Name:  Moyosore Salihu AJAO
Faculty:  Basic Medical Sciences
Department:  Human Anatomy

UNIVERSITY EDUCATION WITH DATES

University of the Witwatersrand, South Africa                 2011

University of Lagos, Lagos, Nigeria                                  2003

Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria                                         1998

SECONDARY OR TECHNICAL EDUCATION WITH DATES

Kwara State Polytechnic, Ilorin                                        1988

Mount Camel College, Ilorin                                             1985


PURE ACADEMIC QUALIFICATIONS WITH DATES

1. PhD (Neuroanatomy)                 2011       WITS

2. Prime Graduate                          2004        JCI
 
3. Leadership academy                  2004        JCI

4. M.Sc (Human Anatomy)            2003         UNILAG

5. M.B, B.S                                    1998          ABU

6. IJMB Advance Level                 1988           ABU

7. West African School Certificate  1985        WAEC

8. First School Leaving Certificate  1977        SCHOOL BOARD
            

PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATIONS (with dates and granting bodies)

            Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery             1998                 MDCN

 F.        SCHOLARSHIPS/AWARDS

1.    Postgraduate Merit Scholarship, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa, 2010.

2.    Faculty of Science Postgraduate Scholarship, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa, 2010

3.    Post Graduate Merit Award of the University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa, 2009.

4.    International Society of Neurochemistry (ISN) Travel Grant to Advanced Neuroscience School in GyeongJu, South Korea, 2009.

5.    Postgraduate Merit Scholarship, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa, 2009.

6.    Medical Endowment Individual Research Grants, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa, 2009.

7.    International Society of Neurochemistry Committee on Aid and Education in Neurochemistry (CEAN) grants for two (2) months Research visit to University of Zurich, Switzerland on Neurostereology, September to October, 2009.

8.    International Brain Research Organization (IBRO) Travel Grant to Cuba, 2008.

9.    Post Graduate Merit Award of the University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa, 2008.

10.    University of the Witwatersrand International Travel Grant to 1st International Immunopharmacology in Cuba, 2008

11.    Faculty of Health Sciences, University of the Witwatersrand Research Grant, 2008

12.    Postgraduate Merit Scholarship, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa, 2008.

13.    University of Ilorin Staff Development Grant, 2007

TRAINING PROGRAMME ATTENDED WITH DATES

1.    Post Graduate Training on Neurostereology and the use of Optical Fractionators’ in Stereological Analysis, Institute of Anatomy and Behavior, University of Zurich, Switzerland, 2009              

2.    9th Edition of the International Society of Neurochemistry Advanced School on Neurochemistry on Cellular Communication in the Nervous System held in GyeongJu, South Korea, August 19 - 23, 2009

3.    First International Teaching Tools School and Workshop in Neuroscience Organized by IBRO, The National Academies, Society for Neuroscience and IAC - USNC, Dakar 2008

4.    One day PBL Facilitator Training on Graduate Entry Medical Program Organized by Centre for Health Science Education, University of the Witwatersrand, South Africa, 2008.

5.    International Brain Research Organization School of Neuroscience, Lichtenburg, South Africa, 2007

6.    Three day Capacity Building in the Health Sector towards Achieving Millennium Development Goal By 2015, 2006

7.    Three day workshop on review of Medical Curriculum of College of Health Sciences, University of Ilorin, Ilorin, Nigeria, 2004.

8.    Three day workshop on review of COBES program of College of Health Sciences, University of Ilorin, Ilorin, Nigeria, 2003

9.    One day update Seminar on management of Obstetric emergency, organized by Safe Parenthood Federation at Specialist Hospital, Sobi, Ilorin, 2000

10.     One day seminar on Sudden Death Syndrome, preventive measures: Organized by Nigerian Medical Association, Lagos State at Airport Hotel, Lagos, 1998
  
