Postdoctoral Fellowship with Vanderbilt-Zambian Network for Innovation in Global Health Technologies (VZNIGHT)
Join a team of U.S. and Zambian trainees, and faculty mentors in a 18-month fellowship in Nashville, Tennessee and Zambia. This postdoctoral fellowship is a two part program that includes 12 months of diagnostic development at Vanderbilt University, followed by 6 months of mentored field testing and product development with partner organizations in Zambia.
VIDEO: Researchers from the VZNIGHT program, the Wright lab and the Haselton lab develop a device to enhance existing malaria tests in Zambia
University of Zambia and VIGH collaborate to build research capacity in Zambia
Dr. Sten Vermund, VIGH Director, began involvement in Zambia after attending a research needs assessment conference in 1998. Dr. Vermund co-chaired the HIV Prevention of Mother-to-Child Transmission Working Group with Dr. Chewe Luo and in 2000 he co-founded the Centre for Infectious Disease Research in Zambia (CIDRZ) located in Lusaka.