Joseph Ndung’u

Joseph Ndung’u

Prof. Joseph Ndung’u is the Executive Director of the Foundation for Innovative New Diagnostics (FIND) Dx Kenya, head of the Neglected Tropical Diseases Programme at FIND, and Chancellor of Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology (JKUAT). A veterinarian with a PhD in immunopathology of human African trypanosomiasis (HAT, or sleeping sickness), Prof. Ndung’u is a Visiting Professor, University of Glasgow, and a Corresponding Fellow of the Royal Society of Edinburgh (CorrFRSE). Prior to joining FIND in 2006, he was the Director of the Kenya Trypanosomiasis Research Institute. He has extensive experience in development and introduction of diagnostics for neglected diseases, including HAT, leishmaniasis, Chagas disease, Buruli ulcer and schistosomiasis.