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Training and Research on Severe Malarial Anemia

The following grant was awarded by, is supported by, is administered by or is in partnership with the Fogarty International Center at the U.S. National Institutes of Health (NIH).

Funding Fogarty Program

Global Infectious Diseases (GID)

Project Information in NIH RePORTER

Training and Research on Severe Malarial Anemia

Principal Institution

University of New Mexico Health Sciences Center

Principal Investigator(s) (PI)

Perkins, Douglas Jay; Ouma, Collins

Project Contact Information

Email: dperkins@salud.unm.edu

Year(s) Awarded

2002–2027

Country

Kenya; Ghana

Collaborators

Kenya Medical Research Institute (KEMRI)
University of Ghana

Project Description

To maximize programmatic impact for training the next generation of Kenyan leaders, we have assembled a world-class team of multidisciplinary investigators from Kenya and Ghana who were former trainees in the program, along with long-standing partners at the University of New Mexico and Los Alamos National Laboratory. We propose advanced training in state-of-the art methodologies under the rubric of thematic target areas (Host-Pathogen Dynamics, Therapeutic Discovery, and Disease Modeling), strategically selected for maximizing long-term capacity building to combat high-burden infectious diseases in Kenya.

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