Anthony Afum-Adjei Awuah

Anthony Afum-Adjei Awuah

Postdoctoral Research Fellow

KCCR, Ghana

Tel: +233-242-107-721 






Network Associate


Research Keywords: 

TB, immunology, clinical research 



Research focuses on immune response and modulation to infectious diseases, in particular TB 

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Key Publications:

Lundtoft, C., Awuah, A. A.-A., Güler, A., Harling, K., Schaal, H., Mayatepek, E., Phillips, R. O., Nausch, N., Owusu-Dabo, E. and Jacobsen, M. (2018) ‘An IL7RA exon 5 polymorphism is associated with impaired IL-7Rα splicing and protection against tuberculosis in Ghana.’, Genes and immunity. doi: 10.1038/s41435-018-0049-5.

Afum-Adjei Awuah, A. (2014) Micro RNAs, new players in the Immunopathogenesis of Tuberculosis. Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology. Available at: AFUM-ADJEI AWUAH.pdf.  

Afum-Adjei Awuah, A., Ueberberg, B., Owusu-Dabo, E., Frempong, M. and Jacobsen, M. (2014) ‘Dynamics of T-cell IFN-γ and miR-29a expression during active pulmonary tuberculosis’, International immunology, 26(10). doi: 10.1093/intimm/dxu068.

Lundtoft, C., Awuah, A. A.-A., Nausch, N., Enimil, A., Mayatepek, E., Owusu-Dabo, E. and Jacobsen, M. (2017) ‘Alternative Quantiferon cytokines for diagnosis of children with active tuberculosis and HIV co-infection in Ghana’, Medical Microbiology and Immunology, 206(3), pp. 259–265. doi: 10.1007/s00430-017-0501-6.