Incidence of Cutaneous Nontuberculous Mycobacteria Infections, 1980-2009

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Dr. Lisa Drage, Assistant Professor of Dermatology at Mayo Clinic in Rochester, MN, discusses her article appearing in the January 2013 issue of Mayo Clinic Proceedings, which reveals a 3-fold increase in nontuberculous mycobacteria infections, verified by data collected from the Rochester Epidemiology Project. Available at: http://tinyurl.com/aaykljc

Todd Lane (Sandia National Laboratories) at the 2012 SFAF Meeting

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Todd Lane on "RapTOR: Automated sequencing library preparation and suppression for rapid pathogen characterization" at the 2012 Sequencing, Finishing, Analysis in the Future Meeting held June 5-7, 2012 in Santa Fe, New Mexico.

Male Circumcision for HIV Prevention in High HIV Prevalence Settings

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Male Circumcision for HIV Prevention in High HIV Prevalence Settings: What Can Mathematical Modelling Contribute to Informed Decision Making? Video by Catherine Hankins of UNAIDS. This relates to an article published in PLoS Medicine in September 2009 in which experts from UNAIDS, WHO, and the South African Centre for Epidemiological Modelling report their review of mathematical models estimating the impact of male circumcision on HIV incidence in high HIV prevalence settings *...

San Diego Science Festival -- Nifty Fifty -- Dr. Stanley Maloy

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Dr. Stanley Maloy discusses infectious diseases and Salmonella with the students of High Tech Middle in Pt. Loma

San Diego Science Festival -- Nifty Fifty -- Dr. Elizabeth Barrett-Connor

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Dr. Elizabeth Barrett-Connor discusses epidemics with students at Montgomery Middle School.

Effect of a Brief Video Intervention on Incident Infection among Patients Attending Sexually Transmitted Disease Clinics

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In a paper published in June in PLoS Medicine, a controlled trial at three urban STD clinics, Lee Warner and colleagues found that showing an educational video in waiting rooms reduced new infections by approximately 10%. The educational video relating to this paper is provided here. Warner L, Klausner JD, Rietmeijer CA, Malotte CK, O'Donnell L, et al. (2008) Effect of a Brief Video Intervention on Incident Infection among Patients Attending Sexually Transmitted Disease Clinics . PLoS...

Drug Discovery: African Sleeping Sickness

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Rommie Amaro, Computational and Theoretical Biophysical Chemist, discusses how she uses the resources at SDSC to conduct her drug discovery research on African Sleeping Sickness. Originally posted by SDSC on SDSC's CI Channel at: www.cichannel.org