Tran Bao Nhu

+84 028 37242160 ext. 3111 / +84 0978248754
VNU-HCM Building, Linh Trung Ward, Thu Duc City, HCMC, Vietnam

Lecturer, MD, MSc.
Department of Infectious Diseases

Full time


  • Ho Chi Minh City University of Medicine and Pharmacy
    • BA (General Doctor)
  • Ho Chi Minh City University of Medicine and Pharmacy
    • MSc (Tropical and Infectious Diseases)

Key responsibilities

  • Office staff
    • Department of Infectious Diseases, VNU-HCM School of Medicine
  • Teaching staff
    • Module Co-convenor
    • Elective 1: Microbiology and Infectious Diseases
    • Elective 2: Clinical of Infectious Diseases
    • Elective 3: Hospital management & Health Economics


  • Training Physical examination and treatment of Tropical and Infectious Diseases for 4th students at Hospital of Tropical Diseases of HCM city such as Tetanus, Dengue hemorrhagic fever, sepsis, HIV, Viral hepatitis,…
  • Teaching the theory of Microbiology and Infectious disease for 3th-year MD students
  • Teaching PBL (Problem-Based Learning) for the 1st & 2nd-year MD students


  • Viral Hepatitis (September 2017):
    Nguyen Thi Cam Huong, Le Thi Thuy Hang, Tran Bao Nhu, Salma Fala, Ibrahim Radwan, Nguyen Tien Huy, Pham Thi Le Hoa. Quantitative Hepatitis B Surface Antigen in Different Phases of Chronic HBV Infection in Vietnamese Patients: The Preliminary Study. MedPharmRes (a journal of University of Medicine and Pharmacy at Ho Chi Minh City, Viet Nam). 2017; 2017(2): 2-8
  • Tuberculosis meningitis (January 2020):
    Joseph Donovan, Do Dang Anh Thu, Nguyen Hoan Phu, Vu Thi Mong Dung, Tran Phu Quang, Ho Dang Trung Nghia, Pham Kieu Nguyet Oanh, Tran Bao Nhu, Nguyen Van Vinh Chau, Vu Thi Ngoc Ha, Vu Thi Ty Hang, Dong Huu
    Khanh Trinh, Ronald B Geskus, Le Van Tan, Nguyen Thuy Thuong Thuong, Guy E Thwaites. Xpert MTB/RIF Ultra versus Xpert MTB/RIF for the diagnosis of tuberculous meningitis: a prospective, randomised, diagnostic accuracy study. Lancet Infect Dis. DOI:
  • Influenza illness (September 2020 – March 2021):
    Coordinator for study of Influenza – like illness in HCM city: Seasonality and Forecasting of Influenza-like Illness in Ho Chi Minh City Which was managed by Oxford University Clinical Research Unit (OUCRU)

Administrative work

  • Coordinator for Module of Microbiology (Pharmacy students)

Professional engagement

  • 2014-present: Lecturer, School of Medicine, Vietnam National University HCMC
    Teaching subjects: Training Physical examination and treatment of Tropical and Infectious disease
    Managerial skills: PBL implementation, general Physical and examination (alimentary system, respiratory system, circulatory system, nervous system,…)