ESTABLISHMENT OF A CHAIR IN PHYTOMEDICINE RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT, UNIVERSITY OF JOS
The Africa Centre of Excellence in Phytomedicine Research and Development, University of Jos endows a chair in Phytomedicine Research and Development in Cancer Research in honour of General T. Y. Danjuma.
The research chair is aimed at increasing scientific research capabilities through the development of human capacity and stimulating generation of new knowledge in natural product chemistry, drug interaction and bioavailability. This will be boosted by strong research expertise in the field of phytomedicine research, quality control, safety and efficacy.
This chair will be charged with developing and maintaining a program of research excellence in the area of anti-cancer studies with the aim of establishing natural anti-cancer remedies and alternatives while focussing on addressing pressing individual, family and community healthcare issues.