HONOURS, DISTINCTIONS AND MEMBERSHIP OF PROFESSIONAL SOCIETY
 
1.    Man O War, University of Ilorin Chapter Most Supportive Patron of the club 2007

2.    Junior Chamber International, Nigeria Noble House, 2005

3.    The most Resourceful participant at Junior Chamber International Leadership Academy, Ilorin, 2004

4.    Zaria City Rotary Club Award for Community Service, 1997

5.    Ahmadu Bello Medical Student Association Award for Leadership, 1996

MEMBERSHIP OF PROFESSIONAL SOCIETY

6.    Anatomical Society of South Africa (ASSA)  2008-date

7.     International Brain Research Organization (IBRO) 2007-date                                                  

8.    International Society of Neurochemistry (ISN) 2007-date                   

9.    Member Anatomical Society of Nigeria (ASN) 2000-date

10.    Member, Nigeria Society of Experimental Biology 2000-date

11.    Junior Chamber International, Kwara State Branch 1999-date

12.    Nigeria Medical Association (NMA) 1998-date

13.    Nigerian Medical and Dental Council of Nigeria 1998-date    
 
EXPERIENCE SINCE BASIC QUALIFICATIONS WITH DATES

1. Lecturer I, Department of Anatomy, University of Ilorin, Ilorin, October, 2008 – date

2. Facilitator, Graduate Entrance Medical Program, CSHE, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa, 2008 - 2010.

3. Demonstrator, Graduate Entrance Medical Program, School of Anatomical Sciences, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa, 2008 - 2010.

4. Dissector, School of Anatomical Sciences, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa, 2007- 2010.

5. School of Anatomical Sciences Post Graduate Students Representative on the Faculty of Health Sciences Quinquennaial Committee, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, 2008

6. B.Sc Coordinator, Department of Anatomy, University of Ilorin, Ilorin, 2005-2007

7. GNS Coordinator, Faculty of Basic Medical Sciences and College of Health Sciences, University of Ilorin, Ilorin, 2006-2007

8. Faculty Representative on Junior Staff Appointment and Promotion Committee, University of Ilorin, Ilorin, 2004-2007

9. Deputy Chairman, Toyin Saraki Queens Football Club, Ilorin, 2005-2006

10. State Training Facilitator on National Program on Immunization to Kwara State for Polio eradication, 2005 - 2006

11. Chairman, Kwara State Metropolitan Junior Chamber Jaycees, 2000

12. Public Relation Officer, Association of Medical and Dental Officer, Kwara State, 1999-2000

13. Deputy Secretary, Nigeria Medical Association, Kwara State Branch, 2002-2004

14. Secretary, Nigeria Medical Association, Kwara State Branch, 2004-2006

15. National Treasurer, Anatomical Society of Nigeria, 2004-2006

16. Lecturer II, Department of Anatomy, University of Ilorin, Ilorin, October, 2000 – 2008

17. Medical Officer in Charge, Adewole Cottage Hospital, Ilorin, April, 2000 - September, 2000

18. Medical Officer, Shammah Specialist Hospital, Lagos, August, 1999 - March, 2000

19.  Internship Program (House Officer), Kwara State Specialist Hospital, Sobi, Ilorin, 1998 – 1999

20. President, Ilorin Emirate Student Union, Kwara State Polytechnic, Ilorin, 1987-1988

21. Secretary, Caretaker Committee, Kwara State Student Union, Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria, 1991-1992

22. President, Ilorin Emirate Student Union, Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria, 1992-1993

23. Secretary, Ahmadu Bello University Medical Student Association, Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria, 1994-1996

24. Charted President, Rotaract Club Ahmadu Bello University Teaching Hospital, Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria, 1994-1996

25. Chairman, Academic Committee of Ahmadu Bello University Medical Student Association, Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria, 1994-1996

26. Director, Nigerian Medical Student Association Standing Committee on Publication, 1995-1996
 

RESEARCH INTREST and COMPLETED PROJECTS

The Role of Melatonin in Global Cerebral Ischemia and Adult Neurogenesis in Sprague-Dawley Rats: (PhD Thesis at University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa), 2011

A Comparative Study on the Protective effect of Jubi Formula and Melatonin on acute Acetaminophen induced Liver damage in Sprague-Dawley Rats, 2003: (Master Degree Dissertation at University of Lagos, Lagos, Nigeria).

