Veterinary Andrology

Description

Veterinary Andrology unit conducts research and teaching of several undergraduate and graduate programmes. The unit also serves both the Small Animal and the Large Animal Clinics; University of Nairobi where several cases are managed on needy patients brought to the clinic directly or referred by clinicians around the country. . The team of anthologists is supported by theatre assistants, anaesthetists and animal attendants in carrying out their work.

VETERINARY ANDROLOGY HEAD

NAME/PHOTO

AREA OF SPECIALIZATION

PROF. AGUMBAH GILBERT J O

BVM (UoN), MSc (UoN), DPVM (RVAC), PhD (Glasgow)

Prof. Agumbah is a professor of Theriogenology with special interests in andrology. Prof Agumbah has researched in various aspects of andrology and managed many fertility cases. He has published widely in the field of Veterinary Reproductions and has been a lead researcher in many research projects.View Prof. Agumbah’s profile.

Staff (Teaching and Technical)

DR. MIKIUGU MUTEMBEI HENRY

PhD (, Justus-Liebig University, Giessen,

Germany) Msc (University of Nairobi) BVM (University of Nairobi)

Dr. MÍkiugu specializes in Theriogenology- Cell-Cell Interaction and Endocrinology of male Reproduction. He has researched and published widely in the area of reproductive parameters in animal theriogenology. View Dr. ‘MÍkiugu’s profile.

DR. BWANGA CALEB O

BVM (UoN), MSc (Uppsala), FRCVS (Uppsala)

Dr. Bwanga specialises in reproduction and obstetrics with special interests in seminology and semen preservation. View Dr. Bwanga’s profile.

DR. MBAI KENNETH

BVM (UoN), MSc (UoN)

Dr. Mbaispecialises in andrology where he has pursued clinical work and research in cattle, small stock and camels. Present research interests include reproduction in camels, mastitis and seminology. View Dr. Mbai’s profile.

DR. NGENO AMBROSE KIPYEGON

BVM (UoN), MSc (UoN)

Dr. Ngenospecialises in environmental impact on reproduction and has conducted studies on effects of papaya seed powder extracts on testicles of boars. View Dr. Ngeno’s profile.

Projects

On-going Projects

 

  • Reproduction studies in the camels, mastitis and seminology
  • Identification And Management Of Risk Factors Associated With Pre-weaning Mortality And Mastitis In Goats In Peri-areas Of Kenya

Past projects

 

  • Cryopreservation of boar semen: Studies on freezing, packaging and fertilizing capacity.
  • Effects of Ripe Carica Papaya Seed Powder on Testicular Histology of Boars.

Degree Course/Units serviced

PhD in Clinical Studies

Master of Veterinary Theriogenology

Master of Science in Clinical Studies

Bachelor of Veterinary Medicine

Bachelor of Science in Bio-Medical Technology

Bachelor of Science in Wildlife Management

Carrier Opportunities

Students specializing in andrology get a chance to work in various capacities as fertility esperts, as researchers or as teaching staff in Universities. With continued horning of skills most andrologistsconsult in their area of speciality such as reproductive cell biology, seminology and male fertility management.

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