Projects and Resources: Foreign Project Database

In effort to better coordinate and support University of Massachusetts Medical School's Global Health initiatives, we have cataloged the various Global Health related activities here. If you are participating in a Global Health activity that is not featured here, please let us know by completing our brief Global Health Activities Survey. For additional information about particular programs shown below, please contact the Office of Global Health.

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Africa

Country
Project Title
Project Type
Principal Investigator
Department/Program
Opportunities
Africa & Papua New Guinea (2012) Human Copy number polymorphism and severe Malaria Research Jeffrey Bailey, MD Bioinformatics & Integrative Biology GSBS research opportunity, contact PI
Ghana (2011) The Worcester Infant Mortality Assessment Project (WIMAP) Research and Educational Program for faculty/staff Merianne Felice, MD Pediatrics  
Kenya (2012) Kenya Medical Research Institute (KEMRI) MOU / Student Training, Faculty Exchange, Research Ann Moormann, PhD, MPH Pediatric Immunology SOM research & mentorship opportunity, contact PI
Kenya AMPATH Consortium with Moi University and Moi Teaching and Referral Hospital MOU / Student Training, Faculty Exchange Ann Moormann, PhD, MPH Pediatric Immunology 4th YR SOM clinical rotation & mentorship opportunity, contact PI
Kenya (2011 and 2012) Helping Babies Breath Collaboration Project Central Kenya - Tigoni District Hospital and UHAI Healthcare worker Education Pegeen Eslami, MD Pediatrics  
Kenya (2011) Flow Cytometry Workshop - KEMRI Scientific Education Richard Konz, BS Medicine  
Kenya (2014) T Cell Immunity in Endemic Burkitt Lymphoma - KEMRI Research Ann Moormann, PhD, MPH Pediatric Immunology SOM research & mentorship opportunity, Contact PI
Kenya Public Health Projects in under-resourced settings - Tigoni District Hospital Education and Non-clinical Research Pegeen Eslami, MD Pediatrics SOM research & mentorship opportunity, Contact PI
Liberia (2014) The Learning Management System at the UL AMDSOM Technical Assistance Julie Jonassen, MD Microbiology and Physiological Systems  
Liberia Center for Excellence in Health and Life Sciences - University of Liberia, JFK Memorial Medical Center Pre-clinical Education, Nursing, Library Sciences Katherine Luzuriaga, MD Office of Global Health Faculty teaching, nurse clinical mentorship opportunity, contact OGH
Liberia (2013) International Rescue Committee in Liberia MOU / Resident Training, Faculty Exchange, Research Patricia McQuilkin, MD Pediatrics Resident/fellow rotation, contact PI
Liberia Academic Collaboration Supporting Medical Education in Liberia (ACSMEL) MOU / Resident Training, Faculty Exchange, Research Patricia McQuilkin, MD Pediatrics Resident/fellow rotation, contact PI
Liberia PENDING Health Education & Relief Through Teaching (HEARTT) - Volunteer Patient Care MOU / Patient Care Patricia McQuilkin, MD Pediatrics Resident/fellow rotation, contact PI
Liberia University of Liberia MOU / Faculty Exchange Katherine Luzuriaga, MD Office of Global Health Contact OGH
Liberia John F. Kennedy Memorial Medical Center MOU / Fellow and Attending Faculty Exchange Katherine Luzuriaga, MD Office of Global Health Resident/fellow rotation, nursing, contact OGH
Liberia Assessing the Impact of Pediatric Training Program in Liberia - JFK Memorial Medical Center Research, Patient Care Patricia McQuilkin, MD Pediatrics  
Liberia (2013) TB Reference Laboratory Technical Assistance - MOHSW Technical Assistance Onesky Aupont, MD Pediatrics and Commonwealth Medicine  
South Africa (2013) Genetic and genome determinants of hypertension in Black and Caucasian South Africans MOU / Student & Resident Training, Faculty Exchange, Research Philimon Gona, PhD Quantitative Health Sciences  
South Africa (2011) Pathogenesis of TB/HIV Co-Infection - Kwazulu-Natal Research Institute for TB and HIV Research Christopher Sassetti, PhD Microbiology and Physiological Systems  
South Africa (2013) Antibiotic-induced tolerance in drug-resistant Mycobacterium tuberculosis - University of Stellenbosch Tygerberg Research Christopher Sassetti, PhD Microbiology and Physiological Systems  
Uganda  (2012) Global Emergency Care Collaborative (GECC) Emergency Care Training in Resource Limited Setting - Nyakibale Hospital Education and Patient Care Mark Bisanzo, MD Emergency Medicine SOM, GSN, residents, fellows clinical opportunity, contact PI
Zimbabwe (2011) HIV-1 Evolution and Functional Correlates of MTCT - Johns Hopkins University and University of Zimbabwe Research Katherine Luzuriaga, MD Pediatrics Immunology Postdoc, GSBS research rotation opportunity, contact PI

