CURRICULUM VITAE- DR F. B. ABDULKAREEM

Surname:                Abdulkareem (Nee Adepoju)
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National Orthopaedic Hospital Igbobi-Part-Time Consultant Pathologist 1999-till date
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•   As a member of the faculty Board, and subsequently treasurer, I have been involved with
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•    Member Organizing Committee of the HOT Memorial Lecture, September, 2000.
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•   Immunophenotyping of gastrointestinal mesenchymal tumours in Lagos Nigeria-
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tracheostomy, supposed biological aggressive tumour in a non-smoker, with high
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•   My contribution-histologic assessment and diagnosis of the surgical sample. Also
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iv.    Papers already accepted for publication
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with dept of surgery, Clinical pathology and other Hospitals in Lagos, as well as
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  1. 1. CURRICULUM VITAE- DR F. B. ABDULKAREEM Surname: Abdulkareem (Nee Adepoju) Other Names: Fatimah Biade Date Of Birth: February 18, 1964 Place Of Birth: Igboora, Home Town Igbo-ora Local Govt area Ibarapa Central Local Govt State of Origin Oyo State. Nationality: Nigerian Marital Status: Married Current Postal Address: Morbid Anatomy Department, CMUL, Idi araba, P.M.B. 12003, Surulere, Lagos, Nigeria. Educational Institution atended: Elementary: Baptist Day School, Igboora, Oyo State, Nigeria. (Primary Six School Leaving Certificate: 1970-1976) Secondary: Igboora High School, Igboora, Oyo State, Nigeria. (General Certificate Of Education, G.C.E. Ordinary Level 1976-1981) Higher Institution: The Polytechnic, Ibadan, Oyo State, Nigeria. (General Certificate Of Education, G.C.E., Advanced Level: 1982-1983). University Of Calabar, Calabar, Nigeria. (M.B.B.Ch., 1988) Residency Training In Pathology With Specialization In Anatomic Pathology At Lagos University Teaching Hospital, Department Of Morbid Anatomy. Professional Qualification: 1. M.B.B. Ch. (1988) - Medicine, Surgery, Paediatrics Obstetrics & Gynaecology And Public Health 2. F.M.C.Path. (1995): Fellowship of The Nigerian Postgraduate Medical College Of Pathologists 3. Fellowship In Renal Pathology, University Of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada (1996-1997). Current Status: Associate Professor(wef:1st of October 2004) Formal Professional Courses attended: 1. Fellowship of the International Union Against Cancer, University of Leeds Teaching Hospital, Leeds, United Kingdom (March 2007) 2. Oct 6 th -9th 2008. Host Coordinator/Chairman Organizing Committee, Training workshop in Immunohistochemistry and Gynaecological Cytopathology organized by Dept of Morbid Anatomy, CMUL in collaboration with Leeds general Infirmary, Leeds, UK under the sponsorship of UICC. 3. Aug 27th -31st 2008. World Cancer Congress of International Union against Cancer(UICC) in Geneva, Switzerland. Paper presenter 4. June 26 th -27th 2008. Scientific Conference and Annual General Meeting of Society for Gastroenterology and Hepatology in Nigeria, Kano.
  2. 2. 5. May 26 -30 th th 2008. Gastrointestinal Endoscopy and Pathology, an International Postgraduate Training course organized by University College Hospital, Ibadan in collaboration with Leeds General Infirmary, Leeds, UK; UCH, Ibadan. 6. February, 1 st to 2nd 2008, 1st African-Middle East Congress on Digestive Oncology, Rabat, Morocco. Paper presenter. 7. October 24-28, 2007, African Organization for Research & Training in Cancer (AORTIC): 6th International Cancer conference, Cape-Town South Africa 8. August 2007, Anglophone West African Division of International Association of Pathologists, Histopathology workshop in UCH Ibadan. 9. September 10-14 2007, Workshop on immunohistochemistry organized by Histopathology dept, National Hospital Abuja in conjunction with University of Leeds, UK. Held in National Hospital Abuja, Nigeria 10. April 25 2007-Annual Scientific Meeting of School of Clinical Science, CMUL, Idi araba, 11.March 26-29 th 2007, Annual General Meeting and scientific conference of British Society of Gastroenterology held in Glasgow, UK 12.One month research study at the University of Leeds Teaching Hospital UK under the sponsorship of UICC March 1-31st 2007 13.September 7 th -11th 2006: Conference of International Association & African Association for the Study of the Liver (IASL & AFASLD) in Cairo Egypt on ‘Towards a healthy liver’ 14.September 10 th 2006: Liver Pathology Course at the 24th biennial meeting of the International Association for the Study of the Liver (IASL) in collaboration with African association for the study of the Liver (AFASLD), 2006 in Cairo Egypt 15.September 27 -29 th th – Annual scientific Conference of The Association of Pathologists of Nigeria held in Ilorin, Kwara State, Nigeria 16.August 21 -25 st th 2006: Diagnostic Cytopathology organized in Ibadan, Nigeria by The Anglophone West African division of The International academy of Pathology (AWADIAP) in Conjunction with United States-Canadian academy of Pathology (USCAP). 17. June 2006: training Workshop on Immunohistochemistry, National Hospital Abuja in Collaboration with Department of Histopathology, Leeds General Infirmary, Leeds, UK 18. June 2006: Joint Scientific Conference of the Association for the Study of the Liver (ASLIN) & West African Society of Gastroenterology (WASOG), Hill Station Hotel, Jos. 19.April 2006: 2 nd Annual Chief Executive Officers forum organized by LEAP Africa featuring how to build organization that will survive generations, Lagos. 20. April, 2006: Malaria week of Malaria Care Organization in Africa, April 2006. 21.November 2005:3 rd National Conference of The Criterion on Religion & Ethics in the Prevention and Control of HIV-AIDS-the Islamic Perspective.
