Dr. Kishore Bhat, professor of microbiology at Maratha Mandal’s NGH Institute of Dental Sciences & Research Centre is propelling the country’s first research into the oral microbiome and training dentists around the country to better identify oral pathogens and save lives.
New Labs Accelerate Critical Public Health Research, Create Opportunities for Students. 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. Because of you, Dr. Gama Bandawe (pictured above), a medical virologist at the Malawi […]
This is the second installment of a two-part impact series. Missed part 1? Read about how Instrumental Access awardees are using equipment to stop the spread of HIV in the Dominican Republic. With its tropical climate, one of the Dominican Republic’s biggest public health challenges are diseases spread by mosquitoes. Thanks to a foundation of […]
In the first of this two-part impact series, learn about a Dominican Republic-based research institute making a worldwide impact on HIV and global health. 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 […]