University at Buffalo Partners With Zimbabwe Universities to Create International Nanotechnology Center
September 25, 2012
Zimbabwe has a high rate (14 percent) of its population co-infected with HIV/AIDS and tuberculosis (TB), thus there is a great need for new drugs and treatments. With a view to developing new drugs to treat these diseases, the University at Buffalo's Institute for Lasers, Photonics and Biophotonics (ILPB), and the New York State Center of Excellence in Bioinformatics and Life Sciences have come together to launch the Zimbabwe International Nanotechnology Center (ZINC) a national nanotechnology research program with the University of Zimbabwe (UZ), and the Chinhoyi University of Technology (CUT).
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This article was provided by U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. It is a part of the publication CDC HIV/Hepatitis/STD/TB Prevention News Update. Visit the CDC's website to find out more about their activities, publications and services.
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