Global Medicine News & Events

Published in The New England Journal of Medicine

Dr. David R. Boulware, MD, MPH. et al.

Cryptococcal meningitis accounts for 20 to 25% of acquired immunodeficiency syndrome–related deaths in Africa. Antiretroviral therapy (ART) is essential for survival; however, the question of when ART should be initiated after diagnosis of cryptococcal meningitis remains unanswered.

Tina Slusher, M.D., et al.

Sequelae of severe neonatal hyperbilirubinemia constitute a substantial disease burden in areas where effective conventional phototherapy is unavailable. We previously found that the use of filtered sunlight for the purpose of phototherapy is a safe and efficacious method for reducing total bilirubin. However, its relative safety and efficacy as compared with conventional phototherapy are unknown.

Next Travel & Tropical Medicine Seminar

Wednesday, February 21, 2018, 6:00pm to 8:00pm.

Drug Pricing and Differential Access to Medications and Vaccines

by Jon Alpern, MD and William Lin, MD

Location: Ben Pomeroy Room 215 on the University of Minnesota's Saint Paul campus. Registration and live streaming information coming soon.