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Mr. Kasahun Gorems, Medical Microbiology, Best Researcher Award

Kasahun Gorems at Saint Paul’s Hospital Millennium Medical College, Ethiopia

Mr. Kasahun Gorems is a Lecturer in the Medical Microbiology, Parasitology, and Immunology Department at Saint Paul’s Hospital Millennium Medical College, Ethiopia. He obtained his MSc degree from Jimma University, Ethiopia, at the age of 28. With a strong background in medical microbiology, parasitology, and immunology, Mr. Gorems has contributed significantly to research in infectious diseases, immunology, antimicrobial resistance, public health, diagnostic methods, zoonotic diseases, and vaccinology. He has authored several publications and serves as a reviewer for reputable journals. With a commitment to advancing healthcare through research and education, Mr. Gorems continues to make valuable contributions to the field of medical sciences.


  • Mr. Kasahun Gorems completed his MSc degree from Jimma University, Ethiopia.

Professional Experience:

Mr. Kasahun Gorems serves as a Lecturer in the Medical Microbiology, Parasitology, and Immunology department at Saint Paul’s Hospital Millennium Medical College in Ethiopia.

Research Interest:

Infectious diseases: Studying the epidemiology, transmission, and control measures of infectious diseases, with a focus on microbial pathogens such as bacteria, viruses, and parasites.

Immunology: Investigating the immune responses to pathogens and vaccines, as well as immune-mediated diseases and therapies.

Parasitology: Exploring the biology, ecology, and host-parasite interactions of various parasitic organisms, including protozoa, helminths, and arthropods.

Antimicrobial resistance: Examining the mechanisms of antimicrobial resistance in pathogens and exploring strategies to combat resistance.

Public health: Contributing to public health initiatives by conducting research on disease surveillance, prevention, and health promotion strategies.

Diagnostic methods: Developing and evaluating diagnostic methods for infectious diseases, including molecular techniques, serological assays, and microscopy.

Zoonotic diseases: Investigating the transmission dynamics and control of diseases that can be transmitted between animals and humans.

Vaccinology: Researching the development, efficacy, and safety of vaccines against infectious diseases, as well as vaccine hesitancy and acceptance in communities.

Publication Top Noted:

Title: Fecal Carriage of Extended-Spectrum β-Lactamase and Carbapenemase-Producing Enterobacteriaceae Among Oncology and Non-Oncology Patients at Jimma Medical Center in Ethiopia: A Comparative Cross-Sectional Study

  • Authors: Temsegen, W., Gorems, K., Mekonnen, M., Fufa, D., Kassa, T.
  • Journal: Cancer Management and Research, 2023, 15, pp. 1217–1231

Title: Phenotypic Drug Resistance Pattern and Mutation Characteristics of Mycobacterium tuberculosis from Different Body Fluids Among Extra Pulmonary Patients Presented in Selected Hospitals in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

  • Authors: Alehegn, E., Gebreyohanns, A., Berhane, B.W., …, Kassa, M., Gize, A.
  • Journal: Infection and Drug Resistance, 2023, 16, pp. 5511–5522

Title: Isolation and Characterization of Lactic Acid Bacteria from Fermented Milk Produced in Jimma Town, Southwest Ethiopia, and Evaluation of their Antimicrobial Activity against Selected Pathogenic Bacteria

  • Authors: Goa, T., Beyene, G., Mekonnen, M., Gorems, K.
  • Journal: International Journal of Food Science, 2022, 2022, 2076021

Title: Assessment of Phage-Mediated Inhibition and Removal of Multidrug-Resistant Pseudomonas aeruginosa Biofilm on Medical Implants

  • Authors: Amankwah, S., Adisu, M., Gorems, K., Abdella, K., Kassa, T.
  • Journal: Infection and Drug Resistance, 2022, 15, pp. 2797–2811

Title: Antimicrobial susceptibility patterns of bacteria isolated from patients with ear discharge in Jimma Town, Southwest, Ethiopia

  • Authors: Gorems, K., Beyene, G., Berhane, M., Mekonnen, Z.
  • Journal: BMC Ear, Nose and Throat Disorders, 2018, 18(1), 17




Kasahun Gorems | Medical Microbiology | Best Researcher Award

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