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2016 Core Faculty Publications

January 19, 2017

2016 Publications (ordered by pub date) List of Core Faculty Tao J, Qian HZ, Kipp AM, Ruan Y, Shepherd BE, Amico KR, Shao Y, Lu H, Vermund SH. Effects of depression and anxiety on antiretroviral therapy adherence among newly diagnosed HIV-infected Chinese MSM. AIDS. 2017 Jan 28;31(3):401-406. doi: 10.1097/QAD.0000000000001287. PubMed PMID: 27677168; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC5233466.

VIDEO: Medical Equipment Arrives in Mozambique

Last year, the Vanderbilt Institute for Global Health (VIGH) and Friends in Global Health (FGH) worked together to collect a container full of donated medical supplies, and had it shipped to the Provincial Health Department located in the Zambézia Province of Mozambique. In October 2016, the container arrived in the port of Quelimane. Together with Project C.U.R.E.

VIGH receives award for research training program in Ebola-affected countries

https://www.fic.nih.gov/News/GlobalHealthMatters/november-december-2016/Pages/research-capacity-in-countries-affected-by-ebola.aspx

​To help the countries most affected by the recent Ebola epidemic, Fogarty has launched a new program to strengthen research training in Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone. In the first round of funding, four U.S. institutions received grants to partner with academic centers in two of the West African countries. The support will enable them to design training programs to increase expertise in Ebola, Lassa fever and other emerging viral diseases.

Vanderbilt Tuberculosis Center receives funding for research in Brazil and South Africa

December 9, 2016

https://news.vanderbilt.edu/2016/11/10/grants-enhance-tuberculosis-centers-global-research-efforts/

Since July, investigators in the Vanderbilt Tuberculosis Center have been awarded research grants totaling $5 million. The center’s outlook is global, with a focus on performing epidemiological and clinical studies to improve tuberculosis (TB) treatment and prevention.

Vermund Blog Post: World AIDS Day Collection

December 1, 2016

https://rstmh.org/blog/2016/dec/1/world-aids-day-web-collection-now-live

To acknowledge World AIDS Day, 1 December 2016, a wide variety of papers published in Transactions of the Royal Society of Tropical Medicine & Hygiene and International Health over the past two years is offered online. Editorial Board member, Professor Sten Vermund, introduces the collection:

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