The Center for Integrated Global Biomedical Sciences (CIGBS)
works with the University of Zimbabwe to build research capacity in
clinical pharmacology and pharmaceutical sciences.
The University at Buffalo/University of Zimbabwe (UB-UZ)
initiative has been active since 2002. In 2005, the two
institutions adopted a formal agreement to address clinical
research and training needs.
The UB-UZ HIV Research Training Program is expanding the
capacity for clinical research in Zimbabwe. The postgraduate
fellowship results in well-trained investigators who contribute to
and participate in multidisciplinary project teams.
UB's globally recognized HIV pharmacology research programs
offer training in drug development, antiretroviral therapeutics and
medication management. It also provides training in patient
education, adherence and counseling as well as an opportunity for
applied clinical pharmacology research through multidisciplinary