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Prof. Desmond Omane Acheampong


Scientist / Researcher

Position / Role

Associate Professor/Vice-Dean

Field of Occupation


Company Details


University of Cape Coast

Region of Activities


Medical field

Infectious disease

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Prof. Desmond Omane Acheampong is an Associate Professor of Clinical Microbiology and Immunology at the Department of Biomedical Sciences, School of Allied Health Sciences, University of Cape Coast (UCC), Ghana. He holds BSc in Biological Sciences, MSc in Clinical Microbiology and PhD in Microbiological and Biochemical Pharmacy from University of Cape Coast, Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, and China Pharmaceutical University, respectively. Prof. Acheampong has successfully mentored/supervised a number of PhD and MPhil candidates in the area of clinical microbiology, immunology and drug discovery. He has to his credit a patent on an immunotherapeutic agent he developed for cancer therapy. He has authored two books in microbiology and immunology, and published over 50 scientific articles in the area of microbiology, immunology and drug discovery in reputable journals with high impact factor. His research interest has mainly been on Clinical Microbiology, Immunology/Immunotherapy, Antibody/Protein Engineering for diagnosis and therapy of Cancers and Infectious Diseases, Drug discovery studies (Natural Products) for Communicable and Non-Communicable Diseases management, and Blood transfusion as immunotherapeutic procedure.