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Julie Makani

Muhimbili University of Health and Allied Sciences (MUHAS) and SickleInAfrica
Principal Investigator
Prof. Julie Makani is from the Department of Haematology and Blood Transfusion at Muhimbili University of Health and Allied Sciences [(MUHAS) www.muhas.ac.tz], where Tanzania established one of the world’s largest single-center study cohorts for sickle cell disease in Muhimbili Nationa Hospital (MNH) https://www.mnh.or.tz/ 

Prof Makani is Provost Visiting Professor at Imperial College London, London, UK https://www.imperial.ac.uk/people/j.makani

She is Principal Investigator of Sickle Pan African Research Consortium (SPARCO) within the SickleInAfrica network http://www.sickleinafrica.org/ Co-Principal Investigator, SickleGenAfrica  http://sicklegenafrica.com/
and MUHAS site Co-Principal Investigator for H3ABioNet https://www.h3abionet.org/.

She is a Fellow of the Tanzania Academy of Sciences, received the 2011 Royal Society Africa Award http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sd17odE1YLs and is working on the application of genomic research to improve health and find a cure for sickle cell disease.