Infectious Diseases Collaborations

Uganda-CWRU Research Collaboration (UCRC)

UCRC (Leadership: Drs. Boom, Johnson, Salata), supported by CDC, NIH and B&MGF, will celebrate its 30th year in 2018 and is the center through which all research in Uganda is organized and administered. UCRC supports 3 labs. (HIV Virology, Immunology, Mycobacteriology) and a clinical studies infrastructure in Uganda for clinical research. The focus has been primarily TB and HIV related research but the scope has been expanded in the last few years to include cardiovascular disease and oncology.