Congrats to Winners of Global Health & Infectious Disease Presentation Awards

April 21, 2015

A number of participants in the 2015 Global Health & Infectious Disease Symposium and Conference on April 9 & 10 received awards for their outstanding work.

May 01

Approaches to Impact Evaluations of Engineering Interventions Designed to Improve Health

11 a.m. - 12 p.m.
Whitaker Hall, Rm. 100, Danforth Campus

Unearthing the Potential of Soil Bacteria

March 30, 2015

This month the Institute spoke with scholar Gautam Dantas, associate professor of pathology and immunology, and biomedical engineering, in the School of Medicine. Can you describe what you mean by “soil bacteria,” and some of the things you’ve discovered that make soil bacteria different from other bacteria? Drug-resistant bacteria represent a major public health threat. […]


Aging with HIV

March 19, 2015

Evaluating Water Quality in Haiti

Studies have shown that efforts to improve malnutrition in resource-poor areas can be impacted by water quality and hygiene conditions. In Haiti, only one in five people have access to a sanitary toilet, and more than 40% lack access to clean water.

Steven Lawrence
csargent cotonou

Better Detection for Elephantiasis Worm Infection

A new diagnostic test for a worm infection that can lead to severe enlargement and deformities of the legs and genitals is far more sensitive than the currently used test.

Maternal-Child Health Researchers Offer Their Insights

March 26, 2014

Researchers share insights to offer a deeper insight into their experiences in the field of maternal/child health.