To be a department with the requisite skill sets to assist the institute achieve its vision
To be a key partner in the institute liaising with both internal and external collaborators to achieve the institute’s vision.
Some of the pathogens being investigated in the Department are;
Departmental Research Activities
Key facilities and labs
key techniques employed
Key Research Projects
- Abuaku B, Duah-Quashie NO, Quashie N, Gyasi A, Opoku-Afriyie P, Owusu-Antwi F, Ghansah A, Malm KL, Bart-Plange C, Koram KA. Trends and predictive factors for treatment failure following artemisinin-based combination therapy among children with uncomplicated malaria in Ghana: 2005 – 2018. BMC Infect Dis 2021, 21: 1255 https://doi.org/10.1186/s12879-021-06961-4
- Tandoh K. Z., Amenga-Etego L., Quashie N. B., Awandare G., Wilson M., Duah-Quashie N. O. (2021). Plasmodium falciparum Malaria Parasites in Ghana Show Signatures of Balancing Selection at Artemisinin Resistance Predisposing Background Genes. Evolutionary Bioinformatics Online 17:1176934321999640. doi: 10.1177/1176934321999640. eCollection 2021.
- Tandoh KZ, Wilson MD, Quashie NB, Duah-Quashie NO (2021). Implicating extracellular vesicles in Plasmodium falciparum artemisinin resistance development. Traffic 22(6):194-200.