  3. 3. 22.November 2005: 9 th Annual All Fellows Day of the Faculty of Pathology of the Nigerian Postgraduate Medical College of Nigeria on HIV-AIDS: Challenges for Pathologists in Nigeria. 23. August 2005: Annual Scientific conference of The Medical & Dental Consultant Association of Nigeria, Lagos 24. July 2005: Annual Scientific Conference of The Association Of Pathologists Of Nigeria On New Trends In Management Of Cancer, Lagos 25. June2005: Annual Scientific Conference of The Nigerian Association For The Study Of the Liver (ASLIN) Lagos, On HIV Pandemic And Hepatitis C Virus Infection. 26. March 2005: UICC-NCI-AMAAC Joint conference on Cancer in developing Countries, Cairo, Egypt 27. June, 2004: Computer training for Academic Staff of Unilag 28. May 2004: International Workshop on trends in management of breast and cervical cancer Lagos, Nigeria (I was a rappatteur), 29. February 2004: Annual Scientific conference of Association of Pathologist of Nigeria, Port Harcourt, Nigeria 30. January, 2004: The Academic Brief Summit on the Proposed Fountain University Held at the Center for Management Development, Shangisha, Lagos. 31. December, 2003: Workshop on reducing incidence of cancer death in Nigerian Women organized by The Criterion (An association of Muslim Women in Business & the Professions). 32. April 2003: Computer Skills Acquisition Programme for CMUL staff. 33. September, 2002: Workshop on Improving Organizational Performance, for senior staff, CMUL 34. April 2002: Malaria Week Organized by LASUTH & Malaria Care Organization (MACOA) 35. June, 2002: Bi-annual Symposium of the Nigerian Association for the Study of the Liver, Lagos State Chapter 36. March, 2002: Seminar Organized by Association of Pathologists of Nigeria, Lagos State chapter 37. February 2001: Annual Conference of the Islamic Medical Association in Abuja. 38. February 2001. Annual conference of the National Association for the study of the Liver, OAUTH, ILE IFE 39. November, 2000: Annual workshop of National Orthopaedic Hospital on Care of the Elderly 40.December, 2000: 1 st Workshop on effective use of biomedical communications: Audiovisual media and equipment. 41. April 2000: Liver Pathology Course at OAU Teaching Hospital, Ile- Ife. 42. May 2000- Course Organized by British Council on how to write dissertation/papers 43. August 1999: Workshop on reproductive health organized by Women league of Anwarul- Islam Society of Nigeria in collaboration with WHO 44. November, 1999. Annual scientific conference of Islamic Medical association of Nigeria in Ilorin 45. July 2000: 2 week computer training course, CMUL 46. Resource Person at the 1999 Annual Scientific Workshop of the National Orthopaedic Hospital on Congenital & Acquired disorders of Childhood. 47. April, 1996: Attended A Workshop Of Alberta Nephrology Days At Jasper, Alberta, Canada.
  4. 4. Working Experience Academic: University Teaching Experience: Lagos University Teaching Hospital a. Registrar in Morbid Anatomy-1991-1993 b. Senior Registrar-1993-1996 c. Chief Registrar-1994-1996 Duties: • Teaching of undergraduate medical and paramedical students • Teaching of resident doctors from other specialties such as Surgery, Medicine, ophthalmology, Obstetrics & gynaecology, radiotherapy etc • Organize seminars & clinico-pathological conferences • Carry out research work and attend scientific conferences • Coordinate and supervise the activities of other resident doctors under me as the chief registrar • Submitted a dissertation of my research thesis for the award of fellowship of the postgraduate medical college November 1995. 2. College of Medicine University of Lagos-Senior lecturer Lecturer 1-1997-2000 Senior Lecturer-2000-2004 Associate Professor-2004 till date Duties  Teaching of general and systemic pathology to undergraduate and postgraduate students  Teaching of gastrointestinal Pathology to MBBS, BDS, Radiography Students  Give lectures to postgraduate doctors at update and revision courses  Organize seminars and tutorials for students  Initiate and conduct research work in collaboration with other specialties in gastroenterologists and hepatologists within and outside the University  Also involved in experimental studies with academic staff of the Basic medical science school as well as National Institute of Medical Research(NIMR) at Yaba 3. Lagos State University College of Medicine- Associate lecturer (2003-2007) • Teaching of general and systemic pathology at the undergraduate level 4. External examiner at the Part II MBBS Professional examination in Pathology in the following institutions a. University of Ilorin b. University of Benin c. Olabisi Onabanjo University d. University of PortHarcourt (b). Professional experience 1997-till date: Lagos University teaching hospital- Honorary Consultant Pathologist • Sign out both routine surgical biopsies and cytology including Pap Smears and fine needle aspiration biopsies • Perform and report routine hospital and Coroner’s autopsies • Sometimes appear in court to defend some of my reports • Directly involved in the training of residents doctors • Teaching of students of the School of Laboratory technology • Teaching of students of School of Post-basic Nursing
  5. 5. National Orthopaedic Hospital Igbobi-Part-Time Consultant Pathologist 1999-till date • Responsible for reporting of surgical biopsies, cytology slides • Perform fine needle aspiration cytology and report the slides • Involved with training of resident doctors, nurses and other paramedicals • Involved with weekly clinico-pathologic rounds • Annual Scientific workshops and seminars • Initiate and conduct research work in collaboration with orthopaedic oncology Unit University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada-Feb 1996-Jan 1997. Fellow in Renal pathology under Professor Kim Solez a professor of renal transplant Pathology, under the sponsorship of International Society of Nephrology (ISN) Duties: • Involved in routine signing out of renal biopsies • Present cases at clinico-pathologic conferences • Practical exposure to the use of immunoflourescence and electron microscopy • Initiated and participated in departmental research which were subsequently published • Attended