Renal Health and Transplants
Continuing Professional Education
Slim Initiative in Genomic Medicine
The results have confirmed the presence in the Mexican genome of genes associated with the diabetes that have been found in other populations; in addition, two new genes, specific to our population, related to this disease, were discovered.
The first chip was generated for the Mexican and Latin American population, for the evaluation of the genetic risk of suffering from type 2 diabetes.
InThe Chronic Disease Information System has been implemented in cancer new genes were identified that had never before been linked to the occurrence of these diseases.
A prototype of the vaccine is available and will soon be tested in humans.
Carlos Slim Health Awards
Elimination of Onchocerciasis in the Americas
We contributed to the elimination of onchocerciasis in Colombia, Ecuador, Guatemala and Mexico.
We worked in the Yanomami area, on the border between Brazil and Venezuela.
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Food and Nutrition
Agricultural Production and Food Security
CIMMYT is today the largest supplier of improved corn and wheat seeds in the world. They are distributed to producers in more than 100 countries.
This formula was the basis for the nutritional component of Progresa (later Prospera) for the benefit of pregnant women and children under five years of age in the more than 6.2 million families served by the program.