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Professor of Immunology and Director of Research, Moi University


Academic Qualification

-DVM , MSc Moscow Vet Academy 1980 – 1985

-Moscow Vet Academy Undergraduate Postgraduate 1980 – 1985 Institute (USSR)

-The University of Liverpool, UK Doctorate Education 1988 – 1992

PhD (Parasite Immunology) the University of Liverpool, UK 1988 – 1992

Professor of Immunology - 17/11/2015 to present
Director of Research -1/08/2014 to date
Acting Principal College of Health Sciences -various dates in 2012-2013
Acting Dean School of Medicine-May/June 2010, July/August 2012
Associate Professor Immunology-2/12/2011 – 17/11/2015
Senior Lecturer Immunology-4/8/97 - 1/12/11
Head Immunology-October, 2008 (two terms)
Acting Head Immunology-2006 – 2007
Head Immunology-2003 – 2005
Lecturer Immunology-1/11/93 - 1/8/97
Acting Head Immunology-28/10/96 - 24/1/97


-Immunology to Undergraduate Students of Medicine, Dentistry, Nursing, Environmental Health and Physiotherapy. Post-graduate students of MSc Immunology, MPH (Immunology of Infectious diseases) MMed (Paediatrics, Internal Medicine, Reproductive Health, Orthopaedics, General Surgery).

-Coordinator development of BSc Medical Laboratory Science Curriculum 2010-2011.

-External Examiner, University of Nairobi and Makerere University for Undergraduate and Postgraduate students.

-Internal Examiner for DPhil, MPhil, MMed, MSc and MPH candidates at Moi University and University of Eldoret.


Torrorey Rispah, Ofulla Ayub, Mining S. K. Patel K, Busakhala N., Lugaria L., Meli E., Rono S. J. , Ndede I., Risk Factors Associated with Aggressive Brest cancer Forms Seen in Young Women of Western Kenya. Journal Of Medical Science And Clinical Research Vol. 03. Issue 05, Page 5856-5867, May 2015

Kirtika Patel, Teresa Lotodo, Festus Njuguna, Wilfred Emonyi, Simeon Mining, Nathan Buziba, Madeline Czader, Asirwa Chite, Terry Vik, Gertejan Kaspers, Marisa Westers, Valerie de Hassa, Floor Abbink, Jodi Skiles, Nicholas Kegen. Use of Flow Cytometry Immunophenotyping for Diagnosis of Acute Leukemia at Moi Teaching and Referral Hospital, Eldoret, Kenya, American Scienctific Journal for Engineering, Technology, and Sciences (ASRJETS) ISSN (Print) 2313-4410, ISSN (online) 2313-440

Stanslaus Musyoki, Simeon Mining, and Paul Nyongesa (2014). Level of CD8 T Lymphocytes Activation in HIV-Infected Pregnant Women: In the Context of CD38 and HLA-DR Activation Markers, Volume 2014, Article ID 715279, 4 pages

A.M.Kwena, J.B.Baliddawa, K. Taylor, Mary Ann McDowell, S. Mining. Comparison of Protein-Energy Malnutrtion and P. falciparum Malaria levels in AMPATH and Non-AMPATH COBES centres in Western Kenya. Global Journal for Research Analysis (GJRA) Vol. 3 Issue. 2. Feb. 2014, ISSN No. 2277-8160. Pg. 159-162

A. M. Kwena, J. B. Baliddawa, K. Taylor, Mary Ann McDowell, S. Mining. Comparison of Nutritional Status of Children Aged 5 to 59 Months in community Based Education and Service (COBES) – AMPATH and Non AMPATH Centres. Global Journal for Research Analysis (GJRA) Vol. 3 Issue. 2. Feb. 2014, ISSN No. 2277-8160.Pg 163-165

Kirtika Patel, Johnston Wakhisi, Simeon Mining, Ann Mwangi and Radheka Patel. Esophageal Cancer, the Topmost cancer at MTRH in the Rift Valley, Kenya and Its Potential Risk factors: Hindawi Publishing Corporation, ISRN Oncology, Vol. 2013, Article ID 503249, 9 pages

Stanslaus K. Musyoki, Simeon Mining, Paul Nyongesa. Comparison of total White blood cells and lymphocytes between pregnant and non-pregnant women infected with human immunodeficiency virus. Asian J. Pharm. Health Sciences Oct-Dec 2012 Vol 2 issue -4.

Nyamogoba H DN, Mbuthia G, Mining S, Kikuvi G, Biegon R, Mpoke S, Menya D, Waiyaki P G. HIV co-infection with tuberculous and non-tuberculous mycobacteria in western Kenya: challenges in the diagnosis and management. African Health Sciences Vo. 12 No. 3, September, 2012.

Ndede I. Mining S. K., Were E. O., Ngwena A. G., Emonyi I. W. Immune profile of HIV-1 discordant couples attending AMPATH clinics and MTRH in Western Kenya. African Journal of Health Sciences, Volume 21, No. 30-4 April-June 2012.

