Training Years: 2012-2013
Training Site: University of Ghana Medical School
Mentor: Jonathan Stiles, PhD
Title: CXCL10 Gene Promoter Polymorphism -1447A > G is Associated with Susceptibility to Malaria in Ghanaian Children
Project Objectives: To investigate the functional role of free Heme and Heme oxygenase in affording protection against severe malaria pathogenesis.
NIH Support: Fogarty scholars doctoral training award