Press Release Archive

April 5, 2016
Scientists Net Virus Behind Tilapia Die-Offs in Israel and Ecuador
Discovery points the way to protecting a fish that feeds mulltitudes

April 4, 2016
Ian lipkin Debunks Anti-Vax Documentary in Wall Street Journal

February 16, 2016
Center for Infection and Immunity Receives Grant from Steven & Alexandra Cohen Foundation to Study Tick-Borne Diseases

January 8, 2016
Ian Lipkin Receives Top Science Honor in China

December 4, 2015
Precision Medicine Technology Hailed as “World Changing Idea”
The CII's new diagnostics technology was featured as one of Scientific American's ten “World Changing Ideas” of 2015.

September 22, 2015
Diagnostics Breakthrough Brings Viral Sequencing to Doctors’ Toolkit
New Screening Tool Produces Up to 10,000-Fold Improvement in Viral Matches Compared With Traditional High-Throughput Methods.

June 15, 2015
(Videos: 5:35, :30) Chili ME Challenge: Make This Summer Red Hot for Research!
Watch Mady Hornig and Ian Lipkin take the Chili ME Challenge!

April 15, 2015
Center for Infection and Immunity Signs Agreement with Bangladesh
The agreement furthers a series of international partnerships to undertake infectious disease surveillance and discovery.

March 30, 2015
Scientists Find Clues Into Cognitive Dysfunction in Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
Immune Markers in Cerebrospinal Fluid Provide Insights Into the Basis for Symptoms Like “Brain Fog”.

March 25, 2015
Autistic Children More Likely to Have GI Issues
Large Study Finds GI Symptoms Appear in Infancy and Persist Through Age 3

February 27, 2015
(Video: 2:15) Scientists Discover Robust Evidence That Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Is a Biological Illness
Immune Signatures in Blood Point to Distinct Disease Stages, Open Door to Better Diagnosis and Treatment

February 12, 2015
CII to Train Saudi Scientists
CII-Saudi Program Combats MERS and Future Biological Threats

February 12, 2015
Student Team Wins USAID Fighting Ebola Grand Challenge
A team of third-year students has developed a powdered additive for bleach solutions.

October 10, 2014
Rats of New York and the Diseases They Carry
Study Finds Dangerous Pathogens Lurk in the City’s Rat Population, New Animal Model for Hepatitis C

August 3, 2014
Ebola: How Worried Should We Be?
An op-ed by W. Ian Lipkin in the Wall Street Journal

May 22, 2014
Wind Currents Behind Children's Heart Disease
Kawasaki disease in Japan linked to an environmental trigger in winds from agricultural regions in northeast China.

May 21, 2014
Will MERS Become A Global Threat?
An op-ed by W. Ian Lipkin appears in CNN.

April 29, 2014
Live Virus Implicates Camels in MERS Outbreak
New, more definitive evidence is implicating camels in the ongoing outbreak of Middle East Respiratory Syndrome.

March 26, 2014
Dr. W. Ian Lipkin Recipient of 2014 Mendel Medal
Dr. Lipkin was selected for the honor in recognition of his development of genetic methods for microbial surveillance and discovery.

March 17, 2014
(Video: 2:18) The Resources Are Insufficient...To Do What the Community Deserves
Support the rigorous search for microbes that contribute to CFS.

March 10, 2014
CII's W. Ian Lipkin Receives NIH Grant to Establish New Center
An award of up to $31 million over a five-year period by the National Institutes of Health (NIH) will establish the Center for Research in Diagnostics and Discovery.

February 24, 2014
Saudi Arabian Camels Carry MERS Virus
Countrywide Survey Finds Virus in Humans and Camels Match, Establishes That Direct Camel-to-Human Transmission Is Possible and Likely.

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