPs) play an important role in healthcare institutions.
Rapid Blood Test for TB Shows Promise
In a new study, Dr. Jacqueline Achkar demonstrated that a panel of eight protein biomarkers in the blood can rapidly distinguish active TB from latent TB infection and also from other respiratory diseases. A second panel of 10 biomarkers diagnosed TB in people co-infected with HIV.
Children With HIV More Likely to Die of Malaria
New York Times interviewed Dr. Kami Kim about her research that indicates children with HIV are more likely to develop a severe form of malaria and die.
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