University of Ibadan
Institute of Advanced Medical Research and Training, College of Medicine
Rufus Akinyemi is the founding chair of the Steering Committee of the African Stroke Organization. He’s also deputy director of the Centre for Genomics and Precision Medicine, College of Medicine, University of Ibadan, Nigeria and senior research fellow in the Neuroscience and Ageing Research Unit, Institute for Advanced Medical Research and Training, College of Medicine, University of Ibadan as well as consultant neurologist to the University College Hospital, Ibadan. He’s a senior atlantic fellow of the Global Brain Health Institute, Trinity College Dublin Ireland/University of California at San Francisco, USA and a pioneer FLAIR research fellow of the African Academy of Sciences and the Royal Society, UK. Rufus leads the IBADAN Brain Bank Project and the NIH/NHGRI - funded African Neurobiobank for Precision Stroke Medicine ELSI Study within the H3Africa Consortium. He also plays a leading role in the largest-ever study of stroke in Africa, the NIH – funded SIREN/SIBS Genomics Study within the H3Africa Consortium. He has won several awards, scholarships, and fellowships, including the James Kimani Award of the Society of Neuroscientists of Africa, the Bruce Schoenberg International Award in Neuroepidemiology of the American Academy of Neurology. He’s well published in peer -reviewed journals with an i10-Index of 81.

Presenter Of 2 Presentations

Africa's National Stroke Plan

Session Type
Main Theme Symposium
Date
28.10.2021, Thursday
Session Time
10:00 - 11:30
Room
MAIN THEME B
Lecture Time
10:51 - 11:08

cSVD/VCI in Developing Countries: What do we know, what do we need to learn?

Session Type
Main Theme Symposium
Date
29.10.2021, Friday
Session Time
10:00 - 11:30
Room
MAIN THEME B
Lecture Time
10:17 - 10:34