Mompati Lawrence Mogwele

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+267 7 266-1456

Mompati Lawrence Mogwele

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Mompati Mogwele is a research scientist who graduated with BSc (Biological Sciences) from University of Botswana. At BHP he worked in various clinical trial studies which include Infant Molecular Diagnosis where infants who are less than 18 months are diagnosed for HIV. Currently he is doing a retrospective study on HIV-1 drug resistance mutations in HIV positive infants in Botswana. The study is aimed at determining prevalence and frequency of pre-treatment HIV-1 drug resistance mutations in HIV positive infants and characterise the association between HIV-1 drug resistance mutations from mother to infant’s pair. Mogwele is also interested in paediatric HIV and coinfection like TB where he is working on a project which focuses on the effect of latent Mycobacterium tuberculosis on mortality and morbidity of infants born to mothers with latent TB. He is a SANTHE trainee working HIV/TB projects to answer any paediatric related research questions to improve infant’s health outcomes.