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2 months ago


Prof. C. Prazeres da Costa was in Cairo give a talk at the German Science Day organized by the DAAD office in Cairo as well as Mrs Heba Afifi from TUM Cairo. The title of the talk was: “Introducing the Schistosomiasis Research Group at TUM: From epigenteics and transmaternal immune regulation to novel drug development“. The Cystinet Africa project was also featured and fruitful discussions ensued. #Cairo #Cystinet #NTDs ...

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3 months ago


What better day than #WorldZoonosesDay to highlight the Center for Global Health’s involvement in studies concerning neurocysticercosis (NCC) in highly endemic rural areas of Zambia and Tanzania. NCC is the world's number one food-borne parasitic disease and has a strong #OneHealth aspect, with elimination strategies needing to address both humans and pigs. Our research focuses on the epidemiological assessment of NCC, the evaluation of a newly developed point of care test, the conduct of prevention campaigns and the treatment of NCC patients according to standard treatment guidelines that are to be published by the WHO in due course. ...

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7 months ago


Dr. Fabien Prodjinotho and Prof. Dr. Clarissa Prazeres da Costa of our Germany I team visited the School of Veterinary Medicine, University of Zambia (UNZA) late January. The purpose of this trip was the collection of Taenia solium cysts from one infected pig to prepare antigens to be used for all human T cell assays within CYSTINET-Africa. ...

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Two large-scale multidisciplinary health networks, CYSTINET-Africa and DigI (Non-discriminating Access for Digital Inclusion met in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, end of April 2018. read-more : https://t.co/fKxfdwlNYm

We held a successful interdisciplinary workshop (Prof. Bernd Brügge and Jan Knobloch, Chair for Software Engineering, TUM, and Prof. Andrea Winkler, Center for Global Health and Department of Neurology, TUM) July 10th-11th. @cystinet #tum Read more: https://t.co/Yz7cc5mm5I

New Blog post about the Mozambique launching ceremony!

The CYSTINET-Africa team got bigger! A warm welcome to the new members of the Tanzania I task force: Antony Nyerere, Christina Kitundu and Kinyala Godson Lyandala.


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