CGIDR Stories

Publication Q&A: BCG Vaccination and Mother-to-Infant Transmission of HIV

Matthew WoodNovember 2019 – Matthew Wood shares insights from a recent publication in The Journal of Infectious Disease with contributing authors from the Sodora Lab at the Center for Global Infectious Disease Research (CGIDR). Read more.

Publication Q&A: Using Artificial Intelligence to Predict Drug Interactions and More Effective Treatments For Tuberculosis

Shuyi MaNovember 2019 – Dr. Shuyi Ma explains how artificial intelligence is helping to predict drug interactions, allowing us to more quickly and efficiently devise new treatment strategies for Tuberculosis. Read more.

How 3D Brain Vessels-On-Chip Can Contribute to Cerebral Malaria Research

Maria Bernabeu AznarSeptember 2019 – Learn more about how a 3D brain microvessel model is helping researchers learn more about cerebral malaria. Read more.

Publication Q&A with Maria Bernabeu

Meta-analysis of Plasmodium falciparum var Signatures Contributing to Severe Malaria in African Children and Indian Adults

Maria Bernabeu AznarJune 2019 – Dr. Maria Bernabeu shares insights from a recent publication in mBio with contributing authors from the Smith and Aitchison labs. Read more.

Publication Q&A: Liver Stage Malaria Infection is Controlled by Host Regulators of Lipid Peroxidation

Alexis KaushanskyMay 2019 – Dr. Alexis Kaushansky shares insights from a recent publication in Cell Death & Differentiation with contributing authors from Kaushansky and Aderem labs at the Center for Global Infectious Disease Research (CGIDR). Read more.

Opportunities for Host-Targeted Therapies for Malaria

Alexis KaushanskyJanuary 22, 2019 – Cell Press announces one of the best reviews published in 2018 is from Alexis Kaushansky and her colleagues which describes host factors and dependencies that contribute to malaria pathogenesis during various parasite life cycle stages and their potentials for host-targeted therapies. Read more.

CGIDR Researchers Awarded $17.2 Million Tuberculosis Grant From NIH

Mycobacterium tuberculosis bacteriaFeb. 13, 2018 – The Researchers from the Center for Global Infectious Disease Research (CGIDR) have been awarded a grant from the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, one of the U.S. National Institutes of Health, to take a systems-level approach to the critical problem of tuberculosis (TB) infection, specifically focusing on the progression from infection to disease, and variability of treatment. Read more.

ODELAY! Measuring Growth, Cell by Cell

Fred MastOct. 1, 2018 – Learn about a unique tool and experimental workflow developed by scientists at the Center for Global Infectious Disease Research to measure the many parameters of cell growth on single cells as they grow into colonies. Read more.

Scientist Reflects on Lessons Learned From Nobel Prize Winner

Shuyi MaOct. 31, 2018 – Dr. Shuyi Ma shares her reaction to the news that her undergraduate mentor became the fifth woman in history to receive the Nobel Prize in Chemistry and shares how her mentor helped shaped her career. Read more.