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Malawi Unit


Miriam K. Laufer, MD, MPH
Associate Director, Center for Vaccine Development

The Malawi Unit is part of the Malaria Research Program 

‌Our Mission

To use science and epidemiology to answer critical questions about the treatment, prevention, control and ultimately elimination of malaria and to maximize child health.

To conduct research that is scientifically rigorous and upholds the highest ethical standards.

To train and mentor young researchers who join our team in the United States, Malawi and other international settings to conduct meaningful research, to become leaders in their field and to support public health and academic institutions.