Asia

Country
Project Title
Project Type
Principal Investigator
Department/Program
Opportunities
Cambodia A Novel Approach to Understanding Human Genetic Susceptibility to Dengue Research Daniel Libraty, MD Medicine/Infectious Disease Postdoc, GSBS research rotation opportunity, contact PI
China Peking Union Medical College MOU / Student & Resident Training, Faculty Exchange, Research Guangping Gao, MD MaPS SOM, GSN, GSBS, residents, fellows clinical and research opportunity, contact OGH
China Tongji University Medical School MOU / Student & Resident Training, Faculty Exchange, Research Guangping Gao, MD MaPS SOM, GSN, GSBS, residents, fellows clinical and research opportunity, contact OGH
China West China School of Medicine, Sichuan University MOU / Student & Resident Training, Faculty Exchange, Research Guangping Gao, MD MaPS SOM, GSN, GSBS, residents, fellows clinical and research opportunity, contact OGH
China Shanghai Mental Health Center MOU / Student & Resident Training, Faculty Exchange, Research Douglas Ziedonis, PhD Psychiatry SOM, GSN, GSBS, residents, fellows clinical and research opportunity, contact OGH. SOM mentorship opportunity, contact PI
China Wireless optogenetic interrogation of non-image forming photoreceptor function by Nano-antennae - University of Science and Technology Anhui Research Yang Xiang, PhD Neurobiology  
China Exenatide weekly injectionas an adjunctive treatment in patients with schizophrenia - Zhengzhou University Medical School Research Xiaoduo Fan, PhD Psychiatry Postdoc, GSBS research rotation opportunity, contact PI
China Addressing Tobacco through Organizational Change (ATTOC) in China - Shanghai Mental Health Center, Tongji University Research Douglas Ziedonis, PhD Psychiatry SOM research & mentorship opportunity, contact PI
China Mental Health Center and the Psychiatric Laboratory studying pathology of Schizophrenia - West China Hospital Research Nanying Zhang, MD Psychiatry Postdoc, GSBS research rotation opportunity, contact PI
China Cultural Translation of a Mind/Body Wellness Program for Diabetes Prevention in China - Tongji University Research Sherry Pagoto, PhD Medicine/Division of Preventive and Behavioral Postdoc, GSBS research rotation opportunity, contact PI
China Innate and Adaptive Immunity in Experimental and Human Gonococcal Infection - Institute of Dermatology Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences Research Peter Rice, MD Medicine/Infectious Diseases  
China (2013) The New England Center for the Study of Sexually Transmitted Infections: Core A - Clinical Core - Institute of Dermatology Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences Research Peter Rice, MD Medicine/Infectious Diseases  
India Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research - Clinical Research Clerkship MOU / Patient Care and Research Brett Leav, PhD MassBiologics, Medicine SOM clinical and research opportunity, contact PI
India Seth Gordhandas Sunderdas Medical College MOU, Brett Leav, PhD MassBiologics, Medicine SOM clinical and research opportunity, contact PI
India Charutar Arogya Mandal (CAM) MOU / Student, & Resident Training, Faculty Exchange, Research Jeroan Allison, PhD Quantitative Health Sciences SOM, GSN, GSBS, GME clinical and research opportunities, contact PI
India Jawaharlal Nehru Medical College MOU / Resident Training, Faculty Exchange, Research Ashraf Khan, MD, FRCPath Surgery / Pathology GME clinical and research opportunities, contact PI
India Immune Responses to Dengue infection among children in South India - St. John's Medical Center and Hospital Research Anuja Mathew, PhD Medicine/Infectious Diseases  
India Effects of Diabetes in Tuberculosis Severity - M Viswanathan Diabetes Research Center Research Hardy Kornfeld, MD Medicine  
India Maharashtra State Assessment of elderly health and psychosocial needs and Elderly and caregiver perceptions towards potential Geriatric Care program in the community Research Abhijeet Patil, MD Geriatric Medicine  
Indonesia Boston Children's Hospital and Save the Children Indonesia MOU / Faculty, Fellow, Resident Exchange Patricia McQuilkin, MD Pediatrics GME and Fellows clinical rotation opportunity, contact PI
Japan Kitasato University Medical School MOU / Student Training, Faculty Exchange, Research Mitsuo Ikebe, PhD MaPS SOM clinical rotation opportunity, contact OGH
