2018 Reporters’ Look Back: Major vaccine scandal leads to new legislation

Babak Javid received an interview from China Global Television Network to comment on the major vaccine scandal in China, 2018.

“Because vaccines prevent rather than treat diseases, safety has to be the number one consideration. China has been historically fantastic at having excellent coverage and my concern is that there is a further erosion of public trust and coverage decreases, that’s gonna have a significant public health impact. ”

Click on the link below to read the article on https://news.cgtn.com/news site:

2018 Reporters’ Look Back: Major vaccine scandal leads to new legislation

December 2018: Farewell, Miaomiao!

Miaomiao Pan is leaving her technician post and starting working as researcher in Global Health Drug Discovery Institute (GHDDI).

Many thanks to her hard work, recorded as her names in the publications. And what is more precious, the techniques and altruistic motives from Miaomiao would be past on and on, as her instillation into us at first.

It has been a great pleasure to have Miaomiao Pan as a part of Javid Family. Best wishes to her future life!

December 2018: Javid Lab got awarded in CIDR retreat

Javid Lab participated the Symposium on Infectious Diseases and Global Health 2018, hold by the department CIDR, THU. Lab members shared the research projects with faculty and students of CIDR by oral reports and posters.

Yiwei Zhang and Zhuo Bi gave exciting talks introducing their work.

Yiwei Zhang shared her story of HspX Promotes the Polar Localization of Protein Aggregates in Mycobacterium smegmatis and won the second prize of oral report.
Zhuo Bi reported her progress on A Suppressor Screen Identifies Factors Involved in Mycobacterial Translation Fidelity and got the third prize of oral report.

Jiayao Hong, Yayun Zheng, Zhenqi Wang and Shizheng Zhu shared the ongoing progress of their projects by posters.

Yayun Zheng’s poster about Functional Discovery of an Ambiguous tRNA in Homo sapiens won the second prize.

Center for Infectious Disease Research: ‘Physician-Scientist Babak Javid Takes the Pulse of TB Treatment’

“It is a tragedy that TB is the only curable top ten cause of death worldwide,” Dr. Javid said, explaining why he chose to work on TB. “It still kills more than 1.5 million people in the world. This is because they are the poorest people in the world. There are no poster children for TB.”

Click on the link below to read the article on http://www.cidresearch.org site:

Physician-Scientist Babak Javid Takes the Pulse of TB Treatment