Dr Mwila Mulubwa

Investigator | DMPK

Mwila is a pharmacist by profession and received his B.Pharm degree from The University of Zambia in 2008.

Thereafter, he practised as a pharmacist. He pursued a career in pharmacology at North-West University, where he investigated the effect of tenofovir plasma exposure on renal function and bone metabolism and completed MSc in 2014.

He then continued with PhD in pharmacology at the University of the Western Cape, which he completed in 2019. He received the NRF Innovation Doctoral Scholarship. His thesis focused on the modelling of population pharmacokinetics of terizidone and its metabolite cycloserine in patients with drug-resistant tuberculosis.

Mwila has authored and co-authored more than 10 publications in peer-reviewed journals. He joined DMPK team at H3D in August 2019 as a postdoctoral research fellow.