Dr. Lydia Nakiyingi

MBChB, MMed, PhD

Dr. Nakiyingi is an internal medicine physician, a clinical researcher based at the Infectious Diseases Institute (IDI) and a senior lecturer at Makerere University College of Health Sciences. She has been directly involved in implementation of tuberculosis research for the last 10 years.Dr Nakiyingi has been the lead site investigator for several TB diagnostics evaluations including; Florescence Microscopy, Urine TB LAM, TB LAMP tests, BDMax, GeneXpert Ultra and several other molecular TB tests, many of these tests have been rolled out for use by the World Health Organization (WHO).  Lydia supervises study team members to carry out GCP compliant high quality research.

Email: lnakiyngi@idi.co.ug, lydiakiyingi@gmail.com