First Fondation Mérieux mission in 2008
Rodolphe Mérieux Laboratory in Beirut within the Technology Center of the Saint Joseph University* (2011)
One GABRIEL network member: Saint Joseph University
Rodolphe Mérieux Laboratory research focus
Support to clinical biology laboratories
Specialized testing activities (HIV viral loads, viral hepatitis B and C, genotyping of hepatitis C virus, tuberculosis strain typing) in the Rodolphe Mérieux Laboratory
Current research projects
Study on the etiology of respiratory infections among Syrian refugees in Lebanon
The study aims at determining the etiology of acute pneumonia in refugees and to generate qualitative data in order to improve patients care and reduce morbidity and mortality linked with respiratory infections.
Research project on pneumonia in Syrian refugees as part of the call for projects « Research for Health in Humanitarian Crises » of the Welcome Trust and UKAID.
*With support from Fondation Christophe et Rodolphe Mérieux