Fogarty trainees in Dhaka collaborate on diarrheal diseases

September / October 2018 | Volume 17, Number 5

In research lab one male and two female trainees pose with Fogarty Director Dr. Roger Glass 

Fogarty Director Dr. Roger I. Glass recently visited the labs at the
icddr,b in Bangladesh and reviewed the research projects being
conducted by Fogarty trainees. From left: Drs. Saruar Bhuiyan,
Farhana Khanam, Yasmin Ara Begum and Glass.

During a recent visit to Dhaka, Bangladesh, Fogarty Director Dr. Roger I. Glass had an opportunity to review the scientific projects being led by Fogarty trainees at the icddr,b.

“I was most impressed by the scientists I met who are working on research projects that are best done in Bangladesh, and helping to advance our knowledge of diseases that remain real killers of children and adults in endemic and epidemic settings - typhoid, cholera and diarrheal diseases in general,” said Glass.

The researchers are working in partnership with investigators in the U.S. and elsewhere to share experiences, skills and collaborative research to improve diagnostics, vaccines and knowledge of diarrheal diseases.

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