Francis Ndungu


48 results

Transcriptomic signatures induced by the Ebola virus vaccine rVSVDeltaG-ZEBOV-GP in adult cohorts in Europe, Africa, and North America: a molecular biomarker study.Vianello E, Gonzalez-Dias P, van Veen S, Engele CG, Quinten E, Monath TP, Medaglini D, VSV-EBOVAC Consortium, VSV-EBOPLUS Consortium, Santoro F, Huttner A, Dubey S, Eichberg M, Ndungu FM, Kremsner PG, Essone PN, Agnandji ST, Siegrist CA, Nakaya HI, Ottenhoff THM, Haks MC
Lancet Microbe, (2022). 3:e113-e123

Vitamin D Deficiency and Its Association with Iron Deficiency in African Children.Mogire RM, Muriuki JM, Morovat A, Mentzer AJ, Webb EL, Kimita W, Ndungu FM, Macharia AW, Cutland CL, Sirima SB, Diarra A, Tiono AB, Lule SA, Madhi SA, Prentice AM, Bejon P, Pettifor JM, Elliott AM, Adeyemo A, Williams TN, Atkinson SH
Nutrients, (2022). 14:

TRUE-1: Trial of Repurposed Unithiol for snakebite Envenoming phase 1 (safety, tolerability, pharmacokinetics and pharmacodynamics in healthy Kenyan adults).Abouyannis M, FitzGerald R, Ngama M, Mwangudzah H, Nyambura YK, Ngome S, Riako D, Babu L, Lewa F, Else L, Dily Penchala S, Orindi B, Mumba N, Kalama B, Ndungu FM, Adetifa I, Khoo S, Lalloo DG, Casewell NR, Hamaluba M
Wellcome Open Res, (2022). 7:90

Plasmodium falciparum-Specific Memory B-Cell and Antibody Responses Are Associated With Immunity in Children Living in an Endemic Area of Kenya.Jahnmatz P, Nyabundi D, Sundling C, Widman L, Mwacharo J, Musyoki J, Otieno E, Ahlborg N, Bejon P, Ndungu FM, Farnert A
Front Immunol, (2022). 13:799306

Comparative performance of WANTAI ELISA for total immunoglobulin to receptor binding protein and an ELISA for IgG to spike protein in detecting SARS-CoV-2 antibodies in Kenyan populations.Nyagwange J, Kutima B, Mwai K, Karanja HK, Gitonga JN, Mugo D, Uyoga S, Tuju J, Ochola-Oyier LI, Ndungu F, Bejon P, Agweyu A, Adetifa IMO, Scott JAG, Warimwe GM
J Clin Virol, (2022). 146:105061

10-year longitudinal study of malaria in children: Insights into acquisition and maintenance of naturally acquired immunity.Addy JWG, Bediako Y, Ndungu FM, Valetta JJ, Reid AJ, Mwacharo J, Ngoi JM, Wambua J, Otieno E, Musyoki J, Said K, Berriman M, Marsh K, Bejon P, Recker M, Langhorne J
Wellcome Open Res, (2021). 6:79

Chronic Immune Activation and CD4(+) T Cell Lymphopenia in Healthy African Individuals: Perspectives for SARS-CoV-2 Vaccine Efficacy.Wolday D, Ndungu FM, Gomez-Perez GP, de Wit TFR
Front Immunol, (2021). 12:693269

Prevalence and predictors of vitamin D deficiency in young African children.Mogire RM, Morovat A, Muriuki JM, Mentzer AJ, Webb EL, Kimita W, Ndungu FM, Macharia AW, Cutland CL, Sirima SB, Diarra A, Tiono AB, Lule SA, Madhi SA, Sandhu MS, Prentice AM, Bejon P, Pettifor JM, Elliott AM, Adeyemo A, Williams TN, Atkinson SH
BMC Med, (2021). 19:115

Malaria is a cause of iron deficiency in African children.Muriuki JM, Mentzer AJ, Mitchell R, Webb EL, Etyang AO, Kyobutungi C, Morovat A, Kimita W, Ndungu FM, Macharia AW, Ngetsa CJ, Makale J, Lule SA, Musani SK, Raffield LM, Cutland CL, Sirima SB, Diarra A, Tiono AB, Fried M, Gwamaka M, Adu-Afarwuah S, Wirth JP, Wegmuller R, Madhi SA, Snow RW, Hill AVS, Rockett KA, Sandhu MS, Kwiatkowski DP, Prentice AM, Byrd KA, Ndjebayi A, Stewart CP, Engle-Stone R, Green TJ, Karakochuk CD, Suchdev PS, Bejon P, Duffy PE, Davey Smith G, Elliott AM, Williams TN, Atkinson SH
Nat Med, (2021). 27:653-658

