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Dr. Anthony Ablordey

Dr. Anthony Ablordey

BSc, PhD 

HOD, Senior Research Fellow 



Senior Research Fellow Department of Bacteriology

Focus of Work

Molecular epidemiology of infectious diseases.
Development of rapid diagnostic tests. 
Antimicrobial Resistance. 

Current Projects

Development of LAMP based rapid test for the diagnosis of Buruli ulcer disease. (FIND) 2019-2921. Principal Investigator
Developing advanced genomics and bioinformatics skills and application to uncover route of transmission of Buruli ulcer in Africa. European and developing countries clinical trial partnership (EDCTP). 2020-2021. Co-investigator
Control, elimination and eradication of skin related neglected tropical diseases in Ghana. (Buruli ulcer, Leprosy and Yaws). Anesvad Foundation. 2018-2021. Co-investigator.
Molecular epidemiology and antibiotic susceptibility profiles of bacterial agents of diarrhoeal disease in Ghana. Japan Agency for Medical Research and Development. August 2015- 2021. Co-Principal Investigator.
Molecular characterization of Carbapenem resistant Enterobacteriaceae in Ghana. Japan Agency for Medical Research and Development. 2015-2021. Co-Principal Investigator.
Improving experiences and outcomes for individuals with severe stigmatising skin diseases: Developing an integrated case finding and management intervention in Ghana. National Institute of Health Research, United Kingdom. Co-investigator