Masocha, Willias

8 Gennaio 2019
227 Views

Dr Willias Masocha is an Associate Professor in the Department of Pharmacology and Therapeutics, Faculty of Pharmacy, Kuwait University, Kuwait. He received his Bachelor of Pharmacy Honours from the University of Zimbabwe in 1997 and  Ph.D. degree in Pharmacology from the University of Granada, Spain, in 2002. He was a Postdoctoral Fellow & International Brain Research Organisation Research Fellow in Prof. Krister Kristensson’s lab at the Department of Neuroscience, Karolinska Institutet, Sweden, from  2003 to 2006 working on the role of the immune system on the entrance of parasites into the CNS and the neuropathogenesis of African trypanosomiasis. His research program at Kuwait University focuses on studying the pathophysiology of various types of pain, especially chemotherapy and antiretroviral drug-induced neuropathic pain, and evaluation of  the activities of potential anti-inflammatory and/or analgesic drugs. He is also interested in neuroinflammation mainly the study of astrocytes and microglia activation during neuropathic pain as well as that induced by lipopolysaccharide.

You may be interested

Obituary Prof. Rogier Q. Hintzen, MD, PhD (1963-2019)
News
65 views
News
65 views

Obituary Prof. Rogier Q. Hintzen, MD, PhD (1963-2019)

stine - 12 Giugno 2019

On May 15th, neurologist and immunologist Rogier Hintzen passed away after a short battle with pancreatic cancer. Rogier performed groundbreaking…

Laval University – Research Assistant in Neuroimmunology
Job Opportunities
50 views
Job Opportunities
50 views

Laval University – Research Assistant in Neuroimmunology

stine - 12 Giugno 2019

Research projects Regulatory B cells in a new model of multiple sclerosis B cells contribute to multiple sclerosis (MS); depleting…

Laval University – Postdoctoral Trainee or Graduate Student in Neuroimmunology
Job Opportunities
70 views
Job Opportunities
70 views

Laval University – Postdoctoral Trainee or Graduate Student in Neuroimmunology

stine - 12 Giugno 2019

Research projects Regulatory B cells in a new model of multiple sclerosis B cells contribute to multiple sclerosis (MS); depleting…