Anwar Mulugeta Gebremichael

Dr, Bpharm, Mpharm, PhD

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Dr. Anwar Mulugeta is a Research Associate at Nutritional and Genetic Research Group and Steering committee member at the Australian Centre for Precision Health. He has training in Genetic Epidemiology (Ph.D. in 2019), Medical Pharmacology (M.Pharm in 2011) and Pharmacy (B.Pharm in 2008). He previously worked as lecturer in Mekelle University and Addis Ababa University, Ethiopia, and had a role as clinical trial coordinator for project entitled "Folate with B12 in patient with Schizophrenia", a collaborative project between Massachusetts General Hospital, USA and Addis Ababa University, Ethiopia. He currently has affiliation with Department of Pharmacology and Clinical Pharmacy at Addis Ababa University, Ethiopia.

Research Interests

Dr Anwar Mulugeta focuses on understanding the contributions of genetics, environment and the interplay between them on disease risk including cognitive impairment, dementia, depression, and other health outcomes using genetic and non-genetic statistical approaches. He also applies machine learning in risk profiling of diseases. 

Education/Academic qualification

PhD, Genetic Epidemiology, University of South Australia

29 Feb 201629 May 2019

Award Date: 17 Oct 2019

Masters, Medical Pharmacology , Addis Ababa University

15 Sept 200918 Jan 2011

Award Date: 18 Jan 2011

Bachelor's Degree, Pharmacy , Jimma University Ethiopia

15 Sept 200414 Jun 2008

Award Date: 14 Jun 2008

External positions

Affiliation , Addis Ababa University

15 Apr 2013 → …


  • Genetics
  • Genome-wide association
  • Phenome-wide association
  • Mendelian randomisation
  • Gene-environment interaction
  • population health
  • Epidemiology
  • Machine learning

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