HomeDr. Lulu Lunogelo Sakafu

Lulu has received her Ph.D. from Muhimbili University of Health and Allied sciences on the management of differentiated thyroid cancer with radioactive Iodine in 2020. She previously did her master’s in Radiology at Muhimbili University of Health and Allied sciences. Afterwards she did a nuclear medicine fellowship at Yonsei University S. Korea. She also did Public Health Certificate Program hosted by the International Cyber University for Health (ICUH) and Asia-Pacific Academic Consortium for Public Health (APACPH. Lulu has been doing various clinical research works in various cancers including, Thyroid, Breast, Cervical, Prostate and head and neck. Her current research interests are in the application of deep learning, machine learning, data analysis, and including explainable AI systems, super resolution, virtual and augmented reality. She is now working with the project that is developing an AI based screening tool for early breast cancer and another project that is developing an AI tool for diagnosis of Pulmonary Tuberculosis. She is currently on of the members of the Emerging Technologies for Health Research and Development laboratory at MUHAS (ETH) which utilises emerging technologies like AI, VR, AR and Blockchain technologies to develop healthcare solutions.



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