Japan Hokkaido University LOC / Graduate Student Training, Faculty Exchange, Research Mitsuo Ikebe, PhD MaPS SOM, GSBS, post-doc clinical rotation and research opportunity, contact OGH
Japan Kitasato University Graduate School of Medical Sciences MOU / Graduate Student Training, Faculty Exchange, Research Mitsuo Ikebe, PhD MaPS SOM, GSBS, post-doc clinical rotation and research opportunity, contact OGH
Japan Presto-Epigenetic Regulation of Homeostatic Synaptic Plasticity - Japan Science and Technology Agency Research Kensuke Futai, PhD Psychiatry Postdoc, GSBS research rotation opportunity, contact PI
Japan The Sphingolipi-Sirtuin Connection and Mitochondrial Complex V Regulation - Osaka University Research Usha Acharya, PhD PGFE Postdoc, GSBS research rotation opportunity, contact PI
Japan Therapeutic Development for Diabetes & Neurodegeneration using MANF - ONO Pharmaceuticals Research Fumihiko Urano, MD, PhD PGFE Postdoc, GSBS research rotation opportunity, contact PI
Japan Characterization of STING as a receptor for the Vascular disrupting agent DMXAA - DS Pharma Research Kate Fitzgerald, PhD Medicine/Infectious Disease Postdoc, GSBS research rotation opportunity, contact PI
Japan The roles of Neuroligin-Nuerorexin interactions in the balance of excitatory and inhibitory synapses - Japand Foundation for Pediatric Research Research Kensuke Futai, PhD Psychiatry Postdoc, GSBS research rotation opportunity, contact PI
Japan / South Korea    Regulation of lymphatic vessel smooth muscle contraction - Riken Institute, KBSI Research Mitsuo Ikebe, PhD MaPS Postdoc, GSBS research rotation opportunity, contact PI
Japan / South Korea Integration of Sensory Disorder Gene Products - Riken Institute, KBSI Research Mitsuo Ikebe, PhD MaPS Postdoc, GSBS research rotation opportunity, contact PI
Japan / South Korea Actin Cytoskeletal Reorganization and Myosin - Riken Institute, KBSI Research Mitsuo Ikebe, PhD MaPS Postdoc, GSBS research rotation opportunity, contact PI
Japan / South Korea Regulation of Myosin X and filopedia formation - Riken Institute, KBSI Research Mitsuo Ikebe, PhD MaPS Postdoc, GSBS research rotation opportunity, contact PI
Japan / South Korea Myosin X and Cytoskeletal Rearrangement, Riken Institute, KBSI Research Mitsuo Ikebe, PhD MaPS Postdoc, GSBS research rotation opportunity, contact PI
Japan / South Korea / Switzerland Rac1 in Smooth Muscle - Riken Institute, KBSI, Paul Scherrer Institute Research Mitsuo Ikebe, PhD MaPS Postdoc, GSBS research rotation opportunity, contact PI
Japan / South Korea / Switzerland Smooth Muscle Podosome and Myosin - Riken Institute, KBSI, Paul Scherrer Institute Research Mitsuo Ikebe, PhD MaPS Postdoc, GSBS research rotation opportunity, contact PI
Nepal / Republic of Georgia Collaboration to Enhance MDR-TB Surveillance in Diverse Settings - Henry M Jackson Foundation Research, Technical Consulting Alexander Sloutsky, Phd CLDC Operations  
Philippines A Clinical Study of Protective and Pathogenic Immunity to Dengue during Infancy - Asian Foundation for Tropical Medicine Research Daniel Libraty, MD Medicine/Division of Infectious Disease Postdoc, GSBS research rotation opportunity, contact PI
Philippines Study of Heterologous Immunity Induced by Neonatal BCG Vaccination - Asian Foundation for Tropical Medicine Research Daniel Libraty, MD Medicine/Division of Infectious Disease Postdoc, GSBS research rotation opportunity, contact PI
South Korea Korea Basic Science Institute MOU / Faculty Exchange, Research Mitsuo Ikebe, PhD MaPS GSBS research opportunity, contact OGH
South Korea Unruptured Intracranial Aneurysms: Quantitative Rupture-Risk Assessment; Non-Invasive Molecular Imaging - Yonsei University Research Alexei Bogdanov, PhD Radiology  
South Korea Structural Study on the Regulation of Unconventional Myosin - KBSI Research Mitsuo Ikebe, PhD MaPS Postdoc, GSBS research rotation opportunity, contact PI
South Korea Antimycobacterial Mechanisms of Apoptosis in the Lung - International Tuberculosis Research Center Research Hardy Kornfeld, MD Medicine/Pulmonology  
Thailand Mae Tao Clinic MOU / Patient Care, Research Meredith Walsh Graduate School of Nursing GSN clinical and research opportunity, contact PI
Thailand Addressing Barriers to the Adoption of IUDs Among Women Seeking Post-Abortion Care on the Thai/Burma Border - Mae Tao Clinic Research Meredith Walsh Graduate School of Nursing  
Thailand Mechanisms of Barrier Integrity Control in Dengue - AFRIMS Research Anon Srikiatkhachorn, MD Medicine/Infectious Diseases  

