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Infectious Diseases - Research

Overview and Faculty Research Interests


The Section of Infectious Diseases has an active basic and translational research program with more than $5 million of federal funding yearly. 

The Section has over 30 full-time faculty engaged in a broad range of research, including respiratory viral pathogens, enteric viral diseases, hospital epidemiology, international health, HIV, TB, Kawasaki disease, Staph toxin disease, and vaccine-preventable diseases. We participate in multiple national clinical trials of antiviral agents, antiretroviral medications, and vaccines.