THEMATIC AREA

Infection and Immunology
Tuberculosis (TB), caused by Mycobacterium tuberculosis (Mtb), is an old enemy of public health and continues to be an enormous health burden in developing countries. The World Health Organization (WHO) estimated TB to have caused 1.6 million deaths among HIV-negative and HIV-positive people taken together. Read More
Maternal and Child Health
Pregnancy (fetal life) and the first two years of life are the most critical periods that shape a person's health. Maternal and child health research at THSTI focuses on the major causes of neonatal, infant and child deaths and sickness.Efforts are focused towards beginning early. Read More
Non-Communicable Diseases
Collectively, non-communicable diseases constitute the greatest threat to human health and welfare globally. THSTI's programme on non-communicable diseases has prioritized immunobiology underlying autoimmune disorders, early prediction of diabetes and identifying stage-specific molecular signatures for NAFLD/NASH. Read More
Multidisciplinary Clinical and Translational Research
On going and proposed efforts under this area have been consolidated under four major disease states: Antimicrobial resistance, blood-borne infections, tropical fevers and TB. Discovery-based leads generated by the groups in the Infectious disease area are used and multidisciplinary expertise (biochemistry, antibody and protein engineering. Read More