On Thursday, 29th June 2023, we had the unique opportunity to attend an enlightening talk by Prof. Omu Anzala from the Department of Medical Microbiology and Immunology. This exceptional dialogue emphasized the discovery and implications of a robust immune response against SARS-CoV-2 in the adult Kenyan population.
The BioMed Central, an open access journal and part of Springer Nature, released a special issue on Respiratory Syncytial Virus (RSV) on the 15th of May which included two papers with data from Kenya.
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The Department of Medical Microbiology and Immunology and KAVI-Institute of Clinical Research are excited to host a webinar by Professor Pier Paolo Piccaluga on the Role of Viruses in Lymphomagenesis. Professor Piccaluga, a clinician and researcher is a renowned expert in this subject, and his talk promises to be a fascinating insight into the relationship between viruses and lymphoma.
Member of the Department Prof. Omu Anzala made a television appearance on KTN on the 7th of December 2021 to discuss the Omicron COVID-19 variant concern around the world. He went into a detailed explanation of how variants in viruses occur through mutations
The University of Nairobi had a total of 18 scientists across various disciplines in the top 50 rankings with both department members on the list.