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Research Equipment

Some of the equipment available in the center to support research implementation include:

    1. Conventional PCR Thermocycler
    2. Real-time PCR Machine
    3. Gel Electrophoresis Apparatus 
    4. Gel Documentation System
    5. Spectrophotometer
    6. FreeZone Freeze Dry System
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Research Programs

The research orientation of UST-TDRC is directed to tropical infectious diseases, but its main focus is on the following research areas: 

◊      Malaria 

◊     Dengue  

◊     Schistosomiasis & Soil-Transmitted Helminthiases 

◊    Diarrheal Diseases 

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UST-TDRC Partners, Collaborators & Funders

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Publications & Impact

The UST-TDRC contribued to the following publications:

  Publication type:                 Original article

  Publication year:                 2015

◊  Contributing author:          Mohammed AK Mahdy

◊  Journal:                     506043

  Article URL:                Survey of chloroquine-resistant mutations in the Plasmodium falciparum pfcrt and pfmdr-1 genes in Hadhramout, Yemen



  Publication type:            Original article 


  Publication year:                 2015

◊  Contributing author:      Mohammed AK Mahdy

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  Article URL:              Population expansion and gene flow in Giardia duodenalis as revealed by triphosphate isomerase gene

         Publication type:           Opinion article 


  Publication year:                 2015

       ◊  Contributing authors:   Rashad Abdul-Ghani & Mohammed AK Mahdy

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  Article URL:              Inclusion of gametocyte parameters in anti-malarial drug efficacy studies: filling a neglected gap needed for malaria elimination


◊   Publication type:                Original article

  Publication year:                 2015

◊  Contributing author:            Rashad Abdul-Ghani


◊  Journal:                     506043


  Article URL:  Seroprevalence of Toxoplasma gondii Seroprevalence of Toxoplasma gondii infection among patients with non-schizophrenic neurodevelopmental disorders in Alexandria, Egypt


               ◊ Publication type:          Original article

  Publication year:                 2015

       ◊  Contributing author:   Mohammed AK Mahdy

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  Article URL:   Frquencies distribution of dihydrofolate reductase and dihydropteroate synthetase mutant alleles associated with sulfadoxine–pyrimethamine resistance in Plasmodium falciparum population from Hadhramout governorate, Yemen



          Publication type:                     Editorial

  Publication year:                     2016

◊  Contributing author:               Rashad Abdul-Ghani

◊  Journal:                                 Yemeni Journal for Medical Sciences

  Article URL:               Malaria research priorities in Yemen: paving the way for malaria elimination


               ◊ Publication type:          Original article 

  Publication year:                 2016

       ◊  Contributing authors:   Mohammed AK Mahdy & Rashad Abdul-Ghani


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  Article URL:   Field evaluation of a PfHRP-2/pLDH rapid diagnostic test and light microscopy for diagnosis and screening of falciparum malaria during the peak seasonal transmission in an endemic area in Yemen


 ◊ Publication type:          Original article

  Publication year:                 2016  

       ◊  Contributing author:   Mohammed AK Mahdy & Rashad Abdul-Ghani

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  Article URL:   First molecular characterization of Leishmania species causing visceral leishmaniasis among children in Yemen



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Research Projects & Grants

The UST-TDRC has obtained grants for the following projects:

Project title                                           Evaluation of Two Copromicroscopic Techniques for Detection of Schistosoma mansoni-Infected Patients in an Area of Low Endemicity in Yemen                                                                      
Principal investigator Dr. Rashad Abdul-Ghani
Funding agency EMRO/TDR, World Health Organization
Grant ID SGS13/11 



Project title Prevalence of Glucose-6-Phosphate Dehydrogenase Deficiency and Evaluation of a Rapid Diagnostic Test for Its Detection in Malaria-Endemic Areas in Hodeidah, Yemen
Principal investigator Dr. Mohammed AK Mahdy
Funding agency EMRO/TDR, World Health Organization
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Project title Predictors of Low Use of Long-Lasting Insecticidal Nets among Communities within Malaria-Endemic Areas in Yemen
Principal investigator Dr. Samira Al-Eryani
Funding agency EMRO/TDR, World Health Organization
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UST-Tropical Disease Research Center,                                                                                                       

5th Floor, University of Science & Technology Hospital,                                                                                                                                 

Sixty Meters Road, Sana'a, Yemen.                                                                                                                                                            

Tel. No.: 00967 1 500000 Ex. 5213

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