Bacteria in Balance: Harnessing Microbiology for Better Dental Care in India

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Dr. Kishore Bhat, professor of microbiology at Maratha Mandal’s NGH Institute of Dental Sciences & Research Centre (MMDC), is propelling the country’s first research into the oral microbiome. As the only oral microbiology program in India, Dr. Bhat’s department is training dentists around the country to better identify oral pathogens and save lives.

Dr Gama Bandawe

Equipment Enables Rapid Disaster Response in Malawi

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In March 2019, Cyclone Idai became one of the worst natural disasters ever to hit the Southern hemisphere. It ravaged Malawi and neighboring countries, affecting an estimated 3 million people. With equipment from Instrumental Access, Dr. Gama Bandawe of the Malawi University of Science and Technology, was poised to respond with the necessary scientific tools in place.

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Teaming Up to Target Mosquitoes

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With its tropical climate, one of the Dominican Republic’s biggest public health challenges are diseases spread by mosquitoes. Thanks to a foundation of equipment from Seeding Labs, researchers at the Institute for Tropical Medicine & Global Health at Universidad Iberoamericana (UNIBE) have joined the fight against mosquito-borne viruses affecting the Caribbean and beyond…

Dr Robert Paulino-Ramirez

Preventing HIV in the Dominican Republic & Beyond

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When the Institute for Tropical Medicine & Global Health at Universidad Iberoamericana (UNIBE) opened 2017, it was only the second dedicated research lab in the university’s 35-year history. Since then, the Institute has rapidly expanded—thanks to a solid foundation of start-up support from Seeding Labs…