Infectious Diseases and Global Health
Infectious Disease in the News
Dr. John Voted President-Elect of ASTMH
Chandy John, MD, MS, Ryan White Professor of Pediatrics and Division Chief of Pediatric Infectious Diseases & Global Health, has been elected president-elect of the American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene.
NOHARM trial shows hydroyxurea safe, effective in African children with sickle cell disease
Hydroxyurea did not increase the risk for malaria infection in children with sickle cell anemia...
Malaria gene expression and disease severity research published in BMC Medicine
New research by John lab shows that EPCR binding PfEMP1 gene expression by the malaria parasite relates to severe disease and is present even in children with cerebral malaria who do not have the classic eye findings of malaria retinopathy.
Dr. Enane Awarded Thrasher Research Fund Grant
Dr. Leslie Enane, Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, was recently awarded a Thrasher Research Fund Early Career Award.
Center Director Publishes Article in Pediatrics
Dr. Chandy John is lead author on an article on nutrition, inflammation and neurodevelopment in early childhood just published in Pediatrics.
Our Vision: Less Infection, Healthier Children...Globally
The Ryan White Center for Pediatric Infectious Disease and Global Health (PIDGH) is a national leader in global pediatric infectious diseases.
Our goal is to improve the health of children in Indiana and around the world through outstanding pediatric disease research, training and clinical care.
Ryan White Center for PIDGH distinctives
Clinical Care: We take expert care of more than 1,000 children every year with complex infectious diseases
Research: We are nationally and internationally recognized for our malaria and HIV research
Education: We train globally focused physician-scientists in our pediatric ID fellowship
The Center was built with extraordinary support over the past 25 years from the Indiana University Dance Marathon, and builds on the legacy of Ryan White, Jeanne White and Ryan’s doctor, Dr. Martin Kleiman.