Reproductive Health of Women in Dakache Village of Dambos District, Zaria, 1998: (Final year project for the award of MBBS at Ahmadu Bello University)
                  


LIST OF PUBLICATIONS WITH DATE

  1. Buhari M.O, Ojo B.A, Ajao M.S, and Ibrahim O.O.K (2005): Attitudes and Perception of Medical Students to Autopsy in Ilorin, Nigeria, Nigeria Medical Practitioner, Vol. 28, No 4: 91-94. Published by SAME Ventures, Lagos, Nigeria
  2. Akande T.M and Ajao M.S (2006): Awareness of Hazards and use of GSM Mobile Phone among Non-Commercial Drivers in Ilorin, Nigeria Annals of African Medicine, Vol. 5, No 4: 166-169. Published by Faculty of Medicine (Usman Danfodio University, Sokoto, Nigeria)
  3. Olayaki L.A, Ajao M.S, Ayo J, Ayinla M.T, and Soladoye A.O (2007): Plasma Calcium Ions and Some Cardiovascular Changes During Phases Of Menstrual Cycle in young Premenopausal Nigeria Women. Res. J. Med. Sci. 1 (5): 267-270. Published by Medwell
  4. Olayaki L. A, Salman T. M, Ayinla M. T, Soladoye A. O, and Ajao M. S (2007): Plasma Magnesium and Cardiovascular Changes during Menstrual Cycle in Young Nigerians Women. The Tropical Journal of Health Sciences, 15(2): 24-28. Published by College of Health Sciences, University of Ilorin, Ilorin, Nigeria
  5. Ajao M.S, Abdullahi S, Jimoh S.A, Olawepo A, Olayaki L.A (2008): The Causes of Shortages of Cadavers in Medical Schools across Nigeria 15(1); 1-4. The Journal of Tropical Health Sciences. Published by College of Health Sciences, University of Ilorin, Ilorin, Nigeria
  6. Ajao M.S, Olawepo A, Olayaki L.A, Duru F.I.O, Okanlawon A.O, Noronhna C.C (2008): A Comparative Study of the Protective Effects of Jubi Formula and Melatonin on Acute Acetaminophen-induced Liver Damage in Sprague-Dawley Rats 15(1); 78-81. The Journal of Tropical Health Sciences. Published by the College of Health Sciences, University of Ilorin, Ilorin, Nigeria
  7. Ajao M.S. Alimi T.A, Yahya W.B, Eweoya O.O, Jimoh O.R, Olawepo A (2008): Gender effects on physical reactions of health science students at first encounter with cadaver using Pearson chi-square test. Res. J. Med. Sci. 2 (2); 100-103. Published by Medwell       
  8. Olayaki L. A, Ajao M.S, Jimoh A. A. G, Aremu I T, and Soladoye A. O (2008): Effect of Vitamin C on Malondialdehyde (MDA) in Pregnant Nigerian Women. Journal of Basic and Applied Sciences, 4(2): 73-76. Published by the Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Karachi, Pakistan
  9. Yakubu M. T, Akanji M. A, Oladiji A. T, Olatinwo A. W. O, Adesokan A. A, Yakubu M. O, Owoyele B. V. O, Sunmonu T. O, and Ajao M. S (2008): Effect of Cnidoscolous aconitifolius (Miller) I. M. Johnston Leaf extract on Reproductive Hormones of Female Rats, Iranian Journal of Reproductive Medicine Vol. 6 No. 3. pp: 149-155. Published by Iranian Reproductive Health
  10. Chetty T, Ajao M. S, Manger P. R and Ihunwo A. O (2009): Behavioural Patterns and Corticosterone levels Induced by Chronic Psychosocial stress in the Four-Striped Mice (Rhabdomys Pumilio). J.  Anim.  Vet. Adv., 8(3): 459-463. Published by Medwell
  11. Ajao M.S, Oshiba O.J, Jimoh O.R, Jimoh S.A, Olawepo A, Abioye AIR, Olayaki L.A (2009): Comparative Study of the Hypoglycemic Effects of Coconut Water Extract of Picralima nitida Seeds (Apocynaceae) and Daonil in Alloxan-induced Diabetic Albino Rats. African Journal of Biotechnology, Vol. 8(4): 574-576. Published by Academic Journals
