NIMR - Mbeya Medical Research Programme

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NIMR - Mbeya Medical
Research Center

P.O Box 2410
Hospital Hill rd, Mbeya Tanzania

Tel    +255 25 250 3364
Fax   +255 25 250 3134
Working hours:
Mon   -  Fri
08:00 - 16:30 EAT (GMT + 3)

MAJOR INTERNATIONAL SCIENTIFIC COLLABORATORS

TANZANIAN MINISTRY OF HEALTH, MBEYA:
  • Frederick Minja, MD, Regional TB & Leprosy Coordinator
  • Donan Mmbando, MD, Regional Medical Officer
  • Eleuter Samky, MD, Director General, Mbeya Referral Hospital
  • Julius Sewangi, MD, Regional AIDS Control Coordinator

DEP. OF INFECTIOUS DISEASES & TROPICAL MEDICINE, UNIVERSITY OF MUNICH:
  • Marion Goeldner, Logistic manager
  • Michael Hoelscher, MD, Principal Scientist
  • Elmar Saathoff, MD, PhD, Epidemiologist
  • Thomas Loescher, MD, Director
  • Frank von Sonnenburg, MD, Head Sec. Int. Med.

US MILITARY HIV RESEARCH PROGRAM:
  • Deborah L. Birx, MD, Director
  • Josephine Cox, PhD, Principal Investigator Immunology
  • Janice Darden, MSc, Flow Cytometry Specialist
  • Francine McCutchan, PhD, Scien. Director, Global Mol. Epi. Progr.
  • Vicky Polonis, PhD, Principal Scientist Immunology
  • Philip Renzullo, PhD, Senior Scientist Epidemiology
  • Merlin Robb, MD, Director HJF HIV Program
  • Warren Sateren, MPH, Epidemiologist

LONDON SCHOOL OF HYGIENE & TROPICAL MEDICINE:
  • Heiner Grosskurth, MD, PhD, Reader in Epidemiology & Intern. Health
  • Richard Hayes, MSc, DSc, Prof. Epidemiology & Intern. Health
  • Gabriele Riedner, MD, Clinical Lecturer
  • Jim Todd, MSc, Lecturer Med. Statistics & Tropical Epidemiology
  • Basia Zaba, MSc, Senior lecturer in Demography
  • Brent Wolff, PhD, honorary lecturer in demography
  • Philippe Mayaud, MD, MSc, DMTH, Reader in Infectious Diseases and Reproductive Health.

DEPARTMENT OF MEDICAL MICROBIOLOGY, UNIVERSITY OF CAPE TOWN:
  • Carolyn Williamson, PhD, Associate Professor
  • Abraham Lucky Malaza, MSc, Research Assistant

NATIONAL INSTITUTE FOR COMMUNICABLE DISEASES, JOHANNESBURG:
  • Clive Gray, PhD, Chief Specialist Scientist
  • Greg Khoury, Operations Manager Immunology Lab
  • Vivian Morafo, PhD, Immunologist

MUHIMBILI UNIVERSITY OF HEALTH AND ALLIED SCIENCES, DAR-ES-SALAAM
  • Doreen Mloka, MSC, Micro. Bio., PhD.
  • Eligius Lyamuya, MD, Professor of Microbiology
  • Fred Mhalu, MD, Professor of Microbiology
  • Mohammed Bakari, MD, PhD

NATIONAL PUBLIC HEALTH INSTITUTE, DEP. OF INFECTIOUS DISEASE EPIDEMIOLOGY, HELSINKI
  • Mika Salminen, PhD, Director HIV laboratory

GERMAN TECHNICAL COOPERATION , GTZ COMPREHENSIVE MULTISECTORAL AIDS CONTROL
  • Brigitte Jordan, MD, Team Leader

Collaborating Scientfic International Institutions

  •   KIT Biomedical Research, Royal Tropical Institute, Amsterdam, The Netherlands.
  •   Scensive Technologies Ltd., Normanton, United Kingdom.
  •   Department of Infectious Diseases & Tropical Medicine, Ludwig-Maximilians-University (LMU), Munich, Germany.
  •   Foundation for Innovative New Diagnostics (FIND) / World Health Organization (WHO), Geneva, Switzerland
  •   Spaxen Italia Ssrl, Rome, Italy (coordinating partner).
  •   University College London (UCL), London, UK.
  •   University of Zambia (UNZA), Lusaka, Zambia.
  •   Istituto Nazionale per le Malattie Infettive L. Spallanzani (INMI), Rome, Italy.
FUNDING AGENCIES:

  • Chemogen, Portland, ME
  • DIFID, Department for International Development, UK
  • European Commission
  • Friedrich-Baur-Foundation, Munich
  • German Ministry of Science & Technology
  • The Wellcome Trust, UK
  • US Military HIV Research Program

For more information contact:

Dr. Michael Hoelscher,
Department of Infectious Diseases & Tropical Medicine, Leopoldstrasse 5, 80802 M√ľnchen,
Tel: +49-89-2180 17601 , Fax: +49-89-336038

or write us an email via our contact form.