Kwadwo A Koram, MB,ChB; MPH&TM; PhD - Noguchi Memorial Institute for Medical Research - Professor

Kwadwo A Koram

MB,ChB; MPH&TM; PhD

Noguchi Memorial Institute for Medical Research

Professor

Accra | Ghana

Main Specialties: Epidemiology

Additional Specialties: Epidemiology, Public Health

Kwadwo A Koram, MB,ChB; MPH&TM; PhD - Noguchi Memorial Institute for Medical Research - Professor

Kwadwo A Koram

MB,ChB; MPH&TM; PhD

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Primary Affiliation: Noguchi Memorial Institute for Medical Research - Accra , Ghana

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52Publications

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953PubMed Central Citations

Seroprevalence of Antibodies against Plasmodium falciparum Sporozoite Antigens as Predictive Disease Transmission Markers in an Area of Ghana with Seasonal Malaria Transmission.

PLoS One 2016 22;11(11):e0167175. Epub 2016 Nov 22.

Department of Epidemiology, Noguchi Memorial Institute for Medical Research, College of Health Sciences, University of Ghana, Legon, Accra, Ghana.

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5119834PMC
June 2017
38 Reads
3 Citations
3.234 Impact Factor

Molecular epidemiology of Mycobacterium africanum in Ghana.

BMC Infect Dis 2016 08 9;16:385. Epub 2016 Aug 9.

Noguchi Memorial Institute for Medical Research, University of Ghana, Legon, Ghana.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s12879-016-1725-6DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4977717PMC
August 2016
32 Reads
5 Citations
2.613 Impact Factor

Genetic diversity of Plasmodium falciparum isolates from uncomplicated malaria cases in Ghana over a decade.

Parasit Vectors 2016 07 26;9(1):416. Epub 2016 Jul 26.

Epidemiology Department, Noguchi Memorial Institute for Medical Research, College of Health Sciences, University of Ghana, P. O. Box LG581, Legon, Ghana.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s13071-016-1692-1DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4962487PMC
July 2016
6 Reads
7 Citations
3.430 Impact Factor

Within-host competition and drug resistance in the human malaria parasite Plasmodium falciparum.

Proc Biol Sci 2016 Mar;283(1826):20153038

Malaria Branch, Division of Parasitic Diseases and Malaria, Center for Global Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1098/rspb.2015.3038DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4810865PMC
March 2016
30 Reads
8 Citations
5.051 Impact Factor

Measuring regional and district variations in the incidence of pregnancy-induced hypertension in Ghana: challenges, opportunities and implications for maternal and newborn health policy and programmes.

Trop Med Int Health 2016 Jan 16;21(1):93-100. Epub 2015 Nov 16.

Julius Global Health, Julius Center for Health Sciences and Primary Care, University Medical Center, Utrecht, The Netherlands.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/tmi.12626DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4737319PMC
January 2016
15 Reads
1 Citation
2.330 Impact Factor

Anti-trypanosomal activity of diarylheptanoids isolated from the bark of Alnus japonica.

Am J Chin Med 2014 1;42(5):1245-60. Epub 2014 Sep 1.

Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Nagasaki International University, Sasebo, Nagasaki 859-3298, Japan.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1142/S0192415X14500785DOI Listing
March 2015
20 Reads
3 Citations
2.625 Impact Factor

Dynamics of the antibody response to Plasmodium falciparum infection in African children.

J Infect Dis 2014 Oct 8;210(7):1115-22. Epub 2014 Apr 8.

Department of Infectious Disease Epidemiology, MRC Centre for Outbreak Analysis and Modelling, Imperial College London.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/infdis/jiu219DOI Listing
October 2014
12 Reads
37 Citations
6.000 Impact Factor

Biochemical and hematologic parameters for children in the middle belt of Ghana.

Am J Trop Med Hyg 2014 Apr 3;90(4):767-73. Epub 2014 Mar 3.

Kintampo Health Research Centre, Ghana Health Service, Kintampo, Ghana; Noguchi Memorial Institute for Medical Research, University of Ghana, Legon, Ghana.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.4269/ajtmh.13-0098DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3973528PMC
April 2014
60 Reads
5 Citations
2.700 Impact Factor

Anti-sporozoite antibodies as alternative markers for malaria transmission intensity estimation.

Malar J 2014 Mar 17;13:103. Epub 2014 Mar 17.

