Latest News & Announcements

Molecular Cancer Research through Retinoblastoma

A collaboration between Department of Human Pathology, Department of Ophthalmology and Velux Stiftung has made it possible to have a Retinoblastoma research project spearheaded by Dr Lucy Njambi, Co Principle Investigator with Dr Helen Dimaras from University of Toronto, Dr Wairimu Waweru and Ms. Beatrice Omweri as the project research assistant.

KNH- UON Rare Disease Webinar

This week we are celebrating World Primary Immunodeficiency Week marked between April 22nd to 29th 2024. This year's theme is "Access to Care for all PID Patients Everywhere"

To mark the event, UON, KNH and Primary Immunodeficiency Association - Kenya (PID-Kenya) invite you to participate in the KNH UON Rare Disease Webinar series on Thursday 25th April 2024 from 2.00pm to 3.30pm, touching on Primary Immunodeficiency Disorders in Kenya with Dr Anne Barasa as one of the speakers.

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Professional development in Health Sciences

On Friday, March 1, 2024, Dr. Francis Wanyama have a lecture at the Faculty of Science and Technology, Chuka University. It was organized by the Biochemistry and Biomedical Sciences department as a public lecture and career talk. The students were treated to an engaging discourse on career prospects and professional development in the field. Prof. Kamweru the Dean, stressed the university’s commitment to preparing graduates for the job market and fostering cross-disciplinary research collaborations. Dr.

Prof Pier on Exchange Programs for Students

The University of Bologna and University of Nairobi have partnered on an exchange programs for both undergraduate and postgraduate students. Speaking at Lecture Theatre III on Thursday, 14th March 2024, Prof Pier Paolo from Department of Medical and Surgical Science, University Of Bologna (Italy) mentioned the opportunities and challenges of the program and urged the students to apply for it either long term (24months) or short time (a few weeks).

Celebrating Women in the Department

Ever year on 8th March, the world celebrates International Women’s Day. The Chairman, Human Pathology, Dr Peter Maturi wished all the Women working and studying in department a happy international Women’s day.

Happy International Women’s Day to the brilliant and professional Teaching and non teaching staff together with our students!

Apply for the Nairobi Innovation week- Faculty Hackathon

Are you passionate about innovation and developing ideas to solve society's greatest challenges? In preparation for The Nairobi Innovation Week 2024, register to participate in the Faculties-based Hackathons and learn how to innovate!

 The goal is to prepare students and staff to be job creators instead of job seekers. The top three winning ideas from each of the Faculties Hackathons will get a chance to participate in the final Nairobi Innovation Week competition in 2024.

 Thematic Areas:



·Affordable housing