scientific conference relevant to renal transplant pathology Leeds General Infirmary(1 month UICC Icrett fellowship) Practical exposure to immunohistochemistry • Carried out research work on two projects titled ‘Immnuphenotyping of gastrointestinal mesenchymal tumour’ and Immunopehnotyping of omental and liver metastases’ • Attended slide sessions and multidisciplinary sessions of the gastroenterology pathology team • Attended the Annual General Meeting and Scientific Conference of the British Society of Gastroenterology C. Administrative experience: • 1st August 2005- July 31st 2007- Acting Head of Department, I coordinate all departmental activities both at the College and the Hospital. • I have also had to act in this capacity before on several other occasions whenever the head of department was indisposed • I have been member of the academic Board of the college as a representative of the school of basic medical Sciences before I became head of department • I have been member of several standing and disciplinary committees both at the college of medicine and the teaching hospital • I have been chairman, Panel of investigations of staff misconduct in LUTH • I have submitted several memoranda/proposals on proper running of departments • I have represented the Provost, CMUL at several fora when indisposed D. Postgraduate Education National Postgraduate Medical College • Serve as examiner for Faculty of Pathology. • Serve as examiner for the Faculty of Dental Surgery • Organize revision and update courses in Pathology • Organize all fellows conference of faculty of pathology • I have been departmental coordinator of residency training programme
  6. 6. • As a member of the faculty Board, and subsequently treasurer, I have been involved with policy formulation for postgraduate medical education in Nigeria E. Training of Specialists ( Fellowship of the Postgraduate Medical College) I have been involved in the training of several specialist doctors both in Pathology and other sub-specialties of Medicine. Specifically, I have trained and supervised dissertation of over 20 pathologists who are now serving other institutions within and outside the country some of whom are as Committees in which I have served: • Chairman, Local Organizing committee for 4-day UICC sponsored workshop on immunohistochemistry/gynaecological cytology-October 2008. • Chairman, Investigative panel on Staff Misconduct in LUTH- July 2008 • Member, Admission Committee of CMUL, July 2007 till date • Member, Academic Board of CMUL-2005-2007 • Treasurer, Faculty Board, National Postgraduate Medical College of Pathology-2005-2007 • Financial Secretary, Lagos University Medical Society (LUMS) 2006 till date • Member, Committee on Immunophenotyping and cytogenetic characterization of Non- Hodgkin’s Lymphoma, a project for which CMUL got a research grant of 5 million naira • Member, Medical Board of LUTH • Member, residency training committee LUTH • Member, Laboratory services committee • Member, Medical Audit and disciplinary committee, LUTH • Member, Financial, Honours, & Editorial Committee of Lagos University Medical Society • Member, Committee on the Need for faculty of basic Medical Sciences • Member, Center for Ultrasound Research & Education, 56th JUREI Affiliate center, Medilag Consult, CMUL. • Scientific Sub-Committee of the Biennial delegates Meeting & Scientific Conference, July, 2005 • Returning Officer for the Election of College Dean, School of Basic Medical Sciences, CMUL, August, 2005 • Member, Committee for selection of Best teacher Award in the School of Basic Medical Sciences (May, 2004) • Member, Honors committee of Lagos University Medical Society, 2004 • Member Governing Board of Staff School, University of Lagos (2000-2003) • Member, panel Investigating & Disciplinary Panel involving staff of security unit (March, 2004) • Member, committee on Quality Services to LUTH Staff (and investigated the sudden death of a Lecturer). April, 2004 • Representative of School of Basic Medical Science on Academic Board, 2004 • Member, Organizing Committee for the 2nd Felix Dosekun Memorial Lecture, 2003 • Member, Panel that investigated alleged leakage of Biochemistry paper I Professional Exam, May 2003 • Member, Organizing Committee for End of Year Party for the School of Basic Medical Sciences, 2001
  7. 7. • Member Organizing Committee of the HOT Memorial Lecture, September, 2000. • Member, LUTH Day Organizing Committee, 2000-2002 • Member, Committee that screened suspected cult members in University of Lagos (1999) • Member, Renal transplant Committee, LUTH, 1999. Papers Presented at conferences/workshops with date: International Conference/workshop 1. Papers presented at the World Cancer Congress in Geneva, Switzerland, August 2008. • F.B. Abdulkareem, E.E.K. Abudu, O.O. Rotimi, S.S.O. Elesha. [Pos-C223] Colorectal Carcinoma In Lagos And Sagamu, South West Nigeria(Poster) • F.B. Abdulkareem, O.O. Rotimi. [Pub-167] Immunophenotyping Of Omental And Liver Metastatic Tumours In Lagos, Nigeria(Publication) • O.J. Taiwo, J. Mathew, C.C. Anunobi, R.O. Akinde, F.A. Faduyile, A.O. Daramola, F.B. Abdulkareem, A.A.F. Banjo. [Pos-B121] Oestrogen And Progesterone Receptors Expression In Nigerians Breast Cancers Correlate With Histological Grade Of Tumours(Poster) • O.J. Taiwo, J. Mathew, C.C. Anunobi, R.O. Akinde, F.A. Faduyile, A.O. Daramola, F.B. Abdulkareem, A.A.F. Banjo. [Pos-B121] Oestrogen And Progesterone Receptors Expression In Nigerians Breast Cancers Correlate With Histological Grade Of Tumours(Poster) • A.A. Banjo, R.I. Anorlu, A.O. Daramola, C.C. Anunobi, O.R. Akinde, F.B. Abdulkareem. [Pos-C186] Prevalence And Distribution Of High Risk Human Paillomavirus (Hpv) Types In Invasive Cervical Cancer In Two States Of South West Nigeria 2. Papers presented at the 1st African-Middle East Congress on Digestive Oncology with Travel grant Rabat, Morocco; Feb 2008. • Immunophenotypical categorization of omental and liver metastatic tumours in Lagos Nigeria- clinicopathological study by Abdulkareem FB, Rotimi O (Oral presentation) • Oesophageal carcinoma in Lagos Nigeria-Abdulkareem FB, Onyekwere CA, Awolola NA (Poster presentation) • Pancreatic Tumour in Nigeria- clinicopathological study- Ojukwu J, Onyekwere CA, Abdulkareem FB. (Poster presentation) 3. Papers presented as at the 6th AORTIC International Conference on Cancer (African organization for research and training in cancer) October, 2007 with travel grant • Clinicopathological study of bone tumours in National orthopaedic hospital, Lagos- Abdulkareem FB, Eyesan SU, Akinde OR, Ezembakwe ME, Nnodu OE
