Global Health

Vanderbilt researchers establish biomedical informatics training program in Mozambique

Building sustainable biomedical informatics training and research capacity to address gaps in Mozambique’s national HIV response will help the country leverage newer data-driven and genetics-based approaches for personalized HIV care and molecular epidemiology of the disease.

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NIH grant supports effort to build expertise in genetic epidemiology research in Vietnam

V2-GENE, the Vanderbilt-Vietnam Genetic Epidemiology Training Program, will develop a team of researchers and educators to lead genetic epidemiology research of noncommunicable diseases across the lifespan in Vietnam.

VUMC’s new automated biobanking system can store as many as 10 million biospecimens.

Training grant builds research ethics capacity for genetic and genomic research in Nigeria

The long-standing partnership between Vanderbilt Institute for Global Health (VIGH) and collaborators Aminu Kano Teaching Hospital (AKTH) and Bayero University (BUK) is poised to address the growing demand for research in precision medicine in Africa.

Traditional healer-initiated HIV testing and care expands in South Africa

Developed in a region with the world’s highest HIV prevalence, this study design and intervention has the potential to impact testing uptake among a “hidden population” by mobilizing trained healers, who vastly outnumber allopathic care providers in South Africa.

Q+A with Muktar Aliyu, MD, DrPH, MPH

Muktar Aliyu, MD, DrPH, MPH, answers questions about the Vanderbilt Institute for Global Health.

Kathleen Neuzil, MD, MPH

Distinguished Vanderbilt alum to lead the NIH Fogarty International Center

Kathleen Neuzil, MD, MPH, a former faculty member and distinguished alumna of the Vanderbilt MPH Program, has been appointed director of the Fogarty International Center and associate director for international research at the National Institutes of Health.

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