Australia

Country
Project Title
Project Type
Principal Investigator
Department/Program
Opportunities
Australia (2014) Control ofMuscle Protien Synthesis During Myogenesis  - Genea Biocells Reseach Charles Emerson, Jr., PhD Cell and Developmental Biology Research
Australia (2012) Innate Immune receptors for T. Gondii - University of Western Australia    Research Ricardo Gazzinelli, DSC, DVM Infectious Diseases  
Australia/USA (2013)  Adjuvant Development Program - CSR Behring LLC  Research  Shan Lu, MD  Medicine  Post Doc, GSBS research, rotation opportunity    

 Europe


Country
Project Title
Project Type
Principal Investigator
Department/Program
Opportunities
Armenia (2011)  Reforming Emergency Medical Care in the Republic of Armenia  Patient Care, Research  Richard Aghababian, MD  Emergency Medicine  
Denmark Role function, Depressed Primary Care Patients, and Computer Adaptive Testing - National Research Centre for the working Environment Research Milena Antchkova, PhD Quantitative Health Sciences Postdoc and GSBS research rotation opportunity, contact PI
Finland Adapting the Open Dialogue Model in the United States: Developing and Piloting and Organizational Change Approach and Behavioral Therapy Manual - University of Jyvaskyla Research Douglas Ziedonis, PhD Psychiatry SOM research & mentorship opportunity, contact PI
France Mission Interuniversitaire de Coordination des Echanges Franco-Americains (MICEFA) Letter of Agreement / Student Training Michael Godkin, PhD, Olga Valdman, MD International Medical Education, OUME SOM elective exchange opportunity, contact PI
France Effects of low dose IL-2 on antigen specific responses Project 2 of Low-dose IL-2 for the treatment of Islet autoimmunity - Assistance Publicque-Hopitaux de Paris Research Sally Kent, PhD Medicine/Diabetes  
France DUX4, epigenetics and pathogenesis of facioscapulohumeral muscular dystrophy - Association Francaise contra les Myopathies / AFM - Institut de Myologie Research Peter Jones, PhD Cell and Developmental Biology  
France Molecular Recognition during pre-mRNA splicing - INSERM Paris Research Michael Green, PhD Program in Molecular Medicine Postdoc and GSBS research rotation opportunity, contact PI
France Studies the role of Sphingolipid metabolism and Aneuploidy in Breast Cancer - Human Frontier Science Program Research Sunyoung Hwang, PhD Program in Gene Function and Expression  
Germany The Universities of the State of Baden-Wurttemberg MOU / Faculty Exchange, Research Sue Kelly Contact OGH
Germany Ministry of Higher Education, the State of Hessen Germany MOU / Faculty Exchange, Research Sue Kelly UMass President's Office Contact OGH
Germany Yeast Chromatin Structure and Function - Ludwig - Maximilian University Munchen Research Craig Peterson, PhD Program in Molecular Medicine GSBS research rotation opportunity, contact PI
Germany Impact of the aging immune system and bone marrow on bone in Rheumatoid Arthritis - University of Erlangen Medical School Research Ellen Gravallese, MD Medicine/Rheumatology  
Germany Membrane potential as a driver of airway smooth muscle hypercontraction and remodeling - University of Tubingen Research Ronghua Zhuge, PhD MaPS Postdoc and GSBS research rotation opportunity, contact PI
Germany Network for Vascular MicroRNAs - Hanover Medical School Research Nathan Lawson, PhD Program in Gene Function and Expression Postdoc and GSBS research rotation opportunity, contact PI
Germany Therapeutic targeting of the inflammasomes in Alzheimer's Disease - German Center for Neurodegenerative Diseases Research Eicke Latz, MD Medicine/Infectious Diseases  
Germany MR Signal Amplification for Receptor Imaging - German Cancer Research Center Research Alexei Bogdanov, PhD Radiology  
Germany Group B. Streptococci and Toll-like Receptors - University Medical Center Research Douglas Golenbock, MD Medicine / Infectious Diseases  
Germany Role of inflammasomes in experimental Alzheimer's Disease - University of Bonn Research Douglas Golenbock, MD Medicine / Infectious Diseases  
Germany / Netherlands ToF-Breast PET/CT: Development of a dSiPM-Based ToF-PET System for Breast Imaging - Philips Technology GmbH / Delft University Research Stephen Glick, PhD Radiology Postdoc and GSBS research rotation opportunity, contact PI
Hungary Simmelweis University MOU / Student & Resident Training, Faculty Exchange, Research Gyongyi Szabo, PhD Medicine SOM, GSN, GSBS clinical and research opportunity, contact OGH
