The Institute for Advanced Medical Research and Training (IAMRAT) at the College of Medicine, University of Ibadan is pleased to announce the upcoming IAMRAT Monthly Lecture Series for June 2023. This month's lecture titled "Re-imagining A World Without Breast Cancer" promises to be an insightful and thought-provoking event.
Zoom Meeting Link: CLICK HERE
Meeting ID: 810 4417 0212
Renowned Medical Oncologist and Cancer Geneticist, Olufunmilayo Falusi Olopade, M.D., Walter L. Palmer Distinguished Service Professor of Medicine, and Human Genetics from the University of Chicago, will be the speaker at this event.
Dr. Olufunmilayo Falusi Olopade is an internationally recognized expert in breast cancer, particularly among women of African descent. Her groundbreaking work in this field has earned her numerous accolades, including the Officer of the Order of the Niger (OON) award and a six-year tenure as a member of the National Cancer Advisory Board during the Obama Administration. With a rich background in genetic research and a keen focus on global health and women in science, Dr. Olopade brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to her lectures.
As a proud alumna of the College of Medicine, University of Ibadan, where she obtained her MBBS degree in 1980, Dr Olopade has remained committed to advancing medical research and training in Africa. In 2005, she established the first Immunohistochemistry Laboratory in Sub-Saharan Africa at the Institute for Advanced Medical Research and Training (IAMRAT), contributing to the development of a robust translational research programme within the College and the University of Ibadan.
The IAMRAT Monthly Lecture Series for June 2023 will provide a unique opportunity for attendees to gain insights into breast cancer research and explore innovative approaches to combating this disease. Dr. Olopade's expertise and achievements make her a sought-after public speaker, and her contributions to breast cancer research have had a profound impact on the field.
Don't miss this opportunity to engage with a leading expert in the field of breast cancer research and gain valuable insights into re-imagining a world without breast cancer. Join us for an enlightening and inspiring lecture that has the potential to shape the future of cancer treatment and prevention.
Professor IkeOluwapo Ajayi
Director, Institute for Advanced Medical Research and Training (IAMRAT)