Kirtika Patel, Simeon Mining, Johnston Wakhisi, Tarik Gheit, Massimo Tommasion, Ghislaine Martel-Planche, Pierre Hanaut and Abedu-Ardekani. TP53 mutations, human papilloma virus DNA and inflammation markers in esophageal squamous cell carcinoma from the Rift Valley, a high-incidence area in Kenya. BMC Research Notes 2011, 4:469.

Patel K, Rotich J., Kiplagat J., Kirwa K., Mwangi A., Kimaiyo S., Mining S. K. The Immune Modulating Properties And Safety Of Plant Sterol And Sterolin Formulation In Early HIV Infection. Egypt. J. Lab. Med. Vol.(22) No.2, June, 2011, 1-10.

Biegon R. K., Mining S. K., Ngeiwa M. (2011) The Prevalence of Co-Infection of Hepatitis C Virus (HCV) AND Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) Among Attended to at Moi Teaching and Referral Hospital (MTRH), Western Kenya. Kenya Journal of Health Sciences Vol 1:35-41.

Patel K., Mining S. K., Wakhisi K. (2011) Mutational and Risk Factors
assessment of Esophageal Cancer as seen at Moi Teaching and Referral
Hospital Kenya, 38th Annual Scientific Conference, Health Challenges in the Face of a Challenging Environment, Sirikwa Hotel, 21st -24th April, 2010 (10-032)

Esamai F., Erneru Dh J., Jarols H., Welin S., E. Kerfelt C., Mining S. K. and Forsberg P (2003). Cerebral malaria in children: Serum and cerebrospinal v third TNF  and TGF  levels and their relationship to clinical outcome. Journal of Tropical pediatrics Vol. 49, 216-223.

Esamai F, Mining S. K. Forsberg P, Lewis D. H. (2000) A comparison of brain, core and skin temperature in children with cerebral and uncomplicated malaria. Journal of Tropical Paediatrics Vol. 47: 23 - 28.

Esamai F., Nabakwe E, Mining S. K., Forsberg P, Lewis D.H (1999). The Clinical presentation and diagnosis of cerebral malaria in children in the highlands of western Kenya. East African Medical Journal. Vol. 76: 89 - 92.

Ndede I, Mining S. K., Were E. O., Ngwena M. & Emonyi W. I. Immune responses in HIV discordant couples: a cross sectional study of couples in Western Kenya. Integrating HIV/AIDS and Sexual and Reproductive health, Kenyatta University/UNICEF, 2009

Mining S. K. Theileria parva: The investigation of maternally derived immunity in calves, PhD Thesis, The University of Liverpool, UK, (1992)

Ngumi P.N. Young A. S. Lampard D., Mining S. K., Lesan S. G., Williamson A. C., Linyonyi A., Kariuki D.P. (1992). Further evaluation of the use of buparvaquone in the infection and treatment method of immunizing cattle against Theileria parva from African buffaloes (Syner caffers). Veterinary Parasitology 43: 15-24.

Young A. S. Mutugi J.J., Kariuki D.P. Lampard., Maritim A. C., Ngumi P.N. Linyonyi A., Leitch B. L. Ndungu S. G., Lesan A.C. Mining S. K., Grootenhuis J. G., Orinda G. O. and Wesonga D. (1992). Immunization of cattle against theleriosis in Nakuru District Kenya by infection and treatment and the introduction of unconventional tick control. Veterinary Parasitology 42: 225-239.

Young A. S., Mutugi J. J., Kariuki D. P., Maritim A. C., Linyonyi A., Mining S. K., Kwena A., Ngumi P.N., Ndungu S. G., Lesan A.C. Lampard D., Awich J.R., Stagg D.A., Leitch B. L., Williamson S. M. and Grootenhius J. G (1990). The epidemiology of theileriosis and other tick borne diseases in relationship to immunization against East Coast fever. In: Progress towards the control of East Coast fever (Theileriosis) in Kenya. Editors A. S. young, J. J. Mutugi and A.C. Maritim, Kenya Agricultural Research Institute, Nairobi, pp. 49-65

Mutugi J. J., Young A. S. , Linyonyi A., Mining S. K. Maritim A. C. Ngumi P. N. Lesan A. C., Stagg D. A., Ndungu S. G., Leitch B. L. (1990). Problems associated with identification of protective Theileria parva stocks for immunization. In: Progress towards the control of East Coast fever (Theileriosis) in Kenya. Editors A. S. Young, J. J. Mutugi and A.C. Maritim, Kenya Agricultural Research Institute, Nairobi, Pp. 40-48.

Mutugi J. J., lampard D., Young A. S., Ndungu, S. G., Linyonyi A., Maritim A. C., Mining S. K. , Ngumi P. N., Kariuki D.P., Willamson S. M., Awich J.R. , Lesan A. C. (1990). Recent immunization trials against Theileria Parva infections in Kenya. In: Progress towards the control of East Coast fever (Theileriosis) in Kenya. Editors A. S. Young, J.J. Mutugi and A.C. Maritim, Kenya Agricultural Research Institute, Nairobi, pp. 72-79.

Maloo S.H., Mining S. K., Perry B. D., Curry J. J., Delehanty J. M., Kruska R. L., Mukhebi A. W. Thorpe W., Willamson S. M., Young A.


  • –present
    Professor of Immunology and Director of Research, Moi University