Prof. Harriet Mayanja-Kizza is a professor of internal medicine and immunology and former dean of the School of Medicine at the Makerere University College of Health Sciences.Prof. Mayanja-Kizza is a researcher in the area of HIV/tuberculosis co-interaction, immuno-pathogenesis and immune-modulation treatment among patients with HIV and pulmonary tuberculosis. Professor Mayanja-Kizza has co-authored over 40 papers in this field over the last 15 years. Other areas of research that Prof. Mayanja-Kizza has ventured into include: clinical trials in new anti-tuberculosis treatments; improved ways of diagnosis, prevention, management of tuberculosis with and without HIV infection; HIV/TB immune-pathogenesis; immune responses in newly HIV infected adults; epidemiology studies in neonates and adolescents in preparation for clinical trials sites in new tuberculosis vaccines in high endemic country sites.
Prof Mayanja-Kizza is affiliated to SANTHE’s partner site, the Uganda CWRU Research Collaboration.