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    Can you get HIV from someone on PrEP? Rosengren-Hovee answers common question

    Lina Rosengren-Hovee, MD, MPH, MS, was interviewed for a story that answers a common question about HIV and PrEP. “Can You Get HIV From Someone on PrEP?” was published in The Body. Rosengren said the odds for transmitting or acquiring an HIV infection are unlikely. “When we start people on PrEP, we get an HIV test,” she says. Part of the guidelines that clinicians follow when pre … Read more

  • October-Grants and Funding

    Department of Medicine Grants & Funding: October 1 – October 31, 2023

    Division of Infectious Diseases Edward P Browne, PhD, received a: R61 grant  from the NIDA to examine the impact of cannabinoids in HIV infected humanized mice. This is a five year, $3,465,157 grant. R21 grant from the NIAID to examine post therapy changes in CD4 T cells by single cell RNA sequencing. This award is $427,625. Nicholas Piazza, MD, received a $350,351 grant to intro … Read more

  • Faculty and Staff in the News Throughout October

    The clickable links below navigate directly to outside media articles which featured Department of Medicine faculty throughout the month of October.  Evan S. Dellon, MD, MPH, was featured in a New York Times article that depicts a patient’s experience with EoE. Faculty and fellows in the Division of Pulmonary Diseases & Critical Care Medicine attended the NC Thoracic Society … Read more

  • Jonah Pierce Receives 2023 Dr. Patrick Kenny Certified Nurse of the Year Award

    Jonah Pierce, RN, received the 2023 Dr. Patrick Kenny Certified Nurse of the Year Award from the Association of Nurses in AIDS Care (ANAC). This award is given to the certified nurse who exemplifies excellence in HIV/AIDS Nursing and who advances the mission of the HIV/AIDS Nursing Certification Board. Pierce, the UNC ID Clinic’s HIV Patient Care Coordinator, has been a fierce pa … Read more

  • Weber honored with Edward Kidder Graham Faculty Service Award

    David J. Weber’s, MD, MPH, many titles reflect his many strengths: tremendous expertise in medicine, public health and infectious diseases; devotion to service rendered with the intention of doing the greatest good for the greatest number of people; and managing multiple responsibilities with a steadfast commitment and apparent joy. It is fitting to recognize Weber’s service as a … Read more

  • September- Grants and Funding

    Department of Medicine Grants & Funding: September 1 – September 30, 2023

    Division of Infectious Diseases Ross Boyce, MD, MSc, was awarded a $4.4 million, five-year (R01) grant to evaluate the effectiveness of a chemoprevention effort designed to prevent malaria outbreaks after flooding, using a combination of interventions. Key investigators include Jonathan Juliano, MD, MSPH, and Raquel Reyes, MD, MPA. Mina Hosseinipour, MD, MPH, received a grant fro … Read more

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    Featured Staff Member: John Harrison

    John Harrison has been the travel manager for the Division of Infectious Diseases for over 15 years. With his years of experience he enjoys helping people, in and outside of the department, navigate the ever-changing university travel system. His hobbies consist of painting, playing music, driving his old truck and of course, traveling! Maybe one day he will see Mars. 

  • Dr. Wohl Keeps Public Informed Regarding Flu, RSV, COVID-19 Vaccines

    The clickable headlines below feature information from Dr. David Wohl, professor of medicine in the Division of Infectious Diseases, regarding flu, RSV and COVID-19 vaccines. Free COVID-19 tests now available as Triangle sees rise in cases Covid Is Back. Here’s What You Need to Know Here are the 3 shots you need to get this fall — and when to get them FDA approves new COVID-19 va … Read more

  • Dr. Archin Receives Diversity in Science and Excellence Award

    Nancie M. Archin, PhD, assistant professor of medicine in the division of infectious diseases at the UNC School of Medicine, was recently awarded the International Society for Antiviral Research Diversity in Science and Excellence award. Nancie M. Archin, PhD, assistant professor of medicine in the division of infectious diseases at the UNC School of Medicine, recently received t … Read more

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    Dr. Boyce Receives $4.4 Million to Lead a Malaria Intervention Project in Uganda Following Extreme Weather Events

    The NIH has awarded a multi-disciplinary team led by Ross Boyce, MD, MSc, a $4.4 million, five-year (R01) grant to evaluate the effectiveness of a chemoprevention effort designed to prevent malaria outbreaks after flooding, using a combination of interventions. Boyce is a member of the Institute for Global Health and Infectious Diseases (IGHID), an Assistant Professor in the Divi … Read more

  • August- Grants and Funding

    Department of Medicine Grants & Funding: August 1 – August 31, 2023

    Division of Hematology Brandi Reeves, MD, received a 5-year, NHLBI K08 Mentored Clinical Scientist Development Award for the research project, “Evaluating the Role of Hypoxia Inducible Factor in Myeloproliferative-Associated Thrombosis.” Daniel Richardson, MD, received a $150K grant for developing a patient-reported measure to identify treatment priorities of patients with advanc … Read more

  • Gut Microbiome Can Increase Risk, Severity of HIV, EBV Disease

    Angela Wahl, PhD, Balfour Sartor MD, and J. Victor Garcia, PhD, and colleagues created a germ-free mouse model to evaluate the role of the microbiome in the infection, replication, and pathogenesis of HIV and Epstein-Barr virus.