Department of Immunology, Noguchi Memorial Institute for Medical Research, College of Health Sciences, University of Ghana, Legon, Ghana.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/1475-2875-13-103DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3995447PMC
March 2014
20 Reads
16 Citations
3.110 Impact Factor

Co-evolution of human leukocyte antigen (HLA) class I ligands with killer-cell immunoglobulin-like receptors (KIR) in a genetically diverse population of sub-Saharan Africans.

PLoS Genet 2013 Oct 31;9(10):e1003938. Epub 2013 Oct 31.

Departments of Structural Biology and Microbiology & Immunology, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, California, United States of America.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1371/journal.pgen.1003938DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3814319PMC
October 2013
51 Reads
32 Citations

Impact of treating young children with antimalarials with or without antibiotics on morbidity: a cluster-randomized controlled trial in Ghana.

Int Health 2013 Sep;5(3):228-35

Research and Development Division, Ghana Health Service, PM Bag 190, Accra, Ghana.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/inthealth/iht021DOI Listing
September 2013
10 Reads
2 Citations

Surveillance of molecular markers of Plasmodium falciparum resistance to sulphadoxine-pyrimethamine 5 years after the change of malaria treatment policy in Ghana.

Am J Trop Med Hyg 2012 Dec 8;87(6):996-1003. Epub 2012 Oct 8.

Noguchi Memorial Institute for Medical Research, Legon, Accra, Ghana.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.4269/ajtmh.2012.12-0202DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3516103PMC
December 2012
7 Reads
12 Citations
2.700 Impact Factor

Antibodies to Plasmodium falciparum antigens and the risk of clinical malaria in endemic populations.

Authors:
Kwadwo A Koram

Expert Rev Anti Infect Ther 2011 Nov;9(11):987-91

Department of Epidemiology, Noguchi Memorial Institute for Medical Research, University of Ghana, PO Box LG581, Legon, Ghana.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1586/eri.11.128DOI Listing
November 2011
2 Reads
3.461 Impact Factor

Two-year evaluation of Intermittent Preventive Treatment for Children (IPTc) combined with timely home treatment for malaria control in Ghana.

Malar J 2011 May 15;10:127. Epub 2011 May 15.

Noguchi Memorial Institute for Medical Research, University of Ghana, Box LG581, Legon, Ghana.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/1475-2875-10-127DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3117750PMC
May 2011
6 Reads
9 Citations
3.110 Impact Factor

Selective sweeps and genetic lineages of Plasmodium falciparum drug -resistant alleles in Ghana.

J Infect Dis 2011 Jan;203(2):220-7

Malaria Branch, Division of Parasitic Diseases and Malaria, Center for Global Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30329, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/infdis/jiq038DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3071065PMC
January 2011
18 Reads
36 Citations
6.000 Impact Factor

Malaria vaccine development: an endemic country perspective.

Hum Vaccin 2010 Jan 24;6(1):12-6. Epub 2010 Jan 24.

Department of Epidemiology, Noguchi Memorial Institute for Medical Research, College of Health Sciences, University of Ghana, Legon, Ghana.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.4161/hv.6.1.9605DOI Listing
January 2010
6 Reads
1 Citation
3.643 Impact Factor

Effectiveness of combined intermittent preventive treatment for children and timely home treatment for malaria control.

Malar J 2009 Dec 11;8:292. Epub 2009 Dec 11.

Noguchi Memorial Institute for Medical Research, University of Ghana, Box LG581, Legon, Ghana.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/1475-2875-8-292DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2797018PMC
December 2009
5 Reads
14 Citations
3.110 Impact Factor

Perceptions, attitudes and acceptance of aretemisinin combination therapy for the treatment of uncomplicated malaria in ghana.

Authors:
Kwadwo A Koram

Ghana Med J 2009 Sep;43(3):98

Department of Epidemiology, Noguchi Memorial Institute for Medical Research, University of Ghana, Legon.

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2810240PMC
September 2009
3 Reads

Genome-wide and fine-resolution association analysis of malaria in West Africa.

Nat Genet 2009 Jun 24;41(6):657-65. Epub 2009 May 24.

MRC Laboratories, Fajara, Banjul, Gambia.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/ng.388DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2889040PMC
June 2009
151 Reads
169 Citations
29.352 Impact Factor

Understanding and retention of the informed consent process among parents in rural northern Ghana.

BMC Med Ethics 2008 Jun 19;9:12. Epub 2008 Jun 19.

Navrongo health research centre, Ghana health service, Box 114, Navrongo, Ghana.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/1472-6939-9-12DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2443367PMC
June 2008
12 Reads
11 Citations
1.600 Impact Factor

HLA-DRB1*04 allele is associated with severe malaria in northern Ghana.

