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Kusi Kwadwo Asamoah

Affiliateship: 2018 - 2022

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Medical & Health Sciences


Dr Kusi is an Immunologist and a Research Fellow with the Noguchi Memorial Institute for Medical Research (NMIMR), University of Ghana, Legon. He is also a part-time lecturer in Biochemistry and faculty of the West African Centre for Cell Biology of Infectious Pathogens (WACCBIP) at the Department of Biochemistry, Cell and Molecular Biology, University of Ghana. Kusi has postgraduate training in biochemistry from the University of Ghana and graduated with PhD in Medicine (Vaccine Immunology) from Leiden University Medical Centre, The Netherlands, in 2012, based on work he did at the Biomedical Primate Research Centre in Rijswijk, The Netherlands. He undertook postdoctoral training between 2012 and 2014 at NMIMR on the development of sero-epidemiological models for predicting malaria transmission intensity in disease endemic areas. His research interests include identification of immunodominant T cell epitopes in Plasmodium antigens for vaccine design and the identification of antibody correlates of immunity against clinical malaria in children.