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Medicine Grand Rounds, Jessica Lin, MD: “Taking Steps Towards Malaria Elimination: Transmission From the Asymptomatic Reservoir.”
December 9, 2021 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Jessica Lin, MD MSCR is an assistant professor in the Division of Infectious Diseases and a principal investigator in the Infectious Disease Epidemiology and Ecology Lab at UNC (ideelresearch.org). In her clinical time, she enjoys working with residents on the Medicine Infectious Disease service and sees both HIV and general ID patients in her Eastowne clinic. Her research lies at the interface of clinical and molecular studies on malaria. She has published widely on the emergence of multi-drug resistant malaria in Southeast Asia. Her current projects focus on 1) determinants of malaria transmission from human hosts to mosquitos and 2) the epidemiology and relapse patterns of Plasmodium ovale in East Africa.