LMIC Fellows

***Some fellows' individual profiles are in progress

Milcah Dhoro, DPhil, MPhil, BSc
Home Institution: University of Zimbabwe
Mentoring US Institution: Stanford University
Research Site: Harare, Zimbabwe
Research Topic: Immunogenetics of disease progression and immune function in perinatally HIV infected children in sub-Saharan Africa.

Zahirul Islam, MS, PhD
Home Institution: International Centre for Diarrhoeal Disease Research, Bangladesh
Mentoring US Institution: Stanford University
Research Site: Dhaka, Bangladesh
Research Topic: Campylobacter Jejuni infection and Guillain-Barre Syndrome in Bangladesh, the role of Bacterial Genetic Polymorphism, antecedent infection and pathogenesis

Veena Pillai, MBBS
Home Institution: University of Malaya
Mentoring US Institution: Yale University
Research Site: Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Research Topic: Health needs assessment in a woman's prison in Kuala Lumpur, sex work, HIV, and substance abuse.

Adriano Queiroz-Silva, MS, PhD
Home Institution: UC Berkeley
Mentoring US Institution: UC Berkeley
Research Site: Fiocruz Foundation, Salvador, Brazil
Research Topic: Biomarkers of tuberculosis and TB treatment monitoring.

Maria Cristina Venegas Vargas, DVM, MS, PhD
Home Institution: Michigan State University
Mentoring US Institution: Yale University
Research Site: Fiocruz Foundation, Salvador, Brazil
Research Topic: Ecological and social determinants of Leptospira infection in slums.