Current Projects

● Efficacy of three different regimens of primaquine for the prevention of relapses of Plasmodium vivax malaria in the Amazon Basin of Peru
● Development and implementation of a new KAP questionnaire for the Peruvian committee for AIDS prevention and control in the Armed Forces and Police
● Investigation of severe and complicated malaria in Iquitos, Peru
● Malaria distribution in Peru
● The effectiveness of an outbreak response course in the Americas
● Disability due to health and safety problems in Peace Corps volunteers and in travelers
● Characterization of the infectious agent causing tegumentary leishmaniasis in South America
● Infectivity of Anopheles species with Plasmodium vivax for use in human clinical vaccine studies
● Loreto Health Assessment: Alto Amazonas, Datem del Marañón, and Maynas provinces
● Estimation of the Plasmodium vivax malaria incidence in infants, children, and adults in Northwestern Peru
● Prevalence of parasitosis in HIV-immunosupressesd patients before their initial enrollment to HAART
● Leishmaniasis in military personnel deployed in endemic areas of the Apurimac and Ene River Valleys of Peru (VRAE)
● Prevalence of microfilariasis in residents of urban and peri-urban neighborhoods of the Amazonian city of Iquitos, Peru
● Data analysis of the treatment of intraparenchymal neurocysticercosis: Effect of increases dosing of corticosteroids on seizure frequency
● Riverine surveillance
● Risk factors for severe Plasmodium vivax malaria in Peru
● Latin American malaria diagnostic center
● Artesunate resistance in Plasmodium falciparum in Latin America
● Efficacy and tolerability of a high-dose primaquine regimen for preventing vivax relapses in the Peruvian Amazon Basin
● Exploration of malaria and other vector borne illnesses incidence
● Data analysis of the training biomedical informatics workforce in Latin America: Results of a needs assessment
● Validation of a Real-Time PCR Assay for Leishmania species identification
● Anti-malarial drug resistance screening and microsatellite genotyping of Plasmodium falciparum from umbilical cord blood samples