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The Director of the United States Department of Defense, Defense Threat Reduction Agency (DTRA),Dr. Elizabeth S. George,(seated,fourth from right) poses for a group photograph with KEMRI staff led by the then Deputy Director in charge of Research & Development ,Prof. Elizabeth Bukusi (seated, fourth from left) when she visited KEMRI on Monday, 25th, January, 2016.

The then Deputy Director Research and Training at KEMRI, Prof. Elizabeth Bukusi presents a certificate to a participant of the Bioinformatics and Genomics workshop as workshop coordinators Dr. Jim Kagai, Dr Sarah Schaack and Dr. Damaris Matoke-Muhia look on.

The Kenya Medical Research Institute (KEMRI) Board of Management has announced the appointment of Dr. Gerald M. Mkoji as the acting Chief Executive Officer and Director, after Prof. Solomon Mpoke, the CEO was sent on compulsory leave on 18th December 2015.


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KEMRI has six (6) Main Programmes aligned to the KEMRI Strategic Master plan and the Vision 2030.

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Herbal Medicine vs Modern Medicine

Prof. Jennifer Orwa of Centre for Traditional Medicine and Drug Research, KEMRI discussing on Herbal Medicine

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KEMRI Human DNA Identification Laboratory offers DNA testing services in the area of family relationship testing and Forensic DNA Testing. Read More