Femi Morakinyo

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Femi is an Associate Professor at the University of Lagos. He is an experienced physiologist in the fields of diabetes, metabolism and endocrinology. He has more than 15 years of experience in biomedical research, supervising and mentoring graduate students, as well as publishing peer-reviewed scientific articles in international high impact journals. His interest lies in exploring role of micronutrients on the risk of onset and progression of diabetes mellitus; how environmental factors such as stress, pollution and malnutrition impact metabolic functions; and the epigenetic potential of perinatal exposure to these factors on metabolic and endocrine functions in the offspring. He is knowledgeable in animal handling, human physiology, metabolism, endocrinology, reproduction, pharmacology, as well as good laboratory, and clinical practices. Both undergraduate and postgraduate students have been continually active in all aspects of his research program and he intends to continue this mentoring effort.

He has authored more that 40-peer reviewed journal articles and conference publications; 20+ as first author, in journals such as Endocrine Regulations, Journal of Dietary Supplements, PLoS, Journal of Basic Clinical Physiology and Pharmacology, and Reproductive Medicine and Biology. Dr. Femi also presented his works in several international meetings including Society for Endocrinology BES conference and The Physiological Society Themed Meetings. He has edited and reviewed manuscripts and technical reports for both students and colleagues at his institution. He is also a reviewer for many journals including Archives of Medical Sciences, Life Sciences, Endocrine Regulations, African Journal of Biomedical Research, and Heliyon.


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