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:
- Companion Animal Cognitive Disorder
- The Role of the Prion Protein in Cancer
- Use of Mass Spectrometry for Immunological Assessment
news and updates
AlumLine: Candace Mathiason, Leader of a Scientific Community Researching COVID-19
Mathiason has an amazing talent for creating communities to work together for a common goal. For example, she has an interest in bringing other voices to scientific communication and leadership.
Antiviral compounds against COVID-19 tested in secure labs at CSU
Companies have turned to CSU for help in testing the coronavirus against existing drugs.
Public forum on Coronavirus outbreak set for Feb. 19
Panelists will address the outbreak, its impact on public health, and CSU research.
Candace Mathiason, Ph.D.
Director, Infectious Disease Research & Response Network
Pathology room 229