I am a Researcher and Senior Lecturer at the University of Nairobi in the department of Medical Physiology. Research interests include public health issues, lifestyle diseases, nutrition and health education and promotion.  As a good team player I value the input of others. I have been involved in a wide range of research projects such as:



Anima J. Sirma, Daniel M. Senerwa, Johanna Lindahl, Teresa N. Kiama, Nadhem Mtimet, Kang’ethe EK, and Grace. D.  Submitted.  The impact of Aflatoxins in the dairy chain in Kenya: a review.


Teresa N. Kiama, Rita Verhelst, Paul M. Mbugua, Mario Vaneechoutte, Hans Verstraelen, Estambale B, and Temmerman M.  2014.  Characterisation of the vaginal microflora of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) positive and negative women in a sub-urban population of Kenya.. African Journal of Biotechnology. 13(9):1075-1085.


Matheka D.M., F.O. A, N. KT, and F. B.  2012.  Glucose-lowering effects of Momordica charantia (Karela) in diabetic rats.. African Journal of Pharmacology and Therapeutics, . 1(2):62-66.


Guido Lopes dos Santos Santiago, MS;, Pieter Deschaght MS;, Nabil El Aila MS;, Teresa N. Kiama MS;, Hans Verstraelen, MD PD;, Kimberly K. Jefferson PD;, Marleen Temmerman, MD PD;, Mario Vaneechoutte PD.  2011.  Gardnerella vaginalis comprises three distinct genotypes of which only two produce sialidase. . Am J Obstet Gynecol. 204(5):450-457.
Matheka D.M., Kiama T. N., F.O. A, and F. B.  2011.  Glucose-lowering effects of Momordica charantia in Healthy Rats.. African Journal of Diabetes Medicine. 19(2):15-19.

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