Universidad Peruana Cayetano Heredia

Joining date
2021
Lima, Peru

Universidad Peruana Cayetano Heredia (UPCH) is a leading higher education institution in Lima, Peru. For 60 years, UPCH has contributed to world-class knowledge in tropical medicine, high-altitude medicine and physiology, public health, and basic sciences with the highest research standards and ethics. Research and innovation are fundamental pillars, and the university consistently ranks among the top Peruvian institutions in research and international partnerships. UPCH’s Instituto de Medicina Tropical Alexander von Humboldt studies diseases including tuberculosis, leishmaniasis, malaria, and HIV, in Lima as well as at field sites such as Iquitos, Cuzco, and La Merced.

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Diseases
Other - HIV, Chikungunya, Influenza, Zika
Soil-transmitted helminthiasis (STH)
Malaria
Leprosy
Chagas disease
Leishmaniasis
Echinococcosis
Cysticercosis/Taeniasis
Tuberculosis
Research areas
Basic research
Diagnostic
Drug
Vaccine
Active Labs
None available.
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