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Tuesday, April 16, 2024

In Memoriam: Dr. Rohit Talwani  (1968-2024)

A graduate of Cornell University, Dr. Talwani pursued his medical training and residency in Internal Medicine at the University of South Carolina, followed by a fellowship at Rush-Presbyterian St Luke’s Medical Center, Chicago. In 2000, he joined the Institute of Human Virology (IHV), where his fascination with the study of hepatitis became his life's work. Over the past two decades, he has propelled IHV's hepatitis program to new heights.

Tuesday, April 16, 2024

In Memoriam: Tiffany Moritz (1975-2024)

Tiffany Moritz, a compassionate advocate and dedicated social worker, passed away on January 14, 2024. Tiffany's journey with the University of Maryland's Institute of Human Virology began in January 1999, when she joined as a clinic social worker for the Evelyn Jordan Center (EJC), the HIV clinic at the time. Over the course of her tenure there from 1999 to 2003, Tiffany demonstrated unwavering commitment to serving the HIV community, earning admiration for her integrity, knowledge, and profound compassion.

Wednesday, March 20, 2024

New Study Reveals Insights into Lack of Durability in COVID Antibody Response to Infections & Vaccines

Researchers at the Institute of Human Virology (IHV) at the University of Maryland School of Medicine published a new study in the Journal of Infectious Diseases investigating the short-lived antibody response following SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID. 

Friday, March 15, 2024

Meet Dr. Uzoamaka Eke: Driven by supportive and inclusive environment at IHV

Born and raised in Nigeria as the eldest of five children to educator parents, Uzoamaka's journey to becoming a respected infectious disease specialist at the University of Maryland Institute of Human Virology (IHV) is a testament to her relentless pursuit of excellence. 

Wednesday, March 13, 2024

Infectious Disease Specialist Awarded Over $2.6 Million in Grants for Innovative Public Health Initiatives

Dr. Shivakumar Narayanan, an infectious disease specialist affiliated with the University of Maryland Medical Center and the Institute of Human Virology (IHV), was recently awarded over $2.6 million in grants from prominent organizations to support groundbreaking public health initiatives in the Baltimore area.

Wednesday, February 14, 2024

New Study: Deficient Generation of Spike-specific Long-lived Plasma Cells in the Bone Marrow After SARS-CoV-2 Infection

New study reveals insights into COVID-19 antibody persistence.