Lishomwa C. Ndhlovu, M.D., Ph.D.

Department of Tropical Medicine, Medical Microbiology and Pharmacology
John A. Burns School of Medicine
651 Ilalo Street, BSB 325C
Honolulu, Hawaii 96813

Telephone: (808) 692-1604

Ndhlovu Lab Website


University of Zambia, Zambia. B.Sc., 1991 – Human Biology
University of Zambia, School of Medicine, Zambia. M.D. 1994
Tohoku University Graduate School of Medicine, Japan. Ph.D., 2003 – Immunology

Personal Statement

Dr Ndhlovu’s research focuses on understanding how HIV affects the immune system and how this will inform potential clinical applications in balancing strategies to slow the progression in HIV infection and optimize functional status and quality of life outcomes.  Dr. Ndhlovu completed postdoctoral fellowships at Tokyo Medical and Dental University, Tohoku University Graduate School of Medicine, Gladstone Institute of Virology and Immunology (San Francisco, CA), and University of California San Francisco before joining the University of Hawaii as an Assistant Professor at the John A Burns School of Medicine in 2011.