Research study and community collaboration become a “rich partnership and friendship”

For a disease that can be devastating to the lungs, the abstract medicine of words and knowledge cures much more effectively than a stethoscope. Christopher Prater WashU researchers and Vitendo4Africa say that a collaborative study funded by the Center for Community Health Partnership & Research has resulted in increased discussion, diagnosis and treatment of tuberculosis […]

An invaluable opportunity

Written by Eniola Kasim, MD candidate at University College Dublin and participant in the 2019 Institute for Public Health Summer Research Program – Public & Global Health Track It is astonishing, and a little bit startling, how fast two months can just fly by. I remember when I initially got accepted into the Institute for Public Health Summer […]

Identifying tuberculosis

Written by Bailey Aaron, undergraduate in biology at Green Mountain College and participant in the Institute for Public Health Summer Research Program The tuberculosis research conducted by Shabaana Khader, PhD, Associate Professor of Molecular Microbiology, reveals a unique gene signature with a phenotype for latent tuberculosis. By collecting blood samples from individuals infected with mycobacterium tuberculosis […]