The Director General, Nigeria Institute of Medical Research Prof. Babatunde Salako, on Monday, said the institute has discovered a new malaria vector called anopheles stephensi in northern Nigeria.
The NIMR Research Advisory Board chaired by Prof. Oyewusi Gureje held its first meeting of the year on the 19th of July 2022
The African Helicobacter & Microbiota Study Group, an initiative of AHMSG Ltd./GTE, was launched on the 27th of June 2022 by Prof. Babatunde Lawal Salako, DG-NIMR.
Representatives of the Nigerian-American Public Affairs Committee (NAPAC) Foundation, MABO Foundation, and Nigerians in the Diaspora Commission (NIDCOM) paid a courtesy visit to the Director-General of NIMR Prof. Babatunde Lawal Salako on 21st of June, 2022.
A one-day workshop was organized on the 20th of April 2022 to sensitize junior and middle-level staff of the institute on awareness and the activities of the Anti-corruption Transparency (ACTU) Unit in NIMR.
The team was led by Professor Rosemary Audu.
The Director-General of NIMR, Prof. Babatunde Lawal Salako held a joint meeting with the NIMR Oligosynthesis Laboratory Team and the management of the MTN Foundation represented by the Executive Secretary, Mrs Sanya Odunayo on the 20th April 2022 to give a progress report of Oligonucleotides that have been synthesized in NIMR.
NIMR with the support of Rt. Hon. Femi Gbajabiamila, Hon. Speaker, Federal House of Representatives, National Assembly, Abuja officially flagged off a project on comprehensive health advocacy and screening of food handlers/consumers from selected local government areas in Lagos State, Nigeria today, 5th May 2022. The project is led by Dr. Raheem Toyosi of the Molecular Biology & Biotechnology Department, NIMR.