University of St Andrews
Dr Wilber Sabiiti is Senior Research Scientist at the University of St Andrews specialising in translational diagnostics and antimicrobial resistance research. His research group applies interdisciplinary approaches to maximise uptake and utilisation of diagnostic and treatment tools into policy and practice with special focus on low- and middle- income countries. He co-leads the development and translation of the first molecular test that quantifies tuberculosis bacterial load in hours to monitor response to anti-TB therapy. He graduated with BSc Biochemistry from Makerere University Uganda, MSc Molecular biology from Vrije Univerteit Brussel Belgium and PhD from University of Birmingham UK.
Virology, Immunology & Diagnostics
COVID-19 Diagnostics: Their applications and key unanswered questions in low-resource settings