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Emile Bienvenu
PhD successful Defense of 18 December 2013.
Supervisor:
Prof. Michael Ashton
 
University of Gothenburg (GU)
Co-supervisor:
Dr Pierre Claver Kayumba
 
University of Rwanda (UR), 
Research Area:
Pharmacology
Title of thesis:
 “Optimization of HIV therapy in patients co-infected with tuberculosis: a pharmacogenetic and pharmacokinetic study of efavirenz in Rwandan adult patients undergoing HIV and tuberculosis co-treatment”.
  • Bienvenu E, Hoffmann KJ, Ashton M, Kayumba PC. A rapid and selective HPLC-UV method for the quantitation of efavirenzin plasma from patients on concurrent HIV/AIDS and tuberculosis treatments. Biomedical Chromatography 2013; 27(11):1554-1559.
  • Bienvenu E, Swart M, DandaraC, Ashton M. The role of genetic polymorphisms in cytochrome P450 and effects of tuberculosis co-treatment on the predictive value of CYP2B6 SNPs and on efavirenzplasma levels in adult HIV patients. Antiviral Research2013; 102:44-53.
  • Bienvenu E. Optimization of HIV therapy in patients co-infected with tuberculosis: a pharmacogeneticand pharmacokinetic study of efavirenzin Rwandan adult patients undergoing HIV and tuberculosis co-treatment. ISBN: 978-91-628-8834-3. Available at: http://hdl.handle.net/2077/34069.
Jean-Claude Kabayiza:
Successful PhD Defense on 14 February 2014.
Supervisor:
Prof. Magnus Lindh
University of Gothenburg
Co-supervisor:
Prof. Gregoire Muhirwa
University of Rwanda (UR), 
Research Area
Pediatric Microbiology:
Title of thesis:
 Acute Gastroenteritis in Rwandan children under five years of age investigated by Real-Time PCR
  • Kabayiza JC, Andersson ME, Welinder-Olsson C, BergströmT, MuhirwaG, LindhM. Comparison of rectal swabs and faecesfor real-time PCR detection of enteric agents in Rwandan children with gastroenteritis. BMC Infectious Diseases 2013;13:447.
  • Kabayiza JC, Andersson ME, Nilsson S, Baribwira C, Muhirwa G, BergströmT, LindhM. Diarrhoeagenicmicrobes by real-time PCR in Rwandan children under 5 years of age with acute gastroenteritis. BMC Clin. Microbiol. Infect. 2014; doi: 10.1111/1469-0691.12698.
  • Kabayiza JC. Acute gastroenteritis in Rwandan children under five years of age investigated by real-time PCR. ISBN 978-91-628-8909-8 Available at: http://hdl.handle.net/2077/348.

Aimable Musafili:
Thesis presentation scheduled in April 2015.
Supervisors:
Professor Lars-Åke Persson; Prof. Birgitta Essen
Uppsala University
Co-Supervisor:
Prof. Cyprien Baribwira
University of Rwanda (UR), 
Child Health:
Title of thesis project:
Neonatal health and mortality in Rwanda: community and hospital-based studies.

  • Musafili A, Essén B, Baribwira C, Rukundo A, PerssonL-Å. Evaluating Helping Babies Breathe: training for healthcare workers at hospitals in Rwanda. ActaPaediatr. 2013; 102(1):e34-8.
  • Musafili A, Essén B, Baribwira C, Binagwaho A, PerssonL-Å, Selling EK. Trends of social differentials in child mortality in Rwanda 1990-2010: cohort analyses based on three Demographic and Health Surveys. (in process)