Division of Infectious Diseases & International Health

The UVA Division of Infectious Diseases & International Health has a long tradition of excellence in research, patient care and education. Division faculty are extending the tradition into new frontiers of research, and training a new generation of physician-scientists to meet the challenges of infectious diseases in an increasingly “flat” global community.

Research is supported by more than $29 million in annual extramural funding in 8 departments and 4 divisions in the School of Medicine, including global health initiatives supported by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and the NIH, and carried out with partners in countries around the world, among them Bangladesh, Brazil, Haiti, South Africa, Tanzania and Uganda.

Scientists Create Immunity to Deadly Parasite

New research from the University of Virginia School of Medicine and the University of Colorado scientists demonstrates the effectiveness adjusting the landscape of the human body to remove the mechanism that allows pathogens to cause disease.

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UVA Research Reveals Unseen Infections Harming World’s Children

Up to 30 percent of children in low-resource countries suffer from stunted growth. Two new studies show that many children are carrying harmful infections that ultimately prevent them from reaching their full potential and perpetuate a vicious cycle of poverty.
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Single-Dose Drug Can Shorten Flu Symptoms

A single dose of a new influenza drug can shorten the duration of the illness in teens and adults, according to a study published today in the prestigious New England Journal of Medicine.
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UVA Research Team Creates One-of-a-Kind Database

A team of University of Virginia researchers have put the finishing touches on what they believe is the only geo-located database of HIV research conducted in Russia and former Soviet Union countries.
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Fellowship Applications

The goal the division’s training programs is to prepare students and fellows as independent investigators in the field of infectious diseases. Our philosophy is that interactions between basic scientists and clinicians in research and during training are essential for the breakthroughs and discoveries needed in this field.

Center for Global Health (CGH)

CGH works to support the development of global health leaders and global health capacity with partner institutions, organizations, faculty and students

Congratulations to the Division of Infectious Diseases on their 50th Anniversary!

Dr Gerald Mandell Beginning in July 1969, and headed by Dr Gerald L. Mandell, along with Drs Kunin, Gwaltney, Edmundson, and McCormick of the Department of Preventive Medicine, the Division…

DoM Notes and Updates For June 2019

Congratulations to Dr Mitch Rosner who is the recipient of the 2019 Robert G. Narins Award. This award honors individuals who have made meritorious contributions in education and teaching. Congratulations…

DoM Medicine Matters Newsletter – June 2019

The June 2019 Medicine Matters Newsletter features the Department of Cardiovascular Medicine. We welcome your feedback and continued updates, which can be sent to: RDOMWebNewsletter@hscmail.mcc.virginia.edu The post DoM Medicine Matters…

DoM Medicine Matters Newsletter – May 2019

  The May 2019 Medicine Matters Newsletter features the Department of Allergy and Clinical Immunology. We welcome your feedback and continued updates, which can be sent to: RDOMWebNewsletter@hscmail.mcc.virginia.edu The post…
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#GIDI2019 As we near our 2nd birthday, check out the interdisciplinary projects @GIDIuva has supported. These projects will reduce the impact of #infectiousdiseases worldwide and in our community. More info at https://t.co/m9WBhCcTOc. Congratulations all!

Congratulations to our wonderful graduating fellows Drs. ⁦@MollyFleece, @MeganGrayMD,⁩ Elizabeth Gulleen, Amanda Schnee headed to ⁦@UABNews⁩, Oregon, ⁦@fredhutch⁩, & S Carolina, respectively. Good luck, we will miss you!

And the Virginia Department of Health is asking you to send them any ticks you find on your body https://t.co/vVWTKqHYvV https://t.co/3Vl3VL68Tl

Don’t miss the opportunity to hear UVA ID’s Dr. Molly Hughes speak about her fascinating research and celebrate her as the Keynote Speaker for this evening’s fellows graduation!

“We can use cutting-edge technologies & data science to get answers faster and help children sooner.” New research from @UVADSI prof. Don Brown and @MedicineUVA prof. @SSyedResearch using #NeuralNetworks to address disease in Pakistan, Bangladesh & Zambia https://t.co/Kz9LhNKFzA

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