Monthly Archives: May 2014

Tanzanian Leadership for accountability – will this count for women and children?

Tanzanian Leadership for accountability – will this count for women and children? Tanzanian President JM Kikwete currently joins his fellow co-chair for the Commission on Information and Accountability (COIA),Prime Minister Stephen Harper of Canada, at a high level summit on … Continue reading

Bubbles and kittens and puppies, oh my. Or exam worries and woes

Some innovative ways universities have introduced or are thinking of introducing to help relieve the stress of exams include: bubble wrap popping stations (University of Leicester student union),petting zoos (University of Bath) and even bouncy castles and massages (PETA’s alternatives … Continue reading

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Leishmania Vaccine

Science Transnational Medicine  Modular Multiantigen T Cell Epitope–Enriched DNA Vaccine Against Human Leishmaniasis Shantanabha Das, Anja Freier, Thouraya Boussoffara, Sushmita Das, Detlef Oswald, Florian O. Losch, Melanie Selka, Nina Sacerdoti-Sierra, Gabriele Schönian, Karl-Heinz Wiesmüller, Karin Seifert, Matthias Schroff, Christiane Juhls, Charles L. Jaffe, Syamal Roy, Pradeep Das, Hechmi Louzir, Simon L. Croft, Farrokh Modabber and Peter Walden.   Abstract The … Continue reading

Alumni Profile: Dr Nashid Kamal

Dr Nashid Kamal from Bangladesh studied for her PhD in Medical Demography at the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, graduating in 1996. She is currently Adjunct Professor in the School of Business, BRAC University, and in the Department … Continue reading