Vaccine and Infectious Disease Division

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Featured News from VIDD

Betz Halloran

Fred Hutch named a MIDAS Center of Excellence

Researchers at Fred Hutch, including several VIDD faculty, received a five-year, $12.5 million award from the National Institute of General Medical Sciences that designates the Seattle campus as a MIDAS Center of Excellence. Models of Infectious Disease Agency Study (MIDAS) centers are designated to play a role in planning for national emergencies such as a pandemic or an act of bioterrorism. Read more >

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Upcoming VIDD Events

Betz Halloran, MD, MPH, DSc
Tuesday, October 28
Pelton Auditorium

Anna Wald, MD, MPH
Tuesday, November 4

VIDD Faculty Stories

Curing chronic viral infections with Keith Jerome
It wasn’t very long ago that the idea of an HIV cure was scoffed at. The concept of a curative method for dealing with chronic viral infections, as opposed to preventative (such as vaccines) or treatment (such as antivirals), has a history of controversy among the field.

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VIDD Publication Spotlight

A model for single cell gene expression variability
Cell growth is a dynamic, stochastic process. In any one homogenous cell population the individual cells are not actually all in the same phase of the cell cycle.

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International Spotlight

Uganda
Uganda offers a unique setting to study the impact of infections on the development and clinical course of several cancers.

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VIDD Announcements

VIDD’s Population Sciences (PS) Program has changed its name to Biostatistics, Bioinformatics, and Epidemiology (BBE).