Am J Trop Med Hyg 2008 Feb;78(2):251-5

Department of Epidemiology, Noguchi Memorial Institute for Medical Research, Accra, Ghana.

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February 2008
5 Reads
12 Citations
2.700 Impact Factor

The changing patterns of hypertension in Ghana: a study of four rural communities in the Ga District.

Ethn Dis 2006 ;16(4):894-9

National Diabetes Management and Research Centre, Korle Bu Teaching Hospital, Korle Bu, Ghana.

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July 2007
9 Reads
32 Citations
0.921 Impact Factor

Mutations in Plasmodium falciparum chloroquine resistance transporter and multidrug resistance genes, and treatment outcomes in Ghanaian children with uncomplicated malaria.

J Trop Pediatr 2007 Feb 10;53(1):27-31. Epub 2006 Dec 10.

Noguchi Memorial Institute for Medical Research, University of Ghana, P.O. Box LG581, Legon, Ghana.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/tropej/fml076DOI Listing
February 2007
11 Reads
11 Citations
0.860 Impact Factor

Mefloquine treatment for uncomplicated falciparum malaria in young children 6-24 months of age in northern Ghana.

Am J Trop Med Hyg 2007 Feb;76(2):224-31

US Naval Medical Research Unit No. 3, Cairo, Egypt.

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February 2007
6 Reads
1 Citation
2.700 Impact Factor

Socio-cultural determinants of treatment delay for childhood malaria in southern Ghana.

Trop Med Int Health 2006 Jul;11(7):1022-31

Noguchi Memorial Institute for Medical Research, University of Ghana, Legon, Ghana.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1365-3156.2006.01660.xDOI Listing
July 2006
37 Reads
38 Citations
2.330 Impact Factor

Clinical case definitions and malaria vaccine efficacy.

J Infect Dis 2006 Feb 27;193(3):467-73. Epub 2005 Dec 27.

Noguchi Memorial Institute for Medical Research, University of Ghana, Legon.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1086/499314DOI Listing
February 2006
15 Reads
18 Citations
6.000 Impact Factor

Community concepts of malaria-related illness with and without convulsions in southern Ghana.

Malar J 2005 Sep 27;4:47. Epub 2005 Sep 27.

Noguchi Memorial Institute for Medical Research, University of Ghana, Legon, Ghana.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/1475-2875-4-47DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC1262759PMC
September 2005
3 Reads
16 Citations
3.110 Impact Factor

Comparative efficacy of antimalarial drugs including ACTs in the treatment of uncomplicated malaria among children under 5 years in Ghana.

Acta Trop 2005 Sep;95(3):194-203

Epidemiology Department, Noguchi Memorial Institute for Medical Research, University of Ghana, Legon, Ghana.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.actatropica.2005.06.018DOI Listing
September 2005
4 Reads
48 Citations
2.270 Impact Factor

Antimalarial drug use among caregivers in Ghana.

Afr Health Sci 2004 Dec;4(3):171-7

Noguchi Memorial Institute for Medical Research, University of Ghana, Legon, Ghana.

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2688325PMC
December 2004
7 Reads
10 Citations
0.662 Impact Factor

Seasonal profiles of malaria infection, anaemia, and bednet use among age groups and communities in northern Ghana.

Trop Med Int Health 2003 Sep;8(9):793-802

Noguchi Memorial Institute for Medical Research, Legon, Accra, Ghana.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1046/j.1365-3156.2003.01092.xDOI Listing
September 2003
23 Reads
32 Citations
2.330 Impact Factor

Lack of gender-specific antibody recognition of products from domains of a var gene implicated in pregnancy-associated Plasmodium falciparum malaria.

Infect Immun 2003 Jul;71(7):4193-6

Centre for Medical Parasitology, Copenhagen University Hospital (Rigshospitalet) and Institute for Medical Microbiology and Immunology, University of Copenhagen, Copenhagen, Denmark.

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC162013PMC
http://dx.doi.org/10.1128/iai.71.7.4193-4196.2003DOI Listing
July 2003
52 Reads
7 Citations
3.731 Impact Factor

Characteristics of severe anemia and its association with malaria in young children of the Kassena-Nankana District of northern Ghana.

Am J Trop Med Hyg 2002 Oct;67(4):371-7

Navrongo Health Research Center, Ministry of Health, Navrongo, Upper East Region, Ghana.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.4269/ajtmh.2002.67.371DOI Listing
October 2002
8 Reads
13 Citations
2.700 Impact Factor

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