  8. 8. • Immunophenotyping of gastrointestinal mesenchymal tumours in Lagos Nigeria- Abdulkareem FB, Rotimi O, Elesha SO & Banjo AAF. • Prevalence of pre-malignant cervical lesions in HIV positive women-Faduyile FA, Ajibola AO, Anorlu RI, Banjo AAF, Abdulkareem FB, Daramola AO. • Surgical considerations in benign bone tumours-Eyesan SU, Idowu OK, Nnodu OE, Abdulkareem FB • Haemorrhage and transfusion considerations in surgery for musculoskeletal tumours- Eyesan SU, Idowu OK, Nnodu OE, Abdulkareem FB 4. 95th Annual Meeting of United States & Canadian Academy of Pathology, Atlanta Georgia. February 2006. • Duduyemi BS, Adegbola J E, Abdulkareem, FB, Banjo AF. Prevalence of cervical premalignant lesion in a rural Nigerian population. Modern Pathology, January 2006, Volume 19, Supplement 1, abstract 243. 5. AORTIC Conference in Dakar, Senegal, November 2005 • Endometrial carcinoma following breast cancer in Nigerian female-Case report and review of Estrogen progesterone status of breast cancer in Sagamu, • Management of Giant cell tumours in Nigeria 6. World Congress of Nephrology, United State, October 2001 • Experience of the first 9 live donor Renal Transplants in Nigeria presented at the 7. Presented Papers at most of the Weekly Hospital Renal Clinico-pathologic Round at the University of Alberta Hospital, Edmonton, Canada 1996-97. Local Conferences/workshops/seminars 8. Papers presented at the Scientific Conference of the Society for Gastroenterology and Hepatology in Nigeria(SOGHIN), May 2008, Kano, Nigeria • Colorectal Carcinoma in Lagos-histopathological review-Abdulkareem FB, Elesha SO, Abudu EK, Rotimi O, Awolola NA(oral presentation) • Clinicopathological review of malignant Gastric tumour-Abdulkareem FB, Awolola NA, Onyekwere CA(Oral presentation)Malaria related deaths in childhood – a retrospective study presented at the scientific conference of Malaria care Organization in Africa, April 2006. 9. Paper presented at the SOGHIN seminar, Lagos chapter, July 2008- pathology of Colorectal Carcinoma 10. Viral hepatitis- a surmountable foe- being a paper presented at the public seminar organized by Surveyors’ Wives Association (SWAN) Lagos State chapter. February 2005. 11. Role of Liver biopsy in diagnosis of liver diseases, a paper presented at the pre- conference workshop of the scientific conference of Association for the study of the liver, June, 2005. 12. A retrospective review of Childhood tumours in Lagos- paper presented at the scientific conference of the Association of Pathologists of Nigeria, July, 2005. 13. HIV infection and viral Hepatitis: any association? Paper presented at the 3rd National Conference of The Criterion, Abuja, November, 2005
  9. 9. 14. Overview of women cancer in Nigeria-presented at a workshop organized by Medical Women Association of Nigeria (MWAN), Lagos state chapter, November 2004. 15. Journal review- of the 1st edition of the publication of Malaria (Volume 1, 2000) in Africa being the proceedings of LASU-RBM & MACOA Scientific conference, April, 2002 16. Pathology of hepatitis C infection presented at the symposium of Association for the study of the liver (ASLIN), November 2001 17. Pathology of alcoholic liver disease presented at the symposium of ASLIN, Lagos State chapter, May 2001 18. Pathology of Diabetes Mellitus presented at the symposium of the Association of Pathologists of Nigeria (ASSOPON), Lagos state chapter, April, 2001 19. Laboratory diagnosis of Bone and soft tissue tumours, annual workshop of National Orthopaedic hospital (NOHI), Lagos, February, 2001 20. Pathology of cerebral malaria presented at the scientific conference of Islamic Medical Association (IMAN) in Lagos, October 2000. 21. Pathogenesis of Ageing presented at the workshop of NOHI, September, 2000 22. Presented a Paper on Tumours of the Cervix as seen in Lagos University Teaching Hospital at the 1993 Annual Scientific Conference of Lagos University Teaching Hospital Association of Resident Doctors 23. Presented a paper on increasing incidence of cerebral malaria, at the Annual Scientific Session of West African College of Physicians- 1994. Recognized peer reviewed publications in local and international journals i. ©. Recognized peer reviewed publications in local and international journals i. Dissertation and thesis 1. Abdulkareem, FB: Prospective autopsy study of childhood mortality in Lagos Nigeria (1993-94) submitted to the National Postgraduate Medical College of Pathology in partial fulfillment of the award of FMCPath, November 1995. ii. Books and Monographs 2. Forsythe M.I & Abdulkareem. F.B. Islam and contraceptive technology, in reproductive health within the context of Islam edited by Lai Olurode, 2000, Chapter 7, pages 128-142. • {The chapter treats the modern day contraceptive technology and the position of Islam on them. The position of Islam on other reproductive issues such as infertility, adoption, surrogate motherhood is also discussed.} • My contribution: The actual literature review and preparation of the manuscript was done by me. iii) Publications in peer reviewed national and international Journals International or Journals cited on medline 3. Elesha, S.O., Adepoju, F.B, Banjo, A.A.F. Rising Incidence Of Cerebral Malaria In Lagos Metropolis- A Post Mortem Study, East African Medical Journal 1993, 70 (5), 302-306. • {Of 147 cases of acute malaria 46.7% died of cerebral malaria, highest under 5yr but 7 cases recorded in adults. Increase due to reduce immunity, drug resistance and improper treatment} • My contribution: The literature review, data collection and analysis and preparation of initial draft was done by me. 4. Kim Solez, M.D., Lorraine, C. Racusen, M.D., Fatima Abdulkareem, M.D., Eava Kemeny, M.D., Ph.D., Eava Von. Adhesion Molecules and Rejection of renal allografts. Kidney International, 1997, vol. 51: 1476-1480.
