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February 28, 2020

Dr. Paul Brindley will be the new co-EiC of PLOS NTDs. Paul has been an editorial board member of PLOS NTDs for more than 10 years, a Deputy Editor since 2012, and guest co-EIC this past year.

February 10, 2020

The human protein apolipoprotein A-I binding protein (AIBP) inhibits HIV replication by targeting lipid rafts and reducing virus-cell fusion, according to a new study published in the premier American Society for Microbiology journal mBio by researchers from the George Washington University.

Paul Brindley, PhD receives honorary doctorate from Khon Kaen University in Thailand
December 19, 2019

Paul Brindley, PhD, professor of microbiology, immunology, and tropical medicine, was awarded an Honorary Doctorate Degree of Science in Parisitology from Khon Kaen University in Thailand. 

Jeffrey Bethony
December 09, 2019

About two billion of the world’s poorest people are infected with parasitic worms. Treatments are available, but Jeffrey Bethony, a microbiologist at George Washington University in Washington DC, explains why only vaccines can eradicate infection.

November 20, 2019

MITM's Assistant Research Professor, Wannaporn Ittiprasert, is presenting 'Exosome mediated cellular crosstalk in response to liver fluke granulin promotes a microenvironment conducive to cholangiocarcinoma' at the 68th Annual Meeting of the American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene on No

Dr. Silver standing in her lab
November 11, 2019

HIV/AIDS currently affects nearly 38 million people worldwide according to the World Health Organization. Infection with HIV is associated with a wide range of long-term health complications, including the development of cancer, which is a major cause of death among individuals living with HIV.

Dr. Sanjay Maggirwar posing with his arms crossed in his lab.
November 08, 2019

After serving as vice chair for the Microbiology Department at Rochester University for many years, Sanjay Maggirwar, PhD, MBA, knew it was time to consider moving into a full chair job, to a