Malawi

 

Location
Zomba, Malawi

Site Institution
University of Liverpool & Malawi-Liverpool-Wellcome Trust Research Unit

U.S. Institution
Yale School of Public Health

Research Focus: Microbiome

Site and Background
The Malawi–Liverpool–Wellcome Trust Clinical Research Programme (MLW) has been a partnership between the College of Medicine at the University of Malawi, the University of Liverpool, Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine and the Wellcome Trust. Officially established in 1995, MLW employs more than 200 people, including around 35 scientists, of whom the majority are Malawian. The MLW Programme is now one of the region’s leading laboratory based health research institutions conducting excellent research and research training in basic sciences, experimental medicine and public health. The Programme conducts excellent internationally competitive research and ensures that novel discoveries are translated into clinical practice and policy.

Please visit:
https://publichealth.yale.edu/research/training/ghes/malawi.aspx

U.S. Based Mentor

  Virginia Pitzer, ScD  Assistant Professor of Epidemiology of Microbial Diseases, Yale University  Email

Virginia Pitzer, ScD
Assistant Professor of Epidemiology of Microbial Diseases, Yale University
Email

Local Mentor

  Melita Alison Gordon, MD  Malawi Professor of Gastroenterology, University of Liverpool & Malawi-Liverpool-Welcome Trust Research Unit  Email

Melita Alison Gordon, MD
Malawi Professor of Gastroenterology, University of Liverpool & Malawi-Liverpool-Welcome Trust Research Unit
Email