Dr. Amma Aboagyewa Larbi


Research Areas/Interests

Immunology of infectious diseases, Neglected Tropical Diseases (NTDs) , Host-pathogen interaction , Malaria genomics and  Autoimmune diseases....~more



    • Kwarteng, A., Asiedu, E., Sylverken, A., Larbi, A., Mubarik, Y., & Apprey, C. (2021). In silico drug repurposing for filarial infection predicts nilotinib and paritaprevir as potential inhibitors of the Wolbachia 5 ′ ? aminolevulinic acid synthase. Scientific Reports, 1–14. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41598-021-87976-4


    • Kwarteng, A., Asiedu,E., Sylverken,A. A., Larbi, A., Amoah Sakyi, S.,  Opoku Asiedu,  S.(2021)Molecular characterization of interactions between the D614G variant of SARS-CoV-2 S-protein and neutralizing antibodies: A computational approach, Infection, Genetics and Evolution, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.meegid.2021.104815


    • Fordjour, F. A., Asiedu, E., Larbi, A., & Kwarteng, A. (2021). The role of nuclear factor kappa B ( NF ? κB ) in filarial pathology. Journal of Cell Communication and Signaling, 0123456789. https://doi.org/10.1007/s12079-021-00607-5


    • Nji, E., Kazibwe, J., Hambridge, T., Joko, C. A., Larbi, A. A., Afua, L., Damptey, O., Adoma, N., & Gyamfi, N. (2021). High prevalence of antibiotic resistance in commensal Escherichia coli from healthy human sources in community settings. Scientific Reports, 1–11. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41598-021-82693-4


    • Benjamin R. Umiker*, Gabrielle McDonald*, Amma Larbi*, Carlos O. Medina, Michael Reth and Theresa Imanishi-Kari, (2014), Production of IgG autoantibody requires expression of activation-induced cytidine deaminase in early developing B cells in a mouse model of SLE, European journal of Immunology,44(10),3093-108
    • B.R. Umiker*, S. Anderson*, L. Fernandez, P. Korgaokar, A. Larbi, M. Pilichowska, C. Weinkauf, H. Wortis, J.Kearney and T. Imanishi-Kari,( 2014), Dosage of X-linked Toll-like Receptor 8 determines gender differences in the development of systemic lupus erythematosus , European Journal of Immunology, 44(5), 1503-1516.

         * Authors contributed equally.

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