Today 25-10-2023 the newly appointed Minister of State for Health and Social Welfare Dr. Tunji Alausa paid a working visit to NIMR to learn more about the institute's activities as part of his priorities to improve research and innovation in Nigeria.
The DG/CEO of Nigeria Institute of Medical Research Prof. Babatunde Lawal Salako and members of his Senior Management Committee hosted the Syndicate Bio team led by the Founder/CEO Dr Abasi Ene-Obong at the institute. The visit was to sign a Memorandum of Understanding of collaboration between both parties to strengthen precision medicine and extend the frontiers of genomic studies and drug discovery in Nigeria.
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.
Board of Trustees NIMR Research Foundation visit to NIMR