The Consortium

The Marcad Program

The University Cheikh Anta Diop UCAD, Senegal (Prof O. Gaye) leads the Consortium which includes USTTB, Mali (Prof OK. Doumbo); MRC, The Gambia (Prof U. D'Alessandro); UY1, Cameroon (Prof W. Mbacham) and UHAS, Ghana (Prof HK. Tagbor).  Three European institutions collaborate in this programme: LSHTM-UK, LSTM-UK and UoC, Denmark.
Postdoctoral fellows and PhD students are integrated into established research teams with senior scientists in participating institutions within a stimulated research environment. Strong mentorship from leading scientists is provided.
Main malaria research areas covered by the programme are: parasite & vector resistance, immunology and molecular biology, changing epidemiology profile, interruption of transmission, changing behaviours, social sciences.
The programme is managed by a Steering Committee assisted by a Research Committee and an Advisory Board. MARCAD is committed to support women and provide high quality research contributing to the translation into policy and practice.

Name and Email of primary contact : Prof Oumar Gaye This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.