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Faith Mushilundu Lutomia

Country of origin: Kenya Currently in: South Africa, Cape Town General field of specialization: Medical and Health Sciences incl Neurosciences
Academic Background


2015 Undergraduate Medical and Health Sciences incl Neurosciences
2018 Master Medical and Health Sciences incl Neurosciences
Research and Profession

Current Research Activities

Medical and Health Sciences incl Neurosciences

The Human Microbiome in relation to Type 2 diabetes and Insulin Resistance.

Research Keywords: 
Gut Microbiota
Insulin Resistance
type 2 diabetes

Publications resulting from Research: 

Goedecke JH, Mendham AE, Clamp L, Nono Nankam PA, Fortuin-de Smidt MC, Phiri L, Micklesfield LK, Keswell D, Woudberg NJ, Lecour S, Alhamud A, Kaba M, Lutomia FM, van Jaarsveld PJ, de Villiers A, Kahn SE, Chorell E, Hauksson J, Olsson T An Exercise Intervention to Unravel the Mechanisms Underlying Insulin Resistance in a Cohort of Black South African Women: Protocol for a Randomized Controlled Trial and Baseline Characteristics of Participants
JMIR Res Protoc 2018;7(4):e75
URL: doi:10.2196/resprot.9098 PMID:29669711

Current profession

Current professional activities type: 
Currently working on My Masters Research.

Workshop and Conference Attended

2017 University of Cape Town Research computing workshop (Introduction to Linux and R)
2017 University of Cape Town Introduction to Bioinformatics Training by H3ABioNet

Presentation given

Introduction to the Human Microbiome
Cape Peninsula University of Technology (CPUT), Bellville Campus
Event: Society of Medical Laboratory Technologists of South Africa (SMLTSA) TYGERBERG BRANCH Mini-Congress
Prizes, Grants and Awards

Other Awards

Nov 2016
MasterCard Foundation Scholarship
I was awarded the MasterCard Foundation Scholar's Program Scholarship for my Masters Studies at the University of Cape Town in South Africa for the year 2017/2018.

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