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3rd Annual ID Research Symposium a Success!

Gregory Bisson, MD, MSCE (3rd from left) and Ige George,MD, MS (right end) with fellows

on May 29, 2024, the ID Division hosted its Third Annual Research Symposium coordinated by second year ID fellow, David Olafsson, MD. Planning committee members included Bill Powderly, MD and Jen Philips, MD, PhD, co-directors of the division along with Jeff Henderson, MD, PhD and Andrej Spec, MD.

Among the abstracts submitted, eight were chosen for oral presentations. Over 30 abstracts were selected for poster presentations with 80 participants in attendance. See full agenda.

This year’s event hosted the J. Russel Little, MD Lecture with Gregory P. Bisson, MD, MSCE, associate professor of medicine and epidemiology in biostatistics and epidemiology at the University of Pennsylvania, as our guest speaker. Dr. Bisson’s research is dedicated to improving treatment outcomes of patients with HIV and tuberculosis (TB) and other AIDS-associated opportunistic infections. The title of his presentation was Post-TB Lung Disease: Burden, Biomarkers, and Potential Therapeutics.