NIAID Discovery News, a quarterly online publication, features in-depth stories and snapshots of the latest NIAID-supported research in infectious and immunologic diseases.
Ian Lipkin, M.D., finds needles in haystacks throughout the world of infectious diseases. Using precision tools that he and his collaborators continue to develop and perfect, he scouts, tracks, bags, and tags viruses and bacteria. He is on call on at least five continents.
David first learned he had HIV in 1986. “I of course assumed that I’d be dead in two or three years at most,” he recalls. Twenty-two years after his diagnosis, David has not developed HIV-related disease despite never having taken medications to fight the virus. Remarkably, his immune system has remained healthy on its own.
Novel Way Found to Block Bacterial Toxins
Study May Help Bring New Life to Old Flu Drugs
TB Genome Knowledge May Lead to Improved Diagnosis
New Hope for Kidney Transplant Patients
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