A new study by a team of scientists Faculty of Health Sciences, the University of Nairobi and from multiple institutions in Kenya and the United States, led by James Mburu Kangethe (PhD Scholar from the Department of Medical Microbiology & Immunology and a CARTA Fellow), who is co-supervised by Dr. Stephen Gichuhi and Dr.
Member of the Department of Medical Microbiology & Immunology and Director of KAVI-Institute of Clinical Research, Prof. Walter Jaoko recently attended the launch of UNESCO (03) Plus Project for Academic Institutions which aims to support countries to deliver comprehensive sexuality education for adolescents and young people in Sub-Saharan Africa.
A recent publication in the "BMJ Open Respiratory Research", penned by Lilian Nkirote Njagi, Videlis Nduba, Marianne Wanjiru Mureithi, and Jared Ongechi Mecha, offers valuable insights into the complex relationship between HIV and tuberculosis (TB) infection. Dr. Lilian Najgi is a PhD Scholar in the Department of Medical Microbiology and Immunology.
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The Department of Medical Microbiology & Immunology is hosting a joint webinar with KAVI-Institute of Clinical Research on Limiting HIV Target Cells in the Female Genital Tract by Inducing Immune Quiescence by PhD Student Lucy Mwangi
The Webinar will be hosted on the 7th of July 2022, 07:00-08:00 AM EAT. Join via Zoom here
The Department of Medical Microbiology & Immunology is hosting a joint webinar with KAVI-Institute of Clinical Research on In situ Imaging Analysis - A Tool for Mapping Human Mucosal HIV Entry Mechanisms by visit PhD Student Mathias Franzen Boger from the Department of Medicine Solna, Karolinska Institutet, Sweden.
The Webinar will be hosted on the 20th of May 2022, 07:00-08:00 AM EAT.
Zoom Meeting ID: 970 1428 3576
The Department of Medical Microbiology & Immunology will be co-hosting a webinar on Sex Differences in Antiviral Immunity. The Speaker will be Prof. Dr. Marcus Altfeld, the head of the Research Department of Viral Immunology at Leibniz Institute of Experimental Virology. He is also the Director at the Institute of Immunology at the University Medical Center Hamburg-Eppendorf, Germany.