  12. Adefolaju G. A, Caxton-Martins A. E, Enaibe B. U, Alabi O. T, Ajao M. S (2009): Acid and Alkaline Phosphatase activities in the Small Intestine of the Rats (Rattus norvegicus), Bats (Eidolon helvum) and Pangolin (Maris tricuspis). The Internet Journal of Pharmacology, Vol. 6(2). Available online at http://www.isub.com/journal
  13. David A. J, Adefolaju G. A, Enaibe B. U, Ajao M. S, Caxton-Martins E. A (2009): LDH and G-6PDH activities in the ovaries of adult female Wistar rats following the administration of aqueous extracts of neem (Azadirachta indica) leaves. African Journal of Biotechnology, Vol. 8(7): 1310-1313. Published by Academic Journals
  14. Adefolaju G. A, Ajao M. S, Olatunji L. A, Enaibe B. U, Musa M. G (2009) Hepatoprotective effect of aqueous extract of water leaf (Talinum Triangulare) on carbon tetrachloride (CCL4) induced liver damage in wistar rats. The Internet Journal of Pathology 8(1): 1-9. http://www.isub.com/journal
  15. Olayaki L. A, Gesua S. S, Jimoh O. R, Ajao M. S, Olawepo A, Ighodalo M (2009) A study of correlation between derived and basic anthropometric indices in type 2 diabetes mellitus. The Internet Journal of Endocrinology, 5(2): 1-8. http://www.isub.com/journal
  16. Falokun O. P, Salawu E. O, Ajao M. S, Adeeyo A. O, Oyewo O. O, Ashamu A. E, Oyerinde A, Onaolapo J.O (2010) Chronic Use of Phenytoin Reversibly Suppresses Fertility in Male Sprague-Dawley Rats. Scientific Research and Essays, Vol. 5(9): 999-1004. Published by Academic Journals
  17. Ajao M. S, Olaleye O. O, Ihunwo A. O (2010) Melatonin potentiates cells proliferation in the dentate gyrus following ischemic brain injury in adult rats. J. Anim.  Vet. Adv., 9(11): 1633-1638. Published by Medwell
  18. Ajao M. S, Falaiye M. E, Olayaki L. A, Jimoh O. R, Olawepo A, Jimoh S. A, Abioye A.I. R, Adefolaju A. G (2010): Knowledge of Nigerian Laboratory Technologists and Mortuary Attendants on Various Methods of Embalming Techniques. Int. J. Biol. Chem. Sci. 4(5): 1575-1581. Published by International Formulae Group
  19. Petri E. S, Ajao M. S, Olaleye O, Ihunwo A. O (2011): Effect of melatonin on neuronal nitric oxide synthase expressing cells in the brain following global cerebral ischemia. J. Anim. Vet. Adv. 10 (4): 395 – 400. Published by Medwell
  20. Ajao M. S, Adepoju O. O, Olayaki L. A, Olawepo A, Adefolaju A. G, Jimoh S. A, Abioye A. I (2011): Physical reactions of Nigerian health sciences students to formaldehyde used as cadaver preservatives. Res. J. Applied Sci. 6(1): 20 - 24. Published by Medwell
  21. Oyesomi T. O, Abdullahi O. J, Ajao M. S, Jimoh O. R, Mohammed A. A, Alabi S. O (2011): Effect of essential oil the leaves of Hoslundia opposita on the heart of adult Wistar rats. Journal of Medical and Pharmaceutical Science, (Letter of Acceptance dated            )
  22. Alabi O. B, Oyesomi T. O. Jimoh O. R, Ajao M. S, Caxton-Martins E. A (2011): LDH and G-6PDH activities in the testes of adult male Wistar rats following the administration of ethanol. International Journal of Health Sciences and Biomedical, (Letter of Acceptance dated        )