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NIAID Experts Highlight Public Health Crisis Of STIs, Call For More Innovative Research In Journal Article

NIAID: NIAID officials call for innovative research on sexually transmitted infections
“…In a new article in the Journal of Infectious Diseases, experts from the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID), part of the National Institutes of Health, suggest that the biomedical research community must refocus its commitment to [sexually transmitted infection (STI)] research to surmount this growing global health crisis. The perspective piece was written by NIAID Director Anthony S. Fauci, M.D., Robert W. Eisinger, Ph.D., special assistant for scientific projects in NIAID’s Immediate Office of the Director, and Emily Erbelding, M.D., director of NIAID’s Division of Microbiology and Infectious Diseases. The authors note that a variety of STIs are contributing to the public health crisis as cases of gonorrhea, syphilis, and chlamydia are all on the rise…” (9/9).