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Dr Mike Osei-atweneboana

TitlePrincipal Research Scientist & Head of Department
InstitutionCouncil for Scientific and Industrial Research- Water Research Instiute
DepartmentEnvironmental Biology and Health
AddressAccra
Ghana
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    1. Debrah AY, Specht S, Klarmann-Schulz U, Batsa L, Mand S, Marfo-Debrekyei Y, Fimmers R, Dubben B, Kwarteng A, Osei-Atweneboana M, Boakye D, Ricchiuto A, Büttner M, Adjei O, Mackenzie CD, Hoerauf A. Doxycycline Leads to Sterility and Enhanced Killing of Female Onchocerca volvulus Worms in an Area With Persistent Microfilaridermia After Repeated Ivermectin Treatment: A Randomized, Placebo-Controlled, Double-Blind Trial. Clin Infect Dis. 2015 Aug 15; 61(4):517-26. PMID: 25948064.
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    2. Lamberton PH, Cheke RA, Winskill P, Tirados I, Walker M, Osei-Atweneboana MY, Biritwum NK, Tetteh-Kumah A, Boakye DA, Wilson MD, Post RJ, Basañez MG. Onchocerciasis transmission in Ghana: persistence under different control strategies and the role of the simuliid vectors. PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2015 Apr; 9(4):e0003688. PMID: 25897492.
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    3. Cheke RA, Basáñez MG, Perry M, White MT, Garms R, Obuobie E, Lamberton PH, Young S, Osei-Atweneboana MY, Intsiful J, Shen M, Boakye DA, Wilson MD. Potential effects of warmer worms and vectors on onchocerciasis transmission in West Africa. Philos Trans R Soc Lond B Biol Sci. 2015 Apr 05; 370(1665). PMID: 25688018.
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    4. Lamberton PH, Cheke RA, Walker M, Winskill P, Osei-Atweneboana MY, Tirados I, Tetteh-Kumah A, Boakye DA, Wilson MD, Post RJ, Basáñez MG. Onchocerciasis transmission in Ghana: biting and parous rates of host-seeking sibling species of the Simulium damnosum complex. Parasit Vectors. 2014 Nov 21; 7:511. PMID: 25413569.
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    5. Alhassan A, Makepeace BL, LaCourse EJ, Osei-Atweneboana MY, Carlow CK. A simple isothermal DNA amplification method to screen black flies for Onchocerca volvulus infection. PLoS One. 2014; 9(10):e108927. PMID: 25299656.
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    6. Turner HC, Walker M, Churcher TS, Osei-Atweneboana MY, Biritwum NK, Hopkins A, Prichard RK, Basáñez MG. Reaching the london declaration on neglected tropical diseases goals for onchocerciasis: an economic evaluation of increasing the frequency of ivermectin treatment in Africa. Clin Infect Dis. 2014 Oct; 59(7):923-32. PMID: 24944228.
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    7. Turner HC, Osei-Atweneboana MY, Walker M, Tettevi EJ, Churcher TS, Asiedu O, Biritwum NK, Basáñez MG. The cost of annual versus biannual community-directed treatment of onchocerciasis with ivermectin: Ghana as a case study. PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2013; 7(9):e2452. PMID: 24069497.
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    8. Post RJ, Cheke RA, Boakye DA, Wilson MD, Osei-Atweneboana MY, Tetteh-Kumah A, Lamberton PH, Crainey JL, Yaméogo L, Basáñez MG. Stability and change in the distribution of cytospecies of the Simulium damnosum complex (Diptera: Simuliidae) in southern Ghana from 1971 to 2011. Parasit Vectors. 2013 Jul 13; 6:205. PMID: 23849451.
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    9. Turner HC, Churcher TS, Walker M, Osei-Atweneboana MY, Prichard RK, Basáñez MG. Uncertainty surrounding projections of the long-term impact of ivermectin treatment on human onchocerciasis. PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2013; 7(4):e2169. PMID: 23634234.
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    10. Wilson MD, Osei-Atweneboana M, Boakye DA, Osei-Akoto I, Obuobi E, Wiafe C, Kiszewski A. Efficacy of DEET and non-DEET-based insect repellents against bites of Simulium damnosum vectors of onchocerciasis. Med Vet Entomol. 2013 Jun; 27(2):226-31. PMID: 23167529.
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    11. Basáñez MG, McCarthy JS, French MD, Yang GJ, Walker M, Gambhir M, Prichard RK, Churcher TS. A research agenda for helminth diseases of humans: modelling for control and elimination. PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2012; 6(4):e1548. PMID: 22545162.
