Projects

  • 17. 06. 2018

PROJECT: Long-term health outcome among HCV patients with advanced liver fibrosis treated through HCV elimination program in Georgia
FUNDED BY: U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Division of Viral Hepatitis
PRINCIPAL INVESTIGATOR (PI): Maia Butsashvili


PROJECT: Evaluation of pilot activities to improve HCV screening and linkage to care in Georgia
FUNDED BY: Liver Institute and Foundation for Education and Research (LIFER)
PROJECT COORDINATOR: Maia Butsashvili


PROJECT: Evaluation of integrated HCV treatment program in harm reduction centers of Georgia
FUNDED BY: U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Division of Viral Hepatitis
PRINCIPAL INVESTIGATOR (PI): Maia Butsashvili


PROJECT: Implementing HCV treatment in harm reduction centers in Georgia
FUNDED BY: U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Division of Viral Hepatitis
PRINCIPAL INVESTIGATOR (PI): Maia Butsashvili


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FUNDED BY: SRNSF
PROJECT COORDINATOR: Maia Butsashvili


PROJECT: Estimating the health care associated risk of hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection among Georgian women
FUNDED BY: SRNSF
PROJECT COORDINATOR: George Kamkamidze


PROJECT: Diabetes awareness and knowledge survey among general population of Gardabani region
FUNDED BY: Georgia Red Cross
PRINCIPAL INVESTIGATOR (PI): Maia Butsashvili


PROJECT: Implement TB-related infection control practices at hospital settings
FUNDED BY: USAID, URC
PROJECT COORDINATOR: George Kamkamidze


PROJECT: Impact of Targeted Health Insurance on Health Service Utilization, Expenditures and Health Status among IDP Population in Georgia
FUNDED BY: R2HC/ERLHA
PRINCIPAL INVESTIGATOR (PI): Maia Butsashvili


PROJECT: Increasing the level of knowledge about Hepatitis C among family doctors in Georgia
FUNDED BY:Open Society - Georgia
PROJECT COORDINATOR: Maia Kajaia


PROJECT:HIV and STI risk factors among Georgian Youth
FUNDED BY: Fogarty International Center, NIH
PRINCIPAL INVESTIGATOR (PI) : Tamar Kikvidze


PROJECT: Sexual behavior among Georgian reproductive aged women - generation and ethnic differences
FUNDED BY: Fogarty International Center, NIH
PRINCIPAL INVESTIGATOR (PI):Tinatin Abzianidze


PROJECT: Rapid identification of the etiological factors causing diarrhea diseases
FUNDED BY: Georgian Research and Development Foundation (GRDF)
PROJECT COORDINATOR: George Kamkamidze


PROJECT: Evaluation of effectiveness and advocacy of mental health community-based services
FUNDED BY: Open Society Georgian Foundation
PROJECT COORDINATOR: Lela Serebryakova


PROJECT: Assesment of HCV program in Georgian prison
FUNDED BY: Open Society Georgian Foundation
PROJECT COORDINATOR: Lela Serebryakova


PROJECT: Improve tuberculosis related infection control practices in hospital settings
FUNDED BY: USAID, URC
PROJECT COORDINATOR: George Kamkamidze


PROJECT: Strengthening capacity in tuberculosis control at the community level
FUNDED BY: USAID, URC
PROJECT COORDINATOR: Nata Avaliani


PROJECT: Role of immunogenetic factors in the persistence of papillomavirus infection
FUNDED BY: Shota Rustaveli National Science Foundation (SRNSF)
PROJECT COORDINATOR: Maia Butsashvili


PROJECT : Data collection related to the organization of primary health care(phc) services for mother and children in Georgia
FUNDED BY: UNICEF
PROJECT COORDINATOR: Nata Avaliani


PROJECT: Influence of immunogenetic factors on the course of hepatitis C virus infection
FUNDED BY: Shota Rustaveli National Science Foundation (SRNSF)
PRINCIPAL INVESTIGATOR: George Kamkamidze


PROJECT: Improving research and writing skills among young Georgian academics
FUNDED BY: US Embassy Univertisy Research Program
PROJECT COORDINATOR: Maia Butsashvili


PROJECT: Promotion of Healthy lifestyle among youth in Georgia
FUNDED BY: US Embassy Democracy Commission Small Grants Program
PROJECT MANAGER: Maia Kajaia


PROJECT: Healthy lifestyle educational intervention among youth
FUNDED BY: USAID, RTI International
PROJECT COORDINATOR: Maia Kajaia


PROJECT: Framing potential research in the area of immunogenetic, viral and behavioral risk factors of clinical course of HCV infection in Georgia
FUNDED BY: French National Agency for Research on AIDS and Viral Hepatitis (ANRS)
PRINCIPAL INVESTIGATOR: Maia Butsashvili


PROJECT: Piloting of oligonucleotide synthesis and bioinformatics service in Georgia
FUNDED BY: CRDF/ GRDF/ Rustaveli National Science Foundation
PRINCIPAL INVESTIGATOR: George Kamkamidze


