Dr Sody M. Munsaka PhD

Phone Number: 
+260 953 078 410 or +260 977 925 304

Dr Sody M. Munsaka PhD

SANTHE Senior Researcher/Supervisor

Sody M. Munsaka is a Neuroimmune and Infectious Diseases scientist working as a lecturer and Assistant Dean for Research at the University of Zambia, School of Health Sciences in the Department of Biomedical Sciences. Munsaka teaches Immunology and Virology to biomedical sciences students, medical students and postgraduate students. His research interest is in Patho-immune mechanisms of HIV-associated neurocognitive disorders and interactions with drug abuse and other infectious diseases including malaria and tuberculosis.  He graduated from the University of Zambia (BSc-Biological Sciences, Microbiology major-2003), and the University of Hawaii, Manoa, Honolulu, Hawaii, USA (MSc-2007 and PhD-2012 in Biomedical Sciences-Tropical Medicine). He also completed his Post-doctoral fellowship in Neuroscience (Neuroimmunology-2013) from the University of Hawaii, John A. Burns School of Medicine, Department of Medicine Neuroscience and Magnetic Resonance Research programme.