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Angelle Desiree LaBeaud, MD, MS is an associate scientist at CHORI and a clinician at the Children’s Hospital in the Pediatric Infectious Disease department. Her area of research is arboviral epidemiology, the study of arthropod- (or mosquito-) borne viruses. Commonly known arboviruses include St. Louis encephalitis virus and West Nile virus. In particular, Dr. LaBeaud investigates Rift Valley fever virus in Kenya, where outbreaks cause fever, retinitis, encephalitis, and hemorrhagic fever.

Dr. LaBeaud's main research questions focus on the risk factors for arboviral infections, the development of diagnostic tests that can be administered in the field to quickly determine what kind of arboviral infection a person has, and the genetic and immunologic investigation of why different people respond differently to the same infection.

Dr. LaBeaud's long-term goals are to contribute to a deeper understanding of arboviral infections and their long-term health consequences and to optimize control strategies to prevent these emerging infections.

Click here to download: Going Viral, From: International Innovation, Issue 129, Global Healthcare, February 2014

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Revised: Friday, April 18, 2014 4:42 PM

 

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