Uganda Seed Grants

Global Health Seed Grants for research in Uganda support partnerships between faculty from the University of Minnesota and institutions in Uganda, pursuing global health research.

2016 Global Health Seed Grant Awardees

These projects will forge new collaborative research efforts between the University of Minnesota and Makerere University while building on the strength of ongoing studies and paving the way for increased student engagement in research.

Uptake of and barriers to human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccination among adolescent girls in rural Uganda.

Nicole Basta, School of Public Health
She will work with Makerere University co-investigator Cecily Banura from the Child Health and Development Center and two co-investigators from the University of Minnesota (Shalini Kulasingam, School of Public Health and Hee Yun Lee, School of Social Work).

Assessing antiretroviral distribution in CNS reservoirs using IR-MALDEI mass spectrometry imaging.

Melanie Nicol, College of Pharmacy
Her Makerere University co-investigators are Robert Lukande from the Department of Pathology and David Meya from the Infectious Diseases Institute.

AHC Seed Grants in Uganda: A catalyst for global research partnership