Tropical Medicine MS Students Receive National Conference Awards

Travel awardees Natalie Subia (left) and Maansi Murti (right)

Tropical Medicine MS students Natalie Subia and Maansi Murti were recently awarded trainee travel stipends to attend the 4th Symposium on Infectious Diseases in the Immunocompromised Host from April 30-May 2, 2023 in Seattle, WA. Natalie, who is mentored by Tropical Medicine Assistant Professor Juwon Park, will be presenting a research poster entitled “The association of low-density granulocytes with thrombotic risk in pulmonary PASC.” The conference will feature internationally recognized experts from more than 20 institutions who will speak on a wide range of topics including solid organ transplant, hematopoietic cell transplant, and oncology. Symposium participants will address infectious diseases such as COVID-19, fungal diseases, respiratory viruses, CMV, HHV-6, immunotherapy, microbiome, and antimicrobial stewardship.