CENTRE FOR MICROBIOLOGY RESEARCH (CMR) NAIROBI

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Overview

Welcome to the Centre for Microbiology Research (CMR). CMR is one of the oldest research centres of the Kenya medical Research Institute (KEMRI). CMR has many laboratories spread in four sub-centres located in Nairobi (Mbagathi and Kenyatta National Hospital complex), Kisumu and the coastal town of Kwale. The centre has a total of 37 scientific and 13 support staff. In addition, the centre hosts the Nairobi centre for the Nagasaki University Institute of Tropical Medicine (NUITM) with a staff of 10. Our staff is well trained and continuous education is highly emphasized. Currently, 5 members of our team are pursuing PhD studies locally and abroad, 4 are training at Masters Level, while 3 are pursuing their BSc Higher National Diplomas. A further 2 are registered for Diplomas courses in various technical institutes. READMORE

Mission

Our mission is to improve human health and quality of life through research, capacity building, innovation and service delivery

Vision

Our vision is to be a leading centre of excellence in research for human health

Division

  1. To conduct research on emerging infectious bacterial diseases/opportunistic infections and molecular epidemiology of enteric parasites. The (3) three unit are namely:
    1. i) Bacterial diarrhea/AMR
    2. ii) Molecular diagnostic

    iii) Outbreak rapid response

    1. b) Functions
    2. To conduct research on diarrhea illness caused by bacterial pathogens such as Cholera, Shigella, Salmonella, Pathogenic E. coli  READMORE.

Ongoing Projects

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Ongoing Projects

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