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Foluso Atiba

University of Ibadan

Country: Nigeria

Institution: University of Ibadan

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Bio:

Foluso is a Neuroscientist specializing in developmental neurotoxicity and the use of plant extract to mitigate the teratogenic substance’s effect. She is presently looking at the “toxicity of substances used to suppress morning sickness during pregnancy.” She holds a Bachelor of Dental Surgery (BDS), a Master’s in Nutrition and Dietetics, both from the University of Ibadan; In 2014, she pursued a Master’s in Anatomy where she studied the role of Moringa oleifera in kola nut induced neurotoxicity. She has just completed an MPhil program in Anatomy from the University of Ibadan, investigating the impact of aqueous extract of cola nitida on post-natal behavioral indices and histological alteration in the cerebellum of treated Wistar rats. She worked as a Dental officer at Oyo state Hospital Management. She is currently a Lecturer in the Anatomy Department, University of Ibadan. She teaches medical, dental, and paramedical students gross and dental anatomy. She is driven to protect the next generation by saving their brains from toxicants, especially developing brains.