  10. 10. • {Reviewed the functional significance, the diagnostic and therapeutic use of adhesion molecules expression in acute and chronic transplant rejection. Most specific is VCAM whose expression in peritubular capillaries is up-regulated in chronic rejection} • My Contribution: Literature search and review, reading of the manuscript during my one year fellowship in renal pathology sponsored by the International Society of Nephrology at the dept of Pathology, University of Alberta Edmonton, Canada 5. Trypkov, K., Abdulkareem, F.B. Jim, K., Solez, K: Recurrence Of Anti-GBM Antibody Disease 12 Years after Transplantation associated with de novo IgA Nephropathy, Clinical Nephrology, 1998, 49 (1): 1-5. • {Report of a recurrent anti-GBM nephropathy 12yrs after uneventful transplantation in a 41yr male associated with de-novo IgA nephropathy. Both linear IgG & mesangial IgA immune complexes were detected by IF} • My contribution: This was a case I presented at the renal clinicopathologic round at the University of Alberta during my one year fellowship in renal pathology. I prepared the initial draft, carried out the electron microscopy and took the photomicorgraphs. I prepared the initial draft of the manuscript 6. Rose.I.Anorlu, Fatima B.Abdulkareem, Olalekan.O.Abudu & Oyekan. T.O. Cervical Cytology in an Urban Population in Lagos, Nigeria. Journal of Obstetrics & Gynaecology, 2003: 23(3), 285-288. • {Study of cervical smears in 884 women over 1yr. mean age 36.6yrs, 93.7% were 1st time screeners. 36.5% were normal, 52.7% were inflammatory, 2.4% mild dyskaryosis, 1.5%-moderate dyskaryosis, 0.3%-severe. Positive smears more common in patients with cervical erosion and in those with genital tract infections} • My contribution- cytological screening and diagnosis of the Pap smears, analysis of the results and review of the manuscript. 7. Thomas AE, Coker HAB, Odukoya OA, Abdulkareem FB, Adepoju Bello IN. Toxicity of aflatoxins from selected consumables in Lagos Nigeria. Electronic Journal of Environmental, Agricultural and Food Chemistry. 4(6):1111-1116. • My contribution- Preparation and reading of histological sections from rat samples, analysis of the results and review of the manuscript. 8. Nnodu OE, Giwa SO, Eyesan SU, Abdulkareem FB. Fine needle Aspiration Cytology of Bone tumours –the experience from National Orthopaedic and Lagos University Teaching Hospitals, Lagos, Nigeria. Cytojournal 2006 Jun 15; 3(1):16 • Usefulness of FNAC in the pre-operative assessment of bone tumours especially where other diagnostic modalities are unavailable. • My contribution- Histological confirmation of the cases that were biopsied, cytological-histological correlation, and review of the manuscript 9. Eyesan, SU, Obalum D, Nnodu, OE, Abdulkareem, FB, Ladejobi AO. Challenges of management of bone tumours in Nigeria. Int. Ortho. 2007 Dec. 7 (Epub ahead of print) • The management of musculoskeletal tumours is important because of the high mortality rates associated with the available treatment modalities. This is a 5-year prospective study of bone and soft-tissue tumours is presented, along with the difficulties encountered in diagnosis and treatment.
  11. 11. • My contribution- Preparation and reading of histological samples as the only histopathology that serves the hospital, analysis of the results and review of the manuscript. 10. Abdulkareem, F.B, Eyesan, S.U, Akinde O.R, Ezembakwe, Nnodu, O.E. Pathological Study of Bone tumours at the National orthopaedic Hospital OH, Lagos, Nigeria. West Afr J Med 2007, 26(4): 306-311. • Seventy-seven cases were recorded; 61(79.2%) benign and 16 (15.6%) malignant with M:F ratio of 2:1. Osteochondroma and giant cell tumour are the commonest benign tumours while osteosarcoma remains the most common primary bone tumour all occurring in the first two decades of life. The distribution of the patients by age and sex and the morphology of the tumours are similar to those already established in the African and international literature • My contribution: the study was my idea, collected and analysed data, did literature review and prepared the initial draft of the manuscript. 11. Abdulkareem FB, Abudu EK, Awolola NA, Rotimi O, Elesha SO, Daramola AO, Atoyebi AO, Adesanya AA, Akinde OR, Banjo AAF, Anunobi CC. Colorectal Carcinoma In Lagos And Sagamu-A Histopathological Review. World J Gastroenterol, 2008 Nov. 14(42): 6531-6535. • Studied 420 cases (237 males and 183 females) of Colorecta carcinoma. It was the commonest malignant GIT tumour most commonly located in the recto- sigmoid carea. It peaked in the 60-69yrs age group (mean-50.7; SD-16.2), M: F ratio 1.3:1 and 23% occurred below 40yrs. The majority was well to moderately differentiated adenocarcinoma 321 (76.4%), mucinous carcinoma 45 (10.7%) and signet ring carcinoma 5(1.2%) were more common in patients under 40yrs compared to well differentiated tumours. The recto-sigmoid colon was the commonest site (58.6%). About 51% and 34% of cases presented at TNM stages II and III respectively. • I am the principal investigator, being a preliminary report of a CRC grant sponsored project. 12. Banjo AAF, Abudu EK, Musa O, Adefuye PO, Abdulkareem FB, Agboola AO. Endometrial carcinoma following breast cancer in a Nigerian female- case report and review of literature. Niger Postgrad Med J. 2007 Dec;14(4):355-61 • This paper presents the first case of endometrial carcinoma following tamoxifen therapy for breast carcinoma in a 52 year old Nigerian female. It also highlights the recommended guidelines for the follow up of women with breast cancer on tamoxifen therapy. • My contribution: Signed out the case with Dr. Banjo and made contributions to the literature review as well as reading and editing of the manuscript. 13. Adeyemo WL, Ajayi OF, Anunobi CC, Ogunlewe MO, Ladeinde AL, Omitola OG, Abdulkareem FB. Submandibular gland excision: a 16year clinicopathological review of cases in a Nigerian Teaching Hospital. Oral Surg, 2008, 1: 45-49. • My contribution: I am one of the pathologist in Morbid Anatomy that signed out the cases reported; involved with the initial data collection and slide review. 14. Abdulkareem F.B., Banjo, A.A.F., Elesha, S.O. Hepatic Neoplasms in Lagos, a 10year Histopathologic Review of Surgical Biopsies. Nig. Postgrad, Med J. Sept. 1999 6 (3): 126-129.
