Gastric adenocarcinoma is the leading infection-associated cancer and third most common cause of global cancer mortality. Helicobacter pylori infects over half of the world’s population and up to 85% of persons residing in developing nations, yet prevention programs and biomarkers are lacking to identify high risk strains and to manage patients with precancerous lesions.
Sites in Honduras and Nicaragua are managed by Doug Morgan
|Keith Wilson [Email]
Pasto, Colombia; Copan, Honduras; Tela, Honduras; León, Nicaragua
Other Faculty: Doug Morgan
Central and South America
|Global Health Topics||
Basic Sciences, Biostatistics, Epidemiology, Infectious Diseases, Public Health
Undergraduate students; Graduate students (non-clinical); Medical students (MD); Post-doctoral students, residents, or trainees; Faculty members
Flexible, depending on the individuals interests and needs
The program is affiliated with Vanderbilt.
The program does not have a language requirement.