Omu Anzala


Omu Anzala is a Professor in the Department of Medical Microbiology at the University of Nairobi, Kenya, and Director of the Kenya AIDS Vaccine Initiative (KAVI) – Institute of Clinical Research (KAVI - ICR) at the School of Medicine, College of Health Science, University of Nairobi. He holds a MBChB (University of Nairobi); a Diploma in Epidemiology (Tufts University) and a PhD (University of Manitoba) in medical microbiology and infectious diseases. He has been PI or co-PI for 11 IAVI-funded HIV vaccine trials in adults and the first pediatric HIV vaccine trial in Kenya. Professor Anzala has a distinguished publishing record in infectious diseases and vaccinology.