Ireland Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland MOU / Student Training, Faculty Exchange, Research Melissa Fischer, MD, MEd Medical School SOM, GSN, GSBS clinical and research opportunity, contact OGH
Ireland DNA sensors and associated signaling pathways in the innate immune response - Trinity College Dublin Research Kate Fitzgerald, PhD Medicine/Infectious Disease Postdoc and GSBS research rotation opportunity, contact PI
Italy University of Modena and Reggio Emilia MOU / Student Training, Faculty Exhange Anthony Carruthers, PhD Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences SOM, GSN, GSBS clinical and research opportunity, contact OGH
Italy Function and regulation of elemental Ca2+ signaling in urethral smooth muscle - University of Siena Research Ronghua, Zhuge, PhD MaPS Postdoc and GSBS research rotation opportunity, contact PI
Italy Development of a Public Searchable Variant Database for AL Exomes - University of Milan Medical School and IRCCS Instituto Auxologico Italiano Research Jonathan Landers, PhD Neurology Postdoc and GSBS research rotation opportunity, contact PI
Italy Identification of De Novo Mutations in Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis Using a Trio-Based Exome Sequencing Approach - IRCCS Instituto Auxologico Italiano Research Jonathan Landers, PhD Neurology Postdoc and GSBS research rotation opportunity, contact PI
Italy DNA Tandem Repeat Numbers as Predictive Tools for Personalized Chemotherapy (PQ20) - University of Modena Italy Research Rossella Tupler, MD, PhD Program in Gene Function and Expression Postdoc position available, contact PI
Italy Identifying Genetic and Epigenetic Factors contributing to FSHD Pathogenesis - Universita degli Studi di Napoli Research Rossella Tupler, MD, PhD Program in Gene Function and Expression Postdoc position available, contact PI
Italy Targeting IFN-g-dependent events for the treatment of vitiligo - Vitiligo Research Foundation Research John Harris, MD, PhD Medicine/Dermatology Postdoct and GSBS research rotation opportunity, contact PI
Italy Identification of factors contributing to the pathogenesis of FSHD, Biomarkers for Therapy of FSHD - University of Modena Italy Research Rosella Tuppler, MD, PhD Program in Gene Function and Expression Postdoc position available, contact PI
Netherlands, The ToF-Breast PET/CT: Development of a dSiPM-Based ToF-PET System for Breast Imaging - Delft University Research Stephen Glick, PhD Radiology  
Netherlands, The High throughput chemical screening for small molecules that inhibit adhesion of fungal pathogens to human cells - Schlumberger Foundation, the Hague Research Vineeta Bajaj Program in Gene Function and Expression  
Poland Movement analysis and modeling of Parkinson's Disease patients after DBS procedure - Polish Japanese Institute of Information Technology Research Andrezej Przybyszewski, PhD Neurology  
Portugal Mechanisms of Tissue Growth Control by Nutriet & Growth Factor Sensing Pathways - Coimbra University Hospital Research David Guertin, PhD Program in Molecular Medicine Postdoc and GSBS research rotation opportunity, contact PI
Russia Vavilov Institute of General Genetics Academic Affiliation / MOU, Student & Resident Training, Faculty Exchange, Research Kimberly Muri Dean's Office SOM, GSN, GSBS, GME clinical opportunities, contact OGH
Russia Organochlorine Exposures and Altered Metabolism in Young Men - Harvard School of Public Health Research Mary Lee, MD Pediatrics/Endocrinology Postdoc and GSBS research rotation opportunity, contact PI
Russia Comparison of Tameness and Agression through molecular genetic study for identification of epigenomic and genetic variations in DNA and RNA material - Instistute of Cytology and Genetics (ICG), Siberian Branch of Russian Academy of Sciences Research Evgeny Rogaev, PhD Psychiatry Postdoc and GSBS research rotation opportunity, contact PI
Russia Associations between serum Ocs during the critical prepubertal and pubertal developmental windows with later young adult metabolic outcomes - Chapaevsk Medical Association Research Mary Lee, MD Pediatrics/Endocrinology Postdoc and GSBS research rotation opportunity, contact PI
Russia Optimization & in vivo testing of a novel combination microbicide - Laboratory of Nucleic Acids Chemistry Research Alexei Bogdanov, PhD Radiology  
Scotland Dissection of Sec1/Munc18 Protein function - University of Glasgow Research Mary Munson, PhD Biochemistry and Molecular Pharmacology Postdoc and GSBS research rotation opportunity, contact PI
