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Tag: #ResearchID

Recognizing Dr. Diana Florescu, Scientist Laureate

Last week Dr. Diana F. Florescu was honored at a celebration recognizing her recent achievement of being named the UNMC Scientist Laureate, the highest award UNMC bestows upon its researchers. Read on for more about Dr. Florescu’s recognition.

January 20, 2023

Beyond HIV: Applying Long-Acting Formulations to other Infectious Diseases

This post is part of an ongoing series on HIV/AIDS in recognition of HIV/AIDS awareness month 2022. In this series, we focus our posts on education, research, achievements, and medicine pertaining to the HIV/AIDS epidemic. In our previous post, we reviewed the merits of long-acting HIV treatments as a recent breakthrough in HIV/AIDS medical research. […]

December 29, 2022

Long-Acting Formulations of Infectious Disease Treatments

oday, we feature a new supplement in Clinical Infectious Diseases, edited by UNMC ID’s Dr. Susan Swindells. This supplement contains articles chronicling and exploring the use of long-acting formulations in the treatment of infectious diseases.

December 20, 2022

Research Digest: Brains, Bones, and HIV

In this month’s research digest, we will cover recent work by UNMC ID faculty uncovering the link between HIV and various comorbidities associated with infection. HIV research is far from a new topic for this installment (see our previous HIV-focused research digests here and here), which speaks to the commitment of UNMC ID faculty to furthering HIV knowledge and research. Read on for a quick summary of two articles focused on HIV comorbidities dealing with brains and bones, namely HIV-associated neurocognitive disorder and bone fractures.

December 16, 2022

Publication Alert: Preparing the Intensive Care Unit for Future Pandemics

rom SARS to H1N1 to Ebola and now COVID-19, it is clear that pandemic infectious diseases are likely to be a constant challenge to the healthcare system and humanity for the foreseeable future. Luckily, past pandemics can help us learn to better combat these diseases in the future. This is the case made by a new article authored by Drs. Cawcutt, Kalil, and Hewlett. Their thesis: best summed up by the Winston Churchhill quote “Those who fail to learn from history are doomed to repeat it.”

November 17, 2022

Research Digest: Improving Care for People Living with HIV

UNMC ID has a long history of not only providing extraordinary medical care for people living with HIV (PLWH), but also contributing strongly to the research that informs the future of medicine. We have even featured many such articles on this blog. Today, we summarize a few recent publications focused at improving care for for this patient population through bettering medication adherence and important health screening measures.

November 10, 2022

Article Spotlight: Group A Streptococcus- Emerging Antibiotic Resistance and Treatment Options

The following content was provided by Dr. Jonathan Ryder who, along with Dr. Cort├ęs-Penfield, recently authored a fantastic article on this content in the journal Clinical Infectious Diseases. Infectious diseases clinicians have nightmares when thinking about necrotizing fasciitis and toxic shock syndrome from group A streptococcus (GAS), given the rapid progression and high mortality. Since […]

October 27, 2022

Where to Find Us: IDWeek Talks, Panels, and More

Next week begins IDWeek 2022, and UNMC will have a strong showing at the conference! Want to support UNMC ID at this event? Follow us on Twitter @UNMC_ID throughout the conference.  Below, we have gathered info on all oral presentations, panel participation, and other involvement, so read on! Tuesday, October 18th, 2022 All Day – […]

October 14, 2022

Where to Find Us: IDWeek Poster Presentations

Next week begins IDWeek 2022, and UNMC will have a strong showing at the conference! Want to support UNMC ID at this event? Follow us on Twitter @UNMC_ID throughout the conference. Below, we have gathered info on all poster presentations given by UNMC members. Be sure to stop by these posters and show your support. […]

October 13, 2022

UNMC Clinical Trial Investigates HSV Treatment

The following content was largely provided by Dr. Abbas to spread awareness about the new clinical trial starting soon at UNMC. To aid in participant recruitment, please share this with those who may be interested in the work. What is a clinical trial? While much of medicine is practiced within guidelines and evidence-based practices, getting […]

October 11, 2022