Henry profile


Dr Henry Mwandumba is a Clinical Scientist and Head of the Mucosal Immunology Group at the Malawi -Liverpool-Wellcome Trust Clinical Research Programme, University of Malawi College of Medicine, and Consultant Physician at Queen Elizabeth Central Hospital. He obtained his medical degree from the University of Zimbabwe School of Medicine and specialized in General (Internal) Medicine and Infectious Diseases in Liverpool, UK.

His research focuses on understanding the effects of HIV on pulmonary immunity and predisposition to respiratory infections, especially tuberculosis. He is president of the Immunology Society of Malawi (ISM), President-elect of the Federation of African Immunological Societies (FAIS) and Treasurer of the East, Central and Southern Africa College of Physicians (ECSACop). His research is supported by funding from the Wellcome Trust, BMGF, NIH and the MRC through the MRD/DFID African Research Leader Award. He is AMBITION’s Principal Investigator in Blantyre, Malawi.

Find a list of Dr Henry Mwandumba’s publications here.