Permar Lab Announcements


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7/2012 - Tatenda Mahlokozera accepts a position at Wash U MD-PhD program - congrats Tatenda!

9/2012 - Sallie named an NIH Director's New Innovator for work to develop vaccines against  congenital cytomegalovirus

4/2013 - Sallie is awarded an NIH R01 on breast milk antibody responses and protection against mother to child HIV transmission, scoring in the 1st percentile!

7/2013 - Robin Mansour/Sallie Permar awarded the 2013 Doris Duke Clinical Research Mentorship award

9/2013  - Permar lab successfully presents seven abstracts at the Duke CFAR and CHAVI-ID retreats!

9/2013 - Caitlin Sacha receives first place for her poster presentation at the North Carolina Medical Society meeting

10/2013 - Postdoc Kristy Bialas selected for the Interdisciplinary Research Training Program in AIDS (IRTPA) training grant

11/2013 - Giny Fouda’s abstract selected for the Norman L. Letvin Early Career Investigator session at the Gates Foundation CAVD meeting

12/2013 - Sallie Permar has been selected as a Presidential Early Career Award recipient.

2/2014 - Giny Fouda has received the Duke CTSA KL2 Career Development Award.

2/2014 - Sallie Permar has received the Young Investigator Award from the Society for Pediatric Research.

3/2014 - Sallie Permar has received the 2014 Ruth and A. Morris Williams, Jr. Faculty Research Prize.

4/2014 - Permar lab presents 5 posters at the Duke Department of Pediatrics research retreat. Giny Fouda wins runner-up for posters.

5/2014 – Postdoc Kristy Bialas is selected for a Children’s Miracle Network research grant.

7/2014 - Congrats to former Permar lab med student Caitlin Sacha who earned a residency spot at the Brigham and Women’s OB/GYN program and had her first author paper in Mucosal Immunology published this month!

9/2014 - Robin Mansour, 3rd year med student, was awarded the Best Poster in Basic Science Research at the Duke Center for AIDS Research (CFAR) Annual Meeting

1/2015 – Lab member Lee Jeffries sets off for medical school “down under” – congrats Dr. Lee!

3/2015 – former lab member Josh Amos successfully defends his master’s thesis in Immunology at NCSU

 3/2015 – Dr. Giny Fouda is awarded a Children’s Miracle Network Grant to develop a small volume multiplex antibody assay for common childhood immunizations

 3/2015 – Sallie awarded the Triangle Business Journal Health Care Hero researcher/innovator award

4/2015 – Dr. Permar and team, including Tony Moody and Herman Staats from Duke; Kristina Abel DeParis from UNC, Koen Von Rompay from UC Davis  awarded a HIVRAD P01 grant