Infectious Diseases Grand Rounds

Tuesday, November 5, 2019 - 8:00am to 9:00am

TOPIC: "CNS parasites: who, when, where, how to diagnose and treat" (special emphasis on Toxoplasma gondii)
SPEAKER: Anita Koshy, MD
LOCATION: COM-T 5120

About the Speaker:
Anita Koshy, MD is an Associate Professor in the Department of Neurology and in the Department of Immunobiology at the University of Arizona. Her clinical and research interests led her to specialize in the area of Neuro-Infectious Diseases. She came to the University of Arizona in 2012 after a postdoctoral fellowship in molecular parasitology. The Koshy lab seeks to define the mechanisms that allow Toxoplasma gondii, a common intracellular parasite, to persist in the central nervous system (CNS).

Awards/Honors:
Chief Fellow, Division of Infectious Diseases, Stanford University (2008-2010)
Walter & Idun Postdoctoral Fellowship, Stanford University
K08 Career Development Award (NINDS)
Outstanding Faculty Educator, Department of Neurology, University of Arizona (2013)
Arizona Biomedical Commission Early Stage Investigator Award (2014)
Basil O’ Connor Starter Scholar Research Awardee, March of Dimes (2015)

 

Event Coordinator: 
Carolyn Bothwell - Div of ID Rm 6410
(520) 626-6405
Event Contact Department: 
Department of Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases