TRAC Seminar Series

Thursday, May 11, 2023 | 12pm - 1pm ET
Long-acting in-situ forming implants for prevention and treatment of TB and other infectious diseases.
Speaker: Martina Kovarova, PhD

Please join us for the weekly Tuberculosis Research Advancement Center (TRAC) Seminar Series from 12:00 – 1:00 PM ET in CRB-2, 1M.13 or via Zoom: | Add to Calendar

Martina Kovarova, PhD
Associate Professor
Division of Infectious Diseases, School of Medicine
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Dr. Martina Kovarova, Ph.D. is an Associate Professor in the Department of Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases at the University of North Carolina, School of Medicine. She received her Ph.D. at the 1st Faculty of Medicine, Charles University, Prague, and post-doctoral training at the National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases, NIH, Bethesda, Maryland.

The main interest of Dr. Kovarova’s research is focused on the development of long-acting formulations for treatment and prevention of HIV, TB, and other infectious diseases. This includes nanoparticles, nanosuspensions, and In Situ Forming Implants (ISFI) technology. In addition, Dr. Kovarova has expertise in a field of preclinical evaluation of new HIV treatment strategies using humanized mice.

The May TRAC Seminar Series is presented by the Pharmacology and Pharmacometrics Core.