Dr. Rosebella Alungata Iseme

 Rosebella Alungata Iseme2020

Title/Qualifications: Dr.
Department/Unit/Section: 
Population and Reproductive Health & Community Resource Management
Position:
Lecturer
Address:1205 – 00621 Village Market, Nairobi, Kenya
Areas of Specialization in Teaching:Epidemiology; Infectious Disease Surveillance; Social and Ecosystem Health; Mental Health; Non communicable disease; Autoimmunity; Reproductive Health.


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Research Interests:

Immune dysfunction and chronic disease; Immunosenescence in ageing and its implications for chronic disease; Implications of immune-to-brain communication for psychiatric conditions; Autoantibody biomarker development for non-invasive diagnosis of atherosclerosis related cardiovascular diseases; Gut microbiota – Immune system cross-talk and the role of this relationship in chronic disease development and progression; Sexual and Reproductive Health.

Conference Presentations

  • Rosebella Alungata Iseme The Role of Autoantibodies in the Development of Chronic Disease: Autoantibodies, Depression and Cardiovascular disease Newcastle, Australia 2013 University of Newcastle
  • Rosebella Alungata Iseme Autoantibodies and Depression: Implications for disease pathophysiology and treatment Nairobi, Kenya 2014 Self -funded
  • Rosebella Alungata Iseme A role for Autoantibodies in the pathogenesis of Depression: A review of the current literature Coffs Harbour, Australia 2014 University of Newcastle
  • Rosebella Alungata Iseme Are autoantibodies predictive markers for the development of depressive symptoms in elderly individuals over a 5-year follow-up? Vilnius,Lithuania 2016 University of Newcastle

 Publications

  • Iseme, R.A., McEvoy, M., Kelly, B., Agnew, L., Walker, F.R.,Boyle, M.,Attia, J.2018 A Cross-Sectional Study of the Association betweenAutoantibodies and Qualitative Ultrasound Index of Bone in anElderly Sample without Clinical Autoimmune Disease. Journal of Immunology Research
  • Iseme, R.A., McEvoy, M.,Kelly, B., Agnew, L., Attia, J., Walker, F.R.2017Is Osteoporosis an autoimmune mediated disorder?Bone Reports
  • Iseme, R.A., McEvoy, M., Kelly, B., Agnew, L., Attia, J., Walker, F.R., Oldmeadow, C., Handley, T. 2017 A Role for Autoantibodies in Atherogenesis. Cardiovascular Research
  • Iseme, R.A., McEvoy, M., Kelly, B., Agnew, L., Attia, J., Walker, F.R. 2017 Is Osteoporosis an autoimmune mediated disorder? Bone Reports
  • Iseme, R.A., McEvoy, M., Kelly, B., Agnew, L., Attia, J., Walker, F.R. 2014 Autoantibodies and, Depression, Evidence for a Causal Link? Neuroscience Biobehavioural Reviews
  • Iseme, R.A., McEvoy, M., Kelly, B., Agnew, L., Attia, J., Walker, F.R., Oldmeadow, C., Boyle, M. 2015 Autoantibodies are not predictive markers for the development of depressive symptoms in a population-based cohort of older adults. European Psychiatry

Research

  • Rosebella Alungata Iseme,2012 - 2016 The Role of autoimmunity and inflammation in chronic disease development.UNRSE CRN for Mental Health & Wellbeing 23,728 AUD p.a
  • Rosebella Alungata Iseme,2019,A Cross Institutional Approach to Curriculum Design and Implementation.STAR Collaboration Laboratory 7,500

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