Role of Antibody-Mediated Immunity in TB Vaccines
In a recent study of the possible role of antibody-mediated immunity in TB prevention, Jacqueline Achkar, M.D., M.Sc., and colleagues examined the sera from 29 healthy adults before and after vaccination with BCG (the only vaccine approved for TB).
Dr. Marla Keller Appointed Vice Chair for Research
Dr. Marla Keller, Professor of Medicine (Infectious Diseases) and Obstetrics & Gynecology and Women’s Health, has been appointed Vice Chair of Research for the Department of Medicine.
Dr. Belinda Ostrowsky and Dr. Priya Nori Appointed ID Leaders
The Department of Medicine is pleased to announce that Dr. Belinda E. Ostrowsky has been appointed Director of Epidemiology, Stewardship, and Infection Prevention, and Dr. Priya Nori has been appointed Medical Director of the Antibiotic Stewardship Program (ASP).
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.
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.
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