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Toxplasmosis in Chile

Key Contact: Claudia Munoz-Zanzi

Epidemiology and source attribution for toxoplasmosis in Chile... learn more.

Anti-Influenza Hyperimmune Intravenous Immunoglobulin Clinical Outcome (IVIG)

Key Contact: Dr. James D. Neaton

INSIGHT 006, the Anti-Influenza Hyperimmune Intravenous Immunoglobulin Clinical Outcome Study (FLU-IVIG), is an international randomized double-blind placebo-controlled trial of anti-influenza hyperimmune intravenous immunoglobulin (IVIG) in individuals hospitalized with influenza (flu) A or B, to d... learn more.

Partnership for Research on Ebola Vaccines in Liberia (PREVAIL)

Key Contact: Dr. James D. Neaton

Ebola virus disease (EVD) is spreading in West Africa and there is a critical need for a vaccine to prevent EVD. A large randomized clinical trial is needed to rapidly evaluate candidate Ebola virus vaccines that have completed phase 1 testing. The two vaccines to be studied are the ChAd3-EBO Z vac... learn more.

Acute vs Delayed Iron: Effect On Red Cell Iron Incorporation In Severe Malaria

Key Contact: Sarah Cusick

Approximately 1 million children < age 5 living in sub-Saharan Africa die from severe anemia annually. This severe anemia frequently results from coexisting iron deficiency and malaria infection, but the standard of care, concurrent iron therapy, and antimalarial treatment has proven ineffective at... learn more.

Global Medical Education and Research (GMER Elective) – International Health Abroad

Key Contact: GMER Program Co-Directors – Dr. Cindy Howard and Dr. Marshall Hertz

Medical students may obtain credit toward completion of the requirements for the M.D. degree by arranging supervised, structured, approved clinical or research experiences in another country. These experiences must be approved in advance through the International Medical Education and Research (IMER... learn more.

Evaluation of Meningococcal Vaccines

Key Contact: Nicole E. Basta (PI)

Epidemiological research to investigate the impact of meningococcal vaccines on individual and population-level immunity.... learn more.

Global Health Institute Thailand

Key Contact: Erin Mann

Global Health Institute (GHI) Thailand is a 2-3 week educational program and research conference offered in Chiang Mai each year through a partnership between Chiang Mai University and the University of Minnesota. Travel Awards available from CHGSR for UMN Academic Health Center students and reside... learn more.

International Childhood Cohort Consortium (I3C) Outcomes Study

Key Contact: Julia Steinberger, MD

Locate and re-recruit up to 40,000 people who were part of childhood studies of cardiovascular disease risk factor studies in the 1970s and 1980s. Obtain medical records from them and adjudicate events to link observed childhood risk factors with adult middle age clinical cardiovascular disease eve... learn more.

Guest Professorship Department of Nutrition, University of Oslo

Key Contact: David Jacobs, PhD

Ongoing guest professorship with at least one annual visit to Norway since 2000. Advising Norwegian PhD students and doing research with faculty in Oslo. Consultations and lectures in other locations, including Bergen and Stavanger. ... learn more.

PhD advising in the University of Wageningen

Key Contact: David Jacobs, PhD

Joint advising of PhD students with Daan Kromhout. My collaborations with the University of Wageningen go back many years, are ongoing, involve students studying in Minnesota, and visits and lectures back and forth to Holland and Minnesota by Dr. Kromhout and myself.... learn more.

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