University Clinical Research Center (UCRC), Point G, Bamako-Mali
International Center for Excellence in Research – Mali (ICER-Mali)
Phone: +223 76 04 14 91
ILO DICKO is a Medical Doctor (MD). He obtained his MD degree in 2011 from the Faculty of Medicine, Pharmacy and Dentistry of Bamako (FMPOS), Mali. In 2016, he was awarded a scholarship from Tropical Disease Research (TDR) Program / World Health Organization (WHO) for a Master’s in Public Health (MPH) training at the University of Ghana, Legon where he graduated successfully in 2017.
From 2012 to 2016, Dr. DICKO was part of the Filariasis Unit within the International Center for Excellence in Research – Mali (ICER_Mali) and mainly worked on Neglected Tropical Diseases (NTDs) such as lymphatic Filariasis, onchocerciasis, trachoma, schistosomiasis, Leishmaniasis and Leprosy.
Upon his return from Ghana, he joined UCRC team as clinical investigator and got involved in two undergoing clinical trials implementation. The first trial, a phase 2 multi-centric for Guinea, Liberia, Sierra Leone and Mali is entitled Partnership for Research on Ebola Vaccination (PREVAC). The second one, funded by Novartis, is also a phase 2 multi-centric trial targeting adult malaria patients in Mali, Ghana, Gabon and Uganda.
Besides his lab activities, Dr. DICKO is involved in coaching MD/PharmD students for thesis writing and continuous training on clinical trial conduct.