Our research ambitions
Researching (re-)emerging infections and outbreaks
Designing sustainable health systems and strategies
Taking on antimicrobial resistance
Accelerating disease elimination
The activities of our three scientific departments are centered around Pathogens, Patients and Populations.
Our 194 scientists all have their own fields of expertise and pursuits. They can count on support from our administrative and technical staff.
We host a large number of international reference laboratories.
Over the past decades, the institute was able to build in-depth knowledge in several key areas.
Through our involvement in various projects, we contribute to fundamental scientific research and capacity strengthening in the world.
Partnerships around the world
ITM works with 24 partners across three continents. We conduct joint research, develop joint course curricula and offer mobility grants to staff, to name but a few initiatives.
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