Daniel Adon Mapamba


National Institute for Medical Research-Mbeya Medical Research Center (NIMR-MMRC)

Daniel is a PhD student at the Department of Global Health and Biomedical Sciences, School of Life Science and Bioengineering, Nelson Mandela‑African Institution for Science and Technology, Arusha, Tanzania.

Please tell us a little bit about yourself…

I am a Tanzanian Male, married and blessed with four children, living in Mbeya Town Located in West south highlands in Tanzania. Working in the capacity of TB Laboratory Manager at National Institute for Medical Research Mbeya Medical research Center (NIMR-MMRC) Tanzania. I like reading books and science articles.

Please tell us a little bit about your research…

Research Title: Analysis of anti inflammatory effects of N-Acetyl Cysteine (NAC) and their relationship to preservation of Lung function in TB,

My research is to find the effectiveness of NAC in Lung preservation to the patients infected with TB disease and as well as to determine if NAC could have killing effect to Mycobacteria tuberculosis organism. Blood samples are being collected from NAC TB participants. I am in preparation to purchasing reagents for conducting my research.

What is the most exciting thing about your job and or research?

Looking to have good results in my research, The Most interesting thing is to be able to stand and work on my research of which was dreaming for.