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Organization Contact Information

Name: New York Medical College
Street 1: 40 Sunshine Cottage Road
Street 2: 40 Sunshine Cottage Road
City: Valhalla
Province: New York
Post Code: 10595
Country: United States of America
Phone: 1-570-618-2117
Organization Email:
Web Site: http://
Other Online Presence:

Focal Point Contact Information

Salutation: Dr
First Name: Robert
Last Name: Ollar
Title: Assistant Professsor of Neurology
Phone: 1-570-832-4322

Alternate Focal Point Contact Information

Salutation: Dr
First Name: RAO
Last Name: Ollar
Title: Curator for Pancreatic Tissue and Nucleic Acid Bank
Phone: 1-570-296-2866

General Information

Board Constituency: Technical agencies
Is your organization legally registered in your country: Yes
If yes, please enter your registration number:
Organization Type - Primary: Academic / Research Institution
Organization Type - Secondary: None
Organization Description:
New York Medical College is a private Medical School.

I have worked as a educator, researcher and foreign adviser in TB and Mycobacterial Diseases for more than 30 yeasrs.

I am currently working on the development of an advanced gene chip for detection and classical for resistant strains of TB.
Do you know about the UNHLM declaration:

Specializations / Areas of Work

Research and Development
Technical Assistance

Other Organization Information

Total number of staff in your organization: 100 +
Number of full-time staff who are directly involved with TB: 11 - 25
Number of part-time staff who are directly involved with TB: 6 - 10
Number of volunteers who are directly involved with TB: 1 - 5
How did you hear about the Stop TB Partnership: Attendance at a TB related event
If you were informed or referred by another partner of the Stop TB Partnership please tell us who:
Why do you wish join the Stop TB Partnership: Network with other partners
Are you a member of a Stop TB national partnership: No
Are you in contact with your national TB programme: Yes
Please tell us how your organization is contributing to your country's national TB control plan:
I am a member of the CDC TB training and educational network. This group is a think tank for advancing education and technology related to TB and Mycobacterial Disease.

Geographical Reach

Which country is your headquarters located in: United States of America
Which countries do you do operate in:
(This includes countries you are conducting activities in)


Please tell us how your organization will contribute to the Global Plan to Stop TB by briefly describing its involvement in any of the areas of work listed below:

Drug-Resistant TB:
Working on new advanced gene chip for rapid detection, classification, and catagorization of TB drug resistance

Development of simplified methodologies for detection concomitant NTM Mycobacterial presence in patients with HIV and TB.

Laboratory Strengthening:
Introduction of molecular based systems for TB labs in the countries of the developing world

New Diagnostics:
Development of technology that link conventional and molecular based technologies for Mycobacteriology Labs in countries of the developing world

New TB Drugs:
Investigation of new compounds for their potential role in TB related antibiotic therapy


Declaration of interests:
No conflicts of interest were delacred.

Application date: January 3, 2013
Last updated: July 19, 2013