Cambodia ICER Program

NIAID International Center of Excellence in Research (ICER) Cambodia is a collaborative research partnership between NIAID and the Cambodian Ministry of Health, specifically the National Center for Parasitology, Entomology, and Malaria Control and the Cambodian Communicable Disease Center.  We are a team of U.S. and Cambodian researchers based in Phnom Penh, Cambodia that use clinical research, epidemiology, and field observations to drive laboratory investigations of pathogens and vectors in the Greater Mekong Subregion.  

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Cambodian Ministry of Health and ICER Cambodia members gather for a scientific workshop in Phnom Penh, Cambodia in 2022.
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Cambodian Ministry of Health and ICER Cambodia members gather for a scientific workshop in Phnom Penh, Cambodia in 2022.

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Members of the ICER Cambodia team at work
Lab members in Cambodia load a sequencing run on a NextSeq2000.
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NIAID

Lab members in Cambodia load a sequencing run on a NextSeq2000.

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ICER Cooperative Research Programs and Facilities

NIAID International Center of Excellence in Research (ICER) Cambodia is located in the National Center for Parasitology, Entomology, and Malaria Control National Center for Parasitology, Entomology, and Malaria Control. Based In Phnom Penh, we have a BSL-2 laboratory, an ACL2/3 equivalent insectary, and multiple clinical field sites for patient recruitment in both Phnom Penh and in nearby provinces.

Field Sites

National Pediatric Hospital, Phnom Penh, Cambodia

Preah Kossamak Hospital, Phnom Penh, Cambodia

National Maternity Referral Hospital, Phnom Penh, Cambodia

Kampong Speu Referral Hospital, Kampong Speu, Cambodia

Kampong Thom Referral Hospital, Kampong Speu, Cambodia

About the Research Team

A team of approximately 30 people from Laboratory of Malaria and Vector Research U.S. and NIAID International Center of Excellence in Research (ICER) Cambodia.

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