Investigators in the Division of Research have a long history in the study of emerging and chronic infections, with studies on cervical cancer screening and human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccination; the treatment, care, and outcomes for people with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV); as well as tuberculosis, vaccine-preventable diseases, and SARS-CoV-2 and COVID-19.
Syndemics: Untangling a complex mix of HIV, heart disease, social issues
This episode of KP Research Radio podcast features investigators at the Division of Research who are using a method called syndemics to examine the complex ways that biological, social, and other factors interact to increase the risk of heart disease for a person living with HIV.
COVID-19 vaccination was effective in children, adolescents during 2021
A large study of U.S. children and teens who received the Pfizer/BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine finds that it was effective through much of 2021, but waned over time, especially as the omicron variant became dominant in 2022. Teens who received a booster dose regained some protection.