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

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

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

Scholar Award2011-2012
Harvard Center for AIDS Research

Young Investigators Award2011
Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunisitic Infections

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

Young Investigators Award2010
Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infections

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

L. Beverly Chaney Scholarship2003-2003
Medical College of Virginia

Alpha Omega Alpha2003
Virginia Commonwealth University - Medical College of Virginia

Stuart and Lillian Moore Scholarship2001-2002
Medical College of Virginia


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