Fogarty International Center Archives
Grant to help train biostatisticians in West Africa
Jun. 16, 2022—Vanderbilt and Aminu Kano Teaching Hospital have partnered on a new program to train a cohort of highly skilled Nigerian biostatisticians to lead and supervise high-level biostatistics activities for HIV research studies in West Africa.
Novel way to neutralize Rift Valley Fever Virus
Apr. 1, 2021—The discovery of monoclonal antibodies that neutralize Rift Valley Fever Virus — an emerging infection with pandemic potential — lays the foundation for future therapeutic antibody development.
NIH grant bolsters childhood status epilepticus and epilepsy research in Nigeria
Mar. 2, 2021—The Vanderbilt Institute for Global Health (VIGH) has received a new research grant from the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke and Fogarty International Center of the NIH to establish a large childhood status epilepticus (SE) cohort in northern Nigeria with key partners Aminu Kano Teaching Hospital (AKTH) and Bayero University, and with the Sydney Brenner Institute for Molecular Bioscience at the University of the Witwatersrand (Wits) in South Africa.
VIGH awarded $3 million for building research capacity in Nigeria and Mozambique
Jun. 9, 2020—Vanderbilt Institute for Global Health (VIGH) has received a new research training grant and a renewal for an existing training program from the Fogarty International Center (FIC) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to build HIV-focused research capacity with key partners in Nigeria and Mozambique.
Preserving NIH’s Fogarty International Center crucial for global health efforts
May. 26, 2017—This week Douglas Heimburger, M.D., M.S., professor of Medicine at Vanderbilt, joined a growing chorus calling for preservation of the Fogarty International Center of the National Institutes of Health (NIH).
Grants bolster HIV-focused research capacity
Aug. 20, 2015—The Vanderbilt Institute for Global Health (VIGH) has received two new grants from the Fogarty International Center of the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to build HIV-focused research capacity with key partners in Zambia, Mozambique and Brazil.
VUSM student receives AMA Foundation Minority Scholars Award
Jun. 25, 2015—The American Medical Association (AMA) Foundation and the AMA Minority Affairs Section recently named Dagoberto Ordonez, a second-year medical student at Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, a 2015 AMA Foundation Minority Scholars Award recipient.
‘Acid test’ for cervical cancer
Feb. 21, 2012—An inexpensive, low-tech test for cervical cancer may be a good option for screening for the disease among HIV-infected women in developing countries.