Dr. Anthony Afum-Adjei Awuah 

  • Dr. Anthony Afum-Adjei Awuah is a postdoctoral research fellow with the Global Health and Infectious Disease Research Group at the Kumasi Centre for Collaborative Research in Tropical Medicine (KCCR) and a former WHO/TDR Clinical Research and Development fellow. 

  • Anthony started his career with a degree in Biochemistry and went on to do his PhD in Immunology, both at KNUST. 

  • After his PhD, he did a postdoc at KCCR where he developed means to improve the use of interferon gamma release assay (IGRA) to diagnose TB in children, he also did a postdoc at Centre Muraz in Burkina through the West Africa Health Research Network, training in clinical research and worked with hidden population who are at a higher risk for HIV/AIDS. 

  • He did another postdoc in vaccinology and vaccine trials at the GSK vaccine s.r.l in Siena, Italy. 

  • He was part of the 2017 cohort of the Next Generation Scientist program to train young emerging scientists in clinical research at the headquarters of Novartis Pharma in Basel. He has extensive experience in GCP and clinical trials training. 

  • His research areas include; infectious diseases, immunology, vaccinology and clinical research.