Nile College’s medical faculty possess various research interests and activities. One of the areas receiving growing interest recently is that of the “metabolic syndromes.” Diabetes, hypertension, and obesity are becoming more and more prevalent as urban habitats and life style change, necessitating investigation. Additionally, many faculty members are particularly interested in genetics and molecular biology. Senior faculty members have well known publications in subjects as varied as tropical diseases, mycetoma, malaria, nutrition and gastroenterology. For details on specific research activities, please consult faculty members’ personal CVs.