Infectious Diseases News and Events

M. Hong Nguyen, MD – Receives NIH Grant Research Award

Minh-Hong Nguyen, MD, has been awarded funding in the amount of $498,557 for a two-year grant by the National Institutes of Health/National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIH/NIAID) entitled, “Genomic diversity of Candida bloodstream infections.”

Ghady Haidar, MD, Receives K23 Mentored Patient-Oriented Research Career

Ghady Haidar, MD, has been awarded funding in the amount of $895,725 for a five-year K23 Mentored Patient-Oriented Research Career Development Award from the NIH/NIAID entitled “The Gut Microbiome in Carbapenem-Resistant Enterobacteriaceae (CRE) Colonization, Persistence, Infection, and Tolerance after Lung or Liver Transplantation.”

M. Hong Nguyen, MD – Receives Transformative Science Award

Minh-Hong Nguyen, MD, has been awarded funding in the amount of $100,000 as a recipient of the Transformative Science Award granted by the University of Pittsburgh’s Department of Medicine for her proposal to expand the capabilities of the Pitt-UPMC Center for Fungal Genomics.

Ghady Haidar, MD – Receives Karius Investigator Award

Ghady Haidar MD, has been awarded funding in the amount of $110,598 for a two-year study by the Karius Investigator Initiated Clinical Studies Review Committee entitled “Metagenomic sequencing for lung transplant recipients with respiratory tract infections: a pilot study.”

Dr. Dimiter Dimitrov named a Science Superhero

Dr. Dimiter Dimitrov named a Science Superhero

Dr. Dimitrov was one of ten researchers awarded with this distinction by MediFind based on his discovery of potent, neutralizing monoclonal SARS-CoV-2 antibodies as part of the U.S. COVID-19 response.

Cornelius (Neil) J. Clancy, MD – Receives NIH Grant Research Award

Cornelius (Neil) J. Clancy, MD, has been awarded funding for a two-year grant by the National Institutes of Health/National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIH/NIAID) entitled, “Polyclonality of carbapenem resistant Enterobacteriaceae bloodstream infections.”

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