  12. 12. • {Ninety percent of 118 cases were primary malignant tumour of the liver, 10% metastatic.43% of PLCC were postcirrhotic and highest incidence was in 3rd decade with M:F ratio of 2.6:1}. • My contribution: the study was my idea, collected and analyzed data, did literature review and prepared the initial draft of the manuscript. 15. Abdulkareem, F B, Banjo A A F, Elesha,S O. Histopathologic study of thyroid lesions in Lagos-a 13 year retrospective review(1989-2001).Nig. Postgrad Med J; September 2005, 12(3), 210-214. • Thirteen year review of 444 cases of thyroidectomies. (1989-2001).M:F=1:7; commonest pathology-goiter(74%) in the 3rd decade, adenoma-10%. Of the thyroid carcinomas (7%), follicular predominated (48.3%), papillary=34.5%, medullary-13.8%} • My contribution: the study was my idea, collected and analyzed data, did literature review and prepared the initial draft of the manuscript. 16. Abdulkareem FB, Banjo AAF, Elesha SO, Daramola AO. Histopathological Study of liver diseases at the LUTH, Nigeria (1989-2000). Nig PostgradMed J, March 2006, 12(1), 41-46 • Twelve year review of 345 liver biopsies (1989-2000). PLCC 33%, Chronic hepatitis (CH) & cirrhosis 17.7% each. Peak age incidence of CH precedes that of cirrhosis & PLCC by one decade} • My contribution: the study was my idea, collected and analyzed data, did literature review and prepared the initial draft of the manuscript. 17. Abdulkareem F.B., Banjo, A.A.F., Atoyebi, O.A., Adesanya, A. : Carcinoid Tumour- A Clinicopathologic Review. Nig. Postgrad Med. J. March 2000, 7 (1): 29-32. • {Clinicopathologic review of 11 cases of carcinoid tumour seen over 12yrs. Mean age 40yrs, M:F=1:1.8, appendix commonest site (36%), 2 in small bowel and 1 in pancreas. Histological types solid (73%), adenoid (18.2%, goblet cell type (9.1%). 82% showed +vex argentaffin reaction} • My contribution: the study was my idea, collected and analyzed data, did literature review and prepared the initial draft of the manuscript. 18. Akanmu, A.S, Ajekigbe A.T, Durosinmi-Etti, Akinsete I, Emuveyan E.E, Abdulkareem, F.B, Ugwuadu, Dawotola D.A. The Association between Cancer of the Breast and the ABO and Rhesus D Antigen Phenotypes in Lagos, Nigeria: A Case-Control Study. Nig J of Clin Pract Dec. 2002, Vol.5 (2): 81-86. • Case control study to find association between Breast cancer and ABO & Rhesus D antigen phenotypes. Negative association found for Rhesus D which implies that it may be protective against development of breast cancer. • My contribution-histological confirmation and classification of the diagnosis of the cases of breast cancer studied. 19. Somefun O.A; Nwawolo C.C; Okeowo P.A; Alabi S.B, Abdulkareem F.B; Banjo A.A.F and Elesha S.O. Prognostic factors in the management outcome of carcinoma of the larynx in Lagos. Nig. Postgrad Med. J. Vol 10, No 2, June 2003,103-106. • Review of 36 cases of laryngeal carcinoma (1996-99), peak age in the 5th decade, M:F=11:1. Majority (86.12%) were non-smokers who presented in airway obstruction. Tumours staged as well differentiated T3 glottic tumour in > 50% of cases but the interplay of many prognostic variables like pre-treatment
  13. 13. tracheostomy, supposed biological aggressive tumour in a non-smoker, with high costs of treatment, logistics and poor follow up compliance, resulted in poor outcome. • My Contribution-histologic diagnosis, staging and classification of the tumours studied, collection of the initial data from Morbid Anatomy dept and editing of the manuscript. 20. JO.Oyeneyin, Somefun OA, Abdulkareem FB, da Lilly-Tarian OB, NImkur LT, Esan OO. Surgery of Parotid gland tumours in Lagos: A 12year review. Nig Postgrad Med J, March 2007, Vol.14(1): 72-75. • My Contribution-histologic diagnosis, staging and classification of the tumours studied, collection of the initial data from Morbid Anatomy dept and editing of the manuscript. 21. CC Anunobi, FB Akinsola, FB Abdulkareem, OT Arotiba, DCD Anyiam, AO Daramola, AAF Banjo. Conjunctiva Melanoma in a 55year old male Nigerian: a case report. Nig Postgradr Med J. Dec 2006, 13(4):366-369.Conjunctiva melanoma in a 55 year old male Nigerian: a case report. • To report a case of a 55 year old security man with right conjunctival melanoma who presented with a pigmented right bulbar conjunctival growth. Surgery was successful and histopathologic and immunohistochemical studies confirmed a diagnosis of a nodular malignant melanoma. o My contribution: This was a case that I signed out as the consultant histopathologist in charge. I also review and edited the manuscript. Local Journals 22. Abdulkareem, F.B., Elesha, S.O., Banjo, A.A.F.: Prospective Autopsy Study of Childhood Mortality In Lagos, Nigeria (1993-1994), Nig. Qt J Hosp Med. April/June 1996, 6(2) 88-95. • {Neonatal death rate is high & preventable diseases, major cause. Paediatric death rate 13.3%, children <1yr 50%. Death rate reduces with age. Infection was commonest cause (39.2%).Others SCD-9.9%, congenital malformation, accidents, birth trauma} • My contribution: the study was my idea (part of the dissertation I submitted for the award of fellowship of the National Postgraduate College of Pathologist in 1995), collected and analyzed data, did literature review and prepared the initial draft of the manuscript. 23. Atoyebi, O.A., Banjo A.A.F., Abdulkareem F.B., Ketiku, K.K.: Carcinoid Tumour Of The Pancreas – A Case Report And A Review Of The Literature, Nig, J. Surg. 1998, 5: 20-23. • {A case of carcinoid tumour of head of pancreas in a 17yr old female who presented as a case of obstructive jaundice. No carcinoid syndrome and though involve lymph node, liver was not involved.} • My contribution-histologic assessment and diagnosis of the surgical sample. Also prepared the photomicrophs of the histological section 24. Atoyebi, O.A, Ketiku, K.K., Banjo, A.A.F, Abdulkareem, F.B.: Advanced Carcinoma Of The Rectum with Tumour Clearance Following Radiotherapy And 5-Flouro Uracil Therapy – A Case Report. Nig. Qt J Hosp Med. 1998, 8 (4): 267-269. • {Five year survival of a 40yr old female, sickler, with metastatic rectal cancer who rejected colostomy and was treated by chemotherapy & radiotherapy}
