Dr. Caroline Kijogi is a Postdoctoral Research Fellow at the College of Graduate Studies and Research. She received her PhD in Medical Sciences and a Master of Science degree in Pharmaceutical Sciences, both from Nagasaki University, Japan. She holds a first class honours degree in Bachelor of Science (Biochemistry) from Kenyatta University and has interest and experience in research and academia, having had opportunities to lecture courses in the life sciences at various institutions.
Dr. Kijogi’s research focus at the moment is in the field of immunology hinging on infectious diseases. She is also interested in multi-disciplinary approaches that integrate immunologic advances in the quest of unraveling solutions that enhance the quality of life for all mankind. Recently, Dr. Kijogi was awarded a Career Development Fellowship grant from the European Developing Countries Clinical Trials Partnership (EDCTP) for her project on understanding the immune basis of poor pregnancy outcomes in the context of placental malaria. The project is part of the EDCTP2 programme supported by the European Union (grant number TMA2018CDF2385 – MPiMP). To read more on the project click this link