A True IBRO Success Story for African Neuroscience

Pictured above is IBRO 2016 Return Home Fellow Dr Rufus Olusola AKINYEMI (right) receiving the 2016 Bruce S. Schoenberg International Award in neuroepidemiology. IBRO 2016 Return Home Fellow, Dr Rufus Olusola Akinyemi (Nigeria), was recently honoured with the 2016 Bruce S. Schoenberg International Award in Neuroepidemiology endowed by GlaxoSmithKline, Inc. and sponsored by the American Academy of Neurology (AAN), the largest association of neurologists in the world. The award ceremony took place this year at the 68th AAN Annual Meeting in Vancouver, Canada. Dr Akinyemi was recognized for the significant work he had performed on cognition after stroke and stroke literacy in Nigeria. The AAN “believes Dr Akinyemi exemplifies the legacy of Dr Bruce Schoenberg* and will perform future epidemiological work that will improve neurological health in Africa.” Dr Akinyemi acknowledged that this recognition…


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