  14. 14. • My contribution-histologic assessment and diagnosis of the surgical sample. Also prepared the photomicrophs of the histological section 25. Ofogba C.J, Agomo F.U, Abdulkareem F.B, Abaelu A.M., Alatishe K: Effect of Bridella Ferruginea Stem Bark On Blood Chemistry And Histology of Some Organs In Rats. Nigerian Journal of Natural Products & Medicine, 1998; 2: 26-28. • Aqueous extract of Bridelia ferruginea stem bark caused significant increase in K, creatinine, total bilirubin and other blood chemistry. It also showed haemorrhages in the lungs and the kidneys. • My contribution- histological evaluation of the tissues of treated & control rats 26. Ofogba, C.J, Iwalokun B.A., Nwoke, S.C., Abdulkareem F.B: Comparative Evaluation of Some Nigerian Cocoa Based Beverages on Blood Chemistry and Organs in Rats, Nig J Med Res, 1999; 2: (1 & 2): 30-35. • The 3 local beverages caused increased body wt., watery stool, and damage to the liver on prolonged consumption • My contribution- histological evaluation of the tissues of treated & control rats 27. Ofogba, C.J., Iwalokun, B.A., Tarkang P, Jarikre A.E., Abdulkareem F.B: Phytochemical Evaluation And The Effects Of Oral Administration Of Aqueous And Methanolic Extracts Of Momordica Charantia Leaves On Blood Chemistry And Organs In Rabbits Nig J Med Res. 1999 3 (1-4): 72-78. • Momordica charantia causes effects on blood chemistry and some damage to the kidney and the liver- • My contribution- histological evaluation of the tissues of treated & control rats 28. Elesha, S.O., Abdulkareem, F.B.: Childhood Renal Neoplasms In Lagos, Nigeria –A 28 Year Review, Nig. Qt. J. Hosp. Med., 1999; 9 (1): 4-7. • {Fourty eight percent of renal tumours seen in childhood of all 131cases (1970-97).75% found <5yrs only 3.2% >10yrs. All were nephroblastoma except 2 cases of renal cell carcinoma & one case of mesoblastic nephroma.} • My contribution: The literature review, data collection and analysis and preparation of initial draft was done by me. 29. Abdulkareem F.B, Elesha S.O, Banjo A.A.F: Tuberculosis Revisited-A Review Of Surgical And Autopsy Specimens. Nig. Qt J Hosp Med. April-June, 2000, 10 (2): 126-128 • Surgical & autopsy study of TB cases. Majority of death occurred under 10yrs & pulmonary Tb was the proximate cause of death in 55% of cases. TB adenitis involving the cervical nodes was the commonest form in surgical cases} • My contribution: the study was my idea, collected and analyzed data, did literature review and prepared the initial draft of the manuscript. 30. Arotiba G T, Ajayi O F, Abdulkareem F.B. Oral Malignant Haemangiopericytoma- A case Report. Nig J Int Med. Sept, 2000; 3 (2):60-63. • {A report of malignant haemangiopericytoma of the tongue (ventral) in an 11 yr old female. Rare in the mouth, though of low grade malignancy, is highly aggressive.} • My contribution-histologic assessment and diagnosis of the surgical sample. Also prepared the photomicrophs of the histologicl section
  15. 15. 31. Akinsulie A O, Arotiba .G T, Abdulkareem F B, Ajayi A F, Banjo A A F. Langerhan’s Cell Granulomatosis (Histiocytosis X)- A Report Of 2 Cases. Nig J Int. Med 2001, 4(1), 12-14. • {Two cases of histiocytosis X in 8 & 4yr old males presenting as multiple lymphadenopathy. One involved the face and resulted in blindness. They were managed with combination chemotherapy} • My contribution-histologic assessment and diagnosis of the surgical sample. Also prepared the photomicrophs of the histologicl section 32. Soyebi K.O, Osegbe D.N, Abdulkareem F.B, Ogunsina J.A, Daini O.M, Okeke A.A. Ultrasonography versus Intravenous Urography In The Evluation Of Upper Urinary Tract Diseases. Journal Clinical Science, Jan-Dec, 2002, Vol. 2(1-2), 22-26. • Compared sensitivity & specificity of ultrasound & IVU in evaluation of 42 cases of upper urinary tract diseases. Ultrasound detected 62%, IVU-71.4%, no statistical significance between the two. Combination of USS with plain X-ray increased sensitivity. • My contribution-definitive histological confirmation of diagnosis from the surgical samples to correlate with radiographic diagnosis. 33. Odike MAC,Elesha SO,Banjo AAF, Abdulkareem FB. Histological patterns of thyroid neoplasm in LUTH. Journal of Applied & Basic Science. 2004, Vol. 2, No 1 & 2, 18-21. • {Neoplasms accounted for 15.6% of thyroid lesions (1989-98).63.8% were adenomas-mean age 35yrs, the rest are carcinoma-mean 43yrs. Follicular 19.3% was the commonest variety} • My contribution-histologic assessment and diagnosis of the surgical sample. I supervised this project when the first author was my resident. 34. Lesi O A, Kehinde M O, Abdulkareem F B, Omilabu S A. The prevalence of hepatitis B and C virus infection in hepatocellular Carcinoma. Journal of Clinical Sciences, July-December 2004; 4(2):7-10 • Descriptive study of 119 cases of PLCC. Prevalence of HBV and HCV were 63% & 12.2% respectively. Coinfection-6.8%, 26% had no association. Males (64.7%) predominated, and presented in advance stage • My contribution-histologic assessment and diagnosis and staging of the HCC cases. 35. Akinsulie A.O, Temiye E.O, Odelola M.A, Bode C.O, Abdulkareeem F.B. Wilm’s tumour • A total of 35 cases were admitted during the study period: comprising 20 males and 15 females: 19 had nephrectomy, chemotherapy and radiotherapy. 16 of the 19 patients were in stages III to V. Conclusion: Majority of cases of Wilm's tumour manged in LUTH presented late. There was a high rate of discharge against medical advice. also there was a high rate of default at the follow up clinic. • My contribution-histological review, diagnosis and staging of the nephrobalstomas studied. 36. Anunobi CC, Banjo AAF, Abdulkareem, FB. Daramola AO, Akinde OR, Abudu EK. Adult lymphomas in Lagos, Nigeria: a 14yr study. Nig.Qt.J.Hosp. Med. April June 2007; 17(2):63-66.
