Foluso Atiba

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I am a Neuroscientist, specializing in developmental neurotoxicity and the use of plant extract to mitigate the effect of teratogenic substance. I am presently looking at the “toxicity of substances used to suppress morning sickness during pregnancy”. I have a Bachelor of Dental Surgery (BDS) in 2004 from the University of Ibadan; Masters in Nutrition and Dietetics in 2008, where I checked on the role of nutrition in dental caries, University of Ibadan; in 2014, I had another Masters in Anatomy where I looked at the role of Moringa oleifera in kolanut induced neurotoxicity; I have just rounded up on my MPhil programme in Anatomy, University of Ibadan having investigated on impact of aqueous extract of cola nitida on post-natal behavioural indices and histological alteration in the cerebellum of treated wistar rats. I worked as a Dental officer at Oyo state Hospital Management between the years 2006-2011 till I got an employment with the Federal government of Nigeria as a lecturer in Anatomy department, University of Ibadan till date. I lecture medical, dental and paramedical students gross and dental anatomy. I am driven with a passion of protecting the next generation by saving their brains from toxicants, especially the developing brains.