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Wednesday, October 10, 2018
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Thursday, October 11, 2018
@ Old Great Hall, CMUL, Idi-Araba, Lagos

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Conference Overview

We are pleased to announce the 7th Annual General Meeting and Scientific Conference of Faculty of Basic Medical Sciences. This meeting serves as the platform which unites emerging researchers and expert scientists from across the country and beyond to share their research findings and future aspirations. We plan to have posters and oral presentations from investigators in basic and clinical sciences research areas. This years FBMS conference will be characterized by rich diversity of topics and multidisciplinary nature, therefore aiming to showcase a spectrum of research related to both biomedical sciences and healthcare. Pre-Conference Workshop On Research Capacity Building • Ethical Use of Animals in Research and Teaching • OMICS in Biomedical Research • Internet of Things (IoT)

Covering 7 Topic(s)
  • Micro-Fluids
  • Ethical Use of Animals in Research and Teaching
  • Epigenetics
  • OMICS in Biomedical Research
  • Drug Re-purposing
  • Natural Products Research
  • Internet of Things (IOT)
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SALAKO Babatunde Lawal
Nigerian Institute of Medical Research

Professor Salako is a scientist of high repute and has been involved in a number of clinical trials on drug development. He worked with Neimeth Pharmaceuticals International to formulate the drug Miniplus in 2003 following the disappearance of Minizide in the Nigerian market. Prof Salako also wrote the protocols for the clinical trials of Miniplus. Apart from Neimeth, he also did clinical trials on drugs marketed by GlaxoSmithKline, Olpharm Pharmaceuticals, May & Baker and Sanofil Synthelabo Nig, Ltd. He has made significant contributions to the field of hypertension and kidney disease, he played a significant role in the establishment of kidney transplantation at the University College Hospital, Ibadan, Nigeria. He has published more than 95 journal articles in both local and international journals including a book on nephrology for laypersons. He has won a number of local and international Fellowships and research grants including the World Heart Federation Fellowship in year 2000, the University of Ibadan Senate research grant, College of Medicine, University of Ibadan grant and MacArthur research grant. He is Co-Principal Investigator on the National Institute of Health grant on Genetics of Hypertension in Blacks: Recruitment of Hypertension Cases for Genome-Wide Association Studies in collaboration with the Department of Preventive Medicine and Epidemiology, Loyola University Chicago, USA and also PI on Genetic Influences on Severity of Sickle Cell Anemia in the Yoruba. He is the site principal investigator in the Human Heredity in Health grant on kidney disease research network in collaboration with the University of Ghana and University of Michigan, United State. Professor Salako is a Co-Investigator in another NIH grant titled Tailored hospital-based risk reduction to impede vascular events after strokes.

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OSUNTOKI Akinniyi Adediran
University of Lagos

Prof. Osuntoki has been part of various multidisciplinary collaborations which have produced Ph.D.s in diverse fields. These successful collaborations indicated that a multidisciplinary approach to scientific investigation and problem solving provides the most innovative and effective solutions to complex medical problems and conditions. He currently serves as the Site Principal Investigator for the NIH/FIC D43 grant “Developing Innovative Interdisciplinary Biomedical Engineering Programs in Africa” and is a co-investigator on the NIH/FIC-funded Medical Education Partnership Initiative in Nigeria (MEPIN 2) grant “Building Research And Innovation in Nigeria’s Science (BRAINS) which has Biomedical Engineering as one of the focus research areas.

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AJIBOLA Olawale O.E.
University of Lagos

Dr. Ajibola obtained BSc (Hons) degree in Mathematics from the University of Ibadan, MSc degree in Engineering Analysis and PhD in Systems Engineering both from the University of Lagos, Lagos. Currently, Olawale is the Coordinator of Postgraduate Programmes at the Department of Systems Engineering, Faculty of Engineering of the University of Lagos, Lagos. He is the immediate past Head of Department of Biomedical Engineering (BME), College of Medicine of the University of Lagos, Idi-Araba, Lagos. In addition to his responsibilities at the University of Lagos, Dr. Ajibola is also the Coordinator of Biomedical Engineering Programmes and a member of the Senate of the Technical University, Ibadan, Oyo State (First of its Kind in Africa), where he is assisting the government of Oyo State to develop BME programme. His main areas of specialization are Rehabilitation Medicine and Energy Engineering. He has developed many portable cost-effective medical devices. And he has published widely both in national and international journals. Ajibola is a Registered Engineer with the Council for the Regulation of Engineering in Nigeria (COREN). A member of Biomedical Engineering Society (BMES, USA), International Association of Engineers (IAENG, Hong Kong), Solar Energy Society of Nigeria (SESN), African Sustainable Development Network (ASUDNET), Nigerian Statistical Association (NSA) and Mathematical Association of Nigeria (MAN). Omojeje, as Emmanuel is fondly called by friends, is a Senior Lecturer in the Department of Systems Engineering, Faculty of Engineering, University of Lagos, Akoka, Yaba, Lagos, Nigeria.

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CADMUS Simeon Idowu
University of Ibadan

Prof. Cadmus is one of the pioneer beneficiaries of the MacArthur Grant for staff development at the University of Ibadan in 2003. He was awarded the re-entry grant in 2006. Dr Cadmus is a Fogarty Fellow and currently utilizing a Fogarty in-country research seed grant. Since 2004, he has worked relentlessly in setting up the Tuberculosis Research Laboratory of the Department of Veterinary Public Health and Preventive Medicine, University of Ibadan. The laboratory has ever since played a significant role in executing several collaborative researches which have culminated in providing information on the zoonotic transmission of tuberculosis in Nigeria. Dr Cadmus is a member of various societies namely, the American Society for Microbiology (ASM), International Union Against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease (IUATLD), International Epidemiological Association (IEA), International Society for Infectious Diseases (ISID).

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Old Great Hall, CMUL, Idi-Araba, Lagos