Impact of Parasitemia on the Development of Cellular Immune Responses to Malaria

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Investigator: Prasanna Jagannathan, MD
Sponsor: American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene

Location(s): Uganda

Description

Established in 1999, the Burroughs Wellcome Fund/ASTMH Postdoctoral Fellowship in Tropical Infectious Diseases supports career development of physician- scientists focused on infectious diseases of the developing world. his unique fellowship provides funding for individuals to conduct research in tropical infectious diseases (and, on occasion, other clinical conditions unique to tropical medicine). It is designed to stimulate or sustain interest in research in tropical infectious diseases by individuals who are planning academic or other career paths ultimately focused on clinical research relevant to tropical or developing areas of the world.