Dr. Angelina Kakooza

Makerere University, Uganda

Angelina Kakooza’s research interests include Infectious diseases and Neurodevelopmental disorders with special emphasis on Cerebral palsy, Autism and Epilepsy. She was a recipient for a Fogarty/ NIH grant to study “Neuro Developmental Disabilities in Ugandan Children” and was a Co-PI for a large multisite African epidemiology study on Epilepsy funded by Welcome Trust. A board member of the Women in World Neuroscience (WWN) and the IBRO African Regional Committee and the Commission on African Affairs of the International League Against Epilepsy (ILAE), Angelina has been instrumental in the founding of the East African Academy on Childhood Disability where she currently serves as treasurer.


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