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Research Projects

Species Identification of Non-Tuberculous Mycobacteria in the Ugandan Population

  • Kampala, Uganda
  • June 2019 – ongoing

Infections with non-tuberculous mycobacteria (NTM) are on the rise worldwide, directing the global focus to these lesser known organisms. NTM range from harmless microbes to...

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The ALPHA Study

  • Kampala, Uganda
  • August 2019 – ongoing

Amikacin Exposure and Toxicity – Pharmacokinetic Pharmacodynamic Analysis in Patients with Multidrug-Resistant Tuberculosis in Uganda : A Pilot Study Treatment of patients with multidrug-resistant TB...

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Sexually transmitted infections

  • Kampala, Uganda
  • October 1, 2017 – April 1, 2019

Strengthening capacity to optimally care for vulnerable groups at risk for sexually transmitted infections in Kampala, Uganda. Sexually transmitted infections (STIs) are among the most...

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Gestational diabetes mellitus in HIV-infected women

  • Kampala, Uganda
  • February 1 2019 – today

Diabetes mellitus (DM) is one of the most common non-communicable diseases worldwide. The number of people with diabetes is increasing rapidly, especially in sub-Saharan Africa....

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Antimicrobial resistance in urinary tract infections

  • Kampala, Uganda
  • March 1, 2017 – June 30, 2019

A cross-sectional study was conducted as part of routine surveillance at an outpatient HIV-clinic in Kampala, Uganda. In total, 200 patients aged 18 years and...

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Intensive pharmacokinetics (IPK)

  • Kampala, Uganda
  • February 1 2017 – October 1 2018

In addition to the recently completed SOUTH study (see also “past projects”), tuberculosis/HIV co-infected adults were prospectively enrolled into this study in which serum concentrations...

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RHINOS follow-up study (RHINUP)

  • Kampala, Uganda
  • January 1 2017 – January 1 2018

This follow-up study on patients identified with HIV drug resistance in 2015 was recently completed. HIV-infected adults that previously participated in the RHINOS study (see...

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Resistance in HIV-infected individuals in North and South (RHINOS)

  • Kampala, Uganda
  • June 4 – September 30 2015

In 2015, this study enrolled over 2700 HIV-infected Ugandan adults within 4 months. The majority of patients had been on antiretroviral treatment (ART) for more...

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Study on outcomes related to Tuberculosis and HIV drug concentrations in Uganda (SOUTH)

  • Kampala, Uganda
  • April 1 2013 – today

This currently ongoing research study investigates the association between anti-TB drug concentrations and TB treatment outcome in TB/HIV co-infected Ugandan adults. Serum concentrations of all...

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