Research Associates

Kathleen Marie Powis

Research Associate

Immunology and Infectious Diseases

Other Positions

Associate Professor of Pediatrics

Pediatrics-Massachusetts General Hospital

Harvard Medical School

Awards and Honors

Stuart and Lillian Moore Scholarship2001-2002
Medical College of Virginia

L. Beverly Chaney Scholarship2003-2003
Medical College of Virginia

Alpha Omega Alpha
Virginia Commonwealth University - Medical College of Virginia

Botswana Clinical and Research Fellow2009-2010
Harvard Institute for Global Health

Young Investigators Award
Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infections

Botswana Clinical and Research Fellow2010-2011
Harvard Institute for Global Health; Harvard Center for AIDS Research

Scholar Award2011-2012
Harvard Center for AIDS Research

Young Investigators Award
Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunisitic Infections

K23 - Growth Trends and Mortality Risks Among HIV-exposed Infants in Botswana2012-2017

R21 - Evolution of Gut Microbiome among HIV-Exposed Uninfected Infants in Botswana2015-2017


Broadly neutralizing antibody treatment maintained HIV suppression in children with favorable reservoir characteristics in Botswana.

Shapiro RL, Ajibola G, Maswabi K, Hughes M, Nelson BS, Niesar A, Pretorius Holme M, Powis KM, Sakoi M, Batlang O, Moyo S, Mohammed T, Maphorisa C, Bennett K, Hu Z, Giguel F, Reeves JD, Reeves MA, Gao C, Yu X, Ackerman ME, McDermott A, Cooper M, Caskey M, Gama L, Jean-Philippe P, Yin DE, Capparelli EV, Lockman S, Makhema J, Kuritzkes DR, Lichterfeld M.

Sci Transl Med. 2023 07 05. 15(703):eadh0004. PMID: 37406137