Abhilasha Karkey

Research Fellow, University of Oxford

Abhilasha Karkey is a medical microbiologist at the Oxford University Clinical Research Unit in Kathmandu, Nepal, which is associated with the Patan Academy of Health Sciences within Patan Hospital. She is involved with several infectious disease research projects including enteric fever, central nervous system infections, hepatitis E, tuberculosis, and antibiotic resistance. Her main research includes looking at nosocomial infections and antibiotic resistance patterns within the population, as well as molecular epidemiology of enteric fever within the study population in Kathmandu.

Experience

  • 2003–present
    Volunteer, Medecins Sans Frontières (France)
  • 2010–2018
    Asst. Professor, Patan Academy of Health Sciences
  • 2008–2018
    Vice Director, Oxford University Clinical Research Unit Nepal