Many of our treatments result from extensive research we conduct through the Center for Infectious Diseases and Microbiology Translational Research, the University of Minnesota School of Public Health, the Center for Infectious Diseases Research and Policy and other groups. Current research studies explore:
- Cytomegalovirus (common source of viral illness)
- Groups A and B streptococci (common cause of bacterial illness)
- Infections in bone marrow and organ transplant recipients
- Use of vaccinations in pregnant women
Global and immigrant health. Guided by the principle “Think and act globally and locally,” we offer several programs in international medicine, including immigrant health, travelers’ health and tropical medicine.
Advances in HIV/AIDS. UMPhysicians researchers are studying the basic science of how HIV hijacks the immune system, as well as new ways of fighting the virus.