Olumayowa IgadoCountry of origin: Nigeria Currently in: Nigeria, Ibadan General field of specialization: Medical and Health Sciences incl Neurosciences
Degrees2002 Undergraduate Medical and Health Sciences incl Neurosciences2007 Master Medical and Health Sciences incl Neurosciences2014 Doctorate Medical and Health Sciences incl Neurosciences2018 Doctorate Medical and Health Sciences incl Neurosciences2009 Master Medical and Health Sciences incl Neurosciences
Current Research Activities
Medical and Health Sciences incl Neurosciences
Neurotherapy - the use of natural plants and derivatives to improve brain health and combat neurodegeneration (loss or death of neurons which are the brain cells) Comparative anatomy
Publications resulting from Research:
Igado, O. O., Andrioli, A., Azeez, I. A., Girolamo, F., Errede, M., Aina, O. O., Glaser, J., Holzgrabe, U., Bentivoglio, M., Olopade, J. O. (2020). The ameliorative effects of a phenolic derivative of Moringa oleifera leave against vanadium-induced neurotoxicity in mice. IBRO Reports, 9: 164 – 182.
Igado, O.O., Glaser, J., Ramos-Tirado, M., Bankoğlu, E.E., Atiba, F.A., Holzgrabe, U., Stopper, H., Olopade, J.O. (2018). Isolation of a novel compound (MIMO2) from the methanolic extract of Moringa oleifera leaves: protective effects against vanadium induced cytotoxity. Drug Chemical Toxicology, 41(3):249 – 258.
Igado, O. O., Adekanmbi A. J., Adebayo, M. D., Sulaimon, O. T. and Osundina, O. A. Facial and Body Morphometric Indices of the Arboreal African Pangolin (Manis tricuspis): Anthropometric Tools in describing the Pangolin. Sahel Journal of Veterinary Sciences, 17(3): 28 – 33).
Igado, O.O., Femi-Akinlosotu, O., Omobowale, T.O., Ajadi, R.A. and Nottidge, H.O. (2018). Dental formula and dental abnormalities observed in the Eidolon helvum (fruit bat) captured from the wild. African Journal of Biomedical Research, Vol. 21, 61 – 63.
Igado, O.O. and Ade-Julius, E.R. (2018). Gross description and osteometrics of the axial skeleton of the Eidolon helvum (African fruit bat). Nigerian Journal of Physiological Sciences, Vol. 33, 189 – 194.
Igado, O.O. (2017). Skull typology and morphometrics of the Nigerian local dog (Canis lupus familiaris). Nigerian Journal of Physiological Sciences, 32, 153 – 158.
Igado, O.O. and Olopade, J.O. (2016). A review on the possible neuroprotective effects of Moringa oleifera leaf extract. Nigerian Journal of Physiological Sciences, 31: 183 – 187.
Igado, O.O., Omobowale, T.O., Ajadi, R.A., and Nottidge, H.O. (2015). Gross morphometric studies on the tongue, buccal cavity and hard palate of the fruit bat (Eidolon helvum). Anatomia Histologia Embryologia, 44(4): 283–287.
Igado, O.O., Olopade, J.O., Adesida, A., Aina, O.O., and Farombi, E.O. (2012). Morphological and biochemical investigation into the possible neuroprotective effects of kolaviron (Garcinia kola bioflavonoid) on the brains of rats exposed to vanadium. Drug and Chemical Toxicology, 35(4):370-380.
Igado, O.O. (2011). Gross Morphometric Study of the Eyeball and Tongue of the Nigerian Local Dog. Italian Journal of Anatomy and Embryology, 116(1): 104-110.
Current professionCurrent professional activities type:TeachingUniversity lecturer and Veterinarian
Workshop and Conference Attended2019 Lagos, Nigeria, 14th Society for Neuroscientists of Africa Conference (SONA)/17th Neuroscience Society of Nigeria (NSN) Conference
Presentation given2019Isolation of a phenolic compound from Moringa oleifera leaf, and its effect on vanadium-induced neurotoxicity, in vivo and in vitroLagos, NigeriaEvent: SONA Conference
Other AwardsSep 2020IBRO-ARC Grant, Visit to foreign laboratoryAward sponsors short visit (3 months) to a laboratory in a developed country