Infectious Diseases


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    July 3, 2019 | Weekly Recap: Recent Publications

    Read about recent student and faculty publications.

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    June 27, 2019 | Weekly Recap: Recent Publications

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    June 20, 2019 | Weekly Recap: Recent Publications

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    June 13, 2019 | Weekly Recap: Recent Publications

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    June 6, 2019 | Weekly Recap: Recent Publications

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    May 30, 2019 | Weekly Recap: Recent Publications

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    May 6, 2019 | Pitch Perfect: Angela Udongwo's winning business model tackles tropical diseases

    Angela Udongwo has won three student pitch competitions with her start-up InnoHealth Diagnostics Co.

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    April 25, 2019 | Weekly Recap: Recent Publications

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    April 18, 2019 | Weekly Recap: Recent Publications

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    April 11, 2019 | Weekly Recap: Recent Publications

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    March 21, 2019 | Weekly Recap: Recent Publications

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    March 14, 2019 | Weekly Recap: Recent Publications

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    March 7, 2019 | Weekly Recap: Recent Publications

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    February 27, 2019 | Weekly Recap: Recent Publications

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    February 20, 2019 | Weekly Recap: Recent Publications

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    January 17, 2019 | HPV Vaccination Rates Remain Low

    Only 16 percent of U.S. adolescents receive the HPV vaccine by the time they're 13 according to new findings.

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    December 10, 2018 | Dean Curran receives lifetime achievement award

    The Fulton County Board of Health recognized James W. Curran with a lifetime achievement award for his work in HIV/AIDS.

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    November 28, 2018 | December 1 is World AIDS Day

    December 1, 2018, marks the 30th anniversary of World AIDS Day.

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    November 9, 2018 | Study finds large disparity of HIV and syphilis rates among black and Hispanic MSM

    Researchers have calculated state-level disparity measures for HIV and syphilis for men who have sex with men (MSM) using both state-level disease reports and population-based estimates.

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    July 24, 2018 | International panel releases new guidelines for HIV treatment and prevention

    Panel includes Carlos del Rio, MD, professor and chair of global health at Rollins

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    May 28, 2018 | From Rollins students to CDC disease detectives

    Rollins alumni recount their most interesting cases as CDC Epidemic Intelligence Service officers

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    April 23, 2018 | Rollins-Developed Database Integrated into CDC Platform

    Rollins-developed PrEP Locator has been integrated into NPIN's national service directory

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    April 16, 2018 | Study finds increased survival and cure rates for patients with HIV and MDR-TB when infections treated concurrently

    Patients co-infected with HIV and multidrug-resistant tuberculosis can achieve similar survival and tuberculosis cure rates to those infected with MDR-TB but not HIV when treated concurrently for both infections

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    January 5, 2018 | PrEP and targeted intervention strategies effective in high risk adolescent sexual minority males

    PrEP with targeted implementation strategies have the potential to significantly reduce HIV incidence among high risk, adolescent sexual minority males.

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    December 21, 2017 | Emory researchers and colleagues receive $1.2 million grant for hepatitis C elimination research

    Researchers receive $1.2 million grant to study the elimination of hepatitis C virus

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    December 20, 2017 | Researchers find increase in global mortality rates associated with seasonal flu

    Study shows worldwide increase in annual deaths caused by seasonal influenza-related respiratory illnesses

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    November 1, 2017 | First ever state-level primary and secondary syphilis report shows highest cases among MSM

    CDC and Rollins researchers released the first ever report of state-level rates of primary and secondary syphilis by race/ethnicity among men who have sex with men.

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    May 8, 2017 | Emory Center for AIDS Research receives $10 million NIH renewal

    The Center for AIDS Research at Emory University received a five-year, $10 million award from the National Institutes of Health.

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    April 26, 2017 | HepVu provides first systematic estimates of hepatitis C virus infection at state level

    HepVu tool reports estimates of hepatitis C virus infection in every U.S. state for persons over 18 years old.

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    February 17, 2017 | New study determines how long Zika remains in body fluids

    Study provides evidence that the Zika virus particles remain longer in blood than in urine and some other body fluids.

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    January 27, 2017 | Study highlights role of person-to-person spread in drug-resistant TB epidemics

    Person-to-person transmission is driving the spread of drug-resistant tuberculosis.

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    November 30, 2016 | Emory experts take on the HIV paradox

    HIV rates of infected men who have sex with men in some Southern cities twice as high as the national average.

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    November 23, 2016 | Emory/ACTG celebrate decades of game-changing HIV/AIDS clinical trials

    The AIDS Clinical Trials Group Network celebrates its 30th anniversary.

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    November 15, 2016 | Emory scientists rush to solve the mysteries of Zika

    Learn about the ways in which Rollins researchers responded to the Zika epidemic.

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    October 6, 2016 | The Task Force for Global Health receives world's largest humanitarian prize

    The Conrad N. Hilton Foundation has awarded The Task Force for Global Health with the Hilton Humanitarian Prize.

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    October 3, 2016 | School of Public Health to receive over $850K for Zika capacity building in Latin America

    Rollins has received $850K from the CDC in support of cross-collaborative Zika response and training efforts.

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    September 27, 2016 | First national location-based search engine for HIV PrEP launches, removing access barriers

    PrEP-Locator tool lets patients find places that prescribe Pre-exposure Prophylaxis.

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    July 14, 2016 | In next decade, HIV PrEP could reduce new cases by one third among MSM, study says

    PrEP could reduce new cases of HIV infection by one-third among men who have sex with men over the next decade.

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    July 14, 2016 | CDC study highlights gonorrhea's increasing drug resistance, along with rising incidence

    Study shows gonorrhea's increasing drug resistance, along with rising incidence

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    July 12, 2016 | For HIV patients with substance use, patient navigation, incentives don't improve outcomes

    Study finds patient navigation did not improve outcomes for patients hospitalized with HIV and substance use.

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    July 12, 2016 | Experts issue 2016 guidelines for drug therapy to treat, prevent HIV

    Experts provided recommendations for the use of antiretroviral therapy in adults with HIV infection.

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    June 28, 2016 | Task Force on HIV/AIDS announces new recommendations to end AIDS in Fulton County

    New recommendations for Task Force on HIV/AIDS reflect broad-based community input.

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    June 17, 2016 | Rollins researcher appointed to Presidential Advisory Council on HIV/AIDS

    Patrick Sullivan has been appointed to the Presidential Advisory Council on HIV/AIDS.

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    May 19, 2016 | New analyses show where gay and bisexual men are at greatest risk for HIV

    New analyses show where in the U.S. gay and bisexual men are at greatest risk for HIV.

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    May 16, 2016 | Getting to Zero

    Getting to Zero: Experts weigh in on what it will take to end the AIDS epidemic

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    April 19, 2016 | Government of Mexico selects Carlos del Rio for Ohtli Award

    The government of Mexico selected Carlos del Rio for the Ohtli Award.

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    March 15, 2016 | Substantial proportion of U.S. measles cases were in those intentionally unvaccinated

    Unvaccinated or undervaccinated people represent large portion of cases in measles and some pertussis outbreak

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    January 27, 2016 | Winship Cancer Institute joins national effort urging HPV vaccination

    Winship Cancer Institute issues statement encouraging use of HPV vaccine