Funding Opportunities

Tricem and the Children's Health and Discovery Initiative

The Triangle Center for Evolutionary Medicine (TriCEM) and the Children's Health and Discovery Initiative (CHDI) at Duke announce a request for research proposals that investigate and positively impact child health and the trajectory of health into adulthood. Proposed activities should focus on evolutionary medicine, broadly interpreted to involve research that uses evolutionary and ecological perspectives to understand and treat disease in humans.

Ongoing Research

Early Infancy Gut microbiota predicts the quality of vaccine-induced antibody responses in rhesus macaques

Dr. Sallie Permar and team are studying the emergence of a number of vaccine settings that commensal microbiota are linked to vaccine-elicited immune responses. We remain without a highly-effective HIV vaccine or novel strategies for pediatric HIV-1 prevention that move beyond ART-based therapy.