Lecturer, Aklilu Lemma Institute of Pathobiology, Addis Ababa University
In vitro Anti-mycobacterial activity of selected medicinal plants against Mycobacterium tuberculosis
I have BSc in Pharmacy and MSc in tropical and infectious diseases. Tuberculosis in human and animal is a research area of my interest. We, a tuberculosis research group, at the Aklilu Lemma Institute of Pathobiology, Addis Ababa University are working on different tuberculosis projects under Professor Gobena Ameni. Drug research and development from traditionally claimed medicinal products, vaccine research and development, Kit development for diagnosis of tuberculosis which differentiate vaccinated from infection (DIVA), Systems of biology for molecular analysis of tuberculosis which includes immunology, proteomics and molecular epidemiology of TB. Research on advancing diagnosis of tuberculosis from urine, stool, nasal swab, blood and other techniques.