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CERID Investigator Michael Gale Jr. working on Ebola treatment

CERID Investigator Michael Gale Jr was recently profiled in the Seattle Times for his work on developing an antiviral treatment for Ebola and other viruses including West Nile Virus and Dengue Fever.

CERID Investigator W. Conrad Liles elected to the Association of American Physicians (AAP)

The Association of American Physicians (AAP) is a nonprofit, professional organization founded in 1885 by seven physicians, including Dr. William Osler, for “the advancement of scientific and practical medicine.”

CERID Director in Geneva with Medicines for Malaria Venture

CERID Director Wesley Van Voorhis is on sabbatical in Geneva, Switzerland from July 1, 2014 through July 1, 2015. While in Geneva, Dr. Van Voorhis will be working for the Medicines for Malaria Venture, a research foundation dedicated to reducing the burden of malaria in disease-endemic countries by discovering, developing and facilitating delivery of new, effective and affordable antimalarial drugs.

CERID researchers Conrad Liles and Wes Van Voorhis profiled in Health Sciences NewsBeat

CERID Investigators Conrad Liles and Wesley Van Voorhis were both profiled on World Malaria Day in the Health Sciences Newsbeat for their work on Malaria.

CERID Director Wes Van Voorhis and others to work on Microbiome

Peter Rabinowitz of the University of Washington in the U.S., along with colleagues including CERID Director Wes Van Voorhis and other faculty in UW infectious diseases, collaborators at Washington State University and CDC Kenya, will test whether unhealthy gut microbes in livestock that co-reside with humans in smallholder households can negatively influence the gut microbes in the humans, and whether this can be exploited to improve human health. The microbial community (microbiota) living in the gut is important for childhood health, growth and development.

Kevin Hybiske joins CERID

Kevin Hybiske, an expert on the interactions between intracellular pathogens and host cells, joined CERID and the Division of Allergy and Infectious Diseases in August.

CERID moves in to UW Medicine South Lake Union Bldg E

The Center for Emerging and Re-Emerging Infectious Diseases has officially moved in to UW Medicine's South Lake Union Campus. CERID will occupy floors 6 and 7 of the building and be comprised of 10 lab groups working on infectious disease research.