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    12. Boatin BA, Basáñez MG, Prichard RK, Awadzi K, Barakat RM, García HH, Gazzinelli A, Grant WN, McCarthy JS, N'Goran EK, Osei-Atweneboana MY, Sripa B, Yang GJ, Lustigman S. A research agenda for helminth diseases of humans: towards control and elimination. PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2012; 6(4):e1547. PMID: 22545161.
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    13. Osei-Atweneboana MY, Lustigman S, Prichard RK, Boatin BA, Basáñez MG. A research agenda for helminth diseases of humans: health research and capacity building in disease-endemic countries for helminthiases control. PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2012; 6(4):e1602. PMID: 22545167.
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    14. Lustigman S, Geldhof P, Grant WN, Osei-Atweneboana MY, Sripa B, Basáñez MG. A research agenda for helminth diseases of humans: basic research and enabling technologies to support control and elimination of helminthiases. PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2012; 6(4):e1445. PMID: 22545160.
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    15. Osei-Atweneboana MY, Boakye DA, Awadzi K, Gyapong JO, Prichard RK. Genotypic analysis of ß-tubulin in Onchocerca volvulus from communities and individuals showing poor parasitological response to ivermectin treatment. Int J Parasitol Drugs Drug Resist. 2012 Dec; 2:20-8. PMID: 24533268.
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    16. Osei-Atweneboana MY, Awadzi K, Attah SK, Boakye DA, Gyapong JO, Prichard RK. Phenotypic evidence of emerging ivermectin resistance in Onchocerca volvulus. PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2011 Mar 29; 5(3):e998. PMID: 21468315.
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    17. Churcher TS, Pion SD, Osei-Atweneboana MY, Prichard RK, Awadzi K, Boussinesq M, Collins RC, Whitworth JA, Basáñez MG. Identifying sub-optimal responses to ivermectin in the treatment of River Blindness. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2009 Sep 29; 106(39):16716-21. PMID: 19805362.
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    18. Taylor MJ, Awadzi K, Basáñez MG, Biritwum N, Boakye D, Boatin B, Bockarie M, Churcher TS, Debrah A, Edwards G, Hoerauf A, Mand S, Matthews G, Osei-Atweneboana M, Prichard RK, Wanji S, Adjei O. Onchocerciasis Control: Vision for the Future from a Ghanian perspective. Parasit Vectors. 2009 Jan 21; 2(1):7. PMID: 19154624.
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    19. Osei-Atweneboana MY, Eng JK, Boakye DA, Gyapong JO, Prichard RK. Prevalence and intensity of Onchocerca volvulus infection and efficacy of ivermectin in endemic communities in Ghana: a two-phase epidemiological study. Lancet. 2007 Jun 16; 369(9578):2021-2029. PMID: 17574093.
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    20. Eng JK, Blackhall WJ, Osei-Atweneboana MY, Bourguinat C, Galazzo D, Beech RN, Unnasch TR, Awadzi K, Lubega GW, Prichard RK. Ivermectin selection on beta-tubulin: evidence in Onchocerca volvulus and Haemonchus contortus. Mol Biochem Parasitol. 2006 Dec; 150(2):229-35. PMID: 17007942.
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    21. Wilson MD, Akpabey FJ, Osei-Atweneboana MY, Boakye DA, Ocran M, Kurtak DC, Cheke RA, Mensah GE, Birkhold D, Cibulsky R. Field and laboratory studies on water conditions affecting the potency of VectoBac (Bacillus thuringiensis serotype H-14) against larvae of the blackfly, Simulium damnosum. Med Vet Entomol. 2005 Dec; 19(4):404-12. PMID: 16336305.
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    22. Awadzi K, Boakye DA, Edwards G, Opoku NO, Attah SK, Osei-Atweneboana MY, Lazdins-Helds JK, Ardrey AE, Addy ET, Quartey BT, Ahmed K, Boatin BA, Soumbey-Alley EW. An investigation of persistent microfilaridermias despite multiple treatments with ivermectin, in two onchocerciasis-endemic foci in Ghana. Ann Trop Med Parasitol. 2004 Apr; 98(3):231-49. PMID: 15119969.
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    23. Osei-Atweneboana MY, Wilson MD, Post RJ, Boakye DA. Temephos-resistant larvae of Simulium sanctipauli associated with a distinctive new chromosome inversion in untreated rivers of south-western Ghana. Med Vet Entomol. 2001 Mar; 15(1):113-6. PMID: 11297095.
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    24. Wilson MD, Osei-Atweneboana MY, Boakye DA, McCall PJ. Improved survival and oviposition of Simulium damnosum (Diptera: Simuliidae) in the laboratory. Bull Entomol Res. 2000 Jun; 90(3):285-9. PMID: 10996869.
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