To perform international level research of infectious diseases by challenging local problems and contribute to solve global infectious issues.

  • To develop modern diagnostic for diseases detection with high sensitivity and specificity.
  • To formulate better treatment for infectious diseases by exploring the diseases pathogeneses.
  • To develop better vaccine for diseases transmission prevention.
  • To conduct clinical trial of a new potential drug and evaluating the drug efficacy.
  • To study the mechanism of drug resistance.
  • To investigate community intervention for infectious diseases elimination as the long term objective.

Ongoing Research

Dengue Research
Study of the pathogenesis of Dengue Hemmorhagic Fever through Community based Study (DHF).
Development of Dengue Detection Kit as an Academia-Industry Innovation Grant Joint Collaboration with PT Konimex.
Development of Dengue Anti Viral Therapy.

Malaria Research
Community intervention to eliminate Malaria transmission by Plasmodium falciparum and Plasmodium vivax in endemic area.
Manuscript in preparation: Failure of a Mass Screening and Treatment Campaign to Impact Malaria Transmission at a Site in West Timor, Indonesia: A Cluster-Randomised Trial.

Tuberculosis Research
Innate immune response of pulmonary tuberculosis patient and its correlation to Tuberculosis treatment.
Improvement of TB nutritional state patient to reduce sputum conversion time.


Faculty of Medicine, Andalas University.
Faculty of Medicine, Universitas Sebelas Maret, Surakarta.
Faculty of Medicine, University of Bengkulu.
Faculty of Medicine, University of North Sumatera.
Erasmus MC, Rotterdam, Netherlands.
National Institute Of Infectious Diseases, Japan.
Kobe University.
Eijkman Institute.
Oxford Clinical Research Unit.




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  • Characterization of dengue virus serotype 4 infection in Jakarta, Indonesia. Dewi BE, Naiggolan L, Putri DH, Rachmayanti N, Albar S, Indriastuti NT, Sjamsuridzal W, Sudiro TM. Southeast Asian J Trop Med Public Health. 2014 Jan;45(1):53-61.