Mission and Goals


Mission:
To alleviate suffering caused by tropical diseases through basic, applied and field research, education, and service.

Goals:
* Facilitate opportunities for research training, synergistic partnerships, and funding
* Promote the implementation of research discoveries that will impact the health of people in the tropics
* Enhance the scientific expertise and infrastructure of tropical infectious diseases research
* Enhance synergy between CTD investigators at UTMB and between CTD investigators and international partners
* Integrate with other UTMB Global Health education and service programs
* Encourage strategic expansion of research in chronic diseases relevant to the tropics

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