2012

Dec. 02 2012
NYC Medical Schools Join Forces, Challenge Scheduled NIH Budget Cuts
If Congress does not address the fiscal cliff before January, the National Institutes of Health (NIH) budget will be cut by 8.2%.
 

Sep. 13 2012
CII Press Conference: Multicenter Study on Chronic Fatigue Syndrome/Myalgic Encephalomyelitis
The causes of chronic fatigue syndrome/myalgic encephalomyelitis (CFS/ME) have long eluded scientists.
 

Aug. 18 2012
Center for Infection and Immunity Distinguished Lecture Series
The Problem of Human African Trypanosomiasis (Sleeping Sickness)

 

Apr. 27 2012
CII Director Awarded Hsu-Li Prize
Dr. Lipkin will be presented with the 2012 Hsu-Li Distinguished Lectureship in International Epidemiology from the University of Iowa.


Feb. 25 2012
Neurological Infections in an Age of Globalization, New Drugs, and Heightened Surveillance
By eroding geographic barriers, globalization provides fresh avenues for neurotropic viruses to travel between nations.
 

Feb. 08 2012
CII and NYAS Sponsor a Captivating Debate on H5N1, Dual-Use Research, and Biosecurity
Recent reports from two laboratories studying H5N1 inspire concern after generating highly contagious strains in ferrets.
 

Jan. 31 2012
Does Borna Disease Virus Cause Mental Illness?
A new study may end two decades of suspicion.

 

 
 
 
 

Jan. 25 2012
Dual Use Research: H5N1 Influenza Virus and Beyond
Authors of highly controversial studies with the avian influenza virus were asked to remove certain details.

 

Jan. 11 2012
Pilot Study Establishes the Importance of Tracking Diseases Associated with Illegal Wildlife Trade at U.S. Ports
An article identified evidence of retroviruses and herpesviruses in illegally imported wildlife products.
 

Jan. 12 2012
A Clue to the GI Problems that Plague Many Kids with Autism?
New study finds that children with autism and gastrointestinal symptoms have high levels of the bacterium Sutterella in their gut.