About Louis Adu-Amoah (RESEARCH ASSISTANT)

Kumasi Center for Collaborative Research In Trop. Med.

Louis holds a Bachelor of Science in Biological Sciences from the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST). In 2014, he graduated with an MPhil degree in Pharmaceutical Microbiology, also from the KNUST where he trained in the search of bioactive agents against infectious organisms from medicinal plants. He started his scientific career by volunteering  at the Kumasi Centre for Collaborative Research in Tropical Medicine (KCCR) on a number of immuno-parasitology studies in the EOD group. Over the years, he has been involved in carrying out the WHO sponsored first ever anti-tuberculosis drug resistant survey for Ghana, seroprevalence studies in meningitis, COVID-19 and vaccine trials in COVID-19, among other studies. He has experience in grants and project administration, monitoring and evaluation. Louis is a PhD candidate in Molecular Medicine at the School of Medicine and Dentistry, KNUST and is a member of the Global Health and Infectious Diseases Research Group in KCCR. Louis is a beneficiary of a myriad of training programmes in molecular biology, ethics in biomedical research and emerging infectious diseases through summer schools, workshops and conferences both locally and international from funding agencies including the Wellcome Trust, Meningitis Research Foundation, Volkswagen Foundation.