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Robi Chacha

Country of origin: Kenya Currently in: Kenya, Nairobi General field of specialization: Medical and Health Sciences incl Neurosciences
Academic Background

Degrees

2013 Undergraduate Medical and Health Sciences incl Neurosciences
Research and Profession

Current Research Activities

Medical and Health Sciences incl Neurosciences

Investigating anti-TB properties of extracts and compounds derived from Kenyan medicinal plants. This study has an objective of developing an anti-mycobacterium regimen in combination with anti-TB drugs, for effective treatment of Tuberculosis disease


Publications resulting from Research: 


François Nimbeshaho, Charity Ngina Mwangi, Fred Orina, Meryl Chacha, Nicholas Adipo, Jones O. Moody, and Elizabeth M. Kigondu. Antimycobacterial activities, cytotoxicity and phytochemical screening of extracts for three medicinal plants growing in Kenya. Journal of Medicinal Plants Research. ISSN: 1996-0875



Current profession

Current professional activities type: 
Research
Research Scientist in the Centre For Respiratory Diseases Research at the Kenya Medical Research Institute, Nairobi Kenya

Affiliations

Young East African Health Research Scientists forum (YEARS)