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Tropical Medicine Research Centers

Site Locations and Primary Investigators

Research Institute for Tropical Medicine
PI: Remigio Olveda
Location: Philippines
Project name: Schistosomiasis vaccine development and morbidity thoughout the life course
Research focus: Schistosomiasis (S. japonicum)

Federal University of Bahia
PI: Edgar Carvalho
Location: Brazil
Project name: Host and parasite determinants in human leishmaniasis
Research focus: Cutaneous, mucocutaneous, and visceral leishmaniasis

Foundation for Research Development
PI: Rodrigo Correa-Oliveira
Location: Brazil
Project name: Modeling drug induced resistance in S. mansoni endemic areas
Research focus: Schistosomiasis (S. mansoni)

Banaras Hindu University
PI: Shyam Sundar
Location: India
Project name: Visceral leishmaniasis in Bihar State, India
Research focus: Visceral leishmaniasis

Khon Kaen University
PI: Banchob Sripa
Location: Thailand
Project name: Pathogenesis, carcinogenesis and ecology of opisthorchiasis in Thailand
Research focus: Foodborne trematodiases

University of Bamako
PI: Seydou Doumbia
Location: Mali, Ghana
Project name: Cutaneous leishmaniasis in West Africa: the parasite, vector and disese
Research focus: Cutaneous leishmaniasis and filariasis as a co-infection

Fundacao Faculdade De Medicina
PI: Ester Sabino
Location: Brazil
Project name: Sao Paulo- Minas Gerais Neglected Tropical Disease Research Center for Biomarker (Chagas’ disease)
Research focus: Chagas’ disease

Civil Association of the Amazon Jungle
PI: Martin Casapia
Location: Peru
Project name: Soil-transmitted helminthiases (STH) and deworming
Research focus: Soil-transmitted helminths​

Last Updated July 31, 2012