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Tagged: Infectious diseases

QBI scientists decipher how Ebola, dengue, and Zika infect human cells

In a pair of recent studies, scientists at the Quantitative Biosciences Institute uncovered how Ebola, dengue, and Zika hijack human proteins to infect human cells, findings that point to new approaches for treating these diseases.

Trang Trinh, PharmD, MPH

Trinh
Assistant Professor

My research focuses on the epidemiology and patient outcomes of drug-resistant bacterial infections. I conduct comparative effectiveness research and am largely interested in healthcare databases. The overarching goal of my research is to promote population health through informed and meaningful healthcare decision-making.

Rada Savic, PhD

Savic
Associate Professor

I investigate the causes of variations in clinical outcomes, using computational methods. My goal is to determine the optimal dosage, timing, and duration of therapeutic regimens. Ultimately, I want to develop precise, personalized treatments.