Research

The Division of Infectious Diseases shares in the wonderful heritage and legacy of Washington University School of Medicine, one of the premier research institutions in the world. The research agenda of the Division includes clinical, translational and basic research.

Clinicial research program

The clinical research program features investigation in:

  • HIV/AIDS
  • Hepatitis C
  • Sexually-transmitted diseases
  • Influenza
  • Multidrug-resistant organisms
  • Parasitic infections
  • Clinical microbiology
  • Vaccinology
  • Healthcare epidemiology
  • Infection prevention
  • Medical informatics
  • Patient safety

Grant support

Multidisciplinary training is supported by:

  • NIH K12 Multidisciplinary Clinical Research Career Development Program (MCRCDP)
  • Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
  • Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ)
  • National Institutes of Health (NIH)
  • US Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS)

Basic sciences program

The basic sciences program encompasses major research supported by grants from the NIH and other organizations within:

  • Molecular pathogenesis
  • Immunopathogenesis
  • Molecular microbiology
  • Parasitology
  • Mycology
  • Virology
  • Emerging infections

Medical Scientist Training Program (MSTP)

The Division also participates in the Medical Scientist Training Program (MSTP) at Washington University, the largest MD/PhD program in the country.