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UNZA-UCLMS

Research and Training Programme

UNZA-UCLMS Mentorship Programme

Are you and MMed or MSc student with a great idea for a research project?

The 'UNZA-UCLMS Mentorship Programme' can provide research support and advice on all stages your project, from proposal writing and ethical approval, through to implementation, data analysis and dissemination. It's all about the IDEA!!! If you have a good one, contact us on [email protected]

John Tembo at Karolinska Institutet being training on tetramer staining

Students and projects

Name
 Course
 Project Title
 Partner
 Status
Dr Kunda Musonda
 PhD
Effect of early infant betaherpesvirus infections on growth and development
LSHTM
Completed
Dr Nathan Kapata
 PhD
Assessment and improvement of the National Tuberculosis and Leprosy Control Programme in Zambia
University of Amsterdam
Current
John Tembo
 PhD
The clinical impact and genotypes of betaherpesvirus infections at the University Teaching Hospital 
HUST University, Wuhan, China
Current
Mwila Kabwe
 PhD
Molecular analysis of mechanisms of drug resistance in an outbreak of multi-drug resistant klebsiella among neonatal admissions and design of a rapid diagnsotic test for ESBLs.
La Trobe Univeristy, Melbourne, Australia
Current
Moffat Malisheni
 PhD
 TBA
University of Singapore
Current
Pascal Polepole
 PhD
 Herpesvirus infections in lymphoma in Zambia
University of Nebraska
 
Mpanga Kasonde
 PhD
Totally Drug Resistant TB
University of Tehran, Iran
Set-up
Dr Ngosa Mumba
 MMed
TB bone marrow biopsy study
UCL
Current
Dr Nyaxewo Mwanza
 MMed
The prevalence of congenital cytomegalovirus infection among neonatal intensive care unit admissions
UCL
Completed
Dr Sophia Msiska
 MMed
Sepsis aetiology and drug resistance in paediatric inpatients, mother-infant pairs and children attening community clinics
UCL
Completed
Dr Shula Chanda
 MMed
TB as a cause of gatrointestinal perforations
UCL
Completed
Dr Kanta Chandwe
 MMed
Comparing the prevalence of HHV-6 in febrile children with and without their first seizure
UCL
Completed
Dr Sombo Fwoloshi
 MMed
TB treatment outcomes in diabetes patients
LSHTM
Completed
Dr Matimba Dindi
 MMed
Prevalence of neonatal TB in babies born to mothers with current or suspected TB infection, at UTH and community clinics within Lusaka 
UCL
Current
TBA
 MMed
Prevalence, aetiology and drug-resistance of neonatal meningitis in Zambia
ICH/UCL
Current
Moses Chilufya
 MPH
Correlating CMV viral loads with outcomes in children admitted with severe pneumonia
UCL/Cavendish University
Completed
Lophina Chilukutu
 MPH
Prevalence of Tuberculosis in pregnant women
UCL
Completed
Moffat Malisheni
 MPH
Literature review on the progress of vaccine develpoment for Dengue fever
University of Glasgow
Completed
Pasca Polepole
 MSc
Performance of moelcaulr diagnostics for the diagnosis of TB in FFPR tissue from routine biopsy specimens
 UCL
 
Mwila Kabwe
 MSc
In vitro testing of a novel class of antimicrobial compound on a panel of drug-sensitive and drug-resistant bacteria and mycobacteria isolated from the University Teaching Hospital
UCL and Kimmerling Holdings Group, Atlanta, U.S
Completed
Mpanga Kasonde
 MSc
Molecular speciation of drug resistant TB
University of East Anglia
Completed
Mr Stephen Mbita
 MSc
Betaherpesvirus infections detected through molecualr analysis of brain tissue at autopsy 
UCL
Current