Symon Kariuki, a researcher at the KEMRI-Wellcome Trust Research Programme, is one of five early career researchers to receive a 2017 MQ Fellowship. Kariuki will investigating the genetic risk factors in epilepsy and mental illness. His award is co-funded by The Stanley Center for Psychiatric Research at the Broad Institute.
The KEMRI - Wellcome Trust Research Programme was formed in 1989 when the Kenya Medical Research Institute formed a partnership with the Wellcome Trust and the University of Oxford.
Read more about the MQ Fellows