Prof George Ademowo

BRCCH Collaborator
University of Ibadan

George Olusegun Ademowo is a Professor of Pharmacology and Therapeutics at the Institute for Advanced Medical Research and Training and the Department of Pharmacology & Therapeutics, College of Medicine, University of Ibadan, Nigeria.

His research focuses on genetics and pathogenesis of malaria, drug discovery and disposition kinetics, and clinical trials. He also works on immune responses to infectious agents including helminth, malaria, and HIV. He is involved in the development of diagnostics and the establishment of a mobile laboratory for multiple testing and detection of pathogens using Recombinase Polymerase Amplification (RPA) technique. He collaborates with Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI) on the isolation, sequence characterization, and annotation of bacteriophages and with the University of Leipzig and other institutions on the use of the mobile suitcase laboratory for diagnosis of SARS COV-2 with funding from European Developing Countries Clinical Trials Partnerships (EDCTP).

He has won a number of research grants from local and international agencies such as National Biotechnology Development Agency, World Health Organization, European Commission, World Bank, and pharmaceutical companies. He is a visiting Professor/Research Scientist at over twenty institutions within Africa, Europe and America. He has won several fellowships and awards, including Alexander von Humboldt Fellowship, Malaria Vaccine Advocacy Fellowship, and Volkswagen Scholarship.

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