Vaccines 101: Celebrating Science’s Greatest Superpower

Vaccines 101: Celebrating Science’s Greatest Superpower

With diseases like polio and measles declared eliminated in the U.S. and smallpox eradicated worldwide, it’s hard to believe there was a time when these infections could be easily acquired. Many infections that once caused widespread illness and death are now simply anecdotes of the past, and at the heart of many of these successes are highly effective vaccines.  August is National Immunization Awareness Month, and in the midst of the global COVID-19 pandemic, there has never…

Antibiotic allergies in your practice? There’s an app for that.

Antibiotic allergies in your practice? There’s an app for that.

With less than two weeks left to apply to the 2021 IDea Incubator competition, now is the time to prepare your pitch and submit your application. For the second year in a row, the IDSA Foundation is collaborating with Johnson and Johnson Innovation – JLABS (‘JLABS’) to host the virtual pitch-style competition with the aim to find innovative potential solutions in infectious diseases care.  From funding to help advance your idea to receiving advice from experienced industry professionals,…

Introducing BLUE KNIGHT™:  IDea Incubator’s Newest Opportunity

Introducing BLUE KNIGHT™: IDea Incubator’s Newest Opportunity

There’s only two weeks left to apply for the IDSA Foundation’s 2021 IDea Incubator in collaboration with Johnson & Johnson Innovation – JLABS (‘JLABS’).   The IDea Incubator and JLABS are both focused on encouraging big thinkers to find innovative potential solutions for improving global health through science and technology. This year, there’s an exciting new opportunity!   Up to three IDea Incubator applicants have the chance to…

The new reality of PPE training: How VR can improve the field of ID

The new reality of PPE training: How VR can improve the field of ID

Innovation is crucial to helping us solve some of the biggest issues in the field of infectious diseases. That’s why Javeed Siddiqui, MD, MPH, co-founder and chief medical officer of TeleMed2U and long-time supporter of the IDSA Foundation, created the IDea Incubator. The pitch-style competition brings together innovators across all fields and provides an opportunity for them to share their…

Investing in Innovation – IDea Incubator and Johnson & Johnson Innovation – JLABS

Investing in Innovation – IDea Incubator and Johnson & Johnson Innovation – JLABS

The IDSA Foundation recently announced a new collaboration with Johnson & Johnson Innovation – JLABS to host the 2020 Virtual IDea Incubator, a pitch-style competition taking place on Tuesday, October 20th, 5 – 6PM ET. Originally launched in 2018 by Javeed Siddiqui, MD, M.P.H., co-founder and Chief Medical Officer of TeleMed2U, the IDea Incubator was…