Immunogenetic predictors of active and incipient TB in HIV-negative and -positive close TB contacts

July 11, 2019

Drs. Timothy Sterling, Bruno Andrade (Instituto Brasileiro para Investigação da Tuberculose (IBIT), Salvador, Brazil), and Thomas Hawn (University of Washington) received a 5-year R01 grant from the National Institutes of Health entitled, “Immunogenetic predictors of active and incipient TB in HIV-negative and -positive close TB contacts” (R01AI147765).

Higher Education Partnership for Innovation and Sustainable Biomedical Informatics Capacity in Kenya (PISBIC Kenya)

April 19, 2019

PI: Martin C. Were, M.D., M.S.  VIGH core faculty member Martin Were, M.D., M.S., associate professor of Biomedical Informatics and Medicine, was recently awarded a cooperative agreement from the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) to establish the Higher Education Partnership for Innovation and Sustainable Biomedical Informatics Capacity in Kenya (PISBIC Kenya).  

Population-based survey for Lwala Community Alliance

December 7, 2018

PI: Troy Moon, M.D., M.P.H.
 
 In collaboration with Lwala Community Alliance, VIGH is developing and implementing a population-based survey for the North, East, South & Central Kamagambo wards of Rongo sub-county, Kenya. The implementation plan includes data and statistical analysis, and technical support. In addition, to providing a sampling frame, other support includes oversight of  Vanderbilt MPH student thesis and manuscript generation.