Dr Alli Lukman Adewale


Dr Alli Lukman Adewale is a Senior Lecturer in the Department of Medical Biochemistry, Faculty of Basic Medical Sciences, College of Health Sciences, University of Abuja.

He graduated from the University of Ilorin in 1991, with a BSc degree in Biochemistry. In 1998, he obtained MSc in Biochemistry from the University of Lagos. His basic medical qualification, MBBS, was obtained from College of Health Sciences, University of Ilorin in 2004. He obtained Ph.D. in Biochemistry from University of Ilorin in 2013.

He served as a medical officer with Lagos State General Hospital between 2005 and 2008, prior to his appointment as a lecturer in the Department of Medical Biochemistry, University of Abuja in June 2008. His research interest is on the efficacy and toxicity of medicinal plants in management of malaria and currently focused on use of phytomedicines in the management of sickle cell disease. He is a member of Nigerian Society of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (NSBMB), Nigerian Society of Experimental Biology (NISEB), Biochemical Society (UK) and Nigerian Medical Association (NMA).

He has been Head of Department, Medical Biochemistry from September 2014 to date. His current research focus on sickle cell disease is to determine the anti-sickling activity and evaluate toxicological effects of some medicinal plants used locally for treatment of sickle cell disease.

He was a 2018 Global Health Fellow of Novartis Institute for Biomedical Research (NIBR) Global Health Fellowship program held between 4th June and August 10th 2018 at Cambridge Massachusetts, USA.