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Congratulations to the following grant recipients who will receive funding from ISID to carry out research projects in infectious diseases:

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ISID SSI/ISID Fellowships (Swiss Society for Infectiology / ISID) Research Fellowship Porgram
Fall 2005 Awardees
  • Nobre Vandack
    Internal Medicine Division, Medical School, Federal University of Minas Gerais, Brazil
    Dr. Vandack will conduct her research in collaboration with scientists from the Infectious Diseases Divisions in Geneva, Switzerland
ISID Small Grants
Fall 2006 Awardees
  • Ragupathy Viswanath
    Department of Experimental Medicine, Tamilnadu Dr. MGR Medical University, India
    Project: Divergent HIV strains circulating among the Intravenous Drug Users (IDU) in South India
  • Leonardo Nimrichter
    Laboratório de Estudos Integrados em Bioquímica Microbiana Instituto de Microbiologia - Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
    Project: Plant defenses against fungal pathogens
  • Adedayo Adeyemi
    Healthmatch International, Nigeria
    Project: Antiretroviral therapy use, clinical and virologic outcomes for a cohort of HIV–infected Adults in Mainland General Hospital, Lagos Nigeria
Spring 2006 Awardees
  • Zeinab Hassan
    The Hashemite University, Jordan
    Project: Reporting rate of occupational injuries and exposure to blood borne infections among Jordanian healthcare workers: A descriptive study
  • Khaled Mustafa Swaileh
    Biology & Biochemistry Dept. Bireit University, Palestinian Territories
    Project: Microbial health risks associated with consumption of untreated water from household roof catchment systems
  • Ines Badano
    Laboraorio de Biiologia Molecular Aplicada Facultad de siencias exactas Quimicas Y Naturales, Universidad nacional de Misiones, Argentina
    Project: TNF-alpha promoter Single Nucleotide Polymorphisms (SNPs) and Human Papillomavirus (HPV) cervical infection in Guarani Indian women inhabiting the rainforest of Misiones, Argentina
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ISID Scientific Exchange Fellowships
2005 Awardees
  • Maria Eugenia Alvarez
    Department of Immunology, Hematologic Research Institute, National Academy of Medicine, Argentina
    Project: Characterization of host response during Mycobacterium tuberculosis infection by gene expresson profiling
    Ms. Alvarez will conduct her research in collaboration with the TB Center of the Public Health Research Institute, New Jersey, USA.
  • Varsha Atul Potdar
    Department of Retrovirology, National Institute of Virology, Pune, India
    Application of sensitive methodologies for detection of transmitted HIV drug resistance
    Dr. Potdar will conduct his research in collaboration with the Centers for Infection, Heatlh Protection Agency, London, England
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