Vaccine and Infectious Disease Division

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Featured News from VIDD


Nextstrain is a real-time tracker of viruses such as Ebola (shown here) as they mutate.

Real-time tool for predicting outbreaks wins Open Science Prize

A software tool for tracking viral disease outbreaks developed by researchers at Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center and the Max Planck Institutes has won the first phase of the first-ever Open Science Prize, an international competition aimed at making both the results and the process of research widely accessible to the public.  Read more >

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VIDD Faculty Stories

Understanding anti-viral immunity with Jenny Lund
The immune response to pathogens must be powerful enough to clear the infection but controlled enough to limit the scope of damage.

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VIDD Publication Spotlight

Cytomegalovirus viral load predicts post-HSCT mortality
After undergoing hematopoietic stem cell transplantation (HSCT), patients are severely immunocompromised. This makes them susceptible to opportunistic infections such as CMV.

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

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