Projects - C-THAN

Current C-THAN Pilot Projects

  1. Development of HCV Core Antigen Test to Detect Active Hepatitis C Infection – Principal Investigator: Sally McFall – Prime Institution: Northwestern University
  2. Smartphone-based Measurement of TST Induration for Latent TB Screening – Principal Investigator: Tania Douglas – Prime Institution: University of Cape Town
  3. Acute HIV Detection Assays with Isothermal Amplification and Strand Displacement Visualization – Principal Investigator: Julius Lucks – Prime Institution: Northwestern University
  4. Optimization of Sputum Collection Cup for Reduction in Rejection Rates of Sputum Specimens – Principal Investigator: Chris de Villiers – Prime Institution: Sinapi Biomedical
  5. Fluorescent p24 Ag assay to increase sensitivity of early infant diagnosis of HIV – Principal Investigators: Diana Hardie & Sally McFall – Prime Institutions: University of Cape Town & Northwestern University
  6. Highly Sensitive Multiplex qPCR for detecting HIV associated tuberculosis (TB) and non-tuberculous mycobacteria (NTM) infection" – Principal Investigators: Souleymane Diallo & Mamoudou Maiga – Prime Institutions: University of Sciences, Techniques and Technologies of Bamako & Northwestern University