Major research strengths of the Division are in HIV/AIDS, transplant ID, antimicrobial resistance, and nosocomial and community-acquired infections.
The Division provides exceptional educational opportunities for graduate students, medical students, medical residents, and postdoctoral PhD and MD fellows.
The Division provides state-of-the-art care that is easily accessible by patients and that is responsive to the needs of our physician colleagues.
Katherine Lane, MD, and Andrew Tout, MD, are this year’s University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine recipients of the Matthew Eric Piraino Award for Excellence in Infectious Diseases.
Dimiter “Mitko” Dimitrov, PhD, was recently appointed to rank of Professor of Medicine with tenure. Mitko joined the ID Division in November 2017 as a Visiting Professor of Medicine and Founding Director of the Center for Antibody Therapeutics (CAT).
Jana Jacobs, PhD, has been awarded funding $50,000 for a one-year grant by the University of Pittsburgh Clinical and Translational Science Institute (CTSI) which is an integral part of the National Institutes of Health (NIH) nationwide network. Jana’s grant entitled “SARS-CoV-2 Immune Escape Variants in Treatment,” was one of 17 funded submissions from a pool of 157 applications.
Yohei Doi, MD, PhD, has been awarded funding for a five-year renewal grant by the NIH/NIAID entitled “Colistin resistance in extensively drug-resistant Gram-negative pathogens”.
Division of Infectious Diseases
Academic Administrative Office
818 Scaife Hall
3550 Terrace Street
Pittsburgh, PA 15261
Center for Care of Infectious Diseases
Falk Medical Building
3601 Fifth Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15213
Patient Appointments: 412-647-7228