Professor Arnold Caplan discussing mesenchymal stem cells at KAVI – ICR on Friday 17th March 2017. The professor of Biology and General Medical Sciences at Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland. He is widely recognised for his leading efforts in the field of cell therapy and regenerative medicine.


Nairobi Innovation Week 2017

Participants from Africa International University (AIC) and United States International University (USIU) pictured with trainers during the March 2017 Bioethics Training Workshop at KAVI - ICR.


"You are ALIVE because you continuously renew (rejuvenate) various tissues/organs. In every tissue in which this rejuvenation process occurs, a source exists which gives rise to differentiated cells. The source is called a STEM CELL"- Prof. Anorld Caplan

A team from KAVI-Institute of Clinical Research attending University of Nairobi Collaborative Centre for Research and Training in STIs/HIV/SRH at Mayfair Court Southern Sun, Nairobi.


World AIDS Day 2016

KAVI - Institute of Clinical Research joins the rest of the world to mark World AIDS Day 2016 at Nyayo National Stadium.


Mr. Lambert Grijns (Second from Left) is the Dutch Special Ambassador for Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights (SRHR) & HIV/AIDS as well as the Director of the Social Development Department.


KAVI – ICR’s Director Prof. Omu Anzala, Chief Research Scientist Dr. Marianne Mureithi and Laboratory Technologist Mr. Patrick Mwaura.


A meeting with USAID and IAVI representatives

KAVI Director, Prof. Omu Anzala makes a presentation during the meeting.

Basic science, social science, journalism. These were some of the areas represented at the KAVI-ICR boardroom at Kenyatta on the morning of 10th November 2016. In attendance were delegates from the International AIDS Vaccine Initiative (IAVI), United States Agency for International Development (USAID), University of Nairobi, Nation Media Group and KAVI.

PEP Policy Training 2016

Timothy Parsaloi Kotikot  (KAVI-Institute of Clinical Research Bio- Safety Chair) training fellow staffs on Post -Exposure Prophylaxis, Pre -exposure prophylaxis ,safety and incidence reporting in the process of implementing the new institutional policy document on Post Exposure Prophylaxis.

Why is the policy needed?


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