Scotland Role of Protein Turnover Pathways in Aneuploid Cells - Association for International Cancer Research Research Eduardo Torres, PhD Program in Gene Function and Expression Postdoc and GSBS research rotation opportunity, contact PI
Scotland Salmonella Pathogenesis and Processing of Effectors by Caspase-3 - University of Glasgow Research Beth McCormick, PhD MaPS  
Scotland Inhibition of Pancreatic Cancer Development by the Anti-Diabetic Drug Metformin - Association for International Cancer Research Research Brian Lewis, PhD Program in Gene Function and Expression  
Spain Universidad Europea de Madrid Letter of Agreement / Student Training Michael Godkin, PhD International Medical Education and OUME SOM clinical and elective opportunity, contact PI
Spain ENCODE Data Analysis Center Computational Algorithms - ENCODE Research Zhiping Weng, PhD Biochemistry & Molecular Pharmacology Postdoc and GSBS research rotation opportunity, contact PI
Spain / Puerto Rico NIDA International Research Collaboration on Drug Abuse and Addiction Research - NIDA Research Lisa Fortuna, MD Psychiatry  
Switzerland Extending the cross-platform functionality and parallel computing capabilities of the OMEGA software tool - SUPSI Research, Software development Caterina Strambio, PhD  
Switzerland Investigations of protein expression during anti-viral response mechanisms based on innovative mass spectrometric and bioinformatic workflows - Swiss National Science Foundation (SNF) Research Jeremy Luban, MD Program in Molecular Medicine Postdoc and GSBS research rotation opportunity, contact PI
Switzerland In-vitro modeling of DNA virus evolution - Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne Research Timothy Kowalik, PhD MaPS Postdoc and GSBS research rotation opportunity, contact PI
United Kingdom(2014) Validating the GRACE 2.0 Risk Factor - University of Edinburgh Research David McManus, MD Cardiovascular  
United Kingdom(2014) Lady Tata Memorial Trust - Target Therapy for Core Binding Factor Leukemia Research John A. Pulikkan PGFE Research
United Kingdom Neurotropic HIV-1 Reservoirs Inside and Outside the Brain - University of Nottingham Research Paul Clapham, PhD Program in Molecular Medicine Postdoc and GSBS research rotation opportunity, contact PI
United Kingdom Role of Ca2+ signaling in atrial myocyte fibrillation - Open University Research Michael Sanderson, PhD MaPS Postdoc and GSBS research rotation opportunity, contact PI
United Kingdom Understanding outer membrane antibiotic transport in Pseudomonas aeruginosa - University of Southhampton Research Bert van den Berg Program in Molecular Medicine  
United Kingdom Is Bone Resorption Specialized Autophagy? - European Calcified Tissue Society Research Hanna Witwicka Cell Biology  
United Kingdom Diabetes Re-Education and Activation through MI (DREAM) - Cardiff and Vale NHS Trust Research Mary Lee, MD Pediatrics/Endocrinology Postdoc and GSBS research rotation opportunity, contact PI
United Kingdom Epithelial-derived mediators of neutrophil infiltration in the intestine - University of Bath Research Rose Szabady MaPS  
United Kingdom Exosome based therapeutics in Huntington's disease - Oxford University Research Neil Aronin, MD Medicine/Endocrinology Postdoc and GSBS research rotation opportunity
United Kingdom CBM-VAXBT1 A subunit vaccine for tularemia: eliciting humoral and cellular responses by beta-gluban particle delivery - Defense Science & Technology Laboratory Research Gary Ostroff, PhD Program in Molecular Medicine  
United Kingdom Evolution and Detection of HIV-1 R5 Macrophage-Tropic Variants in AIDS and HAD - University of Nottingham Research Paul Clapham, PhD Program in Molecular Medicine Postdoc and GSBS research rotation opportunity, contact PI
United Kingdom Yeast Particle Terpene and co-active formulations - Eden SRA Research Research Gary Ostroff, PhD Program in Molecular Medicine Postdoc and GSBS research rotation opportunity, contact PI
United Kingdom Development of a Public Searchable Variant Database of ALS Exomes - The Motor Neurone Disease Association Research Jonathan Landers, PhD Neurology Postdoc and GSBS research rotation opportunity, contact PI
United Kingdom Unraveling the biophysics and molecular genetics of magnetic compass orientation - Lund University Sweden, University of Oxford, UK Research Carlos Lois, MD, PhD Neurobiology Postdoc and GSBS research rotation opportunity, contact PI

