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Reducing the Impact of Infectious Diseases by Supporting Trans-Disciplinary Academic Research

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The University of Virginia continues to monitor the Coronavirus (COVID-19). Find UVA's messages and other public health resources and guidance

A State of Emergency Has Been Declared for Virginia in Response to COVID-19

Please note: All events on Grounds are cancelled until at least June 30.

Call for Proposals for Inequity in Infectious Disease Grants

GIDI is committed to combating the intersection of systemic racism and infectious disease as the recent pandemic has amplified. GIDI solicits applications from researchers and their community partners for Inequity in Infectious Disease Grants. For more information click HERE.

UVA Team Investigates Regional Disparities in Health Care

With support from GIDI, Dr. McManus and her interdisciplinary team published their work on regional disparities in health plans surrounding HIV prevention. Click HERE to read the full article featured in JAMA Network Open.

GIDI Announces 5 new collaborative seed grants!

These interdisciplinary collaborative projects will investigate topics including the problem of contaminated drinking water in rural Appalachia to developing a vaccine for COVID-19.  Read more HERE.

Miss the Webinar? Check it out on the VPR YouTube Channel!

Now you can watch Rapid Response: COVID funded Research at UVA Webinar.

UVA Health Independently Develops New COVID-19 Tests

Instrumental in developing the new UVA tests was GIDI member  Dr. Amy Mathers and Mendy Poulter.  Read the full article HERE.

UNIVERSITY AWARDS RAPID RESPONSE RESEARCH GRANTS TO COMBAT COVID-19

Global Infectious Diseases Institute, in partnership with the Office of the VP for Research, are pleased to announce the awardees.   Read more on the Rapid Response grants here.  

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GIDI is committed to combating the intersection of systemic racism and infectious disease as the recent pandemic has amplified. GIDI solicits applications from researchers and their community partners for Inequity in Infectious Disease Grants. 

08/01/2020 - 3:15pm

The Global Infectious Disease Institute is announcing a call for Inequity in Infectious Disease Grants.

06/01/2020 - 3:00pm

We are happy to announce five new projects that have received a 2020-2021 seed grant from GIDI.  These interdisciplinary collaborative projects will investigate topics including the problem of contaminated drinking water in rural Appalachia to developing a vaccine for COVID-19


"We need concerted responses to handling notorious and urgent global infectious diseases."

-Alison Criss, Director