NIH global health research newsletter from Fogarty, including articles on infectious diseases research training, building research capacity to fight NCDs, NIH grant application appendices, publishing results in credible journals and more.

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November / December 2017

Scientists gather to celebrate infectious disease research training program

Scientists gathered to celebrate Fogarty's Global Infectious Disease (GID) research training program, which has launched successful research careers around the globe, grown capacity and paved the way for groundbreaking discoveries.
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Medical worker administers fingerstick blood test on young girl in Peru

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Some Fogarty applicants tripped up by NIH appendix policy

A number of recent applications to Fogarty grant programs have been disqualified for being in violation of recent changes to the NIH appendix policy, which took effect in January 2017. NIH has provided additional guidance.
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NIH urges grantees to publish only in credible journals

Noting a growing number of its grantees are publishing research results in journals with questionable practices, the NIH recently encouraged authors to carefully select credible publications.
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Dr. Mohammad Aminul Islam works with samples in a lab

Profile: Fogarty Fellow battles antimicrobial resistance

As a Fogarty Fellow, Dr. Mohammad Aminul Islam studied how the NDM-1 gene that makes some bacteria resistant to antibiotics established a presence in Bangladesh.
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Opinion: Grateful for progress toward a disease-free world

Fogarty Director Dr. Roger I. Glass discusses how he is grateful for progress toward a disease-free world, and how Fogarty is supporting that progress.
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A female researcher works with samples under a fume hood in a lab

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Focus on noncommunicable diseases

Fogarty's Chronic, Noncommunicable Diseases and Disorders Across the Lifespan program is building the ranks of researchers and expanding knowledge of chronic diseases in low- and middle-income countries.

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