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Institute for Infectious Disease Translational Research

Grants and Funding

The institute's collaborative research on infectious disease emergence, persistence, and mitigation is supported by funding from grants and strategic partners. 

Highlighted Grants and Funding

The research conducted by this institute is supported and made possible by funding and grants from our strategic partners. Below is a selection of the institute investigators’ current funding portfolio.

  • Dr Tad Dallas, National Science Foundation, MSA: Understanding spatial patterns of abundance and occupancy in terms of taxa, traits, and space, 02/01/2022-08/31/2024
  • Dr Sharon Weissman, National Institute of Allergy & Infectious Diseases, Patterns and predictors of viral suppression: A Big Data approach - Supplement - Impact of viral suppression status and aging on cardiovascular disease: A 15-year follow-up study of a statewide cohort of People with HIV, 06/09/2021-05/31/2026
  • Dr Sharon Weissman, National Institute of Allergy & Infectious Diseases, Informatics Approach to Identification and Deep Phenotyping of PASC Cases, 09/06/2022-08/31/2024
  • Dr Homayoun Valafar, National Institute of General Medical Sciences, South Carolina IDeA Networks of Biomedical Research Excellence (SC INBRE) - Bioinformatics Core (BIPP), 09/30/2020-08/31/2025
  • Dr Matthew Haldeman, SC Center for Rural and Primary Healthcare, BDHC Excellence Pilot Project: A two-pronged big data approach to critically analyze Strongyloides stercoralis infections among rural, impoverished South Carolina residents, 08/16/2022-08/15/2024
  • Dr Melissa Nolan, Duke Endowment Foundation, The ITALIC Study: Integrating Telemedicine and at-home Evaluation to Catalyze Early Detection Among Rural and Minority South Carolinians, 07/01/2023-06/30/2026
  • Dr Melissa Nolan, National Institute of Allergy & Infectious Diseases, Improving mosquito control methodologies through development of technology-driven traps and artificial intelligence guided detection of mosquito breeding habitats, 09/17/2021-08/31/2026

Funding Acknowledgement

Funding for this interdisciplinary research institute was generously provided by the USC Office of the President and Office of the Vice President for Research.

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