  16. 16. • 14yr retrospective histopathological study of 92 cases to document the histologic types, age and sex distribution. Of the 92 cases of lymphoma in adults above 16yrs, 59 occurred in males (M:F=1.8:1).Most biopsied site was the cervical node. NHL was the most common occurring in the age grp 46-55yrs (M:F=2:1). Intermediate, high and low grade tumours accounted for 39%, 34% & 27% respectively. Hodgkin’s lymphoma affected younger patient (25-35yrs, M:F1.7:1); mixed cellular was the most common subtype. • My contribution-histological assessment and diagnosis of the surgical samples. Review of the data and editing of the manuscript. 37. EN Kure & F.B.Abdulkareem. Mortality Pattern in Cardio-vascular disorders in Children: a 10year autopsy review. Clinical Journal of medical Sciences, July-Dec 2005; 5(2):35-39. • My contribution-histological assessment and diagnosis of the surgical sample. Also prepared the photomicrophs of the histological section • My contribution-histological assessment and diagnosis of the surgical sample. Initial data collection and review of the diagnosis. Also reviewed and edited the manuscript. 38. Eyesan SU, Idowu OK, Chira MK, Nnodu OE, Ketiku KK, Abdulkareem, FB. Extremity soft tissue sarcoma: a review of 19 cases. Nig. J.Orthop. Trauma. 2007 Dec, 6(2):77-79. • My contribution-I am the pathologist that serves this hospital, I diagnosed the cases, collected the initial data from Pathology dept 39. Banjo AAF, Musa O, Tade BA, Ayoade BA, Daramola AO, Abdulkareem FB, Abudu EK, Agboola AO, Igbokwe U. Histopathological characteristics of breast carcinomas at the Olabisi Onabanjo University teaching Hospital, Sagamu Ogun State Nigeria. Nig J Health & Biomed Sci. Jan-June 2008, 7(2), 23-26. • My contribution-I reviewed the histological sections with Dr Banjo, critically reviewed and edited the manuscript 40. Abdulkareem, FB, Onyekwere CA, Awolola NA, Banjo AAF. Clinicopathological study of Oesophageal carcinoma in Lagos, Nigeria. Nig Qt J Hosp Med, 2008, 18(2): 53-56. • My contribution: the study was my idea, collected and analyzed data, did literature review and prepared the initial draft of the manuscript. 41. Obalum DC, Eyesan SU, Ezembakwe ME, Abdulkareem FB. Pattern of Osteochondromas in Lagos, Nigeria. Nig. Qt. J.Hosp.Med 2008: 18(2): 69-71. • My contribution-I am the pathologist that serves this hospital, I diagnosed the cases, collected the initial data from Pathology dept 42. CC Anunobi, FB Akinsola, FB Abdulkareem, OT Aribaba, Nnoli MA, AAF Banjo. Orbito-Occular Lesions in Lagos. Nig Postgradr Med J. 2008; 15(3): 146-151 43. Ugwuegbulam OA, Eyesan SU, Abdulkareem FB. Fibula head tumours. Nig J of Surgical Sci 2008; 18(1):54-57. 44. Abdulkareem, FB, Rotimi O. Immunophenotyping Of Omental And Liver Metastatic Tumours In Lagos, Nigeria. Nig. Qt J Hosp Med, 2008; 18(4): 198-201.
  17. 17. iv. Papers already accepted for publication 45. Abdulkareem FB, Faduyile F.A, Daramola A.O, Rotimi O, Banjo A.A.F, Elesha S.O, Anunobi C.C, Akinde O.R, Abudu.E.K. Pattern of malignant gastrointestinal tumours in Lagos & Sagamu, SW, Nigeria- Histopathological review of 713 cases. Accepted by West African Medical Journal 46. Eyesan, SU, Obalum D, Nnodu, OE, Abdulkareem FB, Ladejobi AO. Management of Giant cell tumours of bone – The Nigerian experience. Accepted by the Nig. J. Surg. 47. Mbakwem A.C, D.A.Oke, J.N.A.Ajuluchukwu, F.B.Abdulkareem, Ale,K.Odunlami. Hypertension related deaths in South West Nigeria: An autopsy study. Accepted by Nigerian Journal of Clinical Practice. 48. Abdulkareem FB, Rotimi O, Elesha SO, Banjo, AAF. Immunophenotyping Of Gastrointestinal Mesenchymal Tumour In Lagos. Accepted By The West African Journal Of Medicine, August 2008. 49. CC Anunobi, AAF Banjo, FB Abdulkareem, AO Daramola, EK Abudu. Review of histopathological Patterns of Superficial lymph node diseases. Accepted by the National Postgraduate Medical Journal, Sept 2008. 50. WL Adeyemo, OF Ajayi, Anunobi CC, Ogunlewe MO, Ladeinde AL, Omitola OG, Abdulkareem FB. Submandibular gland excision- a 16 year clinicopathological review of cases in a Nigerian Teaching Hospital. Oral Surgery Feb 2008, 1(1):45-49. Research Completed But Not Yet Published • Histopathological study of gastric carcinoma and prevalence of Helicobacter pylori in gastric carcinoma Abdulkareem F.B, Onyekwere CC, Awolola NA. (Sent to Nigerian Quarterly Journal of Hospital Medicine) • Bone cement in the management of tumour defects at at National Orthopaedic Hospital, Lagos. Eyesan OA, Nnodu, Abdulkareem, FB & Uguegbulem • Surgical pathology of the appendix- Abdulkareem, FB AND Awelimobor DI. Sent to Indian journal of gastroenterology. • Clinico-pathological study of Malignant melanoma in LUTH-Abdulkareem FB, Ugburo, Anyiam, Anunobi CC • Childhood Solid tumours in Lagos, Nigeria.Abdulkareem FB, Temiye, Akinde OR, Ajayi- collaborative study with departments of Paediatrics and Oral Pathology • “Review of Cancer and Cancer Registries in Nigeria” for the a book titled ‘Nigerian Reform Review 2008’ being anchored by the Health Reform Foundation of Nigeria(HERFON) • Diagnostic methods for the detection of Helicobacter pylori using Flourescent antibody In-Situ Hybridization(FISH) and other conventional methods on Gastric biopsy Specimens –Collaborative study with Institute of Medical research, Yaba. Smith SI, Abdulkareem, FB, Onyekwere CA • Clinico-pathological study of gastritis at the Lagos State University Teaching Hospital. On Research in Progress o University of Lagos Central Research Committee Grant Sponsored Work on “Immunophenotyping of Colorectal Carcinoma in Lagos”- a collaborative study
  18. 18. with dept of surgery, Clinical pathology and other Hospitals in Lagos, as well as the University of Leeds Teaching Hospital looking at cytokeratin patterns(CK20,CK7, CEA, CDx-2) and MMR status(hMSH2, hMLH1) of colorectal cancers in Nigeria and comparison with the age and sex matched Caucasian cases. Abdulkareem, F.B, Rotimi O, Elesha S.O, Adesanya AA, Atoyebi AO, Oladipo OO, Onyekwere CA, Anomneze EE, Chukwu John o Detection of HBV & HCV in hepatocellular carcinoma– in collaboration with University of Leeds. Abdulkareem F.B, Abudu EK, Rotimi O et al o Differential diagnosis and immunophenotyping of hepatic neoplasms in Nigerians- Using a panel of antibodies such as Pre-albumin, Hep R1, Ck20, Ck7Systematic review of colorectal tumours in Nigerians-a review of the available Nigerian literature on the subject-(on going) Abdulkareem F.B & Rotimi O.

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