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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Updates, Notes, and Achievements – September 2019

Please join the Division of Endocrinology and Metabolism in welcoming their two newest faculty members: William Benjamin (Ben) Horton. MD, Assistant Professor of Medicine, effective July 1 2019. Ben received…

Message from the Chair – September 2019 Medicine Matters Newsletter

Welcome back from summer! As the new academic year gets going in full swing, this month’s Medicine Matters highlights the Division of Nephrology. Of course, I must admit a certain…

DoM Medicine Matters Newsletter – September 2019

The September 2019 Medicine Matters Newsletter features the Department of Nephrology/CIIR. We welcome your feedback and continued updates, which can be sent to: kak2cj@hscmail.mcc.virginia.edu The post DoM Medicine Matters Newsletter…

Message from the Chair – August 2019 Medicine Matters Newsletter

Welcome to August and the newest edition of Medicine Matters. We have now closed the books on the 2019 academic year and I am very proud of our collective accomplishments.…

DoM Medicine Matters Newsletter – August 2019

                                The August 2019 Medicine Matters Newsletter features the Department of Rheumatology. We welcome your…

UVA in the Dominican Republic – A Public Health Sciences Study Abroad Program

By Laurie Archbald-Pannone, MD, MPH, AGSF, FACP Associate Professor, Geriatric Medicine University of Virginia I served as a Faculty Instructor in UVA Study Abroad program in the Dominican Republic. UVA…
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New work from Laurie Gray in the @UVA_MIC Thaler Center on the impact of an HIV regulatory protein on the host transcriptome! @UVA_ID https://t.co/IG2yMIhd6C

Excited to hear Dr. Amy Mathers speak on sinks serving as an environmental reservoir for CRE at our @DASON_duke @DICON_duke annual symposium! #IDTwitter

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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

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