South and Central America

Country
Project Title
Project Type
Principal Investigator
Department/Program
Opportunities
Bolivia VIEDMA Clinical Hospital and Institute of Human Development MOU / Student & Resident Training, Faculty Exchange, Research Douglas Golenbock, MD Medicine/Infectious Diseases SOM, GSN, GSBS, GME clinical and research opportunity, contact PI
Brazil(2014) Role of Immune Complexex in P vivax and P falciparum malaria - FIOCRUZ Research Douglas Golenbock, MD Medicine/Infectious Diseases Research
Brazil Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais MOU / Student Training, Faculty Exchange, Research Douglas Golenbock, MD Medicine/Infectious Diseases SOM, GSN, GSBS clinical and research opportunity, contact PI
Brazil The Universidade de Sao Paulo MOU / Student Training, Faculty Exchange, Research Sue Kelly UMass President's Office SOM, GSN, GSBS clinical and research opportunity, contact PI
Brazil Developing a Network of Tobacco Control among Women in Parana, Brazil Research, Education Sharina Person, PhD Quantitative Health Sciences  
Brazil Optimizing Initial Communication in Autism Research William McIlvane, PhD Psychiatry Postdoc and GSBS research rotation opportunity, contact PI
Brazil Immunopathogenesis of P. Vivax Malaria Research Ricardo Gazinelli, DSC, DVM Medicine/Infectious Diseases  
Brazil A Synthetic TLR4 Agonist as Immunological Adjuvant - Instituto Rene Rachou Research Ricardo Gazinelli, DSC, DVM Medicine/Infectious Diseases  
Chile The atlas of the HIV-1 genomic messenger ribonucleioprotein (mRNP) complex - University of Santiago Research Melissa Moore, PhD RNA Therapeutics Institute  
Colombia Innate Immunity in Parasitic Infections - Contro Internacional de Entrenamiento e investigaciones Medicase (CIDEIM) Research Douglas Golenbock, MD Medicine/Infectious Diseases  
Colombia Colombia Initiative in Substance use Disorders and Comorbidity - Universidad Colegio Mayor de Nuestra Senora del Rosario Education, Research Gerardo Gonzalez, MD Psychiatry  
Dominican Republic International Ministries Spring Break Medical Mission Trip Education, Patient Care Michele Pugnaire, MD Medical School SOM, GSN, GSBS, GME clinical opportunity, contact PI
Dominican Republic Universidad Tecnologica de Santiago (UTESA) MOU / Student Training, Faculty Exchange, Research Douglas Golenbock, MD Medicine/Infectious Diseases SOM clinical and research opportunity, contact PI
Ecuador (2014)

Atherosclerosis Risk Factor Reduction in Ecuador: Training Primary Care Physicians in Behavioral Counseling and Establishing Office Support and Patience Follow-­‐up System-Universidad de las Americas

  Ira Ockene    
Ecuador (2014) Scientific Conference: Motor and Cognitive Neurodegenerative Diseases - Yachay EP Education Miriam Bucheli, PhD Neurology Education
Ecuador Reforming Emergency Medical Care in the Republic of Ecuador: "Mi Emergencia" Education Jorge Yarzebski, MD, MPH Quantitative Health Sciences Resident / Fellow
Ecuador(2013) Project ALS - Ecuador: Investigation of Genetic Determinants of ALS in South America - Hospital Eugenio Espejo, Hospital Carlos Andrade Marin, Hospital de Los Valles, Hospital National Police, FUNDEM, NETLAB Research Miriam Bucheli, PhD Neurology  
Haiti (2013) Stop TB Initiative for Wave 4 - WHO Technical Assistance Onesky Aupont, MD Pediatrics and Commonwealth Medicine  
Haiti St. Damien Hospital Global Health Track Resident Training Program - St. Damien Hospital MOU / Patient Care, Education Patricia McQuilkin, MD Pediatrics Resident / Fellow
Haiti Development of a National Infrastructure for TB Diagnostic and Surveillance - Ministere de la Sante Publique et de la Population Research, Technical Consulting Alexander Sloutsky, PhD CHPR  
Nicaragua Autonomous University of Nicaragua (UNAN) - UMMS Collaboration MOU / Student & Resident Training, Faculty Exchange, Research Melissa Fischer, MD Medical School SOM, GSN, GSBS, GME clinical and research opportunities, contact PI
Nicaragua Sistema Local de Atencion a la Salud Madriz (SILAIS Madriz)   Michael Godkin, PhDD Medical School SOM clinical and elective opportunity, contact PI
Suriname TB Diagnostic Training - Suriname MOH Technical Consulting Alexander Sloustky, PhD CHPR  

