The Division of Infectious Diseases and Tropical Medicine of the University Hospital Munich (LMU) has a long term expertise in designing and conducting studies together with African partner sites. These studies involve epidemiological studies, basic research and clinical trials mainly focusing of HIV, tuberculosis or different neglected tropical diseases. The partner sites are in West and East African countries like The Gambia, Cote Ivoire, Togo, Ghana, Cameroon, Mozambique and Tanzania.

Munich Team: Anja Feichtner, Inge Kroidl, Sacha Horn

Our Team

PD Dr. Inge Kroidl

PD Dr. Inge Kroidl, MD, MPH, DTM&H

TAKeOFF Principal Investigator



Division of Infectious Diseases and Tropical Medicine
University Hospital, LMU Munich
Türkenstraße 89
80799 Munich
Ph:     +49 (0)89 4400-59837
e-mail: ikroidl(at)


Involved in

EMINI:           (Evaluating the impact of new interventions), Mbeya Tanzania, 2007-11
RV 217:         (ECHO): Early HIV infection study, Mbeya Tanzania, 2008, ongoing
ADAT:            Acute detection of acute tuberculosis, 2009-2012
SOLF:            Surveillance of lymphatic filariasis in South Tanzania 2009-20011
AFRICOS:     African cohort study, 2500 HIV infected individuals, 2013, ongoing
TAKeOFF:     Filarial lymphedema management 2016, ongoing
RHINO:          Increased risk for HIV infection through nematode infections, 2018