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Prof. Pontiano Kaleebu
Overall PC (secretary) EDCTP GA Rep.
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PhD from Imperial College, London
Medical Degree from Makerere University

Pontiano Kaleebu is the EACCR3 Overall Project Coordinator, Director of the Uganda Virus Research Institute (UVRI) and the Director of MRC/UVRI and LSHTM Uganda Research Unit.

He holds a medical degree from Makerere University and a PhD from Imperial College, London. He is a professor of immunovirology at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, Department of Infection Biology; a Fellow of Royal College of Physicians-Edinburgh and a Fellow of Imperial College London, Faculty of Medicine.

As UVRI Director, he sits on the top and senior management of the Ministry of Health. He leads a number of national and regional networks including the EDCTP East African Networks of Excellence. He is a co-Director of the African Partnership for Chronic Disease Research (APCDR). He is co-director of the Uganda Medical Informatics Center (UMIC); a computational resource offering data storage and analysis capacity. He chairs the national HIV drug resistance Technical working group under the Ministry of Health and a member of the National Antiretroviral Treatment committee.

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