Middle East

Country
Project Title
Project Type
Principal Investigator
Department/Program
Opportunities
Israel Chromatin dynamics in Yeast - Hebrew University Jerusalem Research Rando Oliver, MD, PhD Biochemistry & Molecular Pharmacology Postdoc and GSBS research rotation opportunity, contact PI
Israel Systematic Dissection of Histone Modification in Transcriptional Dynamics - Hebrew University Jerusalem Research Rando Oliver, MD, PhD Biochemistry & Molecular Pharmacology Postdoc and GSBS research rotation opportunity, contact PI
Israel Breaking Nucleosomal Symmetry - Hebrew University Jerusalem Research Paul Kaufman, PhD Program in Gene Function and Expression Postdoc and GSBS research rotation opportunity, contact PI
Israel Evolutionary profiling of the transcriptome and post-transcriptional wiring of the circadian clock in normal and perturbed conditions - Hebrew University Jerusalem Research Manuel Garber, PhD Program in Bioinformatics and Integrated Biology Postdoc and GSBS research rotation opportunity, contact PI
Israel Systematic mapping of the protein-DNA network mediating the response to pathogens - Weizmann Institute of Science Research Manuel Garber, PhD Program in Bioinformatics and Integrated Biology Postdoc and GSBS research rotation opportunity, contact PI
Israel A novel role for promoter in cytoplasmic mRNA decay - U.S. Israel Binational Science Foundation Research Allan Jacobson, PhD MaPS Postdoc and GSBS research rotation opportunity, contact PI
Israel ICOB: Wiring and remodeling the circadian transcriptional network: an evolutionary perspective on the plasticity and robustness of the circadian clock - Hebrew University Jerusalem Research, Education Manuel Garber, PhD Program in Bioinformatics and Integrative Biology Postdoc and GSBS research rotation opportunity, contact PI
Israel APOBEC3G Cytidine Deaminases Sensitizes Lymphoma Cells to Genotoxic Agents Research Celia Schiffer, PhD Biochemistry and Molecular Pharmacology Postdoc and GSBS research rotation opportunity, contact PI
Lebanon American University of Beirut MOU / Student Training, Faculty Exchange, Research Melissa Fischer, MD Medical School SOM, GSN, GSBS clinical and research opportunity, contact OGH
Pakistan Pakistan - US Science and Technology Cooperation Program - GC University, Lahore Education, Research Celia Schiffer, PhD Biochemistry & Molecular Pharmacology Postdoc and GSBS research rotation opportunity, contact PI
Saudi Arabia Tobacco Treatment Specialist Training - Saudi ARAMCO Education Denise Jolicoeur, MPH, CHES Medicine/Division of preventive and Behavioral Health  

North America

Country
Project Title
Project Type
Principal Investigator
Department/Program
Opportunities
Canada Towards New Therapeutic Approaches to Type 1 Diabetes Based on Rat Immunobiology - University of Toronto Research John Mordes, MD Medicine Postdoc and GSBS research rotation opportunity, contact PI
Canada Model-free mathematical analysis of DNA replication kinetics - Simon Fraser University Research Nick Rhind, PhD Biochemistry & Molecular Pharmacology Postdoc and GSBS research rotation opportunity, contact PI
Canada Identification of FDA-Approved Drugs that Mitigate Retinal Degeneration - University of British Columbia Research Shalesh Kaushal, MD Ophthalmology  
Canada Vaccines that Replicate the neutralization-competent structure of the gp41 MPER - Simon Fraser University Research Shan Lu, PhD Medicine Postdoc and GSBS research rotation opportunity, contact PI
Canada Development of a compact PET scanner for simultaneous PET/MR breast imaging - Excelitas Technologies Research Stephen Glick, PhD Radiology Postdoc and GSBS research rotation opportunity, contact PI
Canada Runx2 and Deregulation of Osteoblast Proliferation Research Andre van Wijnen, PhD Cell Biology  
Canada The Regulation of DNA Replication Kinetics - Simon Fraser University Research Nick Rhind, PhD Biochemistry and Molecular Pharmacology Postdoc and GSBS research rotation opportunity, contact PI
Canada Effects of maintenance Treatment with Olanzapine vs Placebo on Brain Structure - University of Toronto Research Anthony Rothschild, MD Psychiatry  
Canada Validation and Characterization of Candidate Leukemia Suppressor Genes - Canadian Institute of Health Research Research Magnolia Pak, PhD Program in Gene Function and Expression  
United States Medicorps MOU / Patient Care Melissa Fischer, MD Medical School SOM clinical opportunity, contact PI
United States Ibis Reproductive Health MOU / Research Meredith Walsh Graduate School of Nursing GSN research opportunity
United States Learning and Working during the Transition to Adulthool Rehabilitation Research and Training Center) - SRI International, California branch Research Maryann Davis, PhD Psychiatry  
United States Modulation of stress responses and homeostatic mechanisms by microRNAs - Human Frontier Science Program Research Alejandro Vasquez-Rifo, PhD Program in Molecular Medicine