ISSF funding case studies 2020 - 2021

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Dr Tara Mangal

ISSF Springboard Fellowship

The direct and indirect consequences of large health system shocks to population health in Malawi

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Dr Valerie Soo

ISSF Springboard Fellowship

Developing a massively parallel approach to chart the fitness landscape of a penicillin-binding protein

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Dr Chechi Kanta

ISSF Springboard Fellowship

Gut microbiome as a causal determinant of cardiometabolic disease

ISSF funding case studies 2020 - 2021 row 2

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Dr Sulayman Bah

Global Health Clinical Research Training Fellowship

Prevalence and mechanisms of bone mineral density reduction in chronic hepatitis B infection in sub-Saharan Africa.

Imperial Supervisor: Professor Maud Lemoine
Overseas Supervisor: Professor Umberto D'Alessandro

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Dr KudZanai Njikizana

Global Health Clinical Research Training Fellowship

Feasibility of integrating antenatal testing for HBV into the existing HIV and syphilis dual elimination framework in rural Zimbabwe.

Imperial Supervisor: Professor Simon Gregson
Overseas Supervisor: Professor Gwendoline Quetoline Kandawasvika

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Dr Luz Quevedo Cruz

Global Health Clinical Research Training Fellowship

Ensuring survival from tuberculosis

Imperial Supervisor: Professor Carlton Evans
Overseas Supervisor: Professor Robert Gilman

ISSF funding case studies 2020 - 2021 row 3

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Dr Andrea Pollard

ISSF Springboard Fellowship

Repurposing of neuronal pathways in skeletal responses to mechanical stimuli

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Dr Charis Pericleous

ISSF Springboard Fellowship

Unravelling the mechanisms of vascular dysfunction in systemic autoimmune
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SSF funding case studies 2020 - 2021 row 4

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Dr David Salman

Imperial Post-Doctoral, Post-CCT Research Fellowship (IPPRF)

The impact of a digital tool to increase physical activity in community dwelling older adults: a double blind randomised controlled trial

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Dr Gregory Scott

Imperial Post-Doctoral, Post-CCT Research Fellowship (IPPRF)

Developing general-purpose electrophysiological measures of conscious state for a handheld device

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Dr Jarvis Sheba

Imperial Post-Doctoral, Post-CCT Research Fellowship (IPPRF)

Elucidating the roles and therapeutic potential of Liver X receptorsin adrenocortical carcinoma(ACC)

ISSF funding case studies 18-19

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Dr Sarah May Johnson

Global Health Clinical Research Training Fellowship

Defining the relationship between tuberculosis and cytomegalovirus in adolescents

Imperial Supervisor: Dr Elizabeth Whittaker
Overseas Supervisor: Dr James Seddon

SSF funding case studies 2018 - 2019

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Dr Zameer Mohamed

Global Health Clinical Research Training Fellowship

The role of GeneXpert HCV viral load in the diagnostic algorithm for Tanzanian intravenous drug users, validating capillary whole blood testing

Imperial Supervisor: Maud Lemoine
Overseas Supervisor: Jessie Mbwambo

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Dr David James Pinato

Imperial Post-Doctoral, Post-CCT Research Fellowship

Integrated phenotypic characterisation of the anti-tumour immune response

ISSF funding case studies 2018 - 2019

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Dr Aran Singanayagam

ISSF Springboard Fellowship

Defining the impact of COPD airway microbiota perturbations upon susceptibility to bacterial infection

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Dr Sakib Rokadiya

Global Health Clinical Research Training Fellowships

The Mycobacterium Genomic Determinants of Radiological Pathology

Imperial Supervisor: Dr Louis Grandjean
Overseas Supervisor: Robert Gilman

ISSF funding case studies for previous fellows

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Dr Neesha Rockwood

Global Health Clinical Research Training Fellowship

Acquired drug resistance in rifampicin-susceptible pulmonary tuberculosis in a high HIV co-prevalence setting.

Imperial Sponsor

Imperial Supervisor: Prof Robert Wilkinson
Overseas Supervisor: Prof Robert Wilkinson

ISSF funding case studies for previous fellows

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Dr Nathalie MacDermott

Global Health Clinical Research Training Fellowship

The role of molecular methods in identifying pathogens causing severe sepsis in children in The Gambia