Betty Balikagala (MD, PhD), Postdoctoral Fellow

TEL:03-5802-1043 (Ext. 3542)


Education, Academic,  & Professional Experience

         2004   Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery, 
                    Mbarara University of Science and Technology, Uganda
         2012   Master of Science, College of Health Sciences, 
                    Makerere University, Uganda
2013-2017   Researcher, Division of Malaria Research,
                    Proteo-Science Center, Ehime University, Japan
         2017   PhD, Grad. Sch. of Sci. & Eng., Ehime University, Japan
2017-           Postdoctoral Research Fellow,
                    Juntendo University School of Medicine, Japan

▶︎Previous publications


  1. Subissi L, Kanoi BN, Balikagala B, Egwang TG, Oguike M, Verra F, Proietti C, Bousema T, Drakeley CJ, Sepulveda N. Plasmodium malariae and Plasmodium ovale infections and their association with common red blood cell polymorphisms in a highly endemic area of Uganda. Trans R Soc Trop Med Hyg 2019. 113:370-378. PMID: 30953444
  2. Kanoi BN, Nagaoka H, Morita M, White MT, Palacpac NMQ, Ntege EH, Balikagara B, Yeka A, Egwang TG, Horii T, Tsuboi T, Takashima E. Comprehensive analysis of antibody responses to Plasmodium falciparum erythrocyte membrane protein 1 domains. Vaccine 2018. 36:6826-6833. PMID: 30262245
  3. Kanoi BN, Takashima E, Morita M, White MT, Palacpac NMQ, Ntege EH, Balikagala B, Yeka A, Egwang TG, Horii T, Tsuboi T. Antibody profiles to wheat germ cell-free system synthesized Plasmodium falciparum proteins correlate with protection from symptomatic malaria in Uganda. Vaccine 2017. 35:873-881. PMID: 28089547
  4. Balikagala B, Mita T, Ikeda M, Sakurai M, Yatsushiro S, Takahashi N, Tachibana S-I, Auma M, Ntege EH, Ito D, Takashima E, Palacpac NM, Egwang TG, Onen JO, Kataoka M, Kimura E, Horii T, Tsuboi T. Absence of in vivo selection for K13 mutations after artemether-lumefantrine treatment in Uganda. Malaria J 2017. 16:23. PMID: 28068997
  5. Yagi M, Palacpac NM, Ito K, Oishi Y, Itagaki S, Balikagala B, Ntege EH, Yeka A, Kanoi BN, Katuro O, Shirai H, Fukushima W, Hirota Y, Egwang TG, Horii T. Antibody titres and boosting after natural malaria infection in BK-SE36 vaccine responders during a follow-up study in Uganda. Sci Rep 2016. 6:34363. PMID: 27703240
  6. Palacpac NM, Ntege E, Balikagala B, Yeka A, Shirai H, Suzuki N, Nsereko C, Kanoi BN, Okada T, Egwang TG, Horii T. Hematological and biochemical data obtained in rural northern Uganda. Int J Environ Res Public Health 2014. 11:4870-4885. PMID: 24806194


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