Not Your Average (Flavi)Virus: Clinical and Epidemiologic Investigations of Zika Virus in Puerto Rico
LCID - Wednesday Research Conference Following the introduction of Zika virus into Puerto Rico in late 2015,>38,000 laboratory-positive cases have been reported to public health authorities to date. Due to unexpected routes of transmission and severe clinical complications associated with Zika virus infection, research studies in Puerto Rico have included: conducting facility-based enhanced surveillance to better define the spectrum of Zika virus disease and associated complications; establishing a prospective cohort of infected individuals to estimate the duration of Zika virus shedding in various body fluids; and case...
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New Insights into Flavivirus Pathogenesis and Immunity: Yes, that Includes Zika Virus.
Dr. Michael Diamond received a B.A. degree in political science at Columbia University before pursuing medical and graduate training at Harvard School of Medicine. As a graduate student, he investigated the regulation of the integrin Mac-1 (CD11b/CD18) in the laboratory of Dr. Timothy Springer. He did a residency and a clinical fellowship in infectious diseases at the University of California, San Francisco, and most of his post-doctoral training in the laboratory of Dr. Eva Harris at the University of California, Berkeley. He was recruited to Washington University in St. Louis as an Assistant Professor in 2001 and is now ...
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