Irina St. Louis
University of Minnesota, USA
Dr. St. Louis is appointed as an Assistant Professor at the Department of Medicine, University of Minnesota. Dr. St Louis is on her career path to establish a translational research program in immune restoration disorders (IRD). She is involved in a number of clinical studies within the Division of Infectious Diseases and International Medicine (IDIM) examining the immunopathogenesis of IRD, with an emphasis on defining predictive and diagnostic biomarkers.
Her primary research focuses on identification of biomarkers of immune reconstitution inflammatory syndrome (IRIS) in AIDS patients after initiation of antiretroviral therapy. Additionally, Dr. St. Louis leads the collaboration with the Division Hematology-Oncology and Transplantation, on virus-specific immune reconstitution after various hematopoietic cell transplantation regimens.
Irina Vlasova-St. Louis