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Research Training Center for Botanicals and Chronic Diseases in Tajikistan and Indonesia

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

Chronic, Noncommunicable Diseases and Disorders Research Training

Project Information in NIH RePORTER

Research Training Center for Botanicals and Chronic Diseases in Tajikistan and Indonesia

Principal Institution

Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey

Principal Investigator(s) (PI)

Raskin, Ilya

Project Contact Information

Email: raskin@rutgers.edu

Collaborators

Universitas Pancasila
Ministry of Health and Social Welfare of the Republic of Tajikistan
Sadriddin Ayni Tajik State Pedagogical University
Pamir Biological Institute
Universitas Nasional
Avicenna Tajik State Medical University
Tajik Center for Research in Innovative Technologies

Project Website

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Rutgers Center for Botanicals and Metabolic Syndrome (CBMS)

Year(s) Awarded

2014–2025

Country

Tajikistan; Indonesia

NIH Partners

NCCIH; OD/NIH

Project Description

This project will enable Tajikistan and Indonesia to provide the in-country research training on botanicals for prevention and treatment of chronic diseases, such as diabetes, rheumatoid and osteoarthritis, and digestive and neurological disorders. Extensive online and face-to-face training curriculum will be coordinated by the Center for Botanicals and Chronic Diseases (CBCD). CBCD will train 10 scientists in Tajikistan and 24 scientists in Indonesia, thus contributing to improved public health and medical research in both countries.

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