The Fogarty International Center at the U.S. National Institutes of Health (NIH) sends you best wishes this holiday season!
Once again, we're reflecting on the past year to recognize and celebrate the accomplishments of the global health research community. Selected articles topped the list for readers and editors of Fogarty's Global Health Matters newsletter in 2017.
Top global health research stories of 2017
- Focus on how Americans benefit from global health research:
- Protecting the U.S. by strengthening pandemic response in West Africa
- HIV research by Fogarty trainees has brought changes to U.S. treatment protocols
- Fogarty-supported Chagas and dengue researchers redirected their efforts to tackle the Zika virus
- Fogarty trainees studied a Colombian family for clues to prevent Alzheimer's
- Fogarty grantees assessed the long-term benefits of Fogarty training during a session at the International AIDS Society (IAS) meeting
- Investments in early-career scientists through Fogarty's International Research Scientist Development Award (IRSDA) are paying off
- Fogarty Director Dr. Roger I. Glass explores how we can conduct research during humanitarian crises
- Fogarty scientists are encouraging the use of big data to advance infectious disease surveillance and modeling
- Technology designed for Africa is helping fight disease and save money in the U.S.
- Fogarty Director Dr. Roger I. Glass asks, "How can we encourage female leaders in global health?"
- Focus on Fogarty's work to build research capacity to fight noncommunicable diseases (NCDs):
- Scientists gathered to review the achievements of Fogarty's Global Infectious Diseases (GID) research training program
- Q and A with Dr. John Nkengasong, a former Fogarty trainee who is now director of the new Africa CDC
- Fogarty leads an effort to study how to prevent childhood obesity in Latin America
- Fogarty funds additional grants to support research training in Ebola-affected countries