Prof. Ellis Owusu-Dabo


Dept: Global and International Health
Office of the Vice-Chancellor
Central Administration
Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology

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Research Areas/Interests

The role of candidate microRNAs in the T cell response during acute and latent tuberculosis; to determine the exact immunological role played by micro...~more

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Dr. Ellis Owusu-Dabo is a Consultant Public Health Physician, University Teacher and Researcher. As a Professor of Epidemiology and Global Health, his area of expertise is in Medical Epidemiology and applied public health technologies. As a university teacher, he has trained undergraduate and postgraduate students, as well as mentored young faculty at both local and international levels. 

Ellis is a demonstrable, experienced and astute university administrator, ethically-sound industry leader and a research project management consultant. He is highly driven in his research interest area, mainly non-communicable diseases in low-income country settings. He also has considerable interest in population genomics of pulmonary tuberculosis.

Ellis has secured and managed multimillion United States dollar research grants from principal granting institutions such as the European Union, National Institutes of Health (NIH), The World Bank and the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation (BMGF) as well as many bilateral organisations. He has travelled extensively and serves on several boards at both local and international levels, while having a massive network of individuals and organisations he works with.




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