At the Medicine department office
Appointment on Visitation important
Topic: NEURO-INFECTIOUS DISEASES AND MOVEMENT DISORDERS
My area of research interest is Neuro-infectious diseases with a major focus on NEUROAIDS. The global burden of HIV/AIDS epidemic is staggering with majority of cases in Sub-saharan Africa alone. It is a major contributor to morbidity and mortality. My research has dwelt on the pattern of Neurological manifestations of HIV/AIDS in Nigerians. I have also focused on other neurological complications including Cognitive disorders, Sleep disorders, Peripheral neuropathy and New onset seizures.
In addition to HIV/AIDS, I have done a follow up study on the Case fatality of Adult Tetanus in LASUTH, with its recommendations inputted into care delivery.
My research also focuses on Parkinson's disease, a Movement disorder. I have participated in the investigation of the spectrum and clinical profile of Parkinson's disease in Southwestern Nigeria, Clinical and genetic studies of PD in a cohort of Nigerians
I am currently involved in international collaborative researches on
1. Genetic causes of Parkinson's disease and other Neurodegenerative syndromes in Nigeria
2. A Phase 11 clinical trial of Neuroaid in Stroke cases in Nigeria
3. A TETFUND sponsored Nationwide study of Environmental risk factors and Candidate Gene-Environmental reaction in Neurodegenerative disorders in Nigeria.
|1.||MBChB (MEDICINE)||OBAFEMI AWOLOWO UNIVERSITY, ILE-IFE||1990|
OSHINAIKE OLAJUMOKE is a Professor at the Department of Medicine
OSHINAIKE has a MBChB in MEDICINE from OBAFEMI AWOLOWO UNIVERSITY, ILE-IFE