Infectious Diseases News and Events

Nicolas Sluis-Cremer, PhD – Receives NIH Grant Research Award

Nicolas Sluis-Cremer, PhD, has been awarded funding of $414,693 for a two-year R21 grant by the National Institutes of Health/National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIH/NIAID) entitled “Potent inhibition of HIV-1 latency reversal by PF-03758309”. This...

Giraldina Trevejo-Nunez, MD – Receives NIH Grant Research Award

Giraldina Trevejo-Nunez, MD, has been awarded funding in the amount of $432,980 for a two-year grant by the National Institutes of Health/National Institute of Mental Health (NIH/NIAID) entitled, “Negative regulation of inflammation during Klebsiella pneumoniae...

Carolyn Fernandes, MD, Appointed Director of Outpatient Services

Carolyn Fernandes, MD, has been appointed to the role of Director of Outpatient Services with the Division of Infectious Diseases. Dr. Fernandes has been a member of the ID Division for the the the past nine years and holds the academic rank of Clinical Assistant...

Kailey Hughes Kramer, MPH – Receives “30 Under 30” Award

Kailey Hughes Kramer, MPH, has been named one of “30 Under 30” award winners by the Pittsburgh Business Times. The “30 Under 30” awards, in partnership with Leadership Pittsburgh, Inc., honor leaders in Pittsburgh's business and nonprofit communities who are under 30...

Joshua Cyktor, PhD – Receives NIH Grant Research Award

Joshua Cyktor, PhD, has been awarded funding in the amount of $940,424 for a five-year grant by the National Institutes of Health/National Institute of Mental Health (NIH/NIMH) entitled, “CNS Viral Persistence and Neuropsychiatric Perturbations in HIV: Single cell and...

Lorraine Matteo Pollini – Receives University Staff Development Award

Lorraine Matteo Pollini, has been selected as one of two 2021 winners of the University Staff Professional Development Award. The annual award supports Pitt staff members who wish to supplement their job training and acumen through professional development opportunities.

Ghady Haidar, MD – Talks with CBS 60 Minutes

Ghady Haidar, MD, was recently interviewed for a CBS 60 Minutes segment focusing on COVID-19 variants by medical correspondent, Dr Jon LaPook. In this segment, Ghady discusses an immunocompromised patient with cancer who developed COVID-19 with persistence of...

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