Affiliateship: 2018 - 2022
Dr Sow is an Associate Professor of Parasitology at the Faculty of Medicine, University Cheikh Anta Diop (UCAD) of Dakar, Senegal. Dr Sow is a MD, specialized in Clinical biology since 2013. As a biologist, Dr SOW hold a position in the Parasitology department at the Teaching Fann Hospital. After completing a MSc and PhD degrees respectively in 2011 and 2014 both in UCAD, Dr Sow received a fellowship for a two years Postdoctoral position in URMITE of Aix-Marseille Université, France.His research interest includes molecular biology, immunology, proteomic and epidemiology of human parasitic and fungal diseases.
During his postdoctoral fellow, he worked on the development of innovative tools (Real time PCR, MALDI TOF MS) for the diagnosis and the surveillance of helminthiasis including Soil transmitted helminths and Schistosomiasis. Currently, he is the principal investigator of the study entitled “Assessment of innovative tools for the diagnosis of gastrointestinal parasitic diseases in malnourished children”, project funded by the African center of excellence for mother and Child in Senegal (World Bank funding). He is also the principal coordinator of the schistosomiasis team, who received a support for three years activities from the program “Jeune Equipe Associée à l’IRD” granted by the Institut de Recherche et Dévelopment (French government).
Dr SOW is also involved in the WANETAM 2 program granted by the EDTCP as co-coordinator of the Neglected Tropical Diseases work group. He has published several papers and co-authored in many publications in the international literature.