PROJECT: Youth Peer education on Healthy lifestyle issues
FUNDED BY: USAID, RTI International
PROJECT COORDINATOR: Maia Kajaia


PROJECT: Healthy Lifestyle Issues promotion for the juveniles involved in the diversion program
FUNDED BY: Ministry of Justice of Georgia
PROJECT COORDINATOR: Maia Kajaia


PROJECT: Evaluation risk factors of transmission of blood-born disease among dental health care workers in Georgia
FUNDED BY: Fogarty International Center, NIH
PRINCIPAL INVESTIGATOR (PI): Marika Kochlamazashvili


PROJECT: Peer education for Youth on Healthy lifestyle issues
FUNDED BY: USAID, RTI International
PRINCIPAL INVESTIGATOR (PI): Maia Kajaia


PROJECT: KAP survey about TB among high risk groups and general population of Georgia (follow-up survey)
FUNDED BY: USAID, URC
PROJECT COORDINATOR: George Kamkamidze


PROJECT: Epidemiology of human papillomavirus (HPV) infection in Georgia
FUNDED BY: Georgian National Science Foundation
PRINCIPAL INVESTIGATOR (PI): Maia Butsashvili
PROJECT MANAGER: George Kamkamidze


PROJECT: KAP survey about TB among high risk groups and general population of Georgia
FUNDED BY: USAID, URC
PROJECT COORDINATOR: George Kamkamidze


PROJECT: Development and Implementation of Program for Personal and Professional Development of Women Scientists in Georgia
FUNDED BY: Elsevier Foundation
PROJECT COORDINATOR: Maia Butsashvili (Georgia)


PROJECT: The public health impact of a couple-oriented prenatal HIV counseling in low and medium prevalence countries
FUNDED BY: French National Agency for Research on AIDS and Viral Hepatitis (ANRS)
PROJECT COORDINATOR: Maia Butsashvili (Georgia)


PROJECT: Prevalence and awareness of blood borne pathogens among health care workers of Georgia
FUNDED BY: Civilian Research and Development Foundation
GEORGIAN PI: Maia Butsashvili, MD, MS
US PI: Louise-Ann McNutt, Ph.D., (School of Public Health, University at Albany, State University of New York)


PROJECT: Unraveling the Paradox of HCV Transmission between Cohabitating Sexual Partners
FUNDED BY: Fogarty International Center, NIH
PRINCIPAL INVESTIGATOR (PI): Maia Kajaia


PROJECT: Improving Coverage of HBV vaccine among health care workers
FUNDED BY: Fogarty International Center, NIH
PRINCIPAL INVESTIGATOR (PI) : Marina Topuridze


PROJECT: Study of molecular epidemiology of visceral leishmaniasis in Georgia
FUNDED BY: Presidential Grant for Young Scientist of Georgia
PRINCIPAL INVESTIGATOR (PI): Maia Kajaia


PROJECT: Bloodborn Viruses among Health Care Workers of Georgian Maternity Hospitals
FUNDED BY: NATO Science for Peace and Security (SPS)
PRINCIPAL INVESTIGATOR (PI): Maia Butsashvili


PROJECT: Prevention and Management of Post-Abortion Infectious Complications
FUNDED BY: JSI SUSTAIN PROJECT
PRINCIPAL INVESTIGATOR (PI): Maia Butsashvili


PROJECT: Role of viral pathogens in systemic infections in infants from the newborn intensive care units in Georgia
FUNDED BY: Georgian Research and Development Foundation
GEORGIAN PI: George Kamkamidze, MD, Ph.D.
US PI: Jeanne Jordan, Ph.D. (Magee Women's Research Center, Pittsburgh, PA)


PROJECT: Prevalence of different viral and bacterial infections among newborns with generalized infection
FUNDED BY: Fogarty International Center, NIH
GEORGIAN PI: Maia Butsashvili, MD, MS
US PI: Loise-Ann McNutt, Ph.D., School of Public Health, University at Albany, State University of New York


PROJECT: Immuno-genetic factors of susceptibility to HIV in the population of Georgia
FUNDED BY: NATO and Fogarty International Center, NIH
GEORGIAN PI: George Kamkamidze, MD, Ph.D.
US PI: Jack DeHovitz, MD, MPH, Downstate Medical Center, New York, NY
FRENCH PI: Patrice Debre, MD, Ph.D., Laboratory of Cellular Immunology, Hospital Pitie-Salpetriere, Paris France


PROJECT: CD4 and CD8 T cell responses in HIV and HCV infected patients
FUNDED BY: INTAS
GEORGIAN PI: George Kamkamidze, MD, Ph.D.
FRENCH PI: Brigitte Autran MD, Ph.D., Laboratory of Cellular Immunology, Hospital Pitie-Salpetriere, Paris, France


PROJECT: HIV information for expecting and breast feeding mothers
FUNDED BY: World Vision International
PROJECT COORDINATOR: Maia Butsashvili


PROJECT: Prevention of mother-to-child HIV transmission in Georgia
FUNDED BY: Elizabeth Glazer Pediatric AIDS Foundation
PRINCIPAL INVESTIGATOR: Maia Butsashvili