Infectious Disease Research and Response Network
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The Infectious Disease Research and Response Network (IDRRN), as a Program of Research and Scholarly Excellence (PRSE) at Colorado State University,  promotes the development of interdisciplinary teams to  investigate, study, and develop mitigation strategies for diseases at the local, national and international level.

The IDRRN focuses on infectious and neurodegenerative diseases with expertise in disease transmission and pathogenesis, development of diagnostics, vaccines and therapeutics, vector biology, epidemiology, bio-engineering, human-animal bond, and team dynamics. Ongoing interdisciplinary teams (IDTs) include:

  • Community Engaged Education To Address Misinformation About Health Issues
  • Companion Animal Cognitive Disorder
  • COVID-19
  • The Role of the Prion Protein in Cancer
  • Use of Mass Spectrometry for Immunological Assessment
program of research and scholarly excellence Programs are awarded this designation because they have achieved great distinction and set a standard for excellence in research, teaching and service that may serve as a model for programs throughout CSU and externally. learn more about PRSE

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Candace Mathiason, Ph.D.
Director, Infectious Disease Research & Response Network

Pathology room 229


(970) 491-3975