Gaya K. Amarasinghe, PhD, Alumni Endowed Professor of Pathology and Immunology, and a multi-institutional team of researchers were awarded a $16.8 million grant from NIH for their Ebola virus research.
Assistant Professor of Medicine, Aaloke Mody’s soon-to-be-funded NIH grant will support a project in Zambia that helps patients who are living with HIV to remain in care long term.
Proscovia Nabunya and Patricia Cavazos-Rehg have received a five-year $1.2 million research grant from the National Institute of Mental Health.
Prof. Fred Ssewamala along with colleagues at Washington University in St. Louis, has received $5.7 million in two separate grants from the National Institute of Mental Health.
Professors of radiation oncology at Washington University in St. Louis are teaming up with the Uganda Cancer Institute and Makerere University School of Medicine in Africa to modernize radiation therapy for cancer patients. WashU’s collaboration with the Uganda Cancer Institute is supported by the McDonnell International Scholars Academy’s 2021 Global Incubator Seed Grant initiative. Makerere […]
Globally, more than 16 million children under age 5 suffer from severe acute malnutrition. The condition is a form of starvation that primarily affects kids from impoverished areas of Africa and Asia and causes excessive thinness or swelling of the body while also compromising organ systems, including the brain. WashU researchers have found that when […]
On July 15, a multinational group of partners gathered virtually to mark the launch of Financial Capability and Asset Building in Africa (FCAB Africa), a new collaboration aimed at meeting these needs. It will enlist financial-service providers and human-service professionals to improve the financial knowledge of disadvantaged populations as well as their access to sound financial […]