Atypical B cells are part of an alternative lineage of B cells that participates in responses to vaccination and infection in humans.Sutton HJ, Aye R, Idris AH, Vistein R, Nduati E, Kai O, Mwacharo J, Li X, Gao X, Andrews TD, Koutsakos M, Nguyen THO, Nekrasov M, Milburn P, Eltahla A, Berry AA, Kc N, Chakravarty S, Sim BKL, Wheatley AK, Kent SJ, Hoffman SL, Lyke KE, Bejon P, Luciani F, Kedzierska K, Seder RA, Ndungu FM, Cockburn IA
Cell Rep, (2021). 34:108684

Iron Deficiency Is Associated With Reduced Levels of Plasmodium falciparum-specific Antibodies in African Children.Bundi CK, Nalwoga A, Lubyayi L, Muriuki JM, Mogire RM, Opi H, Mentzer AJ, Mugyenyi CK, Mwacharo J, Webb EL, Bejon P, Williams TN, Gikunju JK, Beeson JG, Elliott AM, Ndungu FM, Atkinson SH
Clin Infect Dis, (2021). 73:43-49

Comparative performance of WANTAI ELISA for total immunoglobulin to receptor binding protein and an ELISA for IgG to spike protein in detecting SARS-CoV-2 antibodies in Kenyan populations..Nyagwange J, Kutima B, Mwai K, Karanja HK, Gitonga JN, Mugo D, Uyoga S, Tuju J, Ochola-Oyier LI, Ndungu F, Bejon P, Agweyu A, Adetifa IMO, Scott JAG, Warimwe GM
1st International Conference on Public Health in Africa (CPHIA), (2021). :

Memory B-Cell Responses Against Merozoite Antigens After Acute Plasmodium falciparum Malaria, Assessed Over One Year Using a Novel Multiplexed FluoroSpot Assay.Jahnmatz P, Sundling C, Yman V, Widman L, Asghar M, Sonden K, Stenstrom C, Smedman C, Ndungu F, Ahlborg N, Farnert A
Front Immunol, (2020). 11:619398

Malaria exposure drives both cognate and bystander human B cells to adopt an atypical phenotype.Aye R, Sutton HJ, Nduati EW, Kai O, Mwacharo J, Musyoki J, Otieno E, Wambua J, Bejon P, Cockburn IA, Ndungu FM
Eur J Immunol, (2020). 50:1187-1194

Estimating the burden of iron deficiency among African children.Muriuki JM, Mentzer AJ, Webb EL, Morovat A, Kimita W, Ndungu FM, Macharia AW, Crane RJ, Berkley JA, Lule SA, Cutland C, Sirima SB, Diarra A, Tiono AB, Bejon P, Madhi SA, Hill AVS, Prentice AM, Suchdev PS, Elliott AM, Williams TN, Atkinson SH
BMC Med, (2020). 18:31

B-cell memory in malaria: Myths and realities.Perez-Mazliah D, Ndungu FM, Aye R, Langhorne J
Immunol Rev, (2020). 293:57-69

The ferroportin Q248H mutation protects from anemia, but not malaria or bacteremia.Muriuki JM, Mentzer AJ, Band G, Gilchrist JJ, Carstensen T, Lule SA, Goheen MM, Joof F, Kimita W, Mogire R, Cutland CL, Diarra A, Rautanen A, Pomilla C, Gurdasani D, Rockett K, Mturi N, Ndungu FM, Scott JAG, Sirima SB, Morovat A, Prentice AM, Madhi SA, Webb EL, Elliott AM, Bejon P, Sandhu MS, Hill AVS, Kwiatkowski DP, Williams TN, Cerami C, Atkinson SH
Sci Adv, (2019). 5:eaaw0109

A seven-year study on the effect of the pre-erythrocytic malaria vaccine candidate RTS,S/AS01 E on blood stage immunity in young Kenyan children.Ndungu FM, Mwacharo J, Wambua J, Njuguna P, Marsh K, Drakeley C, Bejon P
Wellcome Open Res, (2019). 4:42

Repeated clinical malaria episodes are associated with modification of the immune system in children.Bediako Y, Adams R, Reid AJ, Valletta JJ, Ndungu FM, Sodenkamp J, Mwacharo J, Ngoi JM, Kimani D, Kai O, Wambua J, Nyangweso G, de Villiers EP, Sanders M, Lotkowska ME, Lin JW, Manni S, Addy JWG, Recker M, Newbold C, Berriman M, Bejon P, Marsh K, Langhorne J
BMC Med, (2019). 17:60

Longitudinal Analysis of Infant Stool Bacteria Communities Before and After Acute Febrile Malaria and Artemether-Lumefantrine Treatment.Mandal RK, Crane RJ, Berkley JA, Gumbi W, Wambua J, Ngoi JM, Ndungu FM, Schmidt NW
J Infect Dis, (2019). 220:687-698