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Fellow
Titanji
Vincent Pryde Kehdingha
Current position: 
Vice-Chancellor
Current nationality: 
Cameroon
Current residence: 
Cameroon
Affiliation/Institution: 
Cameroon Christian University
Biodata: 
Titanji is Vice-chancellor, Cameroon Christian U. (2015-). He was vice-chancellor and pioneer coordinator, Biotechnology center, University of Yaounde1,Coordinatof Biotechnoloy Unit U. of Buea, Cameroon. He focuses on infectious diseases (malaria, river blindness, tuberculosis) and protein phosphorylation as a regulatory mechanism in Onchocerca volvulus, the parasite causing River Blindness in humans. He discovered, cloned and characterized new antigens, employed for diagnosis and potential vaccines, in Onchocerca volvulus. He also works on immune responses to malaria and evaluates new vaccine candidates and drug leads from med. plants for malaria intervention strategies. He is past pres. and member, Council of Fed. of Afr. Socs. of Biochem. and Mol. Biol., and received the IFS/DANIDA Prize and Cameroon Knight Order of Valour. He is fellow of the Cameroon Acad. of Sciences, Afr. Acad. of Sciences, and Inst. of Biology, London.
Sustainable Development Goals: 
1 - No poverty
3 - Good health and well-being
4 - Quality education
5 - Gender equality
Keywords: 
Infectious diseases; malaria; onchocerciasis; vaccine; medicinal plants.
Past nationality: 
Cameroon
Elected
2004
Country of birth: 
Cameroon

Date of birth

19
February
1947
Section:
04-Medical and Health Sciences incl. Neurosciences
Last updated on 16/09/2020