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Olagunju Adeniyi

Affiliateship: 2018 - 2022

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Medical & Health Sciences


Dr Adeniyi Olagunju is a Wellcome Trust Fellow at the Faculty of Pharmacy, Obafemi Awolowo University, Nigeria. Adeniyi holds a PhD in Pharmacology from the University of Liverpool. He is currently investigating the effect of host genetics on the dynamics of the HIV-1 virus and antiretroviral drugs in mother-to-child transmission fluids with funding from the Wellcome Trust. He also uses mechanistic modelling to evaluate foetal and infant exposure to maternal therapeutic drugs in utero and through breastmilk. Adeniyi is also interested in developing novel bioanalytical methods for quantifying drug molecules in biological matrices.

He has previously received funding from HIV Research Trust, UK and Tertiary Education Trust Fund, Nigeria. In additional to presenting his work at key international conferences like the Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infections (CROI), he has published in Clinical Infectious Diseases, Clinical Pharmacology & Therapeutics, Journal of Antimicrobial Chemotherapy, and other highly rated journals in his field. He currently teaches and supervises undergraduate and postgraduate pharmacy students at Obafemi Awolowo University.