The Division of Infectious Diseases conducts creative basic biomedical laboratory, patient-oriented and population-based research to develop effective approaches for reducing the global burden of infectious and infection-related diseases. Our research includes work on bacterial and viral pathogenesis, treatment of HIV and its complications, HIV vaccines, healthcare-associated infections, tuberculosis, viral oncology, COVID-19 and infections in immunocompromised hosts.
Our division occupies 40,000 square feet of research space across the main hospital, the Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences University building at 181 Longwood Avenue in Boston and our location at 65 Landsdowne Street in Cambridge, Massachusetts. We received over $25 million in total direct research awards in 2020.
The research interests of the division span areas such as these:
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