5th AFREhealth Symposium

AfreHealth 2022

Dr Mulinge attended the 5th AFREhealth Symposium, which was held on 2nd – 4th August 2022 in Harare, Zimbabwe. He presented  a paper titled Treatment duration and viral load are predictors of HIV-1 drug resistance mutation load in treatment-experienced patients in Kenya. 

Prof. Rebbeck visit

Prof. Timothy R. Rebbeck, PhD,  professor of cancer prevention, Dana Farber Institute, Harvard University visited the Department of Biochemistry on 28th March, 2022 and delivered a talk on prostate cancer going on in West Africa under the Men of African Descent and Carcinoma of the Prostate (MADCaP).

He held meetings with our cancer researchers with the hope of starting similar research work in Kenya.

Prof. Jun Li from Florida International University pays a visit to the department

On 6th and 19th April 2022, Prof. Jun Li of Florida international university, Miami, USA visited the Department of Biochemistry upon invitation by Dr. Victor A. Mobegi of the Department of Biochemistry, University of Nairobi. Prof. Jun Li also paid a courtesy call to the Dean, Faculty of Science and Technology, Prof. Francis Mulaa.

Dr. Ezekiel Mecha is an ambassador of World Endometriosis Society

Dr Ezekiel Mecha a lecturer in the department of Biochemistry,  Faculty of Science and Technology has been appointed an ambassador by the World Endometriosis Society. He is also the director of Endometriosis East Africa, an organization involved in advocating for Endometriosis awareness campaigns, Progress in understanding the pathogenesis of endometriosis, different diagnostic approaches to endometriosis, treatment options of endometriosis and understanding of the Co-existence of the other uterine disorders (e.